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IN THE SUMMER OF 1820, UNDER A COMMISSION FROM THE PRESIDENT OF
THE UNITED STATES, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASCERTAINING, FOR
THE USE OF THE GOVERNMENT, THE ACTUAL STATE OF

THE INDIAN TRIBES IN OUR COUNTRY:

ILLUSTRATED BY A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; ORNAMENTED BY A

CORRECT PORTRAIT OF A PAWNEE INDIAN

BY THE REV. JEDIDIAH MORSE, D. D.
Lale Ministerof the First Congregational Church in Chartestown, near Boston, now resident

in New Haven

NEW-HAVEN:
Published by Davis & Force, Washington, D. C.; Cushing & Jewett, Balti-
more; W. W. Woodward, and E. Littell, Philadelphia ; Spalding & Howe,
and R. N. Henry, New-York; E. & E. Hosford, Albany; Howe &
Spalding, New-Haven ; G. Goodwin & Sons, Hudson & Co. O. D. Cooke
& Sons, Hartford ; Richardson & Lord, S. T. Armstrong, Lincoln & Eda
munds, Cummings & Hilliard, and G. Clark, Boston.

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újs. 1894

DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-third day of
September, in the forty-seventh year of the Independence of
the United States of America, Howe & Spalding, of the said
District, have deposited in this office the title of a Book, the

right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit :

"A Report to the Secretary of War of the United States on Indian Affairs, comprising a narrative of a tour performed in the summer of 1820, under a commission from the President of the United States, for the purpose of ascertaiping, for the use of the Government, the actual state of the Indian tribes in our country. Illustrated by a Map of the United States; ornamented by a correct portrait of a Pawnee Indian. By the Rev. Jedidiah Morse, D. D. late minister of the First Congregational church in Charlestown, near Boston, now resident in New Haven,"

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned."

CHA'S. A. INGERSOLL,

Clerk of the District of Connecticut. A true copy of Record, examined and sealed by me,

CHA'S. A. INGERSOLL,

Clerk of the District of Connecticut.

INDEX.

A.

C.
ABSOROKAS, or Crow Indians, App. 252 Caddos, App. 257
Adams, J. Q. Opinion of on Indian Ti- Catholic Missionaries, App. 144
tles, App. 281

Cass, Governor, Rep. 16, App. 42, 43,
Plea before Supreme Court 324
U.S. App. 283

Canal, Erie, App. 62 Adultery, punishment for, App. 99, 135 Catawbas, Rep. 32 Agriculture &c. of Sauk and Foxes, Cato, an Indian of great wealth, App. 24 App. 126

Campagne, Baron de, App. 266 Alabama, Indians in, Rep. 33 Calhoun, J. C. circular letter of, App. Alleghany Reservation, App. 83

290, 291 American S. W. Fur Company Rep. Cherokees, Rep. 33, App. 152 55, App. 7, 30, 39, 40, 43

Population, 152 Anecdote, Rep. 72, note.

Missionary Establishment Annuities, Indian, App. 23, 139

at Spring Place, 153 Arkansaw Territory, description of,

Establishments of the Amer. App. 212

ican Board, 159 Arricaras, or Riccaras, App. 252

School regulations, 160 Arrapahays, App. 253

Encouraging fruits, 161 Ard, James, App. 49

Report to the Secretary of Armstrong, Fort, murder at, Rep. 15

War, 162 Astoria, Rep. 38

Address from Dr. WorcesAstor, John Jacob, Esq. Rep. 38

ter to the Education FamAssiniboin River, Rep. 51

ilies, 164 Aus-kin-naw-wau-wish, Speech of,

Baptist establishment, 166 App. 53, 56

Progress of civilization, Au-to-ko-ko-ne-be, Chippewa chief,

167, 199, 200 interview with, App. 140

Letter from Charles Hicks

to the Secretary of War, B.

167 Barclay, Hon. Anthony, Rep. 16

State of the school January, Baigne, or Pancake Point, App. 28

1822, 170 Bad River, App. 29

Advances in christianiza. Baylies, Mr. extract of a letter from,

tion at Spring Place, 171 App. 72

Extracts from laws of the Badger, Rev. Joseph, App. 91

Cherokee Nation, 172 Beaumont, Dr. Rep. 17

Mr. Hoyt's Rep. 177 Bell, Capt. extract from Journal of,

Boundaries and extent of Rep. 74 note, App. 240, 254

Cherokee country, 178 Bell, Capt. John R. App. 151

Encouraging prospects, 179 Belle Point, Fort at, App. 254, 355

Progress of the children, Blackburn, Rev. Gideon, App. 153

304 Blackfoot Indians, App. 252

Cherokees of the ArkanBlack Hoof, App. 92

saw, App. 214 Boyd, Col. George, Rep. 14

Education establishment at Bosen, Sock, App. 65

Dwight, 214 Boyer, a Wyandot, conversation with,

Report of Superintendants, App. 16

215 Bowyer, Col. Rep. 40, 42, App. 57

Plan of education, 215 Brainerd, Missionary Establishment at,

War between Cherokecs App. 159 to 192

and Osages, 216 Brotherton Indians, App. 85, 112

Visit of John Jolly. 231 Brown, Fort, App. 58

Exemplary devotcuess, 231 Burial of the dead, App. 137

Darkness of Paganism, 231 Burnt River, App. 30

Visit of Waterminnee, 232

Cherokees, Extract from Capt. Bell's Cornwall School, letter from Susannah,
Journal, 255

mother of E. Boudinot, 272
Chayene Indians, App. 251

" Rev. Mr. Daggett
Chiens, or Chayennes, App. 254

to J. Morse, 272
Choctaws, Rep. 33

David Brown to the
Boundaries of their country

President of the U. S. 273
App. 182

John Ridge to do.
Missionary Establishment

275
at Eliot, 183

• Israel Fulsom to do.
Mr. Kingsbury's Reports to

276
the Secretary of War, 183 Commission of the Author, Rep. 11
Property belonging to the Council Bluffs, Rep. 29, 34, 36,App.317

Establishment, 185 -323
Capt. Coles' Petition, 186 Columbia river, Rep. 37
Mr. Kingsbury's Report, College, Indian, Rep. 76

30th January, 1822, 187 Colonization of the Indians, Rep. 82
Establishment at Mayhew, Conclusion, Rep. 93
191

Copper rock, App. 29
School at Newell, 194 Copper, App. 41, 42
Advances of Choctaws in Connecticut, Indians in, App. 74

civilization, 197 Communication from Gentlemen at
Description of Mayhew, 197 Green Bay App. 51
Sentiments of a Choctaw Criminal laws, App. 99

chief on education, 355 Crees, Rep. 35, App. 329, 330, 332
Charge, delivered to Missionaries, App. Creeks, Rep. 32, App. 146
357

Crooks, Capt. Rep. 17, 37, 38, App. 26
Chickasaws, Rep. 33, App. 200 Creation of man, Indian ideas of, App.
Chippawas and Ottawas, App. 19, 46, 138
131

Cummings, Maj.information from, App.
Chippawa Indians, App. 27, 29, 30, 47, 140
49, 140

Customs, Indian, App. 144
Chippawa chiefs, interview with, App. Cusic, Speech of, App. 5

44
Chab-aquiddick Indians, App. 72

D.
Chicago, App. 108

Dalhousie, Governor, Rep. 20
Children, ceremony in naming, App. Dare, Fort, Rep. 51
135

Daggett,Rev.Mr. Letter from, App.272
Clark, Governor, letter from, App. 107 Detroit, Rep. 14
Claims of Indians on the United States; Descriptive eloquence, (note,) Rep. 29
Rep. 79

Delawares, App. 90, 110, 111, 112, 113,
Clark, Rev. Daniel, extract from his 115, 116, 236
discourse, Rep. 66, note

Distrust of the Indians, Rep. 89
Claus, Hon. William, Rep. 20 Dickson, Col. Robert, App. 49
Clinton, Governor, Rep. 16, App. 62 Distances of places, App. 49
Comauch Indians, App. 259

Diocess of New York, extract from
Colony Indian, site for, App. 312 Journal of, App. 79, note.
Cornwall School, Rep. 78, App. 163 Divisions of Indian tribes, App. 97

Origin, progress and present Divorce, App. 105

state of, App. 264 Doxtator, Mary, Indian woman, App.
Object of the school, 264 86, 324
English and native names of Dogs used for drawing, App. 40
members, 265

Doty, Mr. Rep. 55, App. 31
Liberality of Baron de Cam-Drummond's Island, Rep. 44, 53, 54,
pagne, 266

App. 7, 327
Letter from Elias Boudinot to Dwight, Rep. 36, App. 214
do. 267
David Brown to do,

E.
268

Education Family, station for, Rep. 14,
David Brown to J. 15, 26, 29, 39, App. 20, 26, 356
Evarts Esq. 269

Education of Indian Females, Rep. 73
Catharine Brown to Education Families, improvements in,
her brother, 270

Rep. 87

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