Kaskaskia Records, 1778-1790

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Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library, 1909 - Archives - 681 pages
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Page 210 - Public good: being an examination into the claim of Virginia to the vacant western territory, and of the right of the United States to the same. To which is added, proposals for laying off a new state, to be applied as a fund for carrying on the war, or redeeming the national debt.
Page 399 - Assigns shall see cause) to join with them, and they together, or the Major Part of them, .shall have full Power and Authority to make such peculiar prudential Laws and Constitutions amongst the Inhabitants for the better and more orderly governing of them, as to them shall seem meet...
Page xxvi - Gibault next to Clark and Vigo the United States are (more) indebted for the accession of the states comprised in what was the original Northwest Territory than to any other man...
Page 478 - The lot No. 16, in each township or fractional part of a township, to be given perpetually for the purposes contained in the said ordinance. The lot No. 29, in each township or fractional part of a township, to be given perpetually for the purposes of religion.
Page 412 - Commonwealth hath to the territory or tract of country within the limits of the Virginia charter, situate, lying and being, to the northwest of the river Ohio...
Page 479 - August 29, 1788, which, among other things, provided for "confirming in their possessions and titles, the French and Canadian inhabitants and other settlers at Post St. Vincents who, on or before the year 1783 had settled there, and had professed themselves citizens of the United States, or any of them...
Page 412 - That the French and Canadian inhabitants, and other settlers of the Kaskaskies, St. Vincents, and the neighboring villages, who have professed themselves citizens of Virginia, shall have their possessions and titles confirmed to them, and be protected in the enjoyment of their rights and liberties.
Page 478 - January 1, 1786, shall issue indents for interest to the possessors, which shall be receivable in payment as other indents for interest of the existing requisitions of Congress; and for such interest as may be due on the said certificates between that period and the period of payment, the said board shall issue indents, the payment of which to be provided for in future requisitions, or otherwise. Such of the purchasers as...
Page 571 - I have the honor to be, with the most profound respect, Sir, your most obedient & most humble servant, S. DEANE. To Monsr Gerard. Lee Papers, Harvard University. FROM NICHOLAS ROGERS. Nantes, 9'!
Page 62 - I desire your particular attention to Mrs. Rochblave and her children, and that you suffer them to want for nothing. Let Mr. Rochblave 's property, which was taken, be restored to his lady so far as it can be done. You have the sum of sixty pounds sent for her use, in case you can't find her husband's effects to restore.

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