SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY, Washington, D. C., October 13, 1927.
SIR: I have the honor to transmit the accompanying manuscript, entitled "Myths and Tales of the Southeastern Indians," by John R. Swanton, and to recommend its publication, subject to your approval, as a bulletin of this bureau.
J. WALTER FEWKES, Chief.
Dr. C. G. ABBOT,
Acting Secretary Smithsonian Institution.