Jay Cooke: Financier of the Civil War, Volume 1

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G.W. Jacobs & Company, 1907 - United States
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Page 96 - AN ACT granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from Lake Superior to Puget Sound, on the Pacific coast, by the Northern route.
Page 309 - Know ye the land of the cedar and vine? Where the flowers ever blossom, the beams ever shine; Where the light wings of Zephyr, oppressed with perfume, Wax faint o'er the gardens of Gul in her bloom...
Page 309 - Know ye the land of the cedar and vine, Where the flowers ever blossom, the beams ever shine; Where the light wings of Zephyr...
Page 6 - First. That Congress declare that the compound interest notes shall cease to be a legal tender from ihe day of their maturity. " Second. That the Secretary be authorized, in his discretion, to sell bonds of the United States, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding six per cent., and redeemable and payable at such periods as iruy be conducive to the interests of the government, for the purpose of retiring not only compound interest notes, but the United States notes.
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Page 280 - I hereby give notice that the principal and accrued interest of the bonds herein below designated, known as
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