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" They are without order of arrangement, being scattered over the ground with the greatest irregularity. That these hillocks were formed in the manner indicated by their name, is inferred from the present custom of the Indians. The corn is planted in the... "
Archaeologia Cambrensis - Page 61
1879
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A glossary of words and phrases usually regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1859 - 524 pages
...arrangement, being scattered over the surface with the utmost irregularity. That these manimillary elevations were formed in the manner indicated by their name,...the size of a little hill by the annual additions. — Lapham's Antiquities of Wisconsin, Smithsonian Contributions. These antique corn-hills were unusually...
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1859 - 524 pages
...arrangement, being scattered over the surface with the utmost irregularity. That these mammillary elevations were formed in the manner indicated by their name,...the size of a little hill by the annual additions. — Lapham's Antiquities of Wisconsin, Smithsonian Contributions. These antique corn-hills were unusually...
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1860 - 524 pages
...mammillary elevations were formed in the manner indicated by their name, is inferred from the present cnstom of the Indians. The corn is planted in the same spot each snccessive year, and the soil is gradnally bronght np to the size of a little hill by the annnal additions....
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1863
...mammillary elevations, which arc known as Indian corn- lulls. "They arc without order of arrangement, being scattered over the ground with the greatest...gradually brought up to the size of a little hill by tlio annual additions." t But Mr. Lapham has also found traces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation....
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - Antiquities - 1865 - 512 pages
...mammillary elevations, which are known as Indian cornhills. " They are without order of arrangement, being scattered over the ground with the greatest...the size of a little hill by the annual additions." * But Mr. Lapham has also found truces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation. These consist...
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The Natural History Review, Issues 9-12

Biology - 1868
...scattered over the ground with the " greatest irregularity. That these hillocks were formed in the man" ner indicated by their name, is inferred from the present...size of a little hill " by the annual additions." * But Mr. Lapham has also found traces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation. These consist...
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Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded ...

John Russell Bartlett - Americanisms - 1877 - 813 pages
...That these mammilhiry elevations were formed in the manner indicated by their name is inferred frnm the present custom of the Indians. The corn is planted...brought up to the size of a little hill by the annual additions.—Lapham's Antiquities of Wisconsin. These antique corn-hills were unusually large, and...
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history wayne county, ohio

ben douglass - 1878
...mammillary elevations commonly known as Indian corn-hills. " They are without order of arrangement, being scattered over the ground with the greatest...the size of a little hill by the annual additions." But Mr. Lapham has also found traces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation. These consist "of...
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The Village Community: With Special Reference to the Origin and Form of Its ...

George Laurence Gomme - Village communities - 1890 - 299 pages
...top in an enlarging circle. They are considered to be remains of early ploughing ; and Mr. Chidlow has met with other examples of the same kind on this...the size of a little hill by the annual additions (Lupham, cip 19). But Mr. Lupham has also found traces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation....
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The Village Community

George Laurence Gomme - Village communities - 1890 - 299 pages
...interesting to compare what Sir John Lubbock has written in his chapter on North American archseology, relative to evidences of ancient agriculture in the...the size of a little hill by the annual additions (Lupham, cip 19). But Mr. Lupham has also found traces of an earlier and more systematic cultivation....
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