Wampum

Wampum NJHS28C3

by Prof. Charles A. Philhower | NJHS 1928 | 7pp | PDF 135K | $2.00 | C3
The Indians of New England developed a medium of exchange which suited their needs. Wampum, or seawan as it was called in New Jersey, was made from shell, principally the quahaug or the periwinkle. This essay details as much as was then known about its varieties, manufacture, value, and use.

by Prof. Charles A. Philhower | NJHS 1928 | 7pp | PDF 135K | $2.00 | C3 The Indians of New England developed a medium of exchange which suited their needs. Wampum, or seawan as it was called in New Jersey, was made from shell, principally the quahau
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