Concise History of the State of Minnesota

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S.M. Williams, 1887 - Minnesota - 303 pages
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Page 144 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 159 - The credit of the State shall never be given or loaned in aid of any individual, association, or corporation.
Page 179 - Michigan," are hereby granted and conveyed to the State, to be appropriated solely to the use and support of such university, in such manner as the Legislature may prescribe...
Page 179 - That seventy-two sections of land shall be set apart and reserved for the use and support of a State University, to be selected by the Governor of said State, subject to the approval of the Commissioner of the General Land Office...
Page 179 - That seventy-two other sections of land shall be set apart and reserved for the use and support of a State university...
Page 28 - Why are those lips silent, that lately delivered to us expressive and pleasing language? why are those feet motionless, that a short time ago were fleeter than the deer on yonder mountains? why useless hang those arms that could climb the tallest tree, or draw the toughest bow?
Page 29 - Adown the stiffen'd side ! Yet weal to him — at peace he strays Where never fall the snows ; Where o'er the meadows springs the maize That mortal never sows : Where birds are blithe on every brake — Where forests teem with deer — Where glide...
Page 81 - The FLAT MOUTH'S band lingered in the Fort till their wounded comrade died. He was sensible of his condition, and bore his pain with great fortitude. When he felt his end approach, he desired that his horse might be gaily caparisoned, and brought to the hospital window, so that he might touch the animal. He then took from his medicine bag a large cake of maple sugar and held it forth.
Page 250 - State a certain percentage therein mentioned of the gross earnings of such railroad companies now existing or hereafter organized, shall, before the same shall take effect or be In force, be submitted to a vote of the people of the State, and be adopted and ratified by a majority of the electors of the State voting at the election at which the same shall be submitted to them.
Page 69 - If any flour is manufactured from the wheat raised, be pleased to let me know as early as practicable, that I may deduct the quantity manufactured at the post from the quantity advertised to be contracted for.

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