Mentions collecting data on system of relationship among certain southeastern tribes; refers to mention by [Gibbs], in previous letter, of Hichitis in Washington.
Includes 1 page letter of transmittal. Also extract from Quebec Manuscript Vol. II, pages 34-37. "Words of the savages of the Mission of Pentagoet" (translation). 4 pages. Refers to the use of kettles in manufacturing of arrow heads.
Reporting on dances, medicine, and ceremonials.
Extract copied from "An oration, delivered February 4, 1774, before the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia. Containing, an enquiry into the natural history of medicine among the Indians in North-America, and a comparitive view of their diseases and remedies, with those of civilized nations. : Together with an appendix, containing,...