Minnesota, Its Resources and Progress: Its Beauty, Healthfulness and Fertility, and Its Attractions and Advantages as a Home for Immigrants

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Press Print. Company, 1870 - 76 strani
 

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Stran 60 - ... that he is a citizen of the United States, or has declared his intention to become such...
Stran 55 - ... a quantity of land not exceeding in amount one lot, being within a recorded town plat or city or village, and the dwelling house thereon and its appurtenances, owned and occupied by any resident of this state...
Stran 52 - White persons of foreign birth, who shall have declared their intention to become citizens conformably to the laws of the United States on the subject of naturalization.
Stran 10 - The fine scenery of lake and open groves of oak timber, of winding streams connecting them, and beautifully rolling country on all sides, renders this portion of Minnesota the garden spot of the Northwest. It is impossible in a report of this character, to describe the feelings of admiration and astonishment with which we first beheld the charming country in the vicinity of this lake; and were I to give expression to my own feelings and opinions in reference to it, I fear they would be considered...
Stran 4 - It is not an uninterrupted plain where the ege finds no relief, but composed of many gentle ascents, which in the summer are covered with the finest verdure, and interspersed with little groves, that give a pleasing variety to the prospect.
Stran 63 - Application must be made as in cash cases, but must be accompanied by a warrant duly assigned as the consideration for the land ; yet where the tract is...
Stran 62 - Should the settler hi either of the aforesaid cases die before establishing his claim within the period limited by law, the title may be perfected by the executor, administrator, or one of the heirs, by making the requisite proof of settlement and paying tor the land; the entry to be made in the name of "the heirs" of the deceased settler, and the patent will be issued accordingly.
Stran 25 - ... the latter part of the May following. I had spent a winter in Cuba without benefit. I had spent also nearly a year in California, making a gain in the dry season, and a partial loss in the wet season, returning, however, sufficiently improved to resume my labors. Breaking down again from this only partial recovery, I made the experiment now of Minnesota; and submitting myself, on returning, to a very rigid examination, by a physician who did not know at all what verdict had been passed by other...
Stran 23 - The fact established by climatologists that the cultivated plants yield the greatest products near the northernmost limit at which they grow, is fully illustrated in the productions of the Canadian territories; and the returns from Prince Albert and other new settlements on the Saskatchewan show a yield of 40 bushels of spring wheat to the acre, averaging 63 Ibs. to the bushel, whilst one exceptional field showed 68 Ibs. to the bushel...
Stran 41 - ... •"•2; Passing to the second point of comparison with New-England, already incidentally touched Upon, the commercial position of Minnesota upon the termini of the three great water lines of the continent, not only gives it an immensely Wider capacity of interior trade, but a far easier access to the sources of supply of raw material. A region six times as large as all...

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