Bulletin, Issues 53-59

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University of the State of New York, 1902
 

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Page 704 - To Dr LO Howard, chief of the division of entomology of the United States department of agriculture, and his...
Page 5 - Emmons, Ebenezer. Agriculture of New York; comprising an account of the classification, composition and distribution of the soils and rocks and the natural waters of the different geological formations, together with a condensed view of the meteorology and agricultural productions of the State.
Page 6 - They took the chayne of our capitaines whistle, which was of silver, and the dagger-haft of one our fellow mariners, hanging on his side being of yellow copper guilt, and showed us that such stuffe came from the said river. . . Our capitaine shewed them redde copper, which in their language they call Caquedaze, and looking towarde that countrey,. with signes asked him if any came from thence, they shaking their heads answered no; but they shewed us that it came from Saguenay, and that lyeth cleane...
Page 53 - In order to gain their co-operation, he invited them to a feast on a Bostonian, and to drink his blood. This, in the Indian style, meant no more than to partake of a roasted ox and a pipe of wine at a public entertainment, which was given on design to influence them to co-operate with the British troops. The Colonial...
Page 17 - He elsewhere describes his visit with the Susquehannas, adding that, " many descriptions and discourses they made us of Atquanahucke, Massawomekes, and other people, signifying they inhabit the river of Cannida, and from the French to have their hatchets and such like tools by trade.
Page 17 - They and we began to shout, each seizing his arms. We withdrew towards the water and the Iroquois repaired on shore, and arranged all their canoes, the one beside the other, and began to hew down trees with villainous axes, which they sometimes got in war, and others of stone, and fortified themselves very securely.
Page 19 - ... foot long, with men or beasts carved, so big or massie, that a Man may be hurt mortally by one of them; but these commonly come from Mauquauwogs, or the men eaters, three or four hundred miles from us. They have an excellent Art to cast our Pewter and Brasse into very neate and artificiall Pipes.
Page 9 - He seems to refer to ornamental forms when he speaks of a "yellow waire that they make with copper, made like a starr or a half-moon." — Radisson, p. 188, 212. This would bring the making of native copper ornaments far within the historic period, but there is no notice of implements. In the same year occurred the visit which brought Lake Superior copper plainly to view. This was made by an Algonquin chief living on the Saguenay, who had passed 10 years in the country of the Nipisiriniens, and whose...
Page 702 - ... descriptive catalogue of some of the more Important injurious and beneficial insects of New York state.

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