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" ... on river sides), and by a tradition, said to be handed down from the Aboriginal Indians, that, when they settled in a town, the first person who died was placed erect, and earth put about him, so as to cover and support him; that, when another died,... "
Travels in America, Performed in the Year 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ... - Page 35
by Thomas Ashe - 1809 - 316 pages
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 2

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1803 - 366 pages
...was influenced by a tradition extant among trienative Indians, that when their ancestors settled-in a town,, the first person who died was placed erect,...reclined, and the cover of the earth then replaced j and so on. Most barrows hitherto discovered have been of a spheroidical form, which favours this...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Indians of North America - 1803 - 363 pages
...aboriginal Indians, that, when they settled in a town, the first person who died was placed eredl, and earth put about him, so as to cover and support him , that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever ..., Volume 9

Thomas Smith - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1804
...quality of the lands in which they are found, and by an old tradition, that when the aboriginal Indians settled in a town, the first person who died was placed...earth put about him, so as to cover a'nd support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, aud...
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1808
...extant among the native Indians, that when their ancestors settled in a town, the first person ^vho died was placed erect, and earth put about him so...to the first, against whom he was reclined, and the tover of the earth then replaced ; and so on. Most barrows hitherto discovered have been of a spheroidical...
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The Halcyon Luminary, and Theological Repository, Volume 1

American periodicals - 1812
...river sides) and by a tradition said to be handed down from the aboriginal Indians, that when they settled in a town, -the first person who died was...earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 6

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...river sides), and by a tradition, said to be handed down from the aboriginal Indians, that when they settled in a town, the first person who died was placed...earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 6

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...riier sides), and by a tradition, said to be handed down from the aboriginal Indians, that when they settled in a town, the first person who died was placed...earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was -<n<* to the first, the second reclined against him,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, A Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 6

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...the first person who died was placed erect, and earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and the cover of the earth replaced, and so on. — ** There being...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...the first person who died was placed erect, and earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and the cover of earth replaced, and so on. There being one of these...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Tobacco - 1832 - 280 pages
...river sides) and by a tradition, said to be handed down from the aboriginal Indians, that, when they settled in a town, the first person who died was placed...earth put about him, so as to cover and support him ; that when another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the second reclined against him, and...
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