A Vocabulary of Etchemin

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Evolution Pub., 2004 - History - 33 pages
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In 1605, James Rosier obtained 86 words of an unnamed language along the coast of Maine, first printed in Samuel Purchas's Pilgrimes (1625). Rosier's vocabulary has mixed Maliseet/Eastern Abenaki characteristics and possibly represents the Etchemin language. Also included in this volume is a more certain list of the Etchemin numbers from 1-10 recorded by Marc Lescarbot in 1607.

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Contents

Preface to the 2004 edition
1
Excerpts from Purchas Pilgrimes
7
The Names of their chief Governors
25
Copyright

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