Rand, McNally & Co.'s Pocket Atlas of the World

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The Company, 1887 - Atlases - 191 pages
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Containing colored maps of each state and territory in the United States; also, maps of every country in the world.
 

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Page 41 - CONSTITUTION The Government is administered by a Governor aided by an Executive Council...
Page 138 - Extensive lead mines in Grant, Lafayette and Iowa counties; native copper in the north, in Crawford and Iowa counties. Milwaukee clay famous for making cream-colored brick. Iron ores in Dodge, Sauk, Jackson and Ashland counties. Ranks second in...
Page 26 - Constitution and Government. The fundamental laws of the empire are based on the precepts of the Koran. The will of the sultan is absolute, in so far as it is not in opposition to the accepted truths of the Mahometan religion, as laid down in the sacred book of the Prophet. Next to the Koran, the laws of the
Page 22 - By Art. 2 and 4, substitution and enlistment for money are forbidden, and by Art. 3 it is ordered that 'every Frenchman not declared unfit for military service may be called up, from the age of twenty to that of forty years, to enter the active army or the reserves.
Page 42 - Britif h rule in 1815. By the constitution of 1831 and 1833, government is administered by a Governor, with an Executive Council and a Legislative Council. Minerals abound; precious stones are often found; pearl fisheries of western coast are famous.
Page 132 - Ranks second in wheat; fourth in corn, hogs and agricultural implements; sixth in coal; seventh in horses, oxen and other cattle, malt and distilled liquors, and miles of railway; ninth in hay and much cows.
Page 189 - President, elected for a term of four years ; while the legislative authority rests with a Congress of two chambers, called the Senate, and the House of Representatives, both elected by universal suffrage.
Page 92 - The state ranks first in value of manufactures, soap, printing and publishing, hops, hay, potatoes, buckwheat and milch co,ws, second in salt, silk goods, malt and distilled liquors, miles railway and barley, third in agricultural implements, iron ore, iron and steel, oats and rye.
Page 54 - Colony; in that year it was erected into a separate colony under Great Britain. The government is administered by a Governor, an Executive Council, and a Legislative Council. Estimated area, 21.150 square miles. Pop., 1881, 416.S19; white, 28,463; native, 329.253; coolies, 90,196.
Page 162 - Territorial and congressional elections, Tuesday after first Monday in November; number Senators, 12; Representatives, 24; sessions of legislature, biennial, in odd-numbered years, meeting second Monday in January; limit of session, 60 days; terms of Senators and Representatives, 2 years each. Voting population, 21,544; native white, 19,162; foreign white, 7,474; colored, 1,908.

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