Contents: Notes on Dekanawida text; Hiawatha; notes on the League; notes to Seneca League traditions; translation by Hilton M. Hill, Seneca, official interpreter of the Six Nations Agency, Brantford; "down fended" explained; Mohawk Owachira and clans, 1932; Oneida titles (Jacob Hess, 1930); notes to texts, Charles, 1917 (1928); insert in the law of the woman chief, English; ascendancy of War Chiefs; Procedure by R. Davey, Cayuga chief, 1925-6. Also Principles of the League, text, typed, 19 pages.
On the following subjects: Nanabozho; (Nothing seen in folder on Nanabozho MCB, 1956); Deganawida, Ohwachira; Cayuga chief titles in various dialects, particularly from A. Charles (Cayuga) in 1917, and George Van Every, May, 1919; miscellaneous notes on clans and social organization. Lists, tables, etc. (1934).
On cards, compiled fron information furnished in reply to letters of inquiry. Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Tuscarora, Seneca, and Susquehanna terms are included, interfiled.
Includes: Oneida terms; terminology in Requickening and Condolence; Cayuga forms; Wampum of Comfort, D. Thomas; A fragment of Eulogy Chant-1st to 14th chief names; Roll call (Funeral Chant); Roll Call or Eulogy.
Includes brief introduction and short histories of the Canadian and New York Cayugas until 1807-09. The main text is a detailed account, based mainly on primary legal and governmental sources, of the post-1870 westward migrations, settlements and subsequent factionalism of successive Cayuga groups; their long lasting, close ties with the Seneca; and the formulation and persistence since 1807 of two separate political entities, New York Cayugas and Western Cayugas, the latter recognized since 1937 as part of the "Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma". Also included is a bibliography and a partial list of treaties, agreements, etc., used for identifying Cayuga Indians.
NAA MS 7092
xerox copy of typescript document with Manuscript additions