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" ... clears out for the New Purchase," or migrates to Arkansas, or Texas, to work the same process over. The next class of emigrants purchase the lands, add field to field, clear out the roads, throw... "
A New Guide for Emigrants to the West: Containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio ... - Page 121
by John Mason Peck - 1837 - 381 pages
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Annual Report

American Historical Association - History - 1894
...somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious, or, which is more frequently the case, till the neighbors crowd around, roads, bridges, and fields...enables him to dispose of his cabin and cornfield to tlie next class of emigrants; and, to employ his own figures, ho "breaks for the high timber," "clears...
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The Economic History of the United States

Ernest Ludlow Bogart - Industries - 1917 - 597 pages
...of a dozen acres, the timber girdled or 'deadened,' and fenced, are enough for his occupancy. . . . The pre-emption law ' enables him to dispose of his...class of emigrants; and, to employ his own figures, he . . . ' clears out for the New Purchase ' ... to work the same process over. •See chap. 20, sect....
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Readings in the Economic History of the United States

Ernest Ludlow Bogart, Charles Manfred Thompson - Economics - 1916 - 862 pages
...families of similar taste and habits, and occupies till the range is somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious, or, which is more frequently...case, till neighbors crowd around, roads, bridges and f1elds annoy him, and he lacks elbow room. The preemption law enables him to dispose of his cabin and...
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Readings in Rural Sociology

John Phelan - Agriculture - 1920 - 632 pages
...somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious, or, which is more frequently the case, till the neighbors crowd around, roads, bridges and fields...preemption law enables him to dispose of his cabin and corn fields to the next class of emigrants; and, to employ his own figure, he "breaks for high timber,"...
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The United States: An Experiment in Democracy

Carl Lotus Becker - Democracy - 1920 - 332 pages
...somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious, or, which is more frequently the case, till the neighbors crowd around, roads, bridges, and fields...him, and he lacks elbow room. The pre-emption law allows him to dispose of his cabin and corn-field to the next class of emigrants; and to employ his...
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Economic History of American Agriculture

Ernest Ludlow Bogart - Agriculture - 1923 - 173 pages
...of a dozen acres, the timber girdled or ' deadened,' and fenced, are enough for hia occupancy. . . . The pre-emption law enables him to dispose of his...class of emigrants; and, to employ his own figures, he . . . ' clears out for the New Purchase' ... to work the same process over. " The next class of emigrants...
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Advanced American History

Samuel Eagle Forman - United States - 1924 - 609 pages
...families of similar tastes and habits, and occupies till the range is somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious, or, which is more frequently...Preemption law enables him to dispose of his cabin and cornfields to the next class of emigrants, and, to employ his own figures, he 'breaks for the high...
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American Economic History

Harold Underwood Faulkner - United States - 1924 - 721 pages
...families of similar taste and habits, and occupies till the range is somewhat subdued, and hunting a little precarious ; or, which is more frequently...room. The preemption law enables him to dispose of j his cabin and corn-field to the next class of emigrants, and, to employ : his own figures, he "breaks...
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The Preferential Treatment of the Actual Settler in the Primary Disposition ...

Henry Tatter - Homestead law - 1979 - 389 pages
...till his neighbors crowd around, roads, bridges, ind fields annoy him, -\nd he lacks elbow room. 'Ihe preemption law enables him to dispose of his cabin and corn-field, to the next class of errigrints, and, to employ his ovin figures, he "Freiks for the high timber," "clears out for the ^ew...
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