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D/DZA74/37

D/DZA74/37

List of Native American tribes in North America 1815 taken from the papers of Colonel Nathaniel Eckersley 1805-1837 DDZ A74.  The following transcription of the list is not complete as some of the names of the people and places have not yet been transcribed. [ ] denotes words not yet transcribed or hard to read.

Western Indians ready to proceed [homeward] May 1st 1815 from Burlington to the Grand River

Nations & Families                        

Men

Women

Children

Total

Chippawas & Ottawas                                                                                                  

 

312

462

473

1247

[…]             […]                                                                                                                                            

 

70

93

57

220

[Senicas]     & Cayugas                                                                                                                                  

 

21

16

14

51

[Wyandotte], or Hurons                                                                                                                                              

 

30

26

29

85

[Saaks and Foxes]                                                                                                                                           

(Sac and Fox?)

50

25

31

106

[Prophets land] – [Shawanooks]                                                                                                              

(Shawnee?)

37

31

34

102

Kenys’      do ] – [Shawanooks]                                                                                                                

(Shawnee?)

40

30

57

121

[Nackopiliakais]                                                                                                                                              

 

7

9

10

26

[Neomaipienseis]                                                                                                          

 

 

1

6

7

Kickapoos                                                                                                                                                          

 

79

70

66

215

Big Bear Chippawa                                                                                                                                         

 

60

59

66

185

[Moravians]                                                                                                                                         

 

30

40

47

122

Total                                                                                                                                     

 

741

862

884

2487

 

[Quarter?] 30th April 1815

[Signed] Wm. Caldwell

[W. DY. L. G.]

 

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