Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume 1

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Munsell Publishing Company, 1915 - Cass County (Ill.) - 986 pages
 

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Page 402 - It is hereby ordained and declared by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states and the people and states in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Page 338 - Give a man this taste and a means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making a happy man, unless indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. "You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history; with the wisest, the wittiest, with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. " You make him a denizen of all nations, a contemporary of all ages. The world has been created for him.
Page 258 - Congress, in making roads leading to the state; the residue to be appropriated by the legislature of the state, for the encouragement of learning, of which one-sixth part shall be exclusively bestowed on a college or university.
Page 412 - The said territory, and the States which may be formed therein shall forever remain a part of this confederacy of the United States of America...
Page 254 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted...
Page 149 - An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.
Page 254 - Resolved, That it be earnestly recommended to the State of Virginia to reconsider their late act of assembly for opening their land office; and that it be recommended to the said State, and all other States similarly circumstanced, to forbear settling or issuing warrants for unappropriated lands, or granting the same during the continuance of the present war.
Page 456 - Republican, was elected to the United States Senate, to fill the unexpired term of Senator...
Page 69 - The duties of such board shall be to collect, assort, systematize and present in biennial report to the general assembly statistical details relating to all departments of labor in the State, especially in its relation to the commercial, industrial, social, educational and sanitary conditions of the laboring classes and to the permanent prosperity of the mechanical, manufacturing and productive Industries of the State...
Page 294 - All the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia "who are already settled or shall hereafter settle on the western side of the Ohio, shall be included in a distinct county, which shall be called Illinois county...

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