Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Samuel Hazard
s.n., 1840 - Banks and banking
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Page 12 - Och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling! To catch dame Fortune's golden smile, Assiduous wait upon her; And gather gear by ev'ry wile That's justified by honour; Not for to hide it in a hedge, Nor for a train attendant; But for the glorious privilege Of being independent.
Page 70 - Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain, These constitute a State ; And sovereign law, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
Page 254 - River; thence, due east, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down, and following the course of the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning: provided, the said state shall ratify the boundaries aforesaid.
Page 72 - ... the most effectual plan for advancing a people to greatness is to maintain that order of things which nature has pointed out ; by allowing every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, to pursue his own interest in his own way, and to bring both his industry and his capital into the freest competition with those of any other man or order of men.
Page 223 - ... have for that purpose appointed their respective plenipotentiaries, that is to say, the President of the United States has appointed Nicholas P.
Page 254 - ... meridian line passing through the middle of the mouth of the Kansas River where the same empties into the Missouri River...
Page 67 - And yet I found, What weak credulity could have no faith in, A treasure far exceeding these. Here lay A manor bound fast in a skin of parchment ; The wax continuing hard, the acres melting. Here a sure deed of gift for a market town, If not redeem'd this day ; which is not in The unthrift's power.
Page 355 - ... denoted thereby, and for preventing, detecting, and punishing all frauds, forgeries, and other offences relating thereto, as fully and effectually to all intents and purposes as if such provisions had been herein repeated and specially enacted with reference to the said last-mentioned stamps...
Page 131 - And this is a politic establishment, contrived by the policy of the law, for the safety of all persons, the necessity of whose affairs oblige them to trust these sorts of persons, that they may be safe in their ways of dealing; for else these carriers might have an opportunity of undoing all persons that had any dealings with them, by combining with thieves, &c., and yet doing it in such a clandestine manner as would not be possible to be discovered. And this is the reason the law is founded upon...
Page 254 - ... to correspond with the Indian boundary line; thence east, from the point of intersection last aforesaid, along the said parallel of latitude, to the middle of the channel of the main fork of the said river Des Moines; thence down and along the middle of the main channel of the said river Des Moines, to the mouth of the same, where it empties into the Mississippi River...

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