MS 2260 Extracts from documents in the Dominion Archives regarding Tecumseh and related correspondence

Collection ID:
Library and Archives Canada
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813
Elliott, Matthew, approximately 1739-1814
Gurd, Norman S., 1870-1943
Physical Description:
6 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes speech by Tecumseh, November 1810 at Amherstburg; account by a Kickapoo Indian, January 1812, of the Battle of Tippecanoe; speech by Tecumseh, June 1812, at Machethie, on the Wabash; as recorded by Col. Matthew Elliott, Deputy Supt. of Indian Affairs at Amherstburg.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2260

Using the Collection
Manuscript 2260, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Forwarded 1910, by Norman S. Gurd, Sarnia, Ontario; see letters of April 18 and 23 filed with extracts. Gurd correspondence also includes a correction for Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 (Handbook), page 942, "Moravians." Gurd correspondence and Bureau of American Ethnology replies, 7 pages.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Extracts regarding Tecumseh and Uprising."

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kickapoo Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War -- Battle of Tippecanoe, account of Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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