MS 3334 Copy and translation of a letter in Dakota

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3334
Creators:
Drift, Ivan
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849
Hupakinyan
Inyangmani
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
With interlinear translations, from Hupa kinyan [--- Flying] and Inyan mani [Walking Stone] to President Polk. Manuscript document, 2 pages including free English translation by Drift with the assistance of Ben McBride, Sr. Manuscript document, 2 pages. Letter from Drift to --- Welch, regarding translation. Autograph letter signed, 1 page. Unsigned memo to J.P. Harrington, Bureau of American Ethnology, enclosing the above. May 20, 1935. Typescript document, 1 page.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Original of the Dakota letter, enclosed in a letter from Stephen R. Riggs to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, December 22, 1847, is in the U.S. National Archives, Record Group 75, Letters Received by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, St. Peter's Agency, 1848, D. no. R 138.
Author

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 3334

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 3334, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux (Eastern) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota -- Eastern Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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