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الصفحة 175 - It is likewise ordered that muskett bulletts, of a full boare, shall pass currantly for a farthing a-piece, provided that noe man be compelled to take above XII pence att a tyme in them.
الصفحة 66 - We have supposed Mr. Rittenhouse second to no astronomer living: that in genius he must be the first, because he is self-taught. As an artist he has exhibited as great a proof of mechanical genius as the world has ever produced. He has not indeed made a world; but he has by imitation approached nearer its Maker than any man who has lived from the creation to this day.
الصفحة 237 - A Description of ancient and modern coins in the cabinet collection at the Mint of the United States, Philadelphia, 1860.
الصفحة 188 - But the chief design of a national mint is to subserve the interests of the people at large preferably to a few large owners of bullion or coin. The interests of the public and of depositors are not always concurrent in the matter under discussion. Depositors of large amounts call for coin in a form which gives the least trouble to count, and banking institutions, in addition to that, may prefer it in a form not likely to be drawn out. Many who present their checks at these...
الصفحة 85 - The barong, the campilan and the kris are those most favored. The first is somewhat after the fashion of a butcher's cleaver, with thick back and thin edge. The strong and skillful warrior prides himself on being able to cut an opponent in half if he can get a chance for a fair blow. The campilan is a straight-edged, two-handed sword, with a blade wide at the tip and steadily narrowing towards the hilt; it is used only for cutting, for which it is thoroughly effectual. The straight kris is a narrow-bladed,...
الصفحة 237 - American Numismatic Manual. By Montroville Wilson Dickeson, MD Philadelphia, 1860. A Practical Guide to the Detection of all Counterfeit, Spurious, Raised, Altered and Photograph Bank Notes. By TH •Gilbert. Philadelphia, 1861. A History of the Bills of Credit or Paper Money issued by New York from 1709 to 1789. By John H. Hickcox. Albany, 1866. Heath's Government Counterfeit Detector. Boston, 1870. The Early Coins of America. By Sylvester S. Crosby. Boston, 1878. Varieties of the Copper Issues...
الصفحة 97 - ... this slip, which is placed beneath the others in throwing, corresponded with the atlatl. Comparison of the banded sticks with a prehistoric throwing-stick from a Cliff Dweller in Colorado led to my conclusion that the banded sticks (of the gaming sets) actually represented the atlatl, the crossmarks perpetuating the crossed wrappings for attachment of its finger-loops. The Cliff Dweller atlatl has finger-loops of leather, which are cross-wrapped on both sides of the shaft. It is also wrapped...
الصفحة 248 - The object of the bulletin, which will be published four times a year, or as frequently as occasion may require, is the publication of new material acquired by the Museum, with accounts of explorations conducted by the Museum, and original investigations based upon its collections. The present issue contains NATURE articles by Dr. DE Brinton, entitled "The Pillars of Ben" and "The So-called ' Bow- Puller,'" besides brief notes on collections and publications.
الصفحة 66 - Canada; and a Certificate for the said Sum, being drawn at the Table, was signed by the Speaker.
الصفحة 63 - Nodes justly placed ; and their velocities so accurately adjusted, as not to differ sensibly from the tables of Astronomy in some thousands of years.

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