History of California, Količina 23

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History Company, 1888

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Stran 281 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Stran 239 - District I" comprises the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and the District of Columbia; (c) "Districts II-IV" means all of the States of the United States except those States within District I and District V; (d) "Districts I-IV...
Stran 60 - The whole country from San Francisco to Los Angeles, and from the seashore to the base of the Sierra Nevada, resounds to the sordid cry of gold ! GOLD ! ! GOLD ! ! ! while the field is left half planted, the house half built, and everything neglected but the manufacture of shovels and pick-axes...
Stran 91 - Sutter's saw-mill, that they worked eight days, and that his share was at the rate of fifty dollars a day; but, hearing that others were doing better at Weber's place, they had removed there, and were then on the point of resuming operations. I might tell of hundreds of similar instances...
Stran 634 - It constitutes the very mud-sill of society and of political government, and you might as well attempt to build a house in the air, as to build either the one or the other, except on this mud-sill.
Stran 237 - The southern states, owning a slave population, were deeply interested in preventing that country from having the power to annoy them; and the navigating and manufacturing interests of the north and east were equally interested in making it a part of this union. He thought they would soon be called on to decide these questions; and when they did act on it, he was for acting on both together — for recognizing the independence of Texas and for admitting her into the union...
Stran 126 - States mail from New York to New Orleans twice a month and back, touching at Charleston, (if practicable,) Savannah, and Havana, and from Havana to Chagres and back, twice a month...
Stran 515 - The archives thus collected," he wrote, furnished irresistible proof that there had been an organized system of fabricating land titles carried on for a long time in California by Mexican officials ; that forgery and perjury had been reduced to a regular occupation; that the making of false grants, with the subornation of false witnesses to prove them, had become a trade and a business.
Stran 491 - That the commissioners herein provided for, and the District and Supreme Courts, in deciding on the validity of any claim brought before them under the provisions of this act, shall be governed by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the law of nations, the laws, usages, and customs of the government from which the claim is derived, the principles of equity, and the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, so far as they are applicable.
Stran 89 - From and after this date the Mexican laws and customs now prevailing in California, relative to the denouncement of mines, are hereby abolished.

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