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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring the ... - Page 42
by Thomas Ashe - 1803 - 366 pages
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1803 - 356 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
...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 erect,...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

thomas ashe - 1808
...was influenced by a tradition extant among the native 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 ; and so on. . Most barrows hitherto discovered have been of a spheroidical form, which favours this...
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travels in america, performed in the year 1806, for the purpose of exploring ...

thomas ashe, esq. - 1809
...was influenced by a tradition extant among the native 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 ; and so on. Most barrows hitherto discovered have been of a spheroidical form, which favours this...
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The Halcyon Luminary, and Theological Repository, Volume 1

Theology - 1812
...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,...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 T W. Polehampton - 1815
...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,...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

E. Polehamton - History - 1815
...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,...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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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 - Slavery - 1832 - 280 pages
...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,...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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Biography and History of the Indians of North America ...: Comprising ...

Samuel Gardner Drake - Indians of North America - 1837 - 588 pages
...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,...another died, a narrow passage was dug to the first, the 40 AMERICAN ANTIQUITIES. [Boor I. second reclined against him, and the cover of earth replaced,...
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