The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, Issue 192; Issue 194; Issue 197 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - Names, Geographical - 280 pages
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Page 12 - AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States, in conjunction with the State of Texas, to run and mark the boundary lines between the Territories of the United States and the State of Texas.
Page 281 - The classes numbered 2, 7, and 8 are sold at cost of publication; the others are distributed free. A circular giving complete lists may be had on application. The Bulletins, Professional Papers, and Water-Supply Papers treat of a variety of subjects, and the total number issued is large. They have therefore been classified into the following series: A, Economic geology; B, Descriptive geology; C, Systematic geology and paleontology; D, Petrography and mineralogy...
Page 117 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition: over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States.
Page 12 - Greenwich is intersected by the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees west from Greenwich ; thence her boundary shall run due south to the thirtysecond degree of north latitude ; thence on the said parallel of thirty-two degrees of north latitude to the Rio Bravo del Norte ; and thence with the channel of said river to the Gulf of Mexico.
Page 11 - The State of Texas will agree that her boundary on the north shall commence at the point at which the meridian of one hundred degrees west from Greenwich is intersected by the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees...
Page 42 - Red river; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from 88] PUBLIC DOCUMENTS. Washington ; then, crossing the said Red River, and running thence by a line due north, to the river Arkansas ; thence, following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas, to its source, in latitude 42 north ; and thence, by that parallel of latitude, to the South sea...
Page 115 - Woodward. 1888. 88 pp. (Out of stock.) 49. Latitudes and longitudes of certain points in Missouri. Kansas, and New Mexico, by RS Woodward. 1889. 133 pp.
Page 281 - JMller. 1902. 69 pp., 13 pis. 197. The origin of certain place names in the United States, by Henry Gannett. 1902.
Page 115 - Pitch. 1900. 141 pp., 1 pi. 181. Results of primary triangulation and primary traverse, fiscal year 1900-01, by HM Wilson, JH Renshawe, EM Douglas, and RU Goode. 1901. 240 pp., 1 map. 183. Gazetteer of Porto Rico, by Henry Gannett. 1901.
Page 268 - South Carolina, named for an Indian tribe. Wayland; town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, named for Francis Wayland. Wayland; village in Steuben County, New York, named for Rev. Francis Wayland, of Rhode Island. Waymansville; village in Bartholomew County, Indiana, named for Charles L. Wayman, its founder. Wayne; counties in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and West Virginia, and probably the counties...

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