Florida war—Startling news of the Massacre of Dade—Peoria on the Illinois—Abanaki language—Oregon—Things shaping for a territorial claim—Responsibility of claim in an enemy’s country—A true soldier—Southern Literary Messenger—Missionary cause—Resources of Missouri—Indian portfolio of Lewis—Literary gossip—Sir Francis Head—The Crane and Addik totem—Treaty of March 28th, 1836, with the Ottawas and Chippewas—Treaty with the Saginaws of May 20th—Treaty with the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewas of May 9th—Return to Michilimackinack—Death of Charlotte, the daughter of Songageezhig.
Home matters—Massachusetts Historical Society—Question of the U.S. Senate’s action on certain treaties of the Lake Indians—Hugh L. White—Dr. Morton’s Crania Americana—Letter from Mozojeed—State of the pillagers—Visit of Dr. Follen and Miss Martineau—Treaty movements—Young Lord Selkirk—Character and value of Upper Michigan—Hon. John Norvell’s letter—Literary items—Execution of the treaty of March 28th—Amount of money paid—Effects of the treaty—Baron de Behr-Ornithology.
Value of the equivalent territory granted to Michigan, by Congress, for the disputed Ohio boundary—Rapid improvement of Michigan—Allegan—Indian legend—Baptism and death of Kagcosh, a very aged chief at St. Mary’s—New system of writing Indian, proposed by Mr. Nash—Indian names for new towns—A Bishop’s notion of the reason for applying to Government for education funds under Indian treaties—Mr. Gallatin’s paper on the Indians—The temperance movement.
Difficulties resulting from a false impression of the Indian character—Treaty with the Saginaws—Ottawas of Grand River establish themselves in a colony in Barry County—Payments to the Ottawas of Maumee, Ohio—Temperance—Assassination of young Aitkin by an Indian at Leech Lake—Mackinack mission abandoned—Wyandots complain of a trespass from a mill-dam—Mohegans of Green Bay apply for aid on their way to visit Stockbridge, Mass.—Mohegan traditions—Historical Society—Programme of a tour in the East—Parental disobedience—Indian treaties—Dr. Warren’s Collection of Crania—Hebrew language—Geology—“Goods offer”—Mrs. Jameson—Mastodon’s tooth in Michigan—Captain Marryatt—The Icelandic language—Munsees—Speech of Little Bear Skin chief, or Mukonsewyan.
Notions of foreigners about America—Mrs. Jameson—Appraisements of Indian property—Le Jeune’s early publication on the Iroquois—Troops for Florida—A question of Indian genealogy—Annuity payments—Indians present a claim of salvage—Death of the Prophet Chusco—Indian sufferings—Gen. Dodge’s treaty—Additional debt claims—Gazetteer of Michigan—Stone’s Life of Brant—University of Michigan—Christian Keepsake—Indian etymology—Small-pox breaks out on the Missouri—Missionary operations in the north-west—Treaty of Flint River with the Saginaws.