Saint Louis: the Future Great City of the World (Google eBook)

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Gray, Baker & Company, 1875 - Saint Louis (Mo.) - 833 pages
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Page 137 - State, I deem it proper to acquaint you that I accepted such position when Louisiana was a State in the Union, and when the motto of this seminary was inserted in marble over the main door: "By the liberality of the General Government of the United States. The Union-esto perpetua.
Page 147 - Whereas, it is essential to just government we recognize the equality of all men before the law, and hold that it is the duty of government in its dealings with the people to mete out equal and exact justice to all, of whatever nativity, race, color, or persuasion, religious or political...
Page 384 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 298 - Missouri, for the purpo.se of removing misapprehensions and allaying public excitement, deem it proper to declare publicly that they have this day had a personal interview in this city, in which it has been mutually understood, without the semblance of dissent on either part, that each of them has no other than a common object, equally interesting and important to every citizen of Missouri that of restoring peace and good order to the people of the State in subordination to the laws of the General...
Page 84 - Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
Page 70 - Beginning at Antoine Roy's mill, on the bank of the Mississippi, thence running sixty arpens west, thence south on said line of sixty arpens in the rear, until the same comes to the Barriere Denoyer, thence due south until it comes to the Sugar Loaf, thence due east to the Mississippi; from thence, by the Mississippi, to the place first mentioned...
Page 689 - He became a member of the St. Louis Medical Society, the Missouri State Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. He has held the distinguished positions of vice-president and president of the St. Louis Medical Society, positions which he filled to the entire satisfaction of his professional brethren.
Page 141 - Division after division passed, each commander of an army corps or division coming on the stand during the passage of his command, to be presented to the President, cabinet, and spectators. The steadiness and firmness of the tread, the careful dress on the guides, the uniform intervals between the companies, all eyes directly to the front, and the tattered and bulletriven flags, festooned with flowers, all attracted universal notice. Many good people...
Page 58 - The convention assembled on the 15th of October, in the Court House, and was called to order by Judge AT Ellis of Indiana. The result of the deliberations was a general conviction of the necessity of the road, and an influential committee was appointed to prepare an address...
Page 138 - I beg you to take immediate steps to relieve me as superintendent, the moment the State determines to secede, for on no earthly account will I do any act or think any thought hostile to or in defiance of the old Government of the United States.

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