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History Company, 1888 - Oregon
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Page 425 - The Governor, Secretary of State, and State Treasurer shall constitute a board of commissioners for the sale of school and university lands, and for the investment of the funds arising therefrom, and their powers and duties shall be such as may be prescribed by law...
Page 274 - ... and the entry or declaratory statement shall include only such land as is actually occupied by the town, and the title to which is in the United States...
Page 97 - Did not your missionaries teach us that Christ died to save his people? So die we to save our people." This apparent magnanimity produced a deep impression on some minds, who, not well versed in Indian or in any human character, could not divest themselves of awe in the presence of such evidences of moral greatness as these mocking answers evinced. The facts...
Page 274 - ... in trust for the several use and benefit of the occupants thereof, according to their respective interests...
Page 655 - Provided, That in case the office of Commissioner of Lands is not created by law, the provisions of this Act shall be executed by the Board of Commissioners for the sale of school and university lands.
Page 276 - Sound Agricultural Company on the north side of the Columbia River, shall be confirmed to the said Company. In case however the situation of those farms and lands should be considered by the United States to be of public and political importance, and the United States...
Page 361 - I wonder if the ground has anything to say? I wonder if the ground is listening to what is said ? I wonder if the ground would come alive and what is on it? Though I hear what the ground says. The ground says: 'It is the Great Spirit that placed me here. The Great Spirit tells me to take care of the Indians, to feed them aright. The Great Spirit appointed the roots to feed the Indians on.
Page 656 - By the preceding course of reasoning we have arrived at these general conclusions.: First, the shores of navigable waters, and the soils under them, were not granted by the Constitution to the United States, but were reserved to the States respectively. Secondly, the new States have the same rights, sovereignty, and jurisdiction over this subject as the original States.
Page 425 - An Act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights, approved September 4, 1841," and also the five per centum of the net proceeds of the sales of the public lands, to which this State shall become entitled on her admission into the Union (if Congress shall...
Page 382 - October 15th, calling for five companies of mounted volunteers to constitute a Northern battalion, and four companies of mounted volunteers to constitute a Southern battalion...

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