Boundaries of the United States: And of the Several States and Territories, with an Outline of the History of All Important Changes of Territory

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - United States - 145 pages
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Page 18 - ... to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico ; thence, westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town" called Paso) to its western termination; thence, northward, along the western line of New Mexico, until it intersects the first branch of the river Gila...
Page 9 - Superior; thence through Lake Superior northward of the Isles Royal and Phelipeaux, to the Long Lake; thence through the middle of said Long Lake, and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods, to the said Lake of the Woods; thence through the said lake to the most northwestern point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part of...
Page 24 - ... the western State in the said Territory, shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio, and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and Post Vincents, due north, to the Territorial line between the United States and Canada ; and by the said Territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Page 18 - ... to the same;) thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river, until it empties into the Rio Colorado ; thence across the Rio Colorado, following the division line between Upper and Lower California, to the Pacific Ocean. The southern and western limits of New Mexico, mentioned in this article, are those laid down in the map entitled " Map of the United Mexican States...
Page 9 - Erie ; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie : through the middle of said Lake until it arrives at the water communication between that Lake and Lake Huron ; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of said Lake to the water communication between that Lake and Lake Superior ; thence through Lake Superior.
Page 109 - Nebraska ; and when admitted as a state or states, the said territory, or any portion of the same, shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission...
Page 18 - ... (of the same meridian:) and finally, from the said point of intersection, the said meridian line of the 141st degree, in its prolongation as far as the Frozen Ocean.
Page 18 - Behring's straits on the parallel of sixty-five degrees thirty minutes north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the islands of Krusenstern or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or Noonarbook, and proceeds due north, without limitation, into the same Frozen Ocean.
Page 10 - The southern boundary of the United States, which divides their territory from the Spanish colonies of East and West Florida, shall be designated by a line beginning on the River Mississippi, at the northernmost part of the thirty-first degree of latitude north of the equator, which from thence shall be drawn due east to the middle of the River Apalachicola, or Catahonche, thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Fliut; thence straight to the head of St.
Page 100 - Brule in a direct line to the center of the channel between Middle and South Islands, in the Lake of the Desert...

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