History of Jersey County, Illinois (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Oscar Brown Hamilton
Munsell Publishing Company, 1919 - Jersey County (Ill.) - 664 pages
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

I
1
II
8
III
26
IV
41
V
50
VI
56
VII
63
VIII
68
XXIII
239
XXIV
250
XXV
258
XXVI
260
XXVII
303
XXVIII
315
XXIX
339
XXX
352

IX
74
X
76
XI
78
XII
99
XIII
103
XIV
122
XV
137
XVI
146
XVII
167
XVIII
176
XIX
180
XX
193
XXI
201
XXII
229
XXXI
357
XXXII
361
XXXIII
364
XXXIV
370
XXXV
378
XXXVI
381
XXXVII
427
XXXVIII
433
XXXIX
449
XL
455
XLI
470
XLII
474
XLIII
478
XLIV
480

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 190 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Page 382 - Let us go, we pray thee, unto Jordan, and take thence every man a beam, and let us make us a place there, where we may dwell.
Page 265 - Whereas the laws of the United States have been for some time past and now are opposed and the execution thereof obstructed in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law...
Page 265 - ... combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law : now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth, and hereby do call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union to the aggregate number of 75,000, in order to suppress said combinations and to cause the laws to be duly executed.
Page 266 - Deeming that the present condition of public affairs presents an extraordinary occasion, I do hereby, in. virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution, convene both. Houses of Congress.
Page 262 - ... free and independent States; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved ; and that, as free and independent States, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and do all other acts and things which independent States may of right do.
Page 276 - the roar throbbed out with the flash, you should have seen the dead line that had been lying behind the works all day, all night, all day again...
Page 266 - ... seized from the Union ; and in every event the utmost care will be observed, consistently with the objects aforesaid, to avoid any devastation, any destruction of, or interference with, property, or any disturbance of peaceful citizens of any part of the country...
Page 45 - ... between the legs, ending in a Fish's tail. Green, red, and black are the three Colors composing the Picture. Moreover, these 2 monsters are so well painted that we cannot believe that any savage is their author ; for good painters in france would find it difficult to paint so well, and, besides, they are so high up on the rock that it is difficult to reach that place Conveniently to paint them.
Page 266 - I deem it proper to say that the first service assigned to the forces hereby called forth will probably be to repossess the forts, places, and property which have been seized from the Union ; and in every event the utmost care will be observed, consistently with the objects aforesaid, to avoid any devastation, any destruction of, or interference with property, or any disturbance of peaceful citizens...

Bibliographic information