There is a set of miscellaneous notes based on each of the Indian vocabularies; also a photostatic copy of the manuscript. The vocabularies appear to be derived from material in National Anthropological Archives manuscripts 144 (Ross); 132 (Kennicott, Chipewyan); 120 (Kennicott, Slave); 141 (Kennicott, Hare); and 221 (Pettitot, Hare). Differences between forms in this manuscript and those in the originals suggests that some analysis was carried out by Roehrig.
NAA MS 206
Chipewyan according to B.R. Ross (Caribou Eaters, or Etheneldeli, and Yellowknife); Chipewyan on the south shore of Slave Lake according to R. Kennicott; Slave Indians of Liard River near Fort Liard according to Kennicott; Hare Indians of Fort Good Hope, Mackenzie River, according to Kennicott; and Hare Indians of Great Bear Lake according to Father E. Petitot.
This manuscript is a set of comparative data containing materials in several Athabascan/Athapascan languages. The language names as they appear in the ms. with alternative spellings in parenthesis. Chipwyan (Chipewyan, Montagnais, Dene Suline, Sluacus-tinneh, Dene Soun'line), Tacully (Tâh-killy, Tâ-cully ), Klatskani [Kwalhioqua ?] (Kwalhioqua-Tlatskanai Kwalhioqua- Clatskanie, Kwalhioqua-Tlatskanie), Willopah (Willapa, Willoopah) Upper Umpqua, Tootooten, Applegate Creek, Hopah, Haynarger with notes in English.
Scope and Contents:
Consists of Comparative vocabulary, 4 double leaves; Appendix, 8 pages.
Place and date of record not on manuscript; recorded at Cathlamet, Washington Territory, February 24, 1858, according to Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 14.