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Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: John Howard Payne's account of the Green Corn Dance of the Cherokee ?, from the Continental Monthly, Volume I, 1862, reprinted in the Journal of the Oklahoma Historical Society with notes by Dr J. R. Swanton. Father Augustin Davila Padilla's account of the De Luna expedition. Spanish census of the Indians in some villages of Indian refugees in Florida. The Indians of Chicora, from Latin edition of Peter Martyr's "De Orbe Novo." A section of Mark Catesby's "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands" bearing on Indians. A "Relation a La Louisiane" by an unidentified French author, in the Ayer Collection of Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago. The Choctaw section and some minor portions have been printed in Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association and elsewhere. George Stiggins' Creek History from the Manuscript in the Draper Collection in the Library of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Ca. 100 sheets. Title: "A Historical narration of the Genealogy traditiona and downfall of the Ispocoga or Creek tribe written by one of the tribe." "Photocopies of parts of the Memorias of Juan A. de Morfi, the original of which is in the Library of Congress. Parts on Indians translated and printed by Chabot and used from his translation by Myself. May 25, 1944." --John R. Swanton.
Stiggins, George, A Historical Narrative...the Ispocaga or Creek tribe...(photostat copy from State Historical Society of Wisconsin): Published as appendix to Theron A. Nunez, Jr., Creek nativism and the Creek War of 1813-1814. Ethnohistory volume 5, number 1, pages 1-47 (Winter, 1958), and volume 5, number 2, pages 131-175 (Spring '58) and volume 5, Number 3, pages 292-301 (Summer 1958).
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Manuscript 4282, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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