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Nebraska State Historical Society, 1885 - Nebraska
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Page 200 - He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
Page 171 - That the Legislature of said State, by a Solemn Public Act, shall declare the assent of the said State to the said fundamental condition...
Page 171 - Approved, April 19th, 1864. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall not take effect except upon the fundamental condition, that within the state of Nebraska, there shall be no denial •of the elective franchise, or of any other right, to any person, by reason of race or color, •excepting Indians not taxed...
Page 34 - to nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the senate to appoint ambassadors...
Page 183 - Pekitanoui, following the account which the Indians have given me; for from them I learn that advancing up this river for five or six days, you come to a beautiful prairie twenty or thirty leagues long, which you must cross to the northwest. It terminates at another little river on which you can embark, it not being difficult to transport canoes over so beautiful a country as that prairie. This second river runs southwest for ten or fifteen leagues, after which it enters a small lake...
Page 171 - ... the assent of the said state to the said fundamental condition, and shall transmit to the president of the United States, on or before the fourth Monday in November next, an authentic copy of the said act, upon the receipt whereof the president, by proclamation, shall announce the fact; whereupon, and without any further proceeding on the part of Congress, the admission of said state into the Union shall be considered as complete...
Page 183 - As we were discoursing of them, sailing gently down a beautiful, still, clear water, we heard the noise of a rapid into which we were about to fall. I have seen nothing more frightful ; a mass of large trees...
Page 183 - I learn that advancing up this river for five or six days, you come to a beautiful prairie twenty or thirty leagues long, which you must cross to the northwest. It terminates at another little river on which you can embark, it not being difficult to transport canoes over so beautiful a country as that prairie. This second river runs southwest for ten or fifteen leagues, after which it enters a small lake, which is the source of another deep river, running to the west, where it empties into the sea....
Page 199 - Their masters have no other riches nor substance; of them they eat, they drink, they apparel, they...
Page 183 - I have seen nothing more frightful; a mass of large trees, entire, with branches, real floating islands, came rushing from the mouth of the river Pekitanoui, so impetuously, that we could not, without great danger, expose ourselves to pass across.

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JSTOR: Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society
QUINCY WRIGHT Publications of the Nebraska state historical society. Volume xx. Edit- ed by Albert Watkins. (Lincoln: Nebraska state historical society. ...
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Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society
Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society. The Society publishes a wide variety of interpretive, educational, and informational materials. ...
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