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A narrative of the captivity and adventures of John Tanner, (U.S. interpreter at the Saut de Ste. Marie) : during thirty years residence among the Indians in the interior of North America

Author: John Tanner; Edwin James
Publisher: New-York : G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1830.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first half of the volume is the narrative of Tanner, the second is the work of Edwin James, being a view of social life and customs, with extensive vocabularies in Ottawa, Ojibwa, Chippewa, and Menominee, along with Ottawa songs. James also makes linguistic comparisons with other new world languages and with Greek. Illustrates some pictographs.
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Genre/Form: Half-cloth bindings (Binding)
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Captivity narratives
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Tanner, John, 1780?-1847.
Narrative of the captivity and adventures of John Tanner, (U.S. interpreter at the Saut de Ste. Marie).
New-York : G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1830
(OCoLC)681504152
Named Person: John Tanner; John Tanner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tanner; Edwin James
OCLC Number: 2873159
Notes: Indian vocabulary, poetry, and songs (text)--P. 294-426.
Description: 426 pages, [1] leaf of plates : 1 portrait ; 23 cm
Responsibility: prepared for the press by Edwin James.

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The first half of the volume is the narrative of Tanner, the second is the work of Edwin James, being a view of social life and customs, with extensive vocabularies in Ottawa, Ojibwa, Chippewa, and Menominee, along with Ottawa songs. James also makes linguistic comparisons with other new world languages and with Greek. Illustrates some pictographs.

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