History of Napa and Lake Counties, California: Comprising Their Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography, Springs and Timber ... (Google eBook)
Slocum, Bowen & Company, 1881 - Lake County (Calif.) - 891 pages
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Page 59 - To All to Whom These Presents Shall Come Greeting. I, the undersigned Secretary of State of the United States of America hereby request all whom it may concern to permit safely and freely to pass Ernst Schmidt a Citizen of the United States, and in case of need to give him all lawful Aid and Protection.
Page 107 - ... the freemen of every town, or the major part of them, shall only have power to dispose of their own lands and woods, with all the privileges and appurtenances of the said towns, to grant lots, and make such orders as may concern the well ordering of their own towns, not repugnant to the laws and orders here established by the general court...
Page 106 - the freemen of every town, or the major part of them, shall only have power to dispose of their own lands and woods, with all the...
Page 108 - To examine and audit the accounts of all officers having the care, management, collection, or disbursement of moneys belonging to the county, or appropriated by law or otherwise for its use and benefit.
Page 108 - ... for each mile necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the seat of government...
Page 105 - President, who shall present at the annual meeting a list of names for each office to be filled-; and the nominee receiving the highest number of votes for each office shall be declared elected.
Page 54 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Page 186 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 186 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.