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1. Archers' Register, 1914.
2. Made by Ishi in 1915. Property of S. T. Pope.
3. See Badminton, p. 63.
4. See Structure and Affinities of the Composite Bow.
5. Shooting a 68-pound yew bow and a bamboo flight arrow with the wind slightly in my favor, and the ground falling on a gentle slope, I once shot 300 yards and 8 inches.
6. See Badminton, p. 124.
7. Ascham-Toxophilus, p. 109: "Take your bow into the field, shoot in him, sink him with dead heavy shafts, look where he cometh most, provide for that place betimes, lest it pinch, and so fret: When you have thus shot in him, and perceive good shooting wood in him, you must have him again to a good cunning and trusty workman, which shall cut him shorter, and pike him, and dress him fitter, make him come round compass everywhere, and whipping at the ends, but with discretion, etc . . . . "
8. Number 9340
9. A note attached to the detail drawing is as follows: "Made of hickory. This bow was taken from an Indian in Ludbury, Massachusetts, in the year 1660, by William Goodenough, who shot the Indian."
10. Badminton, p. 142.
11. "Itinerarium Cambriar" quoted in Badminton, p. 430.
12. Badminton, p. 431.
13. P. 22.
14. Badminton, p. 432.
15. Archers' Register for 1912, p. 241.
16. Witchery of Archery.
17. The British Archer.
18. Quoted by Hansard on Archery, p. 379.
19. University of California specimen no. 8-2278.
20. The experiment of shooting a broadhead at this valuable museum specimen did not seem justified. But I doubt that complete penetration could be made with a head of this type.