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Indian memorandum

Description: NotebookOn cover: "Indian memorandum, Geo. Winter, Lafayette, 1861" AMs, 30 p. (with leather cover; written in ink and pencil; 8 pp. blank. Newsclippings and additional papers inserted at front and back.)
Stray remembrances and queries concerning the emigration,agents, individual Indians (including Wewissa's mother, Knas-waw-key's daughter, Dutroit, Keewawknay, Knee-bush, Wewissa, Profit, Dillon, Miss-sen-na-go-quah, Brouillette, Frances Slocum, M-joquiss-squaw, Au-bee-naw-bee, 0-ke-mas, Tecumseh, Tosenebay, D-mouch-kee-kee-awh, Nan-me-ge-su-ko); comments on Indian appearance and dress, other customs and anecdotes, notes on the Council of Kee-waw-nay. Quotations from Leviticus concerning murder and human sacrifice.At end of book, following several blank pages: list of staple foods; dimensions of a flag, faint pencil sketch of landscape.Inside back cover: faint pencil sketch of landscape with lakeand mountain.Glued inside back cover: newsclipping listing British andAmerican casualties in the battles of the Revolutionary War.Glued to last page: section of printed page with engravingsof turkey and duck.Inserted at back of notebook: newsclipping (with pencil notation "1852") with poem "The Robins" by D. Bethune Duffield; scrap ofpaper with pencil list of names and other stray notations.Inserted at front of notebook: Diary (in G.W.'s handwriting,in ink and pencil), 12 p. (2 p. blank), of his journey to DeafMan's Village and on to Peru, Lake Manitou and Devil's Lake;references to sketching several scenes, and the difficultyof obtaining permission to sketch Frances Slocum and her daughtersand Chief Godfroy; sketched Godfroy's house. Also includestranslations of three Indian names; notation indicates this was written by Washington Ewing.
Origin: 1861
Created By: Winter, George, 1810-1876;
Contributor(s): Duffield, D. Bethune (Divie Bethune), 1821-1891; Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Publisher: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Source: http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm/ref/collection/gwinter/id/650
Collection: George Winter
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Subjects: Winter, George, 1810-1876--Diaries
Indians of North America--Indiana
Indians of North America--Meetings--Indiana
Indians of North America--Physical characteristics
Indians of North America--Social life
Slocum, Francis, 1773-1847

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