Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volum 7

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Minnesota Historical Society, 1893 - 360 sider
 

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Side 99 - Mississippi ; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part of the thirty-first degree of north latitude.
Side 343 - Falls, from which the Commissioners traced the line to the most northwestern point of the Lake of the Woods ; thence, along the said line, to the said most northwestern point, being in latitude 49° 23...
Side 80 - Palms; upon the assurance which we have received from all these nations, that we are the first Europeans who have descended or ascended the said River Colbert...
Side 303 - America ; it is agreed, that for the future, the confines between the dominions of His Britannic Majesty, and those of His Most Christian Majesty, in that part of the world, shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the river Mississippi, from its source to the river Iberville, and from thence, by a line drawn along the middle of this river, and the lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, to the sea...
Side 328 - Commissioners differing, or both, or either of them, refusing, declining or wilfully omitting to act, such reports, declarations or statements shall be made by them or either of them, and such...
Side 323 - ... said parallel, shall be the dividing line between his majesty's territories and those of the United States, to the westward of the said lake, as far as their said respective territories extend in that quarter ; and that the said line shall, to that extent, form the southern boundary of his majesty's said territories and the northern boundary of the said territories of the United States...
Side 306 - Huron; thence through the middle of said hike to the water communication between that lake and Lake 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...
Side 320 - It is agreed that a line drawn from the most northwestern point of the lake of the woods, along the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude, or, if the said point shall not be in the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude, then that a line drawn from the said point due north or south, as the case may be, until the said line shall intersect the said parallel of north latitude...
Side 316 - Whereas it is uncertain whether the River Mississippi extends so far to the northward as to be intersected by a line to be drawn due west from the Lake of the Woods...
Side 106 - We could not sit down here to-day and draw a line of separation that would satisfy any five men in the country. There are natural causes that would keep and tie us together, and there are social and domestic relations which we could not break if we would, and which we should not if we could. " Sir, nobody can look over the face of this country at the present moment, nobody can see where its population is most dense and growing; without being ready to admit, and compelled to admit, that ere long the...

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