Memoirs of the Peabody Academy of Science Volume 1, No. 1

Memoirs of the Peabody Academy of Science Volume 1, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... left bank. 25. Alexander's Mound. Lagoon on Spring Garden Creek, left bank. 26. Olil Town, lett bank. 27. Small mound on edge of swamp and in the rear of Old Town. 23. Mound six miles above Lake Dexter, lelt bank. 29. Bartram's Mound, opposite the mouth of Lake Dexter, left bank. 30. Mound below preceding and at entrance of bay, left bank. 31. Orange Bluff, below mouth of Lake Dexter and on right bank. 32. High Bluff, left bank, above Volusla. 33. Island in the river, shell fleld. 34. Two mounds, right bank, between Lake Dexter and Volusla. 35. Fort Butler, left bank. 36. Volusia, two shell bluffs. 37. Ropes Island, right bank, at entrance to Lake George. 38. Juniper Creek, right shore of Lake George. 39. Silver Springs, left shore of Lake George. 40. Mound on left hank, western outlet of Lake George. 41. Mount Royal, right bank of the St. John's. 42. Mount Hope, right bunk, now Beecher. 43. Welaka, right bank. 44. Horse Landing, right bank. 45. Buffulo Bluifs, right bank. 46. Murphy's Island, right bunk. 47. Palatka, left bank. 48. Forrester's Point, right bank. V. PRIMITIVE MAN AND IMPLEMENTB. The steady progress of discovery justifies the inference that man, in the earliest periods of his existence of which we have knowledge, was at the best a savage, enjoying the advantage of a few rude inventions. According to the theory of evolution, which has the merit of being based upon and not being inconsistent with observed analogies and processes of nature, he must have gone through a period when he was passing out of the animal into the human state when he was not yet provided with tools of any sort, and when he lived 'simply the life of a brute. No proofs, however, of man in this earliest stage, have as yet been...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876504
  • 9781236876508