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Page 402 - It is hereby ordained and declared by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states and the people and states in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
Page 338 - Give a man this taste and a means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making a happy man, unless indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. "You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history; with the wisest, the wittiest, with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity. " You make him a denizen of all nations, a contemporary of all ages. The world has been created for him.
Page 258 - Congress, in making roads leading to the state; the residue to be appropriated by the legislature of the state, for the encouragement of learning, of which one-sixth part shall be exclusively bestowed on a college or university.
Page 412 - The said territory, and the States which may be formed therein shall forever remain a part of this confederacy of the United States of America...
Page 338 - June of that year, the various sums of money received from the library fund and from other sources, and how such moneys have been expended, and for what purposes; the number of books and periodicals on hand, the number added by purchase, gift, or otherwise, during the year; the number...
Page 149 - An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.
Page 202 - Gibault next to Clark and Vigo the United States are (more) indebted for the accession of the states comprised in what was the original Northwest Territory than to any other man...
Page 390 - He was a member of the Lower House of the General Assembly of his state in the session of 1883.
Page 254 - Resolved, That it be earnestly recommended to the State of Virginia to reconsider their late act of assembly for opening their land office; and that it be recommended to the said State, and all other States similarly circumstanced, to forbear settling or issuing warrants for unappropriated lands, or granting the same during the continuance of the present war.