The Tennessee Hand-book and Immigrant's Guide: Giving a Description of the State of Tennessee; Its Agricultural and Mineralogical Character: Its Waterpower, Timber, Soil, and Climate; Its Various Railroad Lines...its Adaptation for Stockraising, Grape Culture, Etc., Etc., with Special Reference to the Subject of Immigration

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1868 - Agriculture - 164 pages

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Page 132 - State, and shall receive, out of any moneys in the treasury of the State, not otherwise appropriated...
Page 157 - Blount, governor of the territory of the United States of America south of the river Ohio...
Page 22 - County, Tennessee.' Another block of one of the best varieties, was sent by act of the Legislature, which was called the
Page 132 - City, and to make regular reports of their labors and proceedings to the general assembly of the State, accompanied by such references, suggestions, and statistics as may furnish good and reliable data and a proper basis for future legislation on the subject of immigration.
Page 121 - prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good
Page 48 - is found in East Tennessee. The coal of good quality, and in beds thick enough to be profitably worked, is at least equal in the aggregate to a solid stratum eight feet thick and coextensive with the tableland, and hence equal in extent to four thousand four hundred square miles, or, in other words, equal in volume to a solid block of coal eight feet high, twenty miles wide, and two hundred and twenty miles long.
Page 130 - AN ACT To encourage Immigration to Tennessee. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of the State of Tennessee, That there shall be a board of immigration created, consisting of five members, three of whom shall be appointed by the governor.
Page 14 - Is beautiful and useful too ; — Who knows thee well, is sure to love, Where'er his wandering footsteps rove, And backward ever turns to thee, With fond, regretful memory, Feeling his heart impatient burn Among thy mountains to return...
Page 132 - ... of the Board of Immigration, to be expended by them as they think best and expedient for the interest of immigration to the State of Missouri, which shall be in full of all other appropriations. "SEC. 9. The Board of Immigration is furthermore authorized and shall have power to open books and invite and solicit contributions and endowments of money from corporations, manufacturers, merchants and all persons who are immediately and directly benefited by the flow of immigration...
Page 131 - ... that may hereafter be created; and the said board may do any act, and employ or draft any agencies or appliances, calculated or necessary to effect the purpose designed by this act. SEC. 4. Be it further enacted, That meetings of the board shall be held on the first Mondays in November, February, May, and August, at the capitol, in Nashville, and at such other times and places as the majority of the board may direct.

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