History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1907 - Cambria County (Pa.) - 1844 pages
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Contents

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II
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III
29
IV
46
V
67
VI
91
VII
102
VIII
143
XIII
290
XIV
311
XV
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XVI
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XVII
367
XVIII
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XIX
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XI
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XII
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Page 1 - Assignes, all that Tract or Parte of Land in America, with all the Islands therein conteyned, as the same is bounded on the East by Delaware River, from twelve miles...
Page 27 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the United Colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Page 1 - ... distance from New Castle, northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude, and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
Page 290 - Regard to the Memory and Merits of his late Father in divers Services, and particularly to his Conduct, Courage, and Discretion under our dearest Brother JAMES Duke of York, in that signal Battle and Victory fought and obtained against the Dutch Fleet, commanded by the Heer Van Opdam, in the Year 1665...
Page 424 - Board of sixteen, made up in equal numbers from the membership of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. It is awarded for notable scientific or industrial achievement, and there is no restriction on account of nationality or sex.
Page 8 - And all the lands lying on the West side of the said River to the setting of the Sun, and to extend from the mouth of the said River Northward, up the same to the Hills or mountains...
Page 363 - ... families sitting out in their rude gardens; cows gazing upward with a stupid indifference; men in their shirt-sleeves looking on at their unfinished houses, planning out tomorrow's work; and we riding onward, high above them, like a whirl-wind.
Page 363 - Occasionally the rails are laid upon the extreme verge of a giddy precipice; and looking from the carriage window the traveller gazes sheer down, without a stone or scrap of fence between, into the mountain depths below.
Page 363 - It was very pretty travelling thus, at a rapid pace along the heights of the mountain in a keen wind , to look down into a valley full of light and softness : catching glimpses , through the treetops, of scattered cabins; children running to the doors; dogs bursting...
Page 28 - PENNSYLVANIA Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin Franklin John Morton George Clymer James Smith George...

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