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" ... we were persisting, in the most peremptory terms, in the determination to visit this, their greatest medicine (mystery) place ; where, it seems, they had often resolved no white man should ever be allowed to go. They took us to be "officers sent by... "
An illustrated history of the counties of Rock and Pipestone, Minnesota - Page 251
by Arthur P. Rose - 1911 - 802 pages
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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the ..., Volume 2

George Catlin - Artists - 1841
...allowed to go. They took us to be "officers sent by Government to see what this place was worth," ifee. As "this red stone was a part of their [flesh," it...man to touch or take it away " — " a hole would be 166 made in their flesh, and the blood could never be made to stop running." My companion and myself...
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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the ..., Volume 2

George Catlin - Indians of North America - 1844
...allowed to go. They took us to be " officers sent by Government to see what this place was worth," &c. As " this red stone was a part of their flesh," it...be sacrilegious for white man to touch or take it away'V-" a hole would be made in their flesh, and the blood could never be made to stop running." My...
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Gems and Precious Stones of North America: A Popular Description of Their ...

George Frederick Kunz - Gems - 1890 - 336 pages
...place was worth." As 'this red stone was a part of their flesh,' it would be sacrilegious for white men to touch or take it away — ' a hole would be made...their flesh and the blood could never be made to stop running.1 My companion, Robert S. Wood, and myself were in a fix, one that demanded the use of every...
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New Light from the Great Pyramid: The Astronomico-geographical System of the ...

Albert Ross Parsons - Astrology - 1893 - 420 pages
...had often resolved no white man should ever be allowed to go. They took us to be ' officers sent by Government to see what this place was worth,' etc....and the blood could never be made to stop running.' " I have, in former epistles, several times spoken of the red pipes of the Indians which are found...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: 1872

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1873
...red stone," the warriors said, " was a part of their flesh, it would be sacrilegious for white men to touch or take it away; a hole would be made in...and the blood could never be made to stop running. "f When, subsequently, after Catlin's return from the quarry, an old chief of the Sacs saw some pieces...
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Report of the Board of Regents

1873
...band of those Indians trying to prevent them from going there. "As this red stone," the warriors said, "was a part of their flesh, it would be sacrilegious for white men to touch or take it away;- a hole would be made in their flesh and the blood could never be made...
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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the ..., Volume 2

George Catlin - Social Science - 1973 - 282 pages
...allowed to go. They took us to he " officers sent hy Government to see what this place was worth," &c. As "this red stone was a part of their flesh," it would he sacrilegious for white man to touch or take it away" — "a hole would he made in their flesh, and...
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Annual Report

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1873
...band of those Indians trying to prevent them from going there. "As this red stone," the warriors said, "was a part of their flesh, it would be sacrilegious for white men to touch or take it away; a hole would be made in their flesh and the blood could never be made...
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