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my return home, I have been informed, by good authority, that it was probably once the outer covering of the visor joint of a helmet.

III. About the same time I was shown by Mr. T. Alexander Harrison, of the Coast Survey, who was attached to my party, one of three coins, which had been discovered in an Indian mound to the southward, on the St. Lucie River, of the same reign as those found in [[^]] mounds Nos. 2 and 4, but of a different die.  The word [[underline]]"Ultra"[[/underline]] was added to [[underline]] "Plus," [[/underline]] but in other respects the designs were similar.

IV. In July last, Professor Jenks, of Brown University, called upon me, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, with another coin link those last mentioned, which had been given him, I think, somewhere in the southern part of Florida; it had been obtained, as well as an entire skeleton, from
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