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Seton, Ernest T. (1860-1946) to George Vaughan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.227 Author/Creator: Seton, Ernest T. (1860-1946) Place Written: Santa Fe, New Mexico Type: Typed letter signed Date: 13 September 1935 Pagination: 1 p. 13.9 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Seton writes in response to Vaughan's letter concerning "our spiritual depression" to express hope of the future. He is also publishing an "Indian Bible," containing "the spiritual message of the Red Race" which should be of service to many. Typed on College of Indian Wisdom letterhead.

People: Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Literature and Language ArtsReligionAmerican Indian History

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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