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was heard of them. Not a Nez Perce was ever able or did know of their return. and could tell the missionaries of the Oregon Mission what became of them on their return. So let me say that if you can give [[underline]] credible fact, authority [[/underline]]for your article, I who have written the History of the Oregon Mission for Cornell University, Yale College, Whitman College, Stanford University, would be very glad to know and incorporate these facts if [[underline]] authoritively true. [[/underline]]
To Dr Whitman, Rev. Spaulding, Ells. Walker, and other, it never was known that the Nez Perces were a part of the Inidians who came to St Louis. You are not correct when you say that Lewis and Clark were the "first white men the Nez Perces ever saw". They had seen traders before. Your assertion that an "Iriquois Indian" told them of God, needs proof.
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