A history of the northern peninsula of michigan and it's people

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Page 161 - As soon as a legislature shall be formed in the district, the council and house assembled, in one room, shall have authority, by joint ballot, to elect a delegate to congress, who shall have a seat in congress, with a right of debating, but not of voting during this temporary government.
Page 162 - Provided, however, and it is further understood and declared that the boundaries of these three States shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if Congress shall hereafter find it - expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Page 14 - Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed; in breeze or gale or storm, Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime Dark-heaving, boundless, endless, and sublime, — The image of Eternity, the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.
Page 336 - ... having 22 feet of water on the miter sills, was built on the north side of the river in the years 1888 to 1895. Hon. Collingwood Schreiber was chief engineer of Dominion canals, etc., and WG McNeill Thompson was the government engineer in local charge of construction work.
Page 121 - What shall I say of his wealth? You count yourselves rich when you have ten or twelve sacks of corn, some hatchets, glass beads, kettles, or other things of that sort. He has towns of his own, more in number than you have people in all these countries five hundred leagues around; while in each town there are warehouses containing enough hatchets to cut down all your forests, kettles to cook all your moose, and glass beads to fill all your cabins. His house is longer than from here to the head of...
Page 73 - On that day when our heroes lay low— lay low. On that day when our heroes lay low, I fought by their side, and thought ere I died, Just vengeance to take on the foe. Just vengeance to take on the foe. On that day when our chieftains lay dead— lay dead, On that day when our chieftains lay dead.
Page 160 - The post of Detroit and all the land to the north, the west and the south of it, of which the Indian title has been extinguished by gifts or grants to the French or English governments...
Page 274 - I found this river chiefly remarkable for the abundance of virgin copper which is on its banks and in its neighborhood...
Page 273 - When he had penetrated to the depth of eighteen feet, he came to a mass of native copper ten feet long, three feet wide, and nearly two feet thick, and weighing over six tons. On digging around it the mass was found to rest on billets of oak supported by sleepers of the same material. This wood...
Page 73 - And here, on my breast, have 1 bled, And here, on my breast, have I bled. Our chiefs shall return no more — no more, Our chiefs shall return no more, Nor their brothers...

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