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The same Delawares call a dog, Mi-kanne, which is nearly Latin, but more nearjy still Italian and Nea - politan.
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It works annually one thousand two hundred Riga lasts of grain, or eighteen thousand tons; one fourth part of which is barley; each ton yield twenty-two kannes of spirit; of these the king receives nearly twelve; so that the proprietors retain for themselves about ten kannes, which they sell at 16 skil lings 4 runstiiks per kanne; making, upon eighteen thousand tons, one hundred and eighty thousand kannes, upon the whole produce nearly four hundred thousand.
A General collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels in all parts of the world [microform] : many of which are now first translated into English : digested on a new plan 1812
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