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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 162 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 20 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 18 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 12 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 6 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 6 0 Browse Search
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ocess has long been in use in South America, and is now employed in Mexico, and now or lately in Nevada. It was invented by Medina in 1557. The materials necessary for the reduction of silver by thiury. The metallic result is then refined. The barrel process at the Ophir and other mines in Nevada is preceded by drying the ores in a kiln; dry stamping, screening through wire sieves, and roastspects similar to those described under the patio process and the barrel process of Freiburg and Nevada. The energy of the treatment, however, has the effect of expediting the decomposition of the maund to proceed more rapidly. amalgamation of roasted ores. In some of the mining districts of Nevada, and particularly in the neighborhood of Austin, where the ores consist of various compound sulps, the cost of working from $45 to $50 ores by the pan process is, in those portions of the State of Nevada in which water-power can be obtained, nearly as follows: — Per ton. Stamping wet, throu
ing process, its object being to mash and disintegrate the fibers. See meat-cutter ; meat-chopper ; sausage-machine. Mine. 1. A subterraneous passage from which coal, metals, metallic ores, are obtained. Depth of Mines.Feet. Eselchact, Bohemia (silver).3,778 Dunkenfield, England (coal)2,504 Pendleton, England (coal)2,504 Linden, Prussia (salt well)2,331 Tresavean, England (copper)2,112 Durham, England (coal)1,773 Valenciana, Mexico (silver)1,686 Crown Point, Comstock lode, Nevada (silver)1,400 Santa Rosa, Mexico (silver)1,200 2. Crude ironstone, known as raw-mine, green-mine, burnt-mine, etc. 3. (Fortification.) An excavation toward or under the rampart of a fortress to contain an explosive charge, to destroy or effect a breach in an enemy's works. Mines executed by the defenders of a fort, to intercept those of the assailants, are countermines. The place of deposit is the chamber; and the passage leading thereto the gallery. Military mines are kno
chain. Named from its resemblance to the rosary. See noria; chain-wheel. Patio-process. The patio-process of amalgamation is practiced in Peru and Mexico. A patio, or amalgamation, floor, is a large paved area, walled around to contain the fortas, or flat, circular heaps of ground ore, salt, magistral, etc., which are tramped by horses, treated by mercury, etc., as described under amalgamator, page 75 (which see). The process was invented by Medina in 1557, and was introduced into Nevada with but indifferent success. Pat′ten. 1. A clog or sole of wood mounted on a frame to raise the feet of a person above a wet or muddy pavement. The support is usually an iron ring. They are much used in some countries where sabots are not in vogue. The Dutch wade round in wooden shoes in their dairies and sculleries. The English and French of the wealthier class use clogs; the more humble class in England use pattens (a); in France, sabots. The Oriental ladies patter round in thei
vel. A boring at Minden is 2,231 feet deep, of which 1,993 feet are below the level of the sea. These depths are much exceeded by some in the Comstock lode, Nevada. 2. (Vehicle.) One of the bars between a pair of which a horse is hitched to a vehicle. A thill. Paddle-shafts for Pacific steamers (on route for San Fran sun by clock- work. It is doubtful whether the machine can be made of any practical value at Tours, in latitude 47° North; but in countries like California and Nevada, where the sun shines with uninterrupted splendor for eight months in the year, and where coal is dear, it may prove valuable. Eickemeyer's steam-engine. Dolnd is being shipped to Carson and San Francisco at the rate of 10 to 20 tons a week. California procures some sulphur from Japan as well as from Sicily; but this Nevada product is said to excel either. Sul-phu′ric-ac′id Appa-ra′tus. An apparatus in which sulphur is sublimed and the acid condensed. Sulphuric-acid apparatu