The History of Jackson County, Missouri: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Biographical Sketches of Its Citizens, Jackson County in the Late War ... History of Missouri, Map of Jackson County ...
Ramfre Press, 1881 - Jackson County (Mo.) - 1006 pages
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Page 32 - A pillar of state; deep on his front^ engraven Deliberation sat, and public care; And princely counsel in his face yet shone Majestic, though in ruin : sage he stood, With Atlantean shoulders fit to bear The weight of mightiest monarchies ; his look Drew audience and attention still as night, Or summer's noontide air...
Page 419 - It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States.
Page 32 - State, by a solemn public act, shall declare the assent of the said State to the said fundamental condition, and shall transmit to the President of the United States on or before the fourth Monday in November next an authentic copy of the said act; upon the receipt whereof the President, by proclamation, shall announce the fact; whereupon, and without any further proceeding on the part of Congress, the admission of the said State into this Union shall be considered as complete.
Page 32 - States in all respects whatever upon the fundamental condition that the fourth clause of the twenty-sixth section of the third article of the constitution, submitted on the part of said State to Congress, shall never be construed to authorize the passage of any law, and that no law shall be passed in conformity thereto, by which any citizen of either of the States in this Union shall be excluded from the enjoyment of any of the privileges and immunities to which such citizen is entitled under the...
Page 258 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 10 - I beheld, too, in that vision, All the secrets of the future, Of the distant days that shall be. I beheld the westward marches Of the unknown, crowded nations. All the land was full of people, Restless, struggling, toiling, striving, Speaking many tongues, yet feeling But one heart-beat in their bosoms. In the woodlands rang their axes, Smoked their towns in all the valleys, Over all the lakes and rivers Rushed their great canoes of thunder...
Page 187 - STATE OF CALIFORNIA, County of Los Angeles— SS. On this day of , 1943, before me, , a Notary Public in and for said County and State, personally appeared , .known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that they executed the same. IN WITNESS WHEREOF...
Page 635 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I HAVE CAUSED THESE LETTERS TO BE MADE PATENT, AND THE SEAL OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO BE HEREUNTO AFFIXED.