Usage examples for galena

  1. Life insurance mostly, I believe; had two offices, one in Ophir and one at Galena, and has also done some private loan business. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  2. Governor Yates and some of his staff, together with E. B. Washburn, then a member of Congress from the Galena District, were with General Logan. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
  3. The cause was not attempted to be tried at Galena, for the government knew what the decision of the jury would have been, but it is contested at Vandalia. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  4. The second great event of the day was the event of the special over the Galena roar, of sixteen cars and more than a thousand pairs of sovereign lungs. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  5. Superior quality limestone on Fox and Desplaines rivers; lead most important mineral; Galena in centre of richest diggings of the Northwest. – Alden's Handy Atlas of the World by John B. Alden
  6. An upright type of this detector can be bought for $ 2. 25, while a horizontal type, as shown at B, can be bought for $ 2. 75. Galena is the crystal that is generally used, for, while it is not quite as sensitive as silicon and iron pyrites, it is easier to obtain a sensitive piece. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  7. After the fight had lasted about four hours the Galena withdrew much crippled, and has never, I believe, been known to fame since. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  8. The following year the town of Galena was founded, and in 1829 there was a stampede thither. – Stories of the Badger State by Reuben Gold Thwaites
  9. He grew now to know the river as few have ever known it,- his operations extended from Galena, Illinois, to the Balize at the river's very mouth, and even into the tributaries of the Mississippi,- and he used to say that there was not a stretch of fifty miles in the twelve hundred between Saint Louis and New Orleans in which he had not stood on the bottom under his diving- bell. – James B. Eads by Louis How
  10. When the ingenious chap who was to iron- plate it commenced his work, Commodore Head ordered him to put the plates on the inside of the boat, instead of outside, as in the case of the Monitor and Galena. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
  11. You can make a crystal detector out of a couple of binding posts, a bit of galena and a piece of brass wire, or, better, you can buy one all ready to use for 50 cents. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  12. I stayed there two days, much pleased with the society and the kindness shown to me; but an opportunity of descending the Wisconsin to Prairie du Chien, in a keel- boat, having presented itself, I availed myself of an invitation to join the party, instead of proceeding by land to Galena, as had been my original intention. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)