Minnesota: Its Advantages to Settlers

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Stran 8 - ... and the dwelling house thereon, and its appurtenances, owned and occupied by any resident of the State, not exceeding in value fifteen hundred .dollars, shall be exempt from forced sale on execution...
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Stran 8 - That no lands acquired under the provisions of this Act shall in any event become liable to the satisfaction of any debt or debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent therefor.
Stran 8 - ... that he is a citizen of the United States, or has declared his intention to become such...
Stran 10 - The Minnesota River, the source of which is among the Coteau des Prairies, in Dakota Territory, flows from Big Stone Lake, on the western boundary of the State, a distance of nearly 500 miles, through the heart of the southwestern part of the State, and empties into the Mississippi at Fort Snelling, 5 miles above St. Paul. It is navigable as high up as the Yellow Medicine, 238 miles above its mouth during good stages of water. Its principal places are Shakopee, Chaska, Carver, Belle Plaine, Henderson,...
Stran 4 - ... power is not to reside permanently on the eastern slope of the Alleghany Mountains, nor in the seaports. Seaports have always been overrun and controlled by the people of the interior.
Stran 11 - West of the Mississippi, lying between it and the Minnesota, and extending south of that stream, is the Big Woods, about 100 miles in length and 40 miles wide.
Stran 20 - ... every part of the great valley of the Mississippi. The St. Croix Falls, which are only second to St. Anthony Falls in hydraulic power, are similarly, though somewhat less advantageously situated at the head of navigation upon a tributary of the Mississippi. Except the Minnesota, nearly every tributary of the Mississippi, in its rapid and broken descent to the main stream, affords valuable mill sites. The Mississippi itself, in its descent from its Itasca summit to Fort Snelling, in which it falls...
Stran 9 - ... lakes and rivers ample for an empire, it has a peculiar climate of its own, possessed by no other State. The general surface of the greater part of the State is even and undulating, and pleasantly diversified with rolling prairies, vast belts of timber, oak openings, numerous lakes and streams, with their accompanying meadows, waterfalls, wooded ravines, and lofty bluffs, which impart variety, grandeur and picturesque beauty to its scenery. "The...
Stran 4 - Hene is the plaice, the central place, where the agriculture of the richest region of North America must pour out its tributes to the whole world.

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