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Title Letter [manuscript]: to [James Constantine] Pilling, [between 1883 and 1895]
Author S., E. A.
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Undated note to James Constantine Pilling, an American ethnologist, from E. A. S. Enclosed is a Nov. 18, 1883, letter from "Guicharel," a Sulpician, at San Carlos (presumably San Carlos Indian Reservation), Arizona Territory, to "Zach," regarding the difficulties involved in claiming and returning American and Mexican children held captive by the Apaches. A photograph of the child captive Charley McComas, originally sent with the 1883 letter, is lacking.
Names Pilling, James Constantine (1846-1895); McComas, Charley
Places San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona, United States; Mexico
Keywords captive, captivity, ethnology, children, negotiation, Christianity, priest
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southwest
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3171
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue