The States and Territories of the Great West: Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota [sic], Kansas and Nebraska : Their Geography, History, Advantages, Resources, and Prospects : Comprising Their Local History, Institutions, and Laws : Giving a Table of Distances, and the Most Direct Routes and Modes of Conveyance : Also, Pointing Out the Best Districts for Agricultural, Commercial, Lumbering, and Mining Operations : with a Map and Numerous Illustrations
Miller, Orton, and Mulligan, 1856 - 352 sider
Hva folk mener - Skriv en omtale
Vi har ikke funnet noen omtaler på noen av de vanlige stedene.
Andre utgaver - Vis alle
The States and Territories of the Great West: Including Ohio, Indiana ...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1856
The states and territories of the great West: including Ohio, Indiana ...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1856
acres American Arkansas banks beautiful become Blue Earth River bluff border canoes Clair Colonel Clark copper creek Detroit dollars east election emigrants English explored fertile five forest governor Grand Grand Prairie Green Bay groves harbor hight hundred and fifty hundred feet hundred miles Huron Illinois Illinois country Indians inhabitants Iowa iron Iroquois island Kansas Kansas River Kaskaskia Lake Huron Lake Michigan Lake Superior Lake Winnebago land length limestone Marquette Michilimackinac million Milwaukie mines Minesota Mississippi Missouri mountains mouth navigation nearly Ohio Ohio River Ontonagon River passed person pine plains Pontiac population portage possession prairie Railroad rapid reach region rocks Salle sandstone savage settlers shore side sixty slave soil southern spring steamboats streams surface territory thousand three hundred timber tion tract trade trees tribes tributaries valley village voyage Wabash warriors West western whole wild wilderness Wisconsin River woods
Side 256 - That the legislative power of the territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act ; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Side 326 - That in all that territory ceded by France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of thirtysix degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, not included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the parties shall have been duly convicted, shall be and is hereby forever prohibited.
Side 157 - No tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States ; and in no case shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents.
Side 157 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted : Provided always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed, and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid.
Side 157 - No person demeaning himself in a peaceable and orderly manner, shall ever be molested on account of his mode of worship or religious sentiments, in the said territory.
Side 343 - ... if any person taking such oath shall swear falsely in the premises, he shall be subject to all the pains and penalties of perjury, and shall forfeit the money which he may have paid for said...
Side 127 - Through an aperture which afforded me a view of the area of the fort I beheld, in shapes the foulest and most terrible, the ferocious triumphs of barbarian conquerors. The dead were scalped and mangled; the dying were writhing and shrieking under the unsatiated knife and tomahawk; and from the bodies of some, ripped open, their butchers were drinking the blood, scooped up in the hollow of joined hands and quaffed amid shouts of rage and victory.
Side 295 - Savages' hands; and since they are superstitious, they keep them as so many divinities, or as presents which the gods dwelling beneath the water have given them, and on which their welfare is to depend.
Side 342 - ... all questions as to the right of pre-emption arising between different settlers shall be settled by the register and receiver of the district within which the land is situated, subject to an appeal to and a revision by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.