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Title A schedule and catalogue of some Indian receipts & cures, together with other receipts [manuscript]: also a narative [sic] or memorandom [sic] of some matters of importance
Author Rogers, Daniel D.
Document Type Financial Record; Diary; Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: A compilation done mainly in 1828 containing 269 Indian and other recipes and cures, all numbered and listed in a table of contents (p. [97]-[104]), and memoranda regarding two trips to western New York and Maryland. Volume also contains accounts, 1835-1838, mathematical formulas and instructions, and observations on the weather.
Places Maryland, New York, United States
Keywords health, culture, custom, tradition, observation, land claim, personal account, ethnography
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information

Rogers journeyed to western New York to investigate the title to lands which were part of an inheritance claimed by Lancaster County, Pa. residents Tobias Miller and Henry M. Rigerts. He went to Maryland to locate records on the Cromphin family.

Rogers was a Stillwater, N.Y. resident and Saratoga County officeholder (justice of the peace, 1813; coroner, 1816, 1818-1822).

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 773
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue