MS 416 Draft of letter to O. H. Marshall signed by M. B. Pierce, containing notes on Red Jacket, White Chief, Big Kettle, Little Billy

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS416
Creators:
Pierce, M. B. (Maris Bryant), 1811-1874
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Marshall, O. H. (Orsamus Holmes), 1813-1884
Dates:
February 7, 1874
Languages:
Undetermined
Materials in Aztec (Nahuatl).
Physical Description:
2 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Reply to inquiry about burial places of certain Iroquois men: Red Jacket, Farmer's Brother. Pollard, Young King, Big Kettle, Little Billy, White Chief. Gives Indian name but no information re burial site except for Red Jacket. "...will write...again"

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This was probably preliminary to the reburial of Red Jacket and other chiefs (mentioned in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30, II, 363 and Buffalo Historical Society Publications, Volume III, 1885) in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo. October 9, 1884.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 416

Local Note
Local Note
O. H. Marshall was the author of "The Niagara Frontier", Buffalo, 1865; and "The First Visit of De La Salle to the Senecas made in 1669." Buffalo, 1874. -MCB 10-57

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 416, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Nahuatl language Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iroquois Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iroquois -- Seneca Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seneca Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red Jacket, Seneca chief, approximately 1756-1830 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farmer's Brother, approximately 1730-1841 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pollard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young King, Seneca chief, 1760-1835 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Big Kettle Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Little Billy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White Chief Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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