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Page 407 - States mail from New York to New Orleans twice a month and back, touching at Charleston (if practicable), Savannah, and Havana; and from Havana to Chagres and back, twice a. month.
Page 364 - I beheld, in shapes the foulest and most terrible, the ferocious triumphs of barbarian conquerors. The dead were scalped and mangled; the dying were writhing and shrieking under the unsatiated knife and tomahawk; and from the bodies of some, ripped open, their butchers were drinking the blood, scooped up in the hollow of joined hands and quaffed amid shouts of rage and victory.
Page 323 - ... in every case where it shall appear by the said report of the commissioners, register, or recorder, that the concession, warrant, or order of survey, under which the claim is made, contains a special location, or had been actually located or surveyed within the late territory of Orleans before the...
Page 17 - Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; Their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
Page 328 - That it shall and may be lawful for any person or persons or their legal representatives claiming lands, tenements or hereditaments in that part of the late province of Louisiana which is now included within the State of Missouri by virtue of any French or Spanish grant, concession, warrant, or order of survey, legally made, granted or issued, before the 10th day of March, 1804, by the proper authorities...
Page 313 - that all grants for lands within the territories ceded by the French republic to the United States by the treaty of the 30th of April 1803, the title whereof was at the date of the treaty of St Ildefonso in the crown, government, or nation of Spain, and every act and proceeding subsequent thereto of whatsoever nature towards the obtaining any grant, title or claim to such lands, and under whatsoever authority transacted or pretended, be, and the same are hereby declared to be, and...
Page 434 - ... yells. The warriors snatched their weapons. The Illinois took part with their guilty countryman; and the few followers of Pontiac, driven from the village, fled to spread the tidings and call the nations to revenge. Meanwhile the murdered chief lay on the spot where he had fallen, until St. Ange, mindful of former friendship, sent to claim the body, and buried it with warlike honors, near his fort of St. Louis.
Page 328 - States be interested on account ot the lands within the limits of such claim, not claimed by any other person than the petitioner; also the quantity claimed,, and the boundaries thereof when the same may have been designated by boundaries; by whom issued and whether the said claim has been submitted to the examination of either of the tribunals which have been constituted by law for the adjustment of land titles in the present limits of the State of Missouri, and by them reported on unfavorably,...