Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Bigelow Brothers, 1896 - Buffalo (N.Y.)
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Page 9 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 198 - Such parts of the common law, and of the acts of the Legislature of the Colony of New York, as together did form the law of the said Colony...
Page 10 - Francis, and of the lakes through which it flows, to the outlet of the Lake Pohenagamook; thence south-westerly, in a straight line, to a point on the north-west branch of the River St. John, which point shall be ten miles distant from the main branch of the St. John, in a straight line and in the nearest direction...
Page 10 - John, in a straight line and in the nearest direction; but if the said point shall be found to be less than seven miles from the nearest point of the summit or crest of the highlands that divide those rivers which empty themselves into the River St.
Page 178 - It is contrary to the first intentions and genuine principles of every well-regulated government that one or more men should arrogate to themselves the exclusive power to dispose at will of the life and property of any individual...
Page 182 - Resolved, That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs hath been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents, in particular, and America in general.
Page 227 - I believe that animals are descended from at most only four or five progenitors, and plants from an equal or lesser number.
Page 9 - It is hereby agreed and declared that the line of boundary shall be as follows : Beginning at the monument at the source of the river St. Croix as designated and agreed to by the Commissioners under the fifth article of the treaty of 1794, between the Governments of the United States and Great Britain; thence, north, following the exploring line run and marked by the surveyors of the two Governments in the years 1817 and 1818, under the fifth article of the treaty of Ghent, to its intersection with...
Page 9 - Commissioners under the fifth article of the treaty of 1794, between the Governments of the United States and Great Britain; thence, north, following the exploring line run and marked by the surveyors of the two Governments in the years 1817 and 1818, under the fifth article of the treaty of Ghent, to its intersection with the river SL John, and to the middle of the channel thereof; thence, up the middle of the main channel of the said river St.
Page 365 - That England long may be, The holy, and the happy, And the gloriously free ! Who blesseth her, is blessed ! So peace be in her walls ; And joy in all her palaces, Her cottages and halls...

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