History of Muscatine County, Iowa: From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time, Volume 1

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Irving Berdine Richman
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911 - Muscatine County (Iowa)

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Contents

I
3
II
39
III
48
IV
60
V
72
VI
84
VII
102
VIII
112
XIII
261
XIV
278
XV
305
XVI
338
XVII
349
XVIII
359
XIX
379
XX
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IX
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X
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XI
207
XII
256
XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
432
XXIV
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Page 121 - Secretary of the Treasury, or proceeding to any of said States, with the exceptions aforesaid, by land or water, together with the vessel or vehicle conveying the same, or conveying persons to or from said States, with said exceptions, will be forfeited to the United States...
Page 120 - An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for that purpose...
Page 25 - Auditor semi-annually to the several counties of the State, in proportion to the number of persons between the ages of five and twenty-one years.
Page 120 - WHEREAS the laws of the United States have been for some time past and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law...
Page 21 - I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union, and the perpetuity of popular government; and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Page 12 - ... after his removal with his tribe to Kansas. In May, 1843, most of the Indians were removed up the Des Moines River, above the temporary line of Red Rock, having ceded the remnant of their lands in Iowa to the United States on the 21st of September, 1837, and on the llth of October, 1842. By the terms of the latter treaty, they held possession of the "New Purchase...
Page 11 - The body was placed in the middle of the grave, in a sitting posture, upon a seat constructed for the purpose. On his left side, the cane, given him by Henry Clay, was placed upright, with his right hand resting upon it. Many of the old warrior's trophies were placed in the grave, and some Indian garments, together with his favorite weapons.
Page 11 - River in a direct lino to the second or upper fork of the Des Moines River; thence in a direct line to the lower fork of the Calumet River, and down that river to its junction with the Missouri River.
Page 12 - Dodge, of Wisconsin Territory, it was ceded to the United States. The council was held on the banks of the Mississippi, above Davenport, and was the largest assemblage of the kind ever held by the Sacs and Foxes to treat for the sale of lands.
Page 318 - ... these cannot expire; — These shall resist the empire of decay, When time is o'er, and worlds have passed away; Cold in the dust the perished heart may lie, But that which warmed it once can never die.

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