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Description: Notebook; inscribed on flyleaf "Geo Winter, Lafayette, Inda., May 14, 1864" Notes and comments regarding Indian and early Indiana history AMs, 100 p. (written in ink and pencil. Notebook bound in dark blue leather.)
p. 1-4, 7: List of questions and short notes regarding Indian and area history. p. 5-7: Quotation from the Pottawattami Times regarding a cannibalistic society among the Miamis. p. 8-9: Excerpts from Life of Tecumseh, with page numbers given. p. 10-17: Excerpts from various sources (especially Historical Notes) and notes regarding Indian history. p. 18-24: Information related to G.W. by Cole regarding Sioux sacrificial practices and an altercation between a group of Chippewa and a group of Black Feet. p. 25-35: Notes regarding Indian history, including the legend of the beauty of No-wen-mick-qua; the order of the procession of emigrating Indians in 1838 and the route taken from Horney's Grove; excerpts from unspecified publications (with page numbers) p. 36-37: blank p. 38-50: Continued notes regarding Indian and area history. p. 51-76: blank p. 77-78: Further notes and excerpts regarding Indian customs. p. 79-87: blank p. 88-89: Notes from unspecified book (page numbers given) regardin eighteenth-century treaties. p. 90-95: blank p. 96-99: The origin of the name "Chicago;" list of Indian terms. p. 100: Notes regarding events (in G.W.'s life?).
Origin: 1864
Created By: Winter, George, 1810-1876;
Publisher: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Collection: George Winter
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Subjects: Winter, George, 1810-1876--Diaries

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