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find out just what it could mean. He said he must have the things we put in the Peabody Museum, that No Knife had no right to give them away they belonged to his family. He said he wanted to give them to Mrs Thaw. Mrs. T. had helped the Mission and he owed his education to the Presbyterian church to which he was grateful. He said Mrs Wade did not approve of his plan to try and get the things for Mrs Thaw, so he said he would give them to a college in Ohio, for Big Elk was born in Ohio. He said he was married to a member of one of the Northern tribes, I forget which, that his wife was a Roman Catholic and all his children were being educated in Roman Catholic schools. He said he wanted to get his oldest boy into
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