Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Howard Louis Conard
Southern History Company, 1901 - Missouri
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Page 338 - ... the parallel of latitude of thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes; thence west along the same to a point where the said parallel is intersected by a meridian line passing through the middle of the mouth of the Kansas River where the same empties into the Missouri River; thence from the point aforesaid north along the said meridian line to the intersection of the parallel of latitude which passes through the rapids of the river Des Moines...
Page 427 - March in each year, statistical details relating to all departments of labor in the Commonwealth, especially in its relations to the commercial, industrial, social, educational and sanitary condition of the laboring classes, and to the permanent prosperity of the productive industry of the Commonwealth.
Page 117 - The single question in this case is whether the personal assets and personal property of an insolvent national bank in the hands of a receiver appointed by the Comptroller of the Currency in accordance with the provisions of section 5234 of the Revised Statutes are exempt from taxation under State laws, and we have no hesitation in saying that in our opinion they are.
Page 233 - The law establishing the State Board of Health and regulating the practice of medicine and surgery, as amended and re-enacted last winter, has proved a wise act of legislation.
Page 52 - That in the event of the passage of any act of Congress conflicting with the principles herein expressed, Missouri will be found in hearty co,operation with the slave-holding States, in such measures as may be deemed necessary for our mutual protection against the encroachments of Northern fanaticism.
Page 143 - To maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of the law ; to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice ; and to cultivate social intercourse among its members.
Page 235 - The Life of Young Sir Henry Vane, Governor of Massachusetts Bay, and Leader of the Long Parliament. With a Consideration of the English Commonwealth as a Forecast of America.
Page 365 - Louis called upon to shoulder responsibilities differing materially from those which rested upon their predecessors. In a broader field of enterprise they find themselves obliged to deal with affairs of greater magnitude and to solve more difficult and complicated financial and economic problems.
Page vi - Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be, In every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due.
Page 445 - I would delight to see Mexico reduced; but I would die in the last ditch before I would see the Union disunited.

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