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Page 168 - It is agreed, that any country that may be claimed by either party on the north-west coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbours, bays and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention, to the vessels, citizens and subjects of the two powers...
Page 6 - Said association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America. Said secretary shall communicate to Congress the whole of such reports, or such portions thereof as he shall see fit. The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said association to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National...
Page 157 - It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary, First. To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state under any pretext whatsoever ; and, Second.
Page 238 - The Chetham Society, founded in 1843, has its habitation in Manchester, and publishes " historical and literary remains connected with the palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester.
Page 21 - Schools, being the report of the committee of seven of the American Historical Association, was published by the Macmillan Company In 1899.
Page 392 - He shall keep a fair register of all the official acts and proceedings of the governor, and shall, when required, lay the same, and all papers, minutes, and vouchers, relative thereto, before either branch of the legislature ; and shall perform such other duties as -shall be assigned him by law.
Page 166 - The trading posts reached by these trails were on the sites of Indian villages which had been placed in positions suggested by nature; and these trading posts, situated so as to command the water systems of the country, have grown into such cities as Albany, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Council Bluffs, and Kansas City.
Page 540 - Year book of the Society of the sons of the Revolution in the state of New York.
Page 10 - These officers shall be elected by ballot at each regular annual meeting of the association.