It is of course not altogether safe to reason from the absence of recorded executions, and it is least safe in the time of the Civil Wars and the years of recovery. MSS. Comm. Reports, Various, I, 129. York Depositions, 74. It is not absolutely certain in the second case that the committal was to the house of correction. York Depositions, 76-77.
Edward Clodd, The Childhood of Religions: Embracing a Simple Account of the Birth and Growth of Myths and Legends, p. 76-77. Kingsley's Heroes, preface, p. xv. Once upon a time there lived a king and a queen, who had three beautiful daughters.
This constitutes the ceremony. Tribal custom requires the bridegroom to reside with the wife’s family. Rep. Bur. Ethn. IX, p. 19. Hartland, Ibid., pp. 76-77.
All through the winter of '76-77 the northwestern Indians were preparing to take up the tomahawk. Runners were sent through the leafless, frozen woods from one to another of their winter camps.