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MS 1207-a Letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs

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Creator:
Swan, James G., 1818-1900  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
October 11, 1875
Scope and Contents:
Report of a cruise in the U. S. Steamer Wolcott of the Revenue Marine Service, June-July, 1875 in the waters of Alaska and British Columbia. A chart, referred to on page 1 of the letter is not present: "I send a chart published by the English Admiralty of that portion of the Northwest Coast from Fort Simpson, British Columbia to Cross Sound, Alaska, on which I have indicated the route of the Wolcott and the various Indian villages we visited."
There is a manuscript copy and a printed copy. The latter appeared in the Port Townsend Weekly Argus, Supplement, September 4 and 11, 1827. There are a few significant differences between the two.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1207-a
Topic:
Expeditions -- Wolcott, cruise of  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1207-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1207A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30f35ec82-e462-4d66-92e3-8e58ece2c780
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1207a