Iowa Stories: Book two, Volume 2

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Page 118 - September of each year, among the several counties in proportion to the number of persons between five and twenty-one years of age in each, as shown by the last report filed with him by the superintendent of public instruction.
Page 18 - It was only two years after the Territory of Wisconsin had been set apart that another new territory was made out of the part which lay beyond the Mississippi, and it was called the Territory of Iowa.
Page 34 - As early as 1839 the collector in Des Moines County was asked to tell the county commissioners just what kinds of money and how much of each he had in taxes.
Page 170 - Indians retained the right to occupy all that part of their lands ceded, " which lies west of a line running due north and south from the Painted, or Bed Rocks, on the White Breast fork of the Des Moines river, for the term of three years.
Page 18 - July 4, 1838, the Territory of Iowa had its own laws and its own officers. It...
Page 50 - ... and when the vote was taken it was found that there were more for than were against it.

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