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" Indeed, the whole plain was diversified with groves and clumps of forest trees which gave it the appearance of a fine park. Such as grew on the public grounds ought to have been preserved, but in a government such as ours where the people are sovereign,... "
The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ... - Page 11
by Margaret Bayard Smith - 1906 - 424 pages
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 40

Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1906
...romantic scenery as any rivers in our country. Indeed the whole plain was diversified with groves & clumps of forest trees which gave it the appearance...people, the poorer inhabitants cut down these noble & beautiful trees for fuel. In one single night seventy tulip-Poplars were girdled, by which process...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 40

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1906
...romantic scenery as any rivers in our country. Indeed the whole plain was diversified with groves & clumps of forest trees which gave it the appearance...sovereign, this could not be done. The people, the poorer in. habitants cut down these noble & beautiful trees for fuel. In one single night seventy tulip-Poplars...
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Readings in American History

James Alton James - United States - 1914 - 584 pages
...romantic scenery as any rivers in our country. Indeed the whole plain was diversified with groves & clumps of forest trees which gave it the appearance...people, the poorer inhabitants cut down these noble & beautiful trees for fuel. In one single night seventy Tulip-Poplars were girdled, by which process...
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A History of the National Capital from Its Foundation Through the ..., Volume 1

Wilhelmus Bogart Bryan - Washington (D.C.) - 1914
...! delightful rambles ! happy hours ! . . . Not only the banks of the Tiber but those of the Potomak and Anacosta were at this period adorned with native...trees which gave it the appearance of a fine park." 1 Within the entire area of the city comprising over six thousand acres the commissioners found on...
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Worthy of the Nation: Washington, DC, from L'Enfant to the National Capital ...

United States. National Capital Planning Commission, Frederick Gutheim, Antoinette J. Lee - Architecture - 2006 - 430 pages
...landscape, watered by the Tiber, Potomac, and Anacostia rivers, their banks shaded by trees and wildflowers. "Indeed the whole plain was diversified with groves...trees which gave it the appearance of a fine park." Her friend, Thomas Jefferson, resided at Conrad's Boarding House on Capitol Hill so that he would be...
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