Schoolcraft sentence example
Further search for the true source of the Mississippi was made in 1823 by Giacomo Constantio Beltrami (1779-1855), an Italian traveller and political refugee, and in 1832 by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, who had accompanied Cass's expedition and traced the Mississippi from Lake Cass to Lake Itasca.
Schoolcraft in his Adgic Researches (1839), upon which Longfellow founded his "Hiawatha."
In 1796 the township of Rome was formed, receiving its name, says Schoolcraft, "from the heroic defence of the republic made here."
From 1828 to 1831 Schoolcraft was an active member of the Michigan legislature.
Schoolcraft mentions a Red Indian story explaining how " the bear does not die," but this tale Schoolcraft (like Herodotus in Egypt) " cannot bring himself to relate."Advertisement
The Maori story, told by Grey and others, of the rending apart of Rangi (= Langi, heaven) 5 See Schoolcraft, Myth of Hiawatha (1856), pp. 35-39; and cf.
Schoolcraft (see 24.359) - and the Sherman Institute in California, an Indian school, bears his name.