Alaska + Its History, Climate and Natural Resources

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Rand, McNally and Company, 1898 - Alaska - 256 pages
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Page 15 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia as above mentioned...
Page 14 - North latitude, and between the 131st and the 133d degree of West longitude (Meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the North along the Channel called Portland Channel, as far as the Point of the Continent where it strikes the 56th degree of North latitude...
Page 241 - ... in trust for the several use and benefit of the occupants thereof, according to their respective interests...
Page 14 - Island, which point lies in the parallel of 54 degrees 40 minutes north latitude, and between the 131st and 133d degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th degree of north latitude...
Page 250 - ... 29. After such notice shall have been duly given, the trustee will proceed on the designated day, except in contest cases, which shall be disposed of in the manner hereinafter provided, to set apart to the persons entitled to receive the same, the lots, blocks and grounds to which each person, company or association of persons shall be entitled, according to their respective interests, including in the portion or portions set apart to each person, corporation or association of persons the improvements...
Page 238 - That no portion of the tract applied for is occupied or reserved for any purpose by the United States, or occupied or claimed by any...
Page 15 - Choukotski, to the meridian of one hundred and seventy-two west longitude ; thence, from the intersection of that meridian, in a southwesterly direction, so as to pass midway between the island of Attou and the Copper island of the Kormandorski couplet or group in the North Pacific ocean, to the meridian of one hundred and ninetythree degrees west longitude, so as to include in the territory conveyed the whole of the Aleutian islands east of that meridian.
Page 255 - ... with all papers, other books, and everything pertaining to such town site in his possession and all evidence of his official acts shall be transmitted to the...
Page 15 - ... proceeds thence in a course nearly southwest, through Behring's straits and Behring's sea, so as to pass midway between the northwest point of the island of St. Lawrence and the southeast point of Cape...
Page 15 - ... distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia, as above mentioned, (that is to say, the limit...

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