An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States: Containing an Index of All the Counties, Districts, Townships, Towns, &c., in the Union; Together with an Index of the Rivers ... Also, a General View of the United States, and the Several States and Territories

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Mitchell and Hinman, 1834 - United States - 324 pages
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Page 196 - Navy, the chief officer of which shall be called the Secretary of the Navy, whose duty it shall be to execute such orders as he shall receive from the President of the United States, relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials and the construction, armament, equipment and employment of vessels of war, as well as all other matters connected with the naval establishment of the United States.
Page 284 - An act to enable the people of the western part of the Mississippi Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States...
Page 202 - An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory...
Page 200 - One or more pieces of paper, mailed as a letter, and weighing one ounce, shall be charged with quadruple postage ; and at the same rate, should the weight be greater.
Page 291 - When the season is dry, and the volume of water emitted somewhat diminished, the temperature of the water increases. The waters are remarkably limpid and pure ; and are used by the people, who resort there for health, for culinary purposes. They have been analyzed, and exhibit no mineral properties beyond common spring water. Their efficacy then, for they are undoubtedly efficacious to many invalids, that resort there, results from the...
Page 196 - The whole legislative power is vested by the constitution in a Congress, consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 201 - ... and packets to and from the following officers of the government, are by law received and conveyed by post, free of postage. The President and Vice-President of the United States ; Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and Navy...
Page 314 - ... springs, chalybeate springs, and very strong impregnations of pure sulphurate of magnesia or Epsom salts, abound in different parts. In the southern part of the state a number of sections of land have been reserved from sale on account of the silver ore which they are supposed to contain. The Lead Mines in the vicinity of Galena, are very extensive and valuable. The mineral has been found in every portion of a tract of more than 50 miles in extent in every direction, and is supposed to occupy...
Page 204 - It ought to be observed, that five per cent, on all the sales of public lands within the states severally, is reserved ; three-fifths of which are to be expended by congress, in making roads leading to the states ; and twofifths to be expended by the states, in the encouragement of learning. The first part of this reservation has been expended...
Page 201 - Postmasters may send and receive, free of postage, letters and packets, not exceeding half an ounce in weight ; and they may receive one daily newspaper each, or what is equivalent thereto. Printers of Newspapers may send one paper to each and every other printer of newspapers within the United States, free of postage, under such regulations as the Postmaster- General may provide.

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