History of Colorado, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Wilbur Fiske Stone
S. J. Clarke, 1918 - Colorado
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Contents

I
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II
20
III
37
IV
65
V
108
VI
134
VII
158
VIII
168
XXIII
478
XXIV
491
XXV
506
XXVI
533
XXVII
546
XXVIII
563
XXIX
573
XXX
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IX
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X
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XI
206
XII
228
XIII
262
XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
365
XIX
383
XX
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XXI
417
XXII
449
XXXI
603
XXXII
632
XXXIII
677
XXXIV
681
XXXV
688
XXXVI
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XXXVII
732
XXXVIII
765
XXXIX
781
XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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Page 581 - State, and shall enter upon the duties of his office on the first day of December next after his election.
Page 172 - That perfect toleration of religious sentiment shall be secured, and that no inhabitant of said State shall ever be molested in person or property on account of his or her mode of religious worship.
Page 172 - States; that the lands belonging to citizens of the United States residing without the said State shall never be taxed at a higher rate than the lands belonging to...
Page 612 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 172 - ... have been sold or otherwise disposed of by or under the authority of any act of Congress, other lands equivalent thereto, in legal subdivisions of not less than one...
Page 222 - Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his mercy ; To deliver their soul from death, And to keep them alive in famine.
Page 57 - ... men variously frozen, face, hands, or feet. The guide became nigh being frozen to death here, and dead mules were already lying about the fires. Meantime, it snowed steadily. The next day we made mauls, and, beating a road or trench through the snow, crossed the crest in defiance of the pouderie and encamped immediately below in the edge of the timber.
Page 114 - A few squaws and Spanish women, and a few Mexicans, as mean and miserable as the place itself, were lazily sauntering about. Richard conducted us to the state apartment of the Pueblo, a small mud room, very neatly finished, considering the material, and garnished with a crucifix, a looking-glass, a picture of the Virgin, and a rusty horse-pistol.
Page 52 - We have little apprehension of giving too unfavorable an account of this portion of the country. Though the soil is, in some places, fertile, the want of timber, of navigable streams, and of water for the necessities of life, render it an unfit residence for any but a nomade population.
Page 39 - Robinson, who was in front with me; but in half an hour they appeared in full view before us. When our small party arrived on the hill, they with one accord gave three cheers to the Mexican mountains.

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