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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)
Raoul N. Smith (Project Director: July 1976 to present)

Ciphering the Manuscripts fo Joanath Fisher (1768-1847)

To continue the translation of the works of Jonathan Fisher. Fisher wrote an enormous amount of material in a code which he designed called the "Philosophical Alphabet." The manuscripts and the interpretation of his non art as well as other early American art and phonology. They will form the basis of a pronouncing dictionary of Eastern New England speech in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$28,042 (approved)
$28,042 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 6/30/1977