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Figure A, of the separate sketch, represents the base of an irregular mound, forty feet high, two hundred and fifty feet on the longer axis, and one hundred and fifty on the shorter. It appears to be composed of the light loamy soil of the vicinity, and is the only instance within my observations of a mound with an irregular outline. "Where the road ascends the low gravel bluff, from the first to the second bottom, immense numbers of human bones were found in comparative preservation, imbedded in limestone gravel. There is another mound fifteen feet high near the village of Newtown, standing on the first bottom. A good notice of the ancient works about Newtown appeared in the "Cincinnati Chronicle," in September, 1839, by Mr. Timothy Day, of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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