The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 13

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Hugh Chisholm
Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 33 - Resolved, That if the application of these States to the government of the United States, recommended in a foregoing resolution, should be unsuccessful, and peace should not be concluded, and the defence of these States should be neglected, as it has been since the commencement of the war, it will, in the opinion of this convention, be expedient for the legislatures of the several States to appoint delegates to another convention, to meet at Boston in the State of Massachusetts, on the third Thursday...
Page 89 - An act to prohibit the importation and migration of foreigners and aliens under contract or agreement to perform labor in the United States, its Territories, and the District of Columbia.
Page 38 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page 184 - And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD; and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.
Page 36 - Wherein are bequeathed to the Common-wealth of England more Outlandish and Domestick Experiments and Secrets in reference to Universal! Husbandry.
Page 89 - Provided further /That whenever the President shall be satisfied that passports issued by any foreign government to its citizens to go to any country other than the United States or to any insular possession of the United States or to the Canal Zone are being used for the purpose of enabling the holders to come to the continental territory of the United States to the detriment of labor conditions therein...
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Page 185 - But unto the place which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there...
Page 255 - He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and was called to the Irish bar. In 1832, however, he emigrated to Canada, and settled in the township of Oro in Upper Canada.
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