Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Munsell Publishing Company, 1917 - Illinois
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Page 513 - The affiant making the affidavit of registration must be at least twenty-one years of age at the time of the next succeeding election...
Page 620 - May 10, 1901, was passed, which appropriated the sum of $2,500 for the purpose of procuring documents, papers, materials and publications relating to the northwest and the State of Illinois...
Page 572 - For the recognition of the independence of the people of Cuba, demanding that the Government of Spain relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and to withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters, and directing the President of the United States to use the land and naval forces of the United States to carry these resolutions into effect...
Page 794 - Executors of this my last will and testament revoking all former wills by me made.
Page 521 - Rouge, where he was desperately wounded ; was made brig.-gí.i. in Sept. 1864, but almost immediately after was elected gov. of La. In this position, he showed great ability, improving the finances of the State, encouraging manufactures, and enforcing the laws. At the close of the war, he took up his residence in Mexico, where he established the Mexican Times, which he edited until his death. — ¿See " Recollections of Henry W. Allen,
Page 519 - Lyons, Orland, Rich, Riverside, Thornton, Worth, in Cook County. • Abner Taylor, of Chicago, was born in Maine; has been in active business all his life, as contractor, builder, and merchant; the only office he ever held was that of member of the State Legislature for one term (Thirty-fourth) ; was a Delegate to the National Republican Convention in 1884, and was elected to the Fifty-first Congress as a Republican, receiving 26,553 votes, against 22,697 votes for Todd, Democrat, 981 votes...
Page 620 - Act and to procure from time to time as may be possible and practicable, at reasonable cost, all books, pamphlets, manuscripts, monographs, writings, and other material of historical interest and useful to the historian bearing upon the political, physical, religious or social history of the State of Illinois from the earliest known period of time.
Page 539 - Government of the United States and the flag thereof, against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same...
Page 505 - The objects of the said Southern Illinois Normal University shall be to qualify teachers for the common schools of this State by imparting instruction in the art of teaching in all branches of study which pertain to a common school education, in the elements of the natural sciences, including agricultural chemistry, animal and vegetable physiology, in the fundamental laws of the United States, and of the State of Illinois, in regard to the rights and duties of citizens, and such other studies as...
Page 728 - Masons, the Knights of Pythias and the Modern Woodmen of America : he is also a member of the Eastern Star at Ocheyedan.

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