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TCHA ID Number1-16(19)
Purdue ID NumberGWb1f16i19
TitleIndian memorandum
CreatorWinter, George, 1810-1876
ContributorsDuffield, D. Bethune (Divie Bethune), 1821-1891
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
DescriptionNotebook On cover: "Indian memorandum, Geo. Winter, Lafayette, 1861" AMs, 30 p. (with leather cover; written in ink and pencil; 8 pp. blank. Newsclippings and additional papers inserted at front and back.)
Description ContinuedStray remembrances and queries concerning the emigration, agents, individual Indians (including Wewissa's mother, Knas-waw-key's daughter, Dutroit, Keewawknay, Knee-bush, Wewissa, Profit, Dillon, Miss-sen-na-go-quah, Brouillette, Frances Slocum, M-joquiss-squaw, Au-bee-naw-bee, 0-ke-mas, Tecumseh, Tosenebay, D-mouch-kee-kee-awh, Nan-me-ge-su-ko); comments on Indian appearance and dress, other customs and anecdotes, notes on the Council of Kee-waw-nay. Quotations from Leviticus concerning murder and human sacrifice. At end of book, following several blank pages: list of staple foods; dimensions of a flag, faint pencil sketch of landscape. Inside back cover: faint pencil sketch of landscape with lake and mountain. Glued inside back cover: newsclipping listing British and American casualties in the battles of the Revolutionary War. Glued to last page: section of printed page with engravings of turkey and duck. Inserted at back of notebook: newsclipping (with pencil notation "1852") with poem "The Robins" by D. Bethune Duffield; scrap of paper with pencil list of names and other stray notations. Inserted at front of notebook: Diary (in G.W.'s handwriting, in ink and pencil), 12 p. (2 p. blank), of his journey to Deaf Man's Village and on to Peru, Lake Manitou and Devil's Lake; references to sketching several scenes, and the difficulty of obtaining permission to sketch Frances Slocum and her daughters and Chief Godfroy; sketched Godfroy's house. Also includes translations of three Indian names; notation indicates this was written by Washington Ewing.
SubjectsWinter, George, 1810-1876--Diaries
Indians of North America--Indiana
Indians of North America--Meetings--Indiana
Indians of North America--Physical characteristics
Indians of North America--Social life
Slocum, Francis, 1773-1847
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
Date of Original1861
Extent of Original30 p. ; 17 cm.
CollectionGeorge Winter Collection
Date Digitized7/25/2006
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/c60k26h9