Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village and Locality: With Full Table of Statistics (Google eBook)

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R. Pearsall Smith, 1860 - New York (State) - 752 pages
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Another messed up book. Pages missing, mixed up (out of sequence) and duplicated in the 400's where I was searching for information. There appear to be pages missing earlier if you look at the page number you are viewing and the page number indicated by Adobe Reader.

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Page 136 - By this act the sum of 20,000, or $50,000, was annually appropriated for five years " for the purpose of encouraging and maintaining schools in the several cities and towns in this State ; in which the children of the inhabitants residing in the State shall be instructed in the English language, or be taught English Grammar, Arithmetic, Mathematics, and such other branches of knowledge as are most useful and necessary to complete a good English education.
Page 33 - University, a Commissioner of the Land Office and of the Canal Fund, a member of the Canal Board and of the Board of State Canvassers, a trustee of the...
Page 137 - ... consisting of such books as they shall in their district meeting direct, and such further sum as they may deem necessary for the purchase of a book case.
Page 30 - Rockland St. Lawrence Saratoga Schenectady Schoharie Schuyler Seneca Steuben Suffolk Sullivan Tioga Tompkins Ulster Warren Washington Wayne Westchester Wyoming Yates...
Page 81 - An act for the incorporation of building, mutual loan and accumulating fund associations...
Page 148 - Grand Master, Deputy Grand Master, Senior Grand Warden, Junior Grand Warden...
Page 136 - By this act the sum of 20,000 or $50,000 was annually appropriated for five years, " for the purpose of encouraging and maintaining schools in the several cities and towns in this state, in which the children of the inhabitants residing in the state, shall be instructed in the English language, or be taught English grammar, arithmetic, mathematics, and such other branches of knowledge as are most useful and necessary to complete a good English education.
Page 232 - Linnet ; and to see our gun-boats seeking their safety in flight. This unlooked-for event depriving me of the co-operation of the fleet, without which the further prosecution of the service was become impracticable, I did not hesitate to arrest the course of the troops advancing to the attack, because the most complete success would have been unavailing, and the possession of the enemy's works offered no advantage to compensate for the loss we must have sustained in acquiring possession of them...
Page 136 - ... for the instruction and practice of teachers of common schools in the science of education and in the art of teaching, to be located in the county of Albany.
Page 324 - It was about ten feet square, flat roofed, covered with split ash shingles; the floor was made of the halves of split basswood; no chimney; a blanket answered the purpose of a door for a while, until my husband got time to make a door of split plank. We needed no window; the light came in where the smoke went out.

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