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" Shortly after conferring with them about many matters concerning their wars, the Algonquin savage, one of their chiefs, drew from a sack a piece of copper a foot long, which he gave me. This was very handsome and quite pure. He gave me to understand that... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 33 1879 - Page 79
by New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 468 pages
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Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Volume 12

Samuel de Champlain - America - 1878
...a foot long, which he gave me. This was very handfome and quite pure. He gave me to underftand that there were large quantities where he had taken this,...was on the bank of a river, near a great lake. He faid that they gathered it in lumps, and, having melted it, fpread it in fheets, fmoothing it it with...
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History of the Discovery of the Northwest by John Nicolet in 1634: With a ...

Consul Willshire Butterfield - New France - 1881 - 113 pages
...piece, and that it was found on the bank of a river near a great lake. He also declared that the Indians gathered it in lumps, and, having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing it with stones.1 Champlain had, also, early information that there was first published, along with Champlain's...
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History of the Ojibways, Based Upon Traditions and Oral Statements

William Whipple Warren - Fur trade - 1885 - 535 pages
...foot IOIIJ.T, which he gave me. This was very handsome and quite pure. He gave me to understand that there were large quantities where he had taken this, which was on the bank of a river, now a great lake. He faid they gathered it in lumps, and having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 5

Minnesota - 1885 - 535 pages
...a foot long, which he gave me. This was very handsome and quite pure. He gave me to understand that there were large quantities where he had taken this, which was on the bank of a river, now a great lake. He said they gathered it in lumps, and having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 5

Minnesota - 1885
...a foot long, which he gave me. This was very handsome and quite pure. He gave me to understand that there were large quantities where he had taken this, which was on the bank of a river, now a great lake. He said they gathered it in lumps, and having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing...
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Annual Report of the Trustees of the Peabody Museum ..., Volume 3; Volumes 14-20

Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology - America - 1887
...hammered. Champlain (Voyages, Vol. II, p. 2^0: Boston, 1S78) was tohl that the Indians gathered copper in lumps and *' having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing it with stones." and the Knight of Klvas (Hist. Coll. Louisiana Part II, p. HO) says that t>e Solo heard of a province...
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The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, Volume 11

Stephen Denison Peet - America - 1889
...large quantities where he had taken this, which was on the bank of a river, near a great lake. He said they gathered it in lumps, and having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing it with stones." The use of copper for arrow heads among the Indians of Massachusetts, at the arrival of the Puritans,...
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The Archaeologist: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Devoted to ..., Volumes 1-3

America - 1893
...he gave me. This was very handsome and quite pure. He gave me to understand that there were lartre quantities where he had taken this, which was on the...having melted it, spread it in sheets, smoothing it witb stones." Not only is there clear allusion in this to the Lake Superior copper source, (even more...
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Dress and Ornaments of Certain American Indians

Lucien Carr - Indians of North America - 1897 - 76 pages
...very handsome and pure, which was given to him by an Algonquin savage. "He gave me to understand that there were large quantities where he had taken this, which was on the banks of a river, near a great lake. He said that they gathered it in lumps, and having melted it,...
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History of Brulé's Discoveries and Explorations, 1610-1626: Being a ...

Consul Willshire Butterfield - Canada - 1898 - 184 pages
...Slafter, in the Prince Society Publications of Champlain' s "Voyages" vol. II, p. 237«]. understand that there were large quantities where he had taken this,...it, spread it in sheets, smoothing it with stones. Champlain says he was very glad of the present, although of small value. It was really, there seems...
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