The history of Minnesota and Tales of the frontier

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E.W. Porter, 1900 - Frontier and pioneer life - 408 pages
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Page 97 - The credit of the state shall never be given or loaned in aid of any individual, association, or corporation.
Page 129 - The LORD bless you and keep you; The LORD make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The LORD lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.
Page 94 - For the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads from Stillwater, by way of St. Paul and St. Anthony, to a point between the foot of Big Stone Lake and the mouth of Sioux Wood River, with a branch, via St. Cloud and Crow Wing, to the navigable waters of the Red River of the North, at such point as the Legislature of said territory may determine ; from St.
Page 406 - Louis, and it has been the result of my best conjecture that the seat of power for North America would yet be found in the valley of Mexico; that the glories of the Aztec capital would be renewed, and that city would become ultimately the capital of the United States of America.
Page 15 - Jonatlian, his heirs and assigns, with all the trees, rocks, and rivers therein, reserving the sole liberty of hunting and fishing on land not planted or improved by the said Jonathan, his heirs and assigns, to which we have affixed our respective seals. " At the Great Cave, May 1st, 1767.
Page 45 - The laws of the United States now in force, or that may hereafter be enacted, prohibiting the introduction and sale of spirituous liquors in the Indian country, shall be in full force and effect throughout the country hereby ceded, until otherwise directed by Congress or the President of the United States.
Page 15 - River joins the Mississippi, and from thence eastward five days' travel, accounting twenty English miles per day, and from thence north six days' travel, at twenty English miles per day, and from thence again to the Fall of St.
Page 375 - I, Stephen R. Riggs, Missionary among the Sioux Indians, and I, Charles E. Flandrau, United States Indian Agent for the Sioux, being satisfied that Mak-pi-ya-ka-ho-ton and Se-ha-ho-ta, two Sioux Indians, have performed a valuable service to the Territory of Minnesota and humanity, by rescuing from captivity Mrs. Margaret Ann Marble, and delivering her to the Sioux agent; and being further satisfied that the rescue of the two remaining white women who are now in captivity among Ink-pa-du-ta's band...
Page 94 - Mississippi, to the southern boundary of the Territory in the direction of the mouth of the Big Sioux River...
Page 97 - State bearing an interest of seven per cent per annum, payable semi-annually in the city of New York, as a loan of public credit, to an amount not exceeding 81,250,000, or an aggregate amount to all of said companies not exceeding $5,000,000...

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