Morse, Jedidiah (1761-1826) 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 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
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04135 Author/Creator: Morse, Jedidiah (1761-1826) Place Written: New Haven, Connecticut Type: Book Date: 1822 Pagination: 1 v. : 400 p. , 13 p. of plates : ill. ; 22.4 x 14 cm.
Printed by S. Converse, published by Howe & Spalding. Signed by M. H. White on the title page. Reverend Morse presents a detailed study on Native American Tribes to John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War. Information in this work is based on Morse's own observations and on the reports of army officers, government agents, and missionaries who had frequent contact with Native Americans.
Morse was also a noted geographer.
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