History of St. Paul and Vicinity: A Chronicle of Progress and a Narrative Account of the Industries, Institutions, and People of the City and Its Tributary Territory, Volume 3

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Lewis Publishing Company, 1912 - Saint Paul (Minn.) - 1203 pages
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Page 857 - Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America ; 8.
Page 1105 - It was new land and he at once set to work to clear it and plant crops. He labored diligently at his task for two years, when he gave up the idea of being a farmer, and removed to Pontiac, Oakland Co.
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Page 1191 - In 1841, with his brother Joseph, he went to the lead mines of Galena, where he worked several years. During this period he learned practical surveying, which he afterward engaged in at intervals.
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Page 1185 - ... in patriotism. As that coach rolled away toward Springfield, the dust from its wheels, lighted by the morning sunbeams, became a golden aureole through which we saw many things in new colors. The world was never quite the same again. Thus General Shields vanished from our sight as in a cloud of splendor. Thus his restless spirit passed through life, — through a picturesque, versatile, and always honorable career. Thus he lives and will live in history, a faithful servant of the people, a fearless...
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