Geoghegan, Richard Henry

Geoghegan, Richard Henry



Richard Henry Geoghegan (8 January 1866 – 27 October 1943) was an Englishman of Irish descent. As a young man he lived for a while in Washington State, United States and then moved to Alaska (then a U.S. territory). Geoghegan was a remarkable philologist and apparently the first English-speaking Esperantist.

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A grammar of Fox Island Aleutian, manuscript

Stefansson Mss-175
Identifier: Mss-175
Date(s): 1944

Richard Henry Geoghegan's translation of a Russian text on the language of the Aleuts living on Fox Island. The text was written by Ivan Veniaminov in 1834 and was printed in St. Petersburg in 1846