From Henry R. Schoolcraft
Albany January 5th. 1822.
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
1. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793–1864) was a geologist and later an ethnologist who wrote voluminously about his travels in Missouri, Arkansas, and the Great Lakes region and the Indians he met there. In 1822 he was appointed agent for the Indian tribes around Lake Superior; he was superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan, 1836–41.
2. Henry R. Schoolcraft, A Memoir, on the Geological Position of a Fossil Tree, Discovered in the Secondary Rocks of the River Des Plaines. (Albany, N.Y., 1822; Shoemaker 10187). JM’s copy is in the Madison Collection, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library.