Notes and Queries; Chiefly Relating to Interior Pennsylvania Volume 2

Notes and Queries; Chiefly Relating to Interior Pennsylvania Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...Their children were: t. SuraJi-Haines, b. April 9, 1796; d. 1866 at Peoria, 111.; nr.. Rev. William B. Smith. ft. Annie-Smith, b. Feb. 8, 1798; d. Nov. 24, 1801. Hi. Mary-Philips, b. Nov. 24, 1799; d. Dec. 7, 1801. iv. Elizabeth Rittenfvmse, b. Sept. 20, 1801; d. at Alton, 111.; m. Sept. 6, 1826, Dr. Henry Kent Lathey. v. John-Benjamin, b. Jan. 11, 1804; d. unm. at Northumberland; studied law, and was admitted to the bar at Sunbury, but never practiced. ti. William-Thomas, b. Nov. 29, 1805; m. Grace Slater, deceased. vii. Marie-Josepha, b. Sept. 16, 1808; m. Nov. 28, 1832, Samuel Freeman Ueadley; is living at Morristown, N. J. y. Is your name Pisele Tulpe yet? A. My name with the Delawaresis Piseletulpe, i. e., the soft shelled Turtle, y. What is Ohio River? A. Unknown to me why so called, y. Allegenie? A. From Tallegewi, the powerful Nation which once inhabited that country, but was extirpated. y. Monongahela? A. Miclimenaungihille, the falling banks. y. Juniata? A. A Mingo Name. Q. Muskingum? A. Klk Eve River--Elk River. y. Wabash? A. White Water River. Q. What is their Word for Great Spirit? A. Weelsit Mannitto, the good Spirit. They say that the good Spirit can do them no harm, nor will, that they need not dread his vengeance, he being all in all good. Q. Have the Indians a notion of an evil Spirit, such as we call Devil? A. They have, and call him Machtnki--they dread him, say that the bad Spirit can, may and trill hurt them, if they do not try to please hiir; they therefore cause sacrifices to be performed, etc. y, What is their own name for the Nation we call Delawares? A. Lenni Lennape, which is Original people. y. Have the Indians any potion or tradition from which they Originally came, or do they accidentally spring up out of the Earth...show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586417
  • 9781236586414