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[[preprinted]] UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM UNDER DIRECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON [[/preprinted]] National Museum, through Mr. Geo W. Maynard, the collection of models and fire arms illustrations of the invention of the Maynard rifle. This deposit in connection with that of Col. Dodge secures to the Museum a most creditable series of breach loading fire arms. From the Cocopa, Y[[strikethrough]]a[[/strikethrough]] ^[[a]] ki, Yuma Papago and other tribes of Sonora, Mex. and Lower Cal., Dr Edward Palmer collected for the Museum objects illustrating the industries of those tribes. The specimens in this collections are of the greatest value because they were selected in order to illustrate the humbler industries of their tribes