17th Century (Temporal Keyword)
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A 1611 Blockhouse and Earthworks for the Protection of Cattle: Virginia’s Earliest Bovine Husbandry, near Jamestown (2017)
From the earliest years of the English colonization of Virginia, Bos taurus played a significant role in settlement as a source of meat, dairy products, and draft power. Following the "Starving Time" winter of 1609/1610, when everything wild and domestic that could be eaten was consumed, including human flesh, on-the-hoof animals, as opposed to barreled beef, entered the colony. These animals soon were being taken by Native Americans. Thus, upon his arrival in May 1611, Sir Thomas Dale ordered...
17th Century Apalachee Colono-Ware As a Reflection of Demography, Economics, and Acculturation (1986)
17th Century Letter of Gabriel Dia Vara Calderon, Bishop of Cuba, Describing the Indians and the Indian Missions of Florida (1936)
18ST1-10: Archaeological Observations Made During the Construction of a Master Antennae Television System for the St. Mary's College Campus (1977)
1991 Archaeological Excavations at the Charles Carroll House in Annapolis, Maryland, 18AP45, Vol. I (1992)
1991 Archaeological Excavations at the Charles Carroll House in Annapolis, Maryland, 18AP45, Vol. II (1992)
Phase III data recovery at various contexts ranging from a 17th-c. trader's hut to 19th-c. industrial and commercial contexts at 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, in advance of the construction of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters. Topics covered in the analysis include 17th-c. colonial trade and contact, production of wampum, evidence of a city-wide fire in 1797, a dump of painted pearlware from about 1797, analysis of the early 19th-c. Albany Female Academy,...