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The History of Temple, N. H.
by Henry Ames Blood
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 Excerpt: ...The bounty was 17 cents per head until 1806: since that time 25 cents, unless recently changed. In 1798-9 and 1800, over 70 crows were presented for the bounty. In 1835. "114 crows." In 1810, "bounty continued for 60 dam only." 1 Esq. Stiles. E. Edwards' Diaries. "wild Turkeys—Wild Ducks.—The original country here is said to have been the habitat (or natural residence) of the wild turkey. John Barker killed one, about the year 1790, weighing 18 lbs. dressed.' Theodore Barker tamed some between 1785-90.1 Archelaus Cummings also had a flock of tamed ones.2 He kept a small bell on the cock-turkey's neck, for a sign to the rest: thus managed, they would take to the woods with instinctive zeal, but return again. To catch wild turkeys, grain of some sort was the bait employed.1 In 1858, James Heald killed three wild ducks in "Killam's pond" at one shot. Wild years have brought great numbers of the wild pigeon among us; other years hardly any at all. Immense was the emigration in the spring of 1817.3 The sky was clouded from mountain to mountain.3 When walking in the woods, you thought surely it thundered; a flock of pigeons had started up.4 No shot was wasted; pebble-stones would bring down three at a time, and Herman Batchclder lowered six with a single charge of "plugs " (or small bits of wood) on one occasion.3 You may look for these either in spring or fall, though some stragglers remain at other seasons." Eagles are caught or killed very rarely. One was caught in a fox-trap, in December, 1820, whose quills were 19 inches long.3 Other Animals.—Hedgehogs, conies, spotted rabbits, squirrels, red, grey, black and chippering, sables, (at an early date) woodchucks, weasels, black snakes, ...
Title The History of Temple, N. H.
Author Henry Ames Blood
Dimensions7.4 in. x 0.3 in. x 9.7 in.
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