Item 346 - Copy letter from Albert S. Gatschet to Professor James G. Frazer

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Copy letter from Albert S. Gatschet to Professor James G. Frazer


  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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Washington D.C. Dated November 12, 1888 - Forwards Bey [recte Benjamin] Hawkins's work, which has errors he attributes to proofreaders; discusses the availability of other books Frazer wants; does not agree with [Karl] von [den] Steinen's linguistic conclusions on the Xingú tribes and asks Frazer's opinion; quotes G. W. Stroham's [recte Stidham's] remark about a Creek gens that cannot intermarry with certain clans.

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The original of this letter is housed as Add.Ms.c.57/17.

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Lacunae in typescript filled in, in R. A. Downie's hand.

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