History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming: 1540-1888 (Google eBook)

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History Company, 1890 - Nevada - 828 pages
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Page xxiii - CENTRAL ROUTE TO THE PACIFIC, From the Valley of the Mississippi to California. JOURNAL OF THE EXPEDITION OF EF BEALE, SUPERINTENDENT OF INDIAN AFFAIRS IN CALIFORNIA, AND GWINN HARRIS HEAP, From Missouri to California, in 1853.
Page 310 - WESTWARD by RAIL; the New Route to the East. By WF RAE. With Map shewing the Lines of Rail between the Atlantic and the Pacific, and Sections of the Railway.
Page 433 - Constitution, which was to be submitted to the people at an election to be held on the second Tuesday of October, 1864. The act also provided that in...
Page 432 - ... an act to graduate and reduce the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators...
Page 738 - January, when it seized three men who had been arrested for robbery and placed under bonds to appear before the court on the 14th. These men were bound together abreast, and a large canvas attached to them bearing this legend : " $900 stole ; $500 returned ; thieves, F. St Clair, W. Grier, ED Brownville. City authorities please not interfere until 10 o'clock AM Next case goes up a tree. Beware of vigilance committee.
Page 777 - However unwilling we may be to confess it, the experience of the past summer proves either the inefficiency of the large military force under the command of such officers as Generals Sheridan, Terry, and Crook, or the utter impracticability of keeping Americans out of a country where gold is known to exist by any fear of orders or of United States cavalry, or by any consideration of the rights of others.
Page 658 - Commentarius," with a preface written by himself. About the time of his death he was engaged in writing " A History of the United Provinces from 1609, to the conclusion of the peace of Munster in 1643...
Page 468 - Interior Department will be ready to make presents too soon. It is better to chastise before giving anything but a little tobacco to talk over. No peace must be made without my directions.
Page 420 - ... as a crest above the shield, the eye of God, being golden rays proceeding from the lines of a triangle; below the crest and above the shield, as a scroll, the Roman fasces bearing upon a band of red, white, and blue the words 'Union and Constitution'; below the whole the motto, 'Nil Sine Numine'; the whole to be surrounded by the words, 'State of Colorado...
Page 79 - ... until further directed by Great Salt Lake county court or legislative enactment; " but the " record-books, papers, blanks, and seals, both of probate and county courts, shall be handed over to the order of the probate court of Great Salt Lake county." This act was passed January 14, 1857. On the 13th of April the county court, Chester Loveland presiding, adjourned to the following week, but without meeting again for three years.

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