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Osage | Shawnee | Ojibwe
Alternate forms: Chippewa
Language(s): English
Date: September 11, 1832
Extent: 3 pages
Description: Letter discussing grave robbing of Indigenous ancestors' remains. Pitcher comments on an Osage skull he has sent Morton and on the technique of flattening the head. Of a Shawnee skull from Ohio, of the French orthography for Osage (Oussage, for the Indian Wassage), of cradle boards, and other topics.
Collection: Samuel George Morton Papers (Mss.B.M843)