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Date: March 19, 1857; Circa 1857-1859; October 18, 1859
Contributor: Alexander, John Henry, 1796-1851 | Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 | Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862 | Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 | Streeter, Sebastian Ferris, 1810-1864
Extent: 4 letters
Description: Concerning Powhatan and Lenni Lenape place names. Mentions Joseph Henry and Henry Schoolcraft. Concerning Streeter's and John Henry Alexander's efforts to obtain financial support of Henry's study from Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian Institution. Too busy to work on hobby of Indian languages; no help from Maryland Historical Society on publication.
Collection: Matthew Schropp Henry Correspondence on Indian Names (Mss.497.3.H39)