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" ... fort. Divisions, or partitions of logs, separated the cabins from each other. The walls on the outside were ten or twelve feet high, the slope of the roof being turned wholly inward. A very few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part... "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Страница 337
по Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 страници
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The Western Messenger, Том 1

James Freeman Clarke, William Henry Channing, James Handasyd Perkins - 1836
...nail nor a spike of iron was used, for "such things were not to be had." "Block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet beyond the outer walls of the cabins, and the stockade. Their upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimension than the...

The History of Indiana, from Its Earliest Exploration by Europeans, to the ...

John Brown Dillon - 1843 - 456 страници
...intellectual talent, bravery, and misfortune." — Doddrldge, 237 — Drake, book T. e. ill, p. 48. angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under one — leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent...

Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - 1845 - 544 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...the cabins and stockades. Their upper stories were afeout eighteen inches every way larger in dimension than the under one, leaving an opening at the...

Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - 1845 - 544 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet beyond the outer walls of tba cabins and stockades. Their upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimension...

Annals of the West: Embracing a Concise Account of Principal Events which ...

James Handasyd Perkins - 1847 - 591 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...prevent the enemy from making a lodgment under their wails. In some forts instead of blockhouses, the angles of the fort were furnished with bastions. A...

The History of Kentucky: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - 1852 - 316 страници
...with a broadaxe' ; but the greater part of the floors were earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under ones, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent...

Pioneer Women of the West

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - 1852 - 434 страници
...floors, but the greater part were earthen. " The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort, and projected about two feet beyond the outer walls of...stockades. Their upper stories were about eighteen inches or two feet every way larger than the under one, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second...

The History of Louisville: From Its Earliest Settlement Till the Year 1852

Ben Casseday - 1852 - 294 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...beyond the outer walls of the cabins and stockades. The upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimension than the under one, leaving...

The History of Kentucky, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - 1852 - 316 страници
...Their upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under ones, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent the enemy from SETTLEMENT OF HARRODSTOWN. 29 making a lodgment under the walls. A large folding-gate, made of thick...

Old Redstone, Or, Historical Sketches of Western Presbyterianism: Its Early ...

Joseph Smith - 1854 - 459 страници
...few of the cabins had puncheon floors. The greater part were earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stockades ; their upper stories were about eighteen inches larger every way than the under one, leaving an opening where the second story began to prevent the...




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