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" ... bear. 12. Several large marine shells, belonging perhaps to the genus buccinum, cut in such a manner as to serve for domestic utensils, and nearly converted into a state of chalk. "
Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American ... - Page 162
by American Antiquarian Society - 1820
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Natural and Statistical View; Or Picture of Cincinnati and the Miami Country ...

Daniel Drake - Auroras - 1815 - 251 pages
...Several coppsr articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concavo-convex plates ; the interior one of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis around which had been wound a quantity of lint : the whole encompassed with the bones of a man's hand. Several other articles,...
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Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - Mammoth Cave (Ky.) - 1820 - 436 pages
...superstitious ceremonies. In addition to which, the author says, he has since discovered in the same mound, 21 10. A number of beads, or sections of small hollow...removing this incrustation of rust from two pieces, their specifick gravities were found to be 7. 545 and 7. 857. Their hardness is about that of the sheet copper...
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Travels in America and Italy, Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - Indians of North America - 1828 - 440 pages
...Several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concave convex plates ; the interior one of each set connected with the other by a hollow...incrustation of rust from two pieces, their specific gravities were found to be 7.545, and 7.857. Their hardness is about that of the sheet-copper of commerce....
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Travels in America and Italy, Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - Indians of North America - 1828 - 368 pages
...Several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concave convex plates ; the interior one of each set connected with the other by a hollow...been wound some lint ; the whole encompassed by the carbonate of that metal. After removing this incrustation of rust from two pieces, their specific gravities...
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American Antiquities, and Discoveries in the West: Being an Exhibition of ...

Josiah Priest - America - 1833 - 400 pages
...several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concavo convex plates, the interior of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis, around which had been wound some lint, and the whole encompassed by the bones of a man's hand. About the precincts of this town, Cincinnati,...
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American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West

Josiah Priest - 1835 - 412 pages
...several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concavo convex plates, the interior of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis, around which had been wound some lint, and the whole encompassed by the bones of a man's hand. About the precincts of this town, Cincinnati,...
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Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 2

American Antiquarian Society - United States - 1883
...Several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concavo-convex plates ; the interior one of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis, around which had been wound a quantity of lint" (p. 207). He also states that several other articles resembling these have been...
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The Pre-historic Remains which Were Found on the Site of the City of ...

Robert Clarke - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1876 - 34 pages
...encompassed with the bones of a man's hand. Several other articles resembling this have been dug up in other parts of the town. They all appear to consist...incrustation of rust from two pieces, their specific gravities were found to be 7.545 and 7.857. Their hardness about that of the sheet copper of commerce....
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The New England Magazine, Volume 6

New England - 1888
...into a tube, and several articles, each consisting of two sets of concavo-convex plates, the interior of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis around which had been wound a quantity of lint ; a mass of galena ; a quantity of mica ; a number of bone beads, and some utensils...
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Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens, Volume 1

Charles Theodore Greve - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1904
...Several copper articles, each consisting of two sets of circular concavo-convex plates; the interior one of each set connected with the other by a hollow axis, around which had been wound a quantity of lint; the whole encompassed with the bones of a man's hand. Several other articles, resembling...
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