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" I have seen in their possession fruit weighing one hundred and sixty pounds. Also the large bean, the potato, the turnip; and these vegetables now make a comfortable part of their subsistence; and this year I have promised to carry the plough. "
Journal of a Fur-trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri: 1812-1813 - Page 16
by John C. Luttig - 1920 - 192 pages
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading ...

Hiram Martin Chittenden - Frontier and pioneer life - 1901 - 1029 pages
...them the seed of the large pompion, from which I have seen in their possession the fruit weighing 160 pounds. Also the large bean, the potato, the turnip;...charging nothing. I lend them traps, only demanding preference in their trade. My establishments are the refuge of the weak and of the old men no longer...
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The Conquest: The True Story of Lewis and Clark

Eva Emery Dye - Lewis and Clark Expedition - 1902 - 443 pages
...large bean, the potato, the turnip, and these vegetables now make a great part of their subsistence. This year I have promised to carry the plough. Besides,...charging nothing. I lend them traps, only demanding preference in their trade. My establishments are the refuge of the weak and of the old men no longer...
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The conquest: the true story of Lewis and Clark

Eva Emery Dye - Discoveries in geography - 1902 - 443 pages
...I carried among them the seed of the large pumpkin, from which I have seen in their possession the fruit weighing one hundred and sixty pounds. Also...potato, the turnip, and these vegetables now make a great part of their subsistence. This year I have promised to carry the plough. Besides, my blacksmiths...
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Economic Beginnings of the Far West: How We Won the Land Beyond ..., Volume 1

Katharine Coman - West (U.S.) - 1912
...I carried among them the seed of the large pompion, from which I have seen in their possession the fruit weighing one hundred and sixty pounds. Also...comfortable part of their subsistence, and this year [1817] I have promised to carry the plough. Besides, my blacksmiths work incessantly for them, charging...
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The Overland Monthly

1917
...considering whether they will start to-day or to-morrow. I impose upon myself great privations. Ten months of the year I am buried in the depths of the forest,...bean, the potato, the turnip; and these vegetables will make a comfortable part of their subsistance; and this year I have promised to carry the plow....
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The trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853): a history of its acquisition and ...

Cardinal Goodwin - United States - 1922 - 528 pages
...I carried among them the seed of the large pompion, from which I have seen in their possession the fruit weighing one hundred and sixty pounds. Also...subsistence, and this year I have promised to carry the plow. Besides, my blacksmiths work incessantly for them, charging nothing. I lend them traps, only...
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Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail

David Lavender - History - 1985 - 424 pages
?In one very real sense,? David Lavender writes, ?the story of the Oregon Trail begins with Columbus.? This opening suggests the panoramic sweep of his history of that famous ...
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