The Story of Oregon: A History, with Portraits and Biographies, Volume 2

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American Historical Publishing Company, 1892 - Oregon
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Page 447 - Every person has two educations, — one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives himself.
Page 107 - I do solemnly swear, that I will support the Organic Laws of the Provisional Government of Oregon, so far as said Organic Laws are consistent with my duties as a citizen of the United States, or a subject of Great Britain, and faithfully demean myself in office ; so help me God.
Page 160 - This treaty shall be obligatory on the contracting parties as soon as the same shall be ratified by the President and Senate of the United States.
Page 435 - Lewis Kendzier, of Danzig ; was made GCMG, 1886, and a Privy Councillor, and in the same year received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the University of Cambridge. His death, which took place at a hotel in Berlin, was quite unexpected. He had arrived there to spend Christmas with his daughter, who was married to a member of the Swedish Legation, and was attacked by the influenza then raging in Berlin. After making a partial recovery...
Page 453 - Cultural del Tepeyac, Father Lambert wrote to his abbot to ask whether he would be interested in such an undertaking in Mexico. As a result, an arrangement was made whereby a group of monks from St. Benedict's, Atchison, took charge of the school on a trial basis for a period of three years. At the end of this time they could either buy the school or withdraw if they so wished. Father Anthony Reilman was appointed superior and he was joined by Father Xavier Betzen. Later, Father Bertrand Easterday...
Page 106 - We, the people of Oregon Territory, for purposes of mutual protection, and to secure peace and prosperity among ourselves, agree to adopt the following laws and regulations until such time as the United States of America extend their jurisdiction over us.
Page 41 - His great authority as a physician and complete success in the case above referred to, saved us many prolonged and perhaps ruinous delays from similar causes, and it is no disparagement to others to say that to no other individual are the emigrants of 1843 so much indebted for the successful conclusion of their journey as to Dr. Marcus Whitman.
Page 203 - Peace of Mind, tranquillity, calm recollections of the Dead, great thoughts of Eternal Rest and Happiness; nothing of gloom or terror. Niagara was at once stamped upon my heart, an Image of Beauty; to remain there, changeless and indelible, until its pulses cease to beat, for ever.
Page 112 - Oregon in articles written in 1828, and to support every measure for her benefit since — this spirit still animates me, and will continue to do so while I live — which, I hope, will be long enough to see an emporium of Asiatic commerce at the mouth of your river, and a stream of Asiatic trade pouring into the valley of the Mississippi through the channel of Oregon.
Page 447 - He was elected by the largest majority of any candidate on the ticket, and at the close of the first term was re-elected without any opposition.

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