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Indian Numerals The Onondago is taken from Zeisberger’s Grammar The Mohawk from Luther’s Cathechism, Swedish & Delaware with a Short Mohawk Vocabulary 1. Nottoway — Unti = Onondago — Skata = Mohawk Onskat 2. Dekànee = tekeni Tiggene
I do myself at present the honor merely to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 30 th ult o . The Committee are highly Sensible of the value of your Correspondence & of the important aid you have been pleased to give them Since their institution. They have expressed their S Grateful Sense of it in a report to the Society , which will be presented at their meeting on Friday next,...
I have the honor of enclosing to you the Prospectus of the first Volume of our Historical Transactions now in the press. You will see by it that your Alumni are not idle, & you will, no doubt, rejoice in the good effects of the encouragement which you have constantly given to our Society , & particularly to this Committee , who Still solicit the continuation of your patronage. RC ( DLC ); at...
I am ordered by the Historical Committee to inform you that they have caused to be transmitted to you a Copy of the first Volume of their Transactions, which I understand the Bookseller has already forwarded by Mail. This was rather done irregularly, their order having been anticipated by one of their officers. I have now the honor to request in their name your acceptance of the Book as a...
I have the satisfaction to inform You that the Volume of the Society ’s Transactions now in the Press will be out in the Course of next Week. In the mean while I have the honor of enclosing to you the Printed sheets which contain a Report of the Historical Committee , in which you will find a feeble expression of their gratitude for the patronage with which you have honored them & the favors...
I have the Satisfaction to inform you that the Historical Committee has received from M r Biddle , the MSS. of Lewis & Clarke . I enclose a Copy of the Letter with which he accompanied them, with some Memoranda by M r Vaughan at foot. This enclosure dispenses me from the necessity of stating further particulars. The Society & its Committees go on with Zeal & Spirit.
I have received the Letter you have done me the honor to write to me on the 19 th inst, including the parts of the History of the line, which were deficient in our MS. I regret that I innocently put you to the trouble of having 16 pages Copied more than was necessary. For the passage which You could not find, & for which you looked according to my letter to the date of the 9 th of March is in...
Affinities of the Nottoway language with the Iroquois Dialects Nottoway Nottoway The Sun Aheeta , Tuscarora. Heita The Moon Tethrake , Onondago, Garàchqua Ice Owees , Onond. Owissa, Tuscar: Oowisse
Mr LeVasseur having undertaken to write an Account of the Journey of Genl Lafayette thro’ the United States, sends to me regularly the Chapters of his book, as fast as it progresses, that it may be translated & published in this Country. In the 15th. Chapter, containing the Account of the General’s Journey to Monticello and Montpelier, he introduces the Memorial & Remonstrance, which it is...
I beg leave to introduce to your acquaintance, Mr Fournier, an Advocate of the Paris Bar, and his friend Mr D’Orsay, a Gentleman of a respectable family in France, both men of information & such as we like to see—travelling thro’ our Country, whither they have come partly on business, & partly for the acquisition of Knowledge. They are desirous of seeing in you one of those Fathers of our...