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October 28, 2013

Hide Glue in America, 1608

“With the sineyews of Deare, and the tops of Deares horns boiled to a jelley, they make a glew that will not dissolve in cold water.”  John Smith Virginia 1608


  1. Source?

    Comment by Leo Passant — October 28, 2013 @ 8:24 pm

  2. Leo,

    I got this from a friend here is what he wrote: ‘Tyler, narratives of North America, 98-118. As found in Brett Rushforth and Paul W. Mapp, Colonial North America and the Atlantic World, a History in Documents, (Upper Saddle River, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009), 93’


    Comment by Stephen Shepherd — October 29, 2013 @ 7:28 am

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