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" The greatest labour they take, is in planting their corne, for the country naturally is overgrowne with wood. To prepare the ground they bruise the barke of the trees neare the root, then do they scortch the roots with fire that they grow no more. "
Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York - Page 416
by American Institute of the City of New York - 1847
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The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town ...

John Thomas Scharf - Baltimore (Md.) - 1874 - 788 pages
...as well planted as naturall, as corne, greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their...next yeare with a crooked peece of wood they beat np the weeds by the rootes, and in that mould they plant their Corne. There manner is this : They make...
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The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town ...

John Thomas Scharf - Baltimore (Md.) - 1874 - 776 pages
...as well planted as naturall, as corne, greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their...that they grow no more. The next yeare with a crooked peecc of wood they beat up the weeds by the rootes, and in that mould they plant their Corne. There...
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The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town ...

John Thomas SCHARF - Baltimore (Md.) - 1874 - 774 pages
...well planted as natural!, as come, greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. Tfie greatest labour they take, is in planting their corne,...the roots with fire that they grow no more. The next ycare with a crooked peece of wood they beat up the weeds by the rootes, and in that mould they plant...
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The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town ...

John Thomas Scharf - Baltimore (Md.) - 1874 - 772 pages
...as well planted as naturall, as corne, greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wildo beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their...prepare the ground they bruise the barke of the trees nearc the root, then doe they scortch the roots with fire that they grow no more. The next yeare with...
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The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town ...

John Thomas Scharf - Baltimore (Md.) - 1874 - 786 pages
...as well planted as naturall, as corne, greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their...Country naturally is overgrowne with wood. To prepare tho 'ground they bruise the barke of the trees neare the root, then doe they scortch the roots with...
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Capt. John Smith, of Willoughby, Volume 1

John Smith - Bermuda Islands - 1884 - 1150 pages
...fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their corne, Hrw" for the Country naturally is overgrowne with wood....scortch the roots with fire that they grow no more. [1607-9] make foure foote one from another ; Their women and children do continually keepe it with...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 8

New York State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1849 - 1038 pages
...black." "Captain John Smith, in hi* account of the Indians of Virginia, says, • The greatest labor they take is in planting their corne, for the country...next yeare with a crooked peece of wood they beat up the weeds by the rootes, and in that mould they plant their corne. Their manner is this : they make...
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Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory and the Morris Arboretum of the ...

University of Pennsylvania. Botanical Laboratory - Botany - 1892 - 490 pages
...Ledger, Dec. 27. 1892. 3. 'Jones Antiquity of Southern Indians, 296. A Botanical and Economic Study. 133 bruise the barke of the trees neare the root, then...roots with fire, that they grow no more. The next year, with a crooked piece of wood, they beat up the weeds by the roots, and in that mould they plant...
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Works, 1608-1631, Volume 1

John Smith - Indians of North America - 1895 - 528 pages
...as well planted as naturall, as corne greene and ripe, fish, fowle, and wilde beasts exceeding fat. The greatest labour they take, is in planting their...scortch the roots with fire that they grow no more. 358 12-1624. How they plant. [1607-9] make foure foote one from another ; Their women and children...
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Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of ..., Volume 1

Botany - 1897 - 466 pages
...Agric Soc., 1850•'• Public Ledger, Dec. 27. 1892, 3. ''Jones Antiquity of Southern Indians, 296. bruise the barke of the trees neare the root, then...roots with fire, that they grow no more. The next year, with a crooked piece of wood, they beat up the weeds by the roots, and in that mould they plant...
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