A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho, January 1898

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Owyhee Avalanche, 1898 - Owyhee County (Idaho) - 154 pages
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Page 9 - It was the common judgment of the first explorers that there was more of strange and awful in the scenery and topography of Idaho than of the pleasing and attractive. A more intimate acquaintance with the less conspicuous features of the country revealed many beauties. The climate of the valleys was found to be far milder than from their elevation could have been expected. Picturesque lakes were discovered nestled among the mountains, or furnishing in some instances navigable waters.18 Fish and game...
Page 104 - He was educated in the schools of his native town and at the Swedenborgian Academy at Contoocook.
Page 9 - ... elevation, could have been expected. Picturesque lakes were discovered among the mountains, furnishing in some instances navigable waters. Fish and game abound. Fine forests of pine and firs cover the mountain slopes, except in the lava region; and nature, even in this phenomenal part of her domain, has not forgotten to prepare the earth for the occupation of man, nor neglected to give him a wondrously warm and fertile soil to compensate for the labor of subduing the savagery of her apparently...
Page 132 - ... to practice as an attorney and counsellor at law and solicitor,,, in chancery, in...
Page 110 - He was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law at Dover in 1770.
Page 7 - ... located the valuable mines. Sometimes, through the metamorphic strata, and even the sedimentary rocks, the fluid interior has burst forth, forming a long line of high, black, conical peaks, usually covered with perpetual snows. We may say of a large portion of Idaho and Montana that the surface is literally crumpled or rolled up in one continuous series of mountain, ranges, fold after fold.
Page 165 - At the age of eighteen he came to the United States, and in 1927 became an American citizen.
Page 153 - He died in 1905, at the advanced age of ninety-three years. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him and commanded the respect and love of the entire community in which he passed a long and useful life.
Page 9 - Idaho was created a Territory by act of Congress, March 3, 1863, from parts of Dakota, Nebraska, and Washington Territories.
Page 28 - City has six general merchandise stores, two hardware stores, a tin shop, two meat markets, two hotels, four restaurants, eight saloons, bakery, one Silver City, looking North.

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