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Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and other papers, concerning Indian place names on Long Island, N.Y., Coastal Algonquian ethnology, ethnohistory, and linguistics. Notes investigate name origins and discuss how they derive from native languages. Other notes include analysis of early American texts in native languages. Extracts made from Indian land deeds and notes discussing land boundaries also included. Index cards for all the items included.