Memoirs of Milwaukee County: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Milwaukee County, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Jerome Anthony Watrous
Western Historical Association, 1909 - Milwaukee County (Wis.)
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Contents

I
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II
28
III
38
IV
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V
60
VI
87
VII
100
VIII
115
XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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Page 505 - ... the same jurisdiction, in all cases arising under the Constitution and laws of the United States as is vested in the circuit and district courts of the United States...
Page 92 - State during the six months immediately preceding such election, and shall have declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States, conformably to the laws of the United States on the subject of naturalization, shall be entitled to vote in the township or precinct where he may reside.
Page 45 - The western state in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and post Vincents due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, and by the said territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Page 505 - The governor shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the legislative council, shall appoint all judicial officers, justices of the peace, sheriffs, and all militia officers, except those of the staff, and all civil officers not herein provided for.
Page 45 - Congress assembled /That from and after the first day of March next, all that part of the Indiana Territory which lies west of the Wabash river and a direct line drawn from the said Wabash river and Post Vincennes, due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, shall, for the purpose of temporary government, constitute a separate territory, and be called Illinois.
Page 331 - The history of their labors is connected with the origin of every celebrated town in the annals of French America: not a cape was turned, not a river entered, but a Jesuit led the way.
Page 44 - States relinquish their claims to all other Indian lands northward of the river Ohio, eastward of the" Mississippi, and westward and southward of the Great Lakes and the waters uniting them, according to the boundary line agreed on by the United States and the King of Great Britain, in the treaty of peace made between them in the year 1783.
Page 562 - The Legislature may submit to the voters at any general election, the question of "bank or no bank," and if at any such election a number of votes equal to a majority of all the votes cast at such election...
Page 331 - They had the faults of ascetic superstition ; but the horrors of a Canadian life in the wilderness were resisted by an invincible passive courage and a deep internal tranquillity. Away from the amenities of life, away from the opportunities of vain-glory, they became dead to the world, and possessed their souls in unalterable peace. The few who lived to grow old, though bowed by the toils of a long mission, still kindled with the fervor of apostolic zeal.
Page 42 - Britannic majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of the American inhabitants, withdraw all his armies, garrisons, and fleets from the said United States, and from every post, place, and harbor within the same...

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