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" There are often found beneath the water pieces of copper, all formed, and of the weight of ten and twenty pounds. I have seen them many times in the hands of the savages... "
THE STATES AND TERRITORIES OF THE GREAT WEST - Página 295
de JACOB FERRIS - 1856
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The History of Wisconsin: Documentary

William Rudolph Smith - 1854
...bottom of the water, pieces of pure copper, weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have often seen them in the hands of the savages, and as they are superstitious, they look upon them as so many divinities, or as presents made to them by the gods who are at the bottom...
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THE HISTORY OF WISCONSIN IN THREE PARTS

WILLIAM R. SMITH - 1854
...bottom of the water, pieces of pure copper, weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have often .seen them in the hands of the savages, and as they are superstitious, they look upon them as so many divinities, or as presents made to them by the gods who are at the bottom...
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The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting ...

Henry Howe - 1858 - 576 páginas
...also assisted the operation of breaking the rock-3 by kindling fires upon them; and hence the origin of the charred brands and coal that have been found...enveloped among their most precious furniture. There arc some who have preserved them for more than fifty years, and others who have had them in their families...
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The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting ...

Henry Howe - 1858 - 576 páginas
...of breaking BAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA the rocks by kindling fires upon them ; and hence the origin of the charred brands and coal that have been found...presents from the gods beneath the water, who have fiven them as pledges of good fortune. On that account, they eep the pieces of copper enveloped among...
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Prehistoric man, researches into the origin of civilisation

Daniel Wilson (sir.) - 1862
...find in the lake pieces of copper weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have seen many such pieces in the hands of the savages ; and as they are superstitious, they regard them as divinities, or as gifts which the gods who dwell beneath its waters have bestowed on...
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Prehistoric Man: Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and ...

Sir Daniel Wilson - 1862
...find in the lake pieces of copper weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have seen many such pieces in the hands of the savages; and as they are superstitious, they regard them as divinities, or as gifts which the gods who dwell beneath its waters have bestowed on...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures, Or, Life in the West: To which is ...

John C. Van Tramp - 1868 - 775 páginas
...There are often found beneath the water pieces of copper, all formed, and of the •weight of 10 and 20 pounds. I have seen them many times in the hands of...savages, and, as they are superstitious, they keep them aa so many divinities, or as presents from the gods beneath the water, who have given them as pledges...
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History and Review of Copper, Iron, Silver, Slate and Other Material ...

Alfred P. Swineford - 1876 - 280 páginas
...to it, on account perhaps, of its magnitude, for it is two hundred leagues long and eighty leagues wide; or on account of its goodness in furnishing...as so many divinities, or as presents from the gods heneath the water, who have given them as pledges of good fortune. On that account they keep the pieces...
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The Origin of Primitive Superstitions and Their Development Into the Worship ...

Rushton M. Dorman - 1881 - 398 páginas
...bottom of Lake Superior pieces of pure copper weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have often seen them in the hands of the savages, and, as they are superstitious, they look upon them as so many divinities. For this reason they preserve these pieces of copper wrapped...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 5

1885 - 535 páginas
...obtained at the treaty of Prairie du Chien weighing from ten to twenty pounds. I have often seen them in the hands of the savages, and as they are superstitious they look upon them as so many divinities, or as presents made to them by the gods who are at the bottom...
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