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TCHA ID Number2-33(6)
Purdue ID NumberGWb2f33i6
TitleLake Man-i-tou : Indian tradition part missing
CreatorWinter, George, 1810-1876
Description"Lake Man-i-tou Indian Tradition part missing" (title from verso of last page, handwritten in pencil) AMs, 2p. The legend of the Lake Manitou monster excited much attention in the press in 1838. When George Winter was travelling to an Indian council in that year, he stopped in Rochester and there heard much talk of recent sightings (description given). Indians would not fish in the lake, and soundings had never reached the bottom. Plans were made for an expedition to the lake to investigate the legends.
SubjectsManitou, Lake (Ind.)
Lakes & ponds
RepositoryTippecanoe County Historical Association
RightsImages in the George Winter Collection should not be used without written permission from the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. To obtain reproduction rights and prices, contact the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, http://www.tcha.mus.in.us
Extent of Original2 p. ; 31 cm.
CollectionGeorge Winter Collection
Date Digitized7/19/2006
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution300 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
URI ark:/34231/c63r0qrj