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MS 2127 Manuscripts from British Guiana

Holmes, J. H. H. (Joseph Henry Hendon)  Search this
Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), 1875-1941  Search this
162 pages
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1803; 1820-
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Contents: British Guiana: Localities,= Letter I, page 1 to 41. Boundaries, Rivers, Lakes, etc.= Letter II, pages 42-75. Berbice Letter III, Pages 76-101. Indians, etc. Letter IIII, pages 101-120. Indian poisons Letter V, pages 121-137. Indian dwellings, colonial maladies. Letter VI, pages 138-162. List of words and sentences of the Caribs and Arrowauks, and their meaning in English. "Indian Language, inserted 2 p." pages. Report on Slave Trade, entitled "Negroes", 25 pages in notebook. Diary written on voyage from England to Demerara [Guiana], entitled, "On Sea Voyage", 32 pages; 8 pages. Notebook: M. D. H. 9 May 1803 - 46 Mibiri, Demerary. Some Miscellany & Desultory Observations on some of the objects of nature as they are found here. 47 numbered pages [49 pages.] Typed copy and 1 carbon of Letters III, V and VI.
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NAA MS 2127
Habitations and other structures -- British Guiana  Search this
Slaves and slavery -- Slave trade -- British Guiana  Search this
Diaries -- British Guiana  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
British Guiana  Search this
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Manuscript 2127, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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