History of Solano County...and Histories of Its Cities, Towns...etc. ... (Google eBook)

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Wood, Alley & Company, 1879 - Solano County (Calif.) - 503 pages
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Page 286 - God, and precious, ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
Page 184 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 197 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Page 27 - ... 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 36 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.
Page 103 - There was recorded another chapter of Benicia's history: Know all men by these presents That I, Richard B. Mason, Colonel First Regiment of Dragoons, USA and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me vested, do hereby appoint Stephen Cooper, as Alcalde, at Benicia City, at present in the District of Sonoma.
Page 133 - If he shall contravene these conditions, he shall lose his right to the land, and it may be denounced by another. " In consequence, I order that these presents...
Page 33 - 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 27 - Evidently this enactment relieved the general court of a mass of municipal details, without any danger to the powers of that body in controlling general measures of public policy.
Page 38 - To sue and be sued in the manner prescribed in the laws of this state. "2. To purchase and hold lands within its own limits, and for the use of its inhabitants, subject to the power of the legislature over such limits. " 3. To make such contracts, and to purchase and hold such personal property, as may be necessary to the exercise of its corporate or administrative powers: And, " 4. To make such orders for the disposition, regulation or use of its corporate property, as may be deemed conducive to...

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