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Title A synopsis of the Indian Tribes within the United States East of the Rocky Mountains, and in the British and Russian Possessions in North America.
Description:Includes comparative vocabularies for "Hudson's Bay," "Kotzebue Sound," "Tshuktchi," "Greenland," and "Kadiak."  Bibliographies from Pillings, Powell 1891, and three other sources (these last for Gallatin material other than the synopsis).  Also in collection, Hale's Indians of North America by Gallatin, published in the Transactions of the American Ethnological Society, Vol. II.  New York:  Batlett & Wellford, 1848, where table is reproduced, pp. 78, 80, 82, 104.  Also in collection, "The Classification of the Native Languages of North America by Ives Goddard from The Handbook of the North American Indian, Vol. ?.   Pp. 290-293.  Includes historical synopsis of classification efforts, including Gallatin.
Contributors Gallatin, Albert (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Comparative Eskimo-Aleut
LingType lexicon
Files: CE826G1826.pdf

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