A Brief Topographical and Statistical Manual of the State of New-York: Exhibiting the Situation and Boundaries of the Several Counties ... and Designating the Principal Places and the Seat of the Courts ...

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E. Bliss and E. White, 1822 - Canals - 72 pages

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Page 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 30 - O scenes surpassing fable, and yet true, Scenes of accomplish'd bliss ! which who can see, Though but in distant prospect, and not feel His soul refresh'd with foretaste of the joy ? Rivers of gladness water all the earth, And clothe all climes with beauty ; the reproach Of barrenness is past. The fruitful field Laughs with abundance ; and the land, once lean, Or fertile only in its own disgrace, Exults to see its thistly curse repeal'd.
Page 2 - Wilson, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author and proprietor, in the words following...
Page 23 - Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet, perhaps, as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows not of.
Page 23 - ... number of students, forty. One at Nashville, founded in 1806 ; number of students, one hundred. One at Knoxville, founded in 1807 ; number of students, fifty-six. And one near Columbia, founded in 1830 ; number of students, one hundred. The legislature by various enactments have provided a school fund, the interest of which is to be applied to the support of common schools. The fund is invested in public stocks, and in 1839 amounted to eight hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars. DIVISION...
Page 25 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Page 28 - ... unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required : and to whom much is committed, of him shall more be demanded.
Page 10 - The court for the trial of impeachments and the correction of errors, shall consist of the President of the Senate, the senators, the chancellor, and the justices of the Supreme Court, or the major part of them : but when an impeachment shall be prosecuted against the chancellor, or any justice of the Supreme Court, the person so impeached shall be suspended from exercising...
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