Marked by Hewitt: "Newhouse, Seth. 8910 terms, Constitution of the League in Mohawk Text. With textual and grammatical revisions and emendation. The subjects are not discriminated and so are not to be followed." Typescript in blue with red and black ink changes in Hewitt's hand.
Synopsis of the history of the Five Nations Confederacy, with description of the rites and ceremonies used on the creation of their lords (or chiefs); also a tradition on the nativity of Dekanawideh, the framer of the League, and traditions on Hiawatha, Thadodaho, et al.
Also three carbon copies. Number 3504- Text in Mohawk by Seth Newhouse. 12 pages. First sheet marked Chapter IV- "Seh-ha-wih Ska-naa-wah-tih, pages 58-ff. These were translated, revised and typed in 1936-7. Number 3491- "Newhouse translation of Mohawk Biography of Deganawida" (Original Number 1328), 1898- 3 pages (3 typed copies of revision in Number 3524) Newhouse 1937- This has been typewritten (copies in 3524) Manuscript note on Hiawatha, the cannibal.
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.