The lead mines in the vicinity of potosi, Missouri, are also very productive.
At one time 300,000 were employed by the potosi mines alone.
Well,” said he, “I have frequently asked, but could never learn before why our mine was called potosi.
Next day we drove into potosi by four o'clock in the afternoon.
Those of potosi never amount to six,53 while all the others together do not yield two.
But little provision had been made at potosi in the medical department.
On his quitting potosi for England, it is mentioned that he was overwhelmed with testimonials of popular affection.
The potosi mountain was not a possession of the Spaniard alone.
On this the Spaniards, seeing that their star was again in the ascendant, resumed possession of Chuquisaca and potosi.
The proportion of the production of the two metals changes, so rich was the yield of the silver mines of potosi.