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Men of Mark in America: Ideals of American Life Told in ..., Volume 1
Merrill Edwards Gates
No preview available - 2015
Men of Mark in America; Ideals of American Life Told in ..., Volume 2
Merrill Edwards Gates
No preview available - 2016
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Page 207 - On the Secular Variations, and Mutual Relations of the Orbits of the Asteroids...
Page 342 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination, when that is accomplished, to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Page 339 - The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution. An Historical Treatise in which is drawn out, by the Light of the most recent Researches, the gradual Development of the English Constitutional System, and the Growth out of that System of the Federal Republic of the United States.
Page 441 - for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 36 - He was admitted to the bar, and commenced the practice of law in 1811, and soon attained eminence in his profession.
Page 266 - OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE THIRTY-THIRD DEGREE OF THE ANCIENT AND ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITE OF FREEMASONRY Mr.
Page 416 - Out of an utterly prostrate colony a free republic was built up, the work being done with such signal ability, integrity, and success that the new nation started under more favorable conditions than has ever before been the case in any single instance among her fellow Spanish-American republics. This record stands alone in history, and the benefit conferred thereby upon the people of Cuba was no greater than the honor conferred upon the people of the United States.
Page 306 - Deep sea sounding and dredging. A description and discussion of the methods and appliances used on board the Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer "Blake.
Page 189 - England; or that on the evening of the day on which he was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States he gave a lecture in Washington on "The Curriculum of the Prophets in Ancient Israel.
Page 83 - John A. Kasson, who represented our government in it with such zeal and ability as to command the thanks and warm approval of his associates. I do not doubt that important and lasting advantages are to flow from this conference, due in a great degree to his assiduity, practical ability, and earnestness in the cause of progress."21 The Postmaster General was so gratified at Kasson 's success "in obtaining favorable action on most of the postal reform desired...