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THE GEOLOGY OF THE ROUTE - Page 93
1856
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Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in answer to a resolution of ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, James William Abert - Discoveries in geography - 1848 - 132 pages
...gigantic prairie dogs. Nearly all the people there were at their wells, and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windlasses. Around little pools,...loose sand, washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. One cannot but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself that he...
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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Southwest, New - 1848 - 614 pages
...gigantic prairie dogs. Nearly all the people there were at their wells, and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windlasses. Around little pools,...loose sand, washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. One cannot but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself that he...
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Notes of a Military Recomnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to ...

William Hemsley Emory - 1848 - 61 pages
...gigantic prairie dogs. Nearly all the people there were at their wells, and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windlasses. Around little pools,...loose sand, washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. One cannot but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself that he...
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Notes of a Military Reconnaissance: From Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, William Hemsley Emory, James William Abert, Philip St. George Cooke, Abraham Robinson Johnston - Southwest, New - 1848 - 614 pages
...and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means ' of windlasses. Around little pools, men, women, ami children •Were grouped, intently poring over these...loose sand, washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. One cannot but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself that he...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 20

Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1849
...9800. Nearly all the people are constantly at the wcUs, and drawing up bog* of looae sand by meant of windlasses. Around little pools, men, women, and...children were grouped, Intently poring over these bags, and washing the earth in wooden platters or goal horns. 320 Gulf of California has been formed, as...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 20

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William B. Dana, Isaac Smith Homans - Commerce - 1849
...the people are constantly at the wells, and drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windln»«*. Around little pools, men, women, and children were grouped, intently poring over the*; bajo*, and washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. Arming the minerals brought from...
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The Leading Facts of New Mexican History, Volume 2

Ralph Emerson Twitchell - New Mexico - 1912
...gigantic prairie-dogs. Nearly all the people there were at their wells, and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windlasses. Around little pools,...loose sand, washing the earth in wooden platters or goat horns. One can not but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself that he...
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The Leading Facts of New Mexican History, (Softcover): Facsimilie of ...

Ralph Emerson Twitchell - History - 2007 - 828 pages
...people there were at their welle, and were drawing up bags of loose sand by means of windlasses. Arotmd little pools, men, women, and children were grouped,...these bags of loose sand, washing the earth in wooden plattere or goat horns. One ean not but feel pity for these miserable wretches, and congratulate himself...
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