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Riggs, Stephen Return

(March 23, 1812–August 24, 1883). B. Steubenville, Ohio; educ. Jefferson Coll., Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and Western Theol. Sem., Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania; ABCFM miss. to Dakota Indians 1837–83. Reduced Dakota language to writing; prepared a Dakota dictionary; tr. nearly all Scripture into Dakota; prepared many books (some original, some translations) for Dakotas.

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