Bulletin - United States Geological Survey, Issues 13-20 (Google eBook)

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The Survey., 1885 - Geology
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Page 9 - Superior; thence through Lake Superior northward of the Isles Royal and Phelipeaux, to the Long Lake; thence through the middle of said Long Lake, and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods, to the said Lake of the Woods; thence through the said lake to the most northwestern point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part of...
Page 18 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said fortyninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island ; and thence southerly, through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits, to the Pacific Ocean...
Page 116 - Moines; thence, down and along the middle of the main channel of the said River Des Moines, to the mouth of the same, where it empties into the Mississippi River; thence, due east, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down, and following the course of the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning...
Page 22 - ... Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso) to its western termination; thence, northward, along the western line of New Mexico, until it intersects the first branch of the river Gila; (or if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same); thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river, until it empties into the Rio Colorado; thence across the Rio Colorado, following the...
Page 72 - Hudson's river, and all the land from the west side of Connecticut river, to the east side of Delaware bay...
Page 88 - Comfort, all along the sea-coast to the southward, two hundred miles, and all that space and circuit of land, lying from the sea-coast of the precinct aforesaid, up into the land throughout from sea to sea, west and northwest...
Page 14 - ... present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood, that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim, which either of the two high contracting parties may have 'to any part of the said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other Power or State to any part of the said country ; the only object of the high contracting parties, in that respect, being to prevent disputes and differences amongst themselves.
Page 110 - Miami aforesaid; and on the north by an east and west line drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running east, after intersecting the due north line aforesaid from the mouth of the Great Miami, until it shall intersect Lake Erie or the territorial line, and thence with the same, through Lake Erie, to the Pennsylvania line...
Page 122 - Kansas ; and when admitted as a state or states, the said territory, or any portion of the same, shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission.
Page 52 - York for the time being, and all others whom it may concern, are to take Notice and Govern themselves accordingly.

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