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H. S. Halbert Letter

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Identifier: MS-2291
Abstract

In a September 24, 1881, letter to Mr. Berlie in Pennsylvania, historian H. S. Halbert writes about his ethnographic and archaeological work among the Choctaw Indians in Neshoba County, MS. He speaks of attending a ball play, overcoming the suspiciousness of the chief and members of the tribe, and finding difficulties in locating antiquities.

Dates: 1881 September 24

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  • Subject: Mississippi -- History -- 19th century. X
  • Subject: Choctaw Indians -- Mississippi. X