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Last letter said been up to the diggings; very successful; coming home with his money, mentioned ship he meant to sail in.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The emulation between the French and English troops at the diggings was immense, and at the same time most good-humoured.
You're off for the diggings now; no more cattle-duffing or wool-pressing for you.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
Sam saw Stillman yesterday and told him to mosey out of this or we'd be finding out what he was doing around our diggings.
This is the seat of the mining operations carried on by Dubuque, as well as of what are called the Indian Diggings.
We have been here two months now, and no living soul but ourselves and Younkins has ever been in these diggings; not one.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
Cubical masses of it are found, at some of the diggings, which are studded over with minute crystals of calcareous spar.
Ore from north and south leads, is termed "sheet minerals," and is usually taken from rock diggings.
At Rock-Branch diggings, I found masses of calcareous spar thrown from the pits.
Among the rubbish of the diggings, fragments of hornstone occur.

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