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Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793–1864)

Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. An American ethnologist and miscellaneous writer, noted as an Indian authority; born in Albany County, NY, March 28, 1793; died in Washington, DC, Dec. 10, 1864. Thirty years of his life he spent among the Indians, and through him many laws were enacted for their protection. Among his numerous publications are: ‘Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley’ (1825); ‘Indian Melodies,’ a poem (1830); ‘The Man of Bronze’ (1834); ‘Algic Researches,’ a book of Indian allegories and legends (1839); and ‘The Indian and his Wigwam’ (1848).