Frank BollesLand of the Lingering Snow, Chronicles of a Stroller in New England from January to June, Boston/ New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1893, p. 68.

In the pool, caddis-worms were crawling about in cases made, not of grains of gravel, but of sections of scouring-rush, which they had found to naswer all practical purposes. This is an instance of the use of ready-made clothing to oppose to Nature’s usual demand for custom-made garments. These caddis-worms were the first water-life which I had seen stirring this spring.