MS 2416 Letter from Col. Force addressed to Dr. Thomas

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2416
Creators:
Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Dates:
1892 October
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Concerns the Shawnee as mound builders, and the identification of box stone graves with that tribe; mounds in Georgia, near Carthage; earthworks near Savannah on the Tennessee River; route of De Soto through Georgia; Shawnees not identified with Eries; charcoal pit constructed by De Soto(?).

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2416

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2416, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Archeology -- Mounds Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mortuary customs -- Shawnee Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Georgia -- Carthage -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tennessee -- Hardin County -- Savannah -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shawnee Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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