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History & Culture
The Early Frontier
Colonial & Indian Wars
Delaware Indian Language of 1824
C. C. Trowbridge
James A. Rementer
In 1823, a man named Charles C.
Trowbridge went to Indiana Territory to collect data about the Lenape
or Delaware language. After only two and a half months, Trowbridge
collected over 280 pages of handwritten information, making the first
full-fledged treatment of Southern Unami, the dialect spoken by the two
groups still existing in Oklahoma today. This is the dialect of Lenape
that was spoken in the southern half of New Jersey, southeastern
Pennsylvania, and Delaware. More...
in Northern Ontario
François Maynard, S.J.
This extensive volume compiled by Fr.
François Maynard, S.J., describes the history of Jesuit mission
activity in the northern Great Lakes area beginning in the 1600s. The
work consists mainly of documents which describe the foundation and
development of Fort William and Port Arthur on the shore of Lake
Superior and the work done there by the Jesuits beginning in 1661 up
through 1924. particularly among the native peoples. An substantial
appendix contains reproductions of relevant newspaper clippings,
photographs, postcards and maps. . More...
American Language Reprints Series,
Complied by J. Dyneley Prince and Frank
Mohegan-Pequot was an Eastern Algonquian language
originally spoken in southeastern Connecticut. It became extinct in the
early 20th century. This vocabulary contains 446 words collected by J.
Dyneley Prince and Frank Speck from Fidelia Fielding, a resident of
Mohegan, Connecticut and the last native speaker of the dialect; with
12 additional words from the Brothertown reservation in Wisconsin. It
features etymological and comparative linguistic commentary for each
The Pennsylvania and New York Frontier
History from 1720 to the Close of the
Covering a period of roughly 60 years from 1720 through the
early 1780s, this volume provides invaluable information of the various
conflicts and land-grabs that took place on the Pennsylvania and New
York frontier during the initial period of settlement. Among the
people, places and incidents covered in this volume are: the
Susquehanna Indian town of Shamokin, The Great Lancaster Treaty of
1744, the Battle of Oriskany, the Wyoming Massacre, the Sullivan
Expedition, and many others More...