THE LIFE, LETTERS AND SPEECHES OF KAH-GE-GA-GAH-BOWH.

New York: S.W. Benedict, 1850. 224pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original blindstamped cloth, gilt, expertly recased. Good. Item #WRCAM29017

Later American edition, after the first edition with a different title published in 1847. The author was a chief of the Ojibwa Nation, and herein gives a history of his people, especially their religious beliefs, traditions, and customs. Also his travels to Buffalo, Prairie du Chien, etc. Prints the text of his address before the Pennsylvania legislature in favor of giving Indians a permanent home between Nebraska and Minnesota territories. In this he followed the Rev. Peter Jones, who is half Ojibwa. This edition is not noted by Howes or Field. PILLING PROOF-SHEETS 883. PILLING ALGONQUIAN, p.92. SABIN 16717. HOWES C770 (ref).

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