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Henry Root, Surveyor, Engineer and Inventor: Personal History and ...
Predogled ni na voljo - 2018
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Stran 128 - Colorado, at a point where it intersects the thirty-fifth degree of north latitude; thence down the middle of the channel of said river to the boundary line between the United States and Mexico as established by the treaty of May 30, 1848; thence running west and along said boundary line to the...
Stran 60 - ... exceptions in the record, the only question for our determination is whether the findings of fact support the judgment. The right of eminent domain is a right of sovereignty, and can be exercised only by legislative authority, and for a public use or benefit. When, therefore, a particular corporation claims the right to take private property without the consent of the owner, it must show not only a legislative warrant, but, if its right is challenged on that ground, it must be able to establish...
Stran 85 - NY volunteers, and served in the 1st brigade, 2d division, under General McDowell at the first battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861, where he was wounded.
Stran 85 - PERRY, in the central plaza, was erected in 1915 in honor of the hero of the Battle of Lake Erie ('We have met the enemy and they are ours'), fought in September 1813.
Stran 126 - Peninsula of Lower California is separated from the mainland of Mexico by the Gulf of California...
Stran 129 - States, through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the close of the Mexican War in 1S47, had obligated itself to protect the propand civil rights of the Spanish-speaking population of the Southwest.
Stran 129 - California on the southwest and west; comprising within its limits an area of 80,239 square miles. This region was a portion of the territory acquired by the United States from Mexico under the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, belonging previous to its transfer to the " department of Alta California." Prior to its acquisition by our government it was inhabited only by the aboriginal races? there being no settlements of civilized people, not even a mission, within its borders. At the time of the discovery...
Stran 58 - Company," and shall continue for the term of fifty years from and after the passage of this act.
Stran 122 - The old Union was based on the assumption that it was for the best interest of the people of the United States to be united as they were, each State faithfully performing to the people of other States all their obligations under a common compact. I always said that this assumption was founded on broad, correct, and statesmanlike principles. I think so yet.