English-Lenni Lenape and Lenni Lenape-English dictionary, 1859-1860


Date: 1859-1860 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1volume, 823 p.


This dictionary is based on various printed authorities (Zeisberger, Heckewelder, etc.) and contains a separate dictionary of Indigenous place names arranged by states. Maps of area outside of traditional Lenape lands may also contain Powhatan and Susquehannock place names.

Digital objects note

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Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 823 p.


Presented by Mathew Schropp Henry, 1860.

Processing information

Only maps are noted.

Related material

See correspondence pertaining to this item in the APS Archives: Henry to APS; Dec. 20, 1860; Dec. 22, 1860 (2 letters on this date.) See also, "Correspondence on Indian Names, 1857-1860" (Mss.497.3.H39).

General note

This volume contains 7 maps of portions Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. (Older descriptions of this volume noted only Maryland and New Jersey maps.)

Indexing Terms


  • Maps.


  • Delaware language -- Dictionaries -- Polyglot
  • Delaware--Maps
  • Lenape people
  • Maryland--Maps
  • New Jersey--Maps
  • Pennsylvania--Maps

Detailed Inventory

Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Chesapeake Bay area
n.d.1 map, 37.5 x 47 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Delaware Bay
n.d.1 map, 21.6 x 19.7 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Delaware Bay and River
n.d.1 map, 47.6 x 21.6 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Delaware River
n.d.1 map, 22.9 x 19.7 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Discoveries and expeditions of Sir Walter Raleigh in America
n.d.1 map, 15.9 x 20.3 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Long Island, New York
n.d.1 map, 25.4 x 40 cm
Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Lower Delaware River
n.d.1 map, 19.7 x 19 cm
649.757: 1752: N816efd: Large. Henry, Mathew Schropp, 1790-1862.
Northampton County [Pennsylvania], showing Lenape names
n.d.1 map, 68.6 x 55.9 cmmap-case Large