Compiled by J.N.B. Hewitt from various tribes.
Ottawa linguistic notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson from Lillian Walker, age 16. Includes vocabulary, pronominal paradigms, a letter in Ottawa with an English translation, and stories in Ottawa and English. There are also notes on the list of stories known by Walker; information about her family; and locations of the Ottawa.
The text describes the manners and customs of the Ottawas, and the remainder is devoted to lexicographic data, including long lists of tribal names, names of months, and other linguistic matter. Ottawa text includes interlinear translation. 38 page text and 47 1/2 page vocabulary.
These governed them before coming into contact with the white races in their country. With note by T. Michelson.
Includes James G. Swan's letter of transmittal, forwarding the receipt. Neah Bay, W[ashington] Territory]. January 27, 1880. Autograph letter signed. 1 page. Includes reference to the 1805 Treaty, Fort Industry, Detroit, Michigan, July 4, 1805.