Lincoln: The Capital City and Lancaster County, Nebraska, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Andrew J. Sawyer
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1916 - Lancaster Co., Ne
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Page 67 - That all salt springs within said State, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of land adjoining, or as contiguous as may be to each, shall be granted to said State...
Page 21 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such, as required by the naturalization laws of the United States, and who has never borne arms against the United States government or given aid and comfort to its enemies...
Page 21 - ... no certificate shall be given or patent issued therefor until the expiration of five years from the date of such entry; and if, at the expiration of such time or at any time within two years thereafter, the person making such entry; or, if he be dead, his widow; or, in case of her death, his heirs or devisee...
Page 59 - ... decrepit hag, brandishing a tomahawk over the head of a young female, who was kneeling, imploring mercy. The warrior wondered how two females could be at this spot, alone, and at that hour of the night; for there was no village within forty miles of the place. There could be no hunting party near, or he would have discovered it. He approached them ; but they seemed unconscious of his presence. The young female finding her prayers unheeded, sprang up, and made a desperate attempt to get possession...
Page 74 - Court having jurisdiction of the case, they sued out a writ of error from the Supreme Court of the United States. The State of Virginia made it a test case, being represented by eminent counsel, who made, and elaborately argued, a motion to dismiss the writ for want of jurisdiction.
Page 80 - Territory organized under the Act of the Legislature entitled "'An Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of high schools in the Territory of Arizona," is the Union High School located at Phoenix, in Maricopa County.
Page 87 - State, in pursuance of an act of the Legislature of said State, entitled "An act for running out and marking the jurisdiction line between this State and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...
Page 284 - Watkins (3 Peters, 193), which was an application to the Supreme Court for a writ of habeas corpus, Chief-Justice Marshall entertained no doubt as to the power of the court to issue the writ, and stated that the only question was whether it was a case in which the power ought to be exercised.
Page 81 - ... Lincoln was created under the legislative act of June 14, 1867, making provision for locating the seat of government. It is situated on an elevated surface in the midst of an agricultural and thrifty population, with rock, timber, and water-power within two miles, and equidistant from Kansas and the towns of Pawnee City, Nebraska City, Plattsmouth, Omaha, Fremont, and Columbus. The streets are 120 ft. wide, and 12 acres each have been reserved for the capitol, State university, and a city park....
Page 67 - That no salt spring, the right whereof is now vested in any individual or individuals, or which may hereafter be confirmed or adjudged to any individual or individuals, shall, by this section, be granted to said State...

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