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" The natural resources of the country, with a well-judged civil code, will invite a good community. But a good community will hardly emigrate to a country which promises no protection for life or property. Inquiries have already been submitted to some... "
A History of the Pacific Northwest - Page 136
by Joseph Schafer - 1918 - 323 pages
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The Life and Public Services of Dr. Lewis F. Linn: For Ten Years a Senator ...

Elizabeth A. Linn, Nathan Sargent - 1857 - 441 pages
...posterity will be intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate to the country. The territory must populate. The Congress of the United States must...emigrate to a country which promises no protection for life or property. Inquiries have already been submitted to some of us for information of the country....
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 7; Volume 25

United States. Congress - Law - 1839
...posterity will be intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate to the country. The lerritory must populate. The Congress of the United States must...say by whom. The natural resources of the country, wilh a well-judged civil code, will invite a good community. But a good community will hardly emigrate...
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History of Portland, Oregon, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of ...

Harvey Whitefield Scott - Portland (Or.) - 1890 - 651 pages
...destiny of our posterity will be intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate. * * * But, a good community will hardly emigrate to a country...which promises no protection to life or property. * * * * We can boast of no civil code. We can promise no protection but the ulterior resort of self...
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Transactions of the [1st]- Annual Reunion ..., Volume 10; Volume 23; Volume 35

Oregon Pioneer Association, Oregon Pioneer Association. Reunion - Local history - 1883
...necessity of civil government for its inhabitants. Among other things in their petition they say : " But a good community will hardly emigrate to a country which promises no protection to life and property. * * * We can boast of no civil code. We can promise no protection but the ulterior resort...
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Missionary History of the Pacific Northwest: Containing the Wonderful Story ...

Harvey Kimball Hines - Frontier and pioneer life - 1899 - 510 pages
...posterity wilf be intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate to this country. The territory must populate. The congress of the United States must say by whom. The natural resourses of the country, with a well judged civil code, will invite a good community. But a good community...
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England and America After Independence: A Short Examination of Their ...

Edward Smith - Canada Annexation to the United States - 1900 - 397 pages
...pointed to the advantages which would result from the government taking possession: ' The territory must populate, the Congress of the United States must say by whom,' etc. It was difficult, however, to get a majority to declare in favour of military occupation. For...
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The American Advance: A Study in Territorial Expansion

Edmund Janes Carpenter - United States - 1903 - 331 pages
...posterity will be intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate to the country. The Territory must populate. The Congress of the United States must...emigrate to a country which 'promises no protection for life or property. Inquiries have already been submitted to some of us for information of the country....
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The Pacific Slope and Alaska

Joseph Schafer - Alaska - 1904 - 442 pages
...and are anxious to give an early tone to the moral and intellectual character of its citizens. . . . The country must populate. The Congress of the United...which promises no protection to life or property. . . . We do not presume to suggest the manner in which the country shall be occupied by the government,...
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The Conquerors: Historical Sketches of the American Settlement of the Oregon ...

A. Atwood - Frontier and pioneer life - 1907 - 316 pages
...intimately affected by the character of those who emigrate to this country. The territory will be populated. The Congress of the United States must say by whom. The natural resources of the country, with a well adjudged civil code, will invite a good community. But a good community will hardly emigrate to...
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Fifty Years in Oregon: Experiences, Observations, and Commentaries Upon Men ...

Theodore Thurston Geer - Oregon - 1912 - 536 pages
...of our posterity will be immediately affected by the character of those who immigrate. The Territory must populate — the Congress of the United States...to a country which promises no protection to life and property. . . . Well are we assured that it will cost the Government of the United States more...
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