Congressional Serial Set (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
  

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Listening to this memoir by Gore Vidal, I had the feeling I was spending the afternoon with an elderly man listening to his stories. A few years ago I had read a biography of General Robert Olds who ... Read full review

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interesting. before I listened to the book, I didn't know much about him. odious is the first word that comes to mind esp. after hearing the book read by the author himself. still...the book was worth reading if only for filling in some gaps and getting different perspective Read full review

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Page 42 - ... to the degree of latitude where it strikes the Rio Roxo of Natchitoches, or Red river; then, following, the course of the Rio' Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London...
Page 89 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition: over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States.
Page 345 - B 199. Geology and water resources of the Snake River Plains of Idaho, by IC Russell.
Page 11 - The State of Texas will agree that her boundary on the north shall commence at the point at which the meridian of one hundred degrees west from Greenwich is intersected by the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees...
Page 12 - Greenwich is intersected by the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, and shall run from said point due west to the meridian of one hundred and three degrees west from Greenwich; thence her boundary shall run due south to the thirty-second degree of north latitude; thence on the said parallel of thirty-two degrees of north latitude to the Rio Bravo del Norte [Rio Grande], and thence with the channel of said river to the Gulf of Mexico.
Page 12 - AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States, in conjunction with the State of Texas, to run and mark the boundary lines between the Territories of the United States and the State of Texas.
Page 193 - Papers, and Water-Supply Papers treat of a variety of subjects, and the total number issued is large. They have therefore been classified into the following series: A, Economic geology; B, Descriptive geology; C, Systematic geology and paleontology; D, Petrography and mineralogy; E, Chemistry and physics; F, Geography; G, Miscellaneous; H, Forestry; I, Irrigation; J, Water storage; K, Pumping water; L, Quality of water; M, General hydrographic investigations; N, Water power; O, Underground waters;...
Page 84 - A marble post 36 by 6 by 6 inches, set 32 inches in the ground, in the center of top of which is countersunk and cemented a bronze triangulation tablet. Reference mark: The lone locust signal tree 4 feet north of station mark. (Latitude, 40 17
Page 28 - ... accompanied by the discharge of little or no fragmentary material, and has welled forth so as to flood the lower ground with successive horizontal sheets of basalt. Recent renewed examination of the basalt plateaux and associated...
Page 50 - Pownington discharged its muddy waters into the creek, tinging it the color of brandy. A celebrated battle was fought there, which accounts for the name being given to eight places in the country. Branford; town in New Haven County, Connecticut, named from the town of Brentford, England. Brasher; town in St. Lawrence County, New York, named for Philip Brasher, part owner. Brassua; lake of Moose River, Maine, said to be named from an Indian chief. The word if said to signify "frank.

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