An Illustrated History of Monroe County, Iowa: A Complete Civil, Political, and Military History of the County, from Its Earliest Period of Organization Down to 1896. Including Sketches of Pioneer Life, Anecdotes, Biography, and Long-drawn Reminiscences Spun Out by the "oldest Inhabitant."

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F. Hickenlopper, 1896 - Monroe County (Iowa) - 354 pages
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Page 258 - Ah! then and there was hurrying to and fro, And gathering tears, and tremblings of distress, And cheeks all pale, which but an hour ago Blushed at the praise of their own loveliness: And there were sudden partings, such as press The life from out young hearts; and choking sighs, Which ne'er might be repeated...
Page 235 - Supervisors shall cause to be assessed and levied each year upon the taxable property of the county, in addition to the levy authorized for other purposes, a sufficient sum to pay the interest...
Page 12 - And in all cases where the exterior lines of the townships thus to be subdivided into sections or half sections shall exceed, or shall not extend six miles, the excess or deficiency shall be specially noted, and added to or deducted from the western or northern ranges of sections or half sections in such township, according as the error may be in running the lines from east to west or from south to north.
Page 22 - Johnson be, and the same is hereby organized from and after the fourth day of July next, and the inhabitants of said county be entitled to all the rights and privileges to which by law the inhabitants of other organized counties of this territory are entitled to.
Page 22 - Section 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Iowa, That the...
Page 23 - The officers elected under the provisions of this act shall hold their offices until the next general election, and until their successors are elected and qualified.
Page 23 - ... county, to return all books and papers in their hands, appertaining to said office, to the next nearest justice of the peace which may be elected and qualified for said county, under the provisions of this act, and all suits at law...
Page 22 - ... of the people may require, and shall appoint three Judges of Election for each place of holding elections in said county, and issue tickets to said Judges for their appointment; and the officer ordering said election shall give at least fifteen days...
Page 24 - ... which oath shall be administered by the Clerk of the District Court or Justice of the Peace of the county of Kishkekosh ; and the officer administering the same shall certify and file the same in the office of the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of said county, whose duty it shall be to receive the same.
Page 115 - The regiment was mustered into the United States service on the 9th of September, 1862.

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