The Territory of Florida: Or Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural History, of the Country, the Climate, and the Indian Tribes, from the First Discovery to the Present Time (Google eBook)

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A. T. Goodrich, 1837 - Florida - 304 pages
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Page 304 - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and...
Page 277 - PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ALL AND SINGULAR TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING...
Page 304 - Wilkins, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book- the right whereof they claim as proprietors in the words following, to wi Ś pMvras A-ˇyet* fapttafiiottt lJtiXO¤f Lb÷AEy^hV^j, ХЯ? ' In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 111 - Orleans, or in the territory of Missouri, which tract is not rightfully claimed by any other person, and who shall not have removed from the said State or territory, shall be entitled to the right of preemption in the purchase thereof...
Page 188 - The women and children, with the old men, were placed in the centre, and the stoutest men armed with wooden spears, were placed in front, and rear. In this order, they set off like the children of Israel, from a place that had proved an Egypt to them.
Page 281 - Emathlochee, and Econchatimico, six of the principal chiefs of the Florida Indians, and parties to the treaty to which this article has been annexed, have warmly appealed to the commissioners for permission to remain in the district of country now inhabited by them ; and, in consideration of their friendly disposition and...
Page 282 - Mathla, as a compensation for the improvements abandoned by him, as well as to meet the expenses he will unavoidably be exposed to, by his own removal, and that of his connections.
Page 282 - Segui, and the undersigned Chiefs and Warriors, have hereunto subscribed their Names, and affixed their Seals. Done at Camp...
Page 277 - ... under the protection of the United States, and of no other nation, power or sovereign whatsoever.
Page 278 - The United States promise to guaranty to the said tribe the peaceable possession of the tract of land hereby ceded to them, and to restrain and prevent all white persons from hunting, settling, or otherwise intruding upon it.

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