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Commerce, Cloth and Consumers: Results of Lead Seal Analysis from Three French Colonial Sites in North America (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Cathrine M. Davis.

Lead seals ("bale seals") remain some of the more mysterious artifacts found at colonial period North American sites, but they have an incredible potential to enrich our understanding of eighteenth-century textile consumption. This presentation will showcase results of the analysis of nearly 300 lead seals from three French colonial sites with different locations, purposes, and inhabitants: Fort St. Joseph, Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga), and Fortress Louisbourg. These varied sites provide a window...


Seals and Salves in the Pays des Illinois (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Cathrine M. Davis.

This is an abstract from the "From Iliniwek to Ste Genevieve: Early Commerce along the Mississippi" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Commerce along the waterways of the Illinois Country left many traces in the archaeological record. Some of these traces provide archaeologists with the opportunity to tie goods back to their European origins and to understand the connections between this interior borderland and the larger Atlantic World. Included in...