Includes brief Maidu vocabulary and biographical note on Chief Soo-Boo'-Soo (died 1852). Also note by J. Owen Dorsey to Director, Bureau of American Ethnology recommending retention of the manuscript and enclosing an outline of its contents. February 9, 1885. Typescript document. 2 pages.
Biographical / Historical:
Based on Harris' observations while engaged as a placer miner, ca. 1852 - ca. 1860.
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