History of Franklin County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1

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I. L. Stuart
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914 - Franklin County (Iowa)

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Contents

I
9
II
57
IV
71
VI
81
VIII
101
X
117
XII
127
XIV
134
XXX
231
XXXII
237
XXXIV
243
XXXVI
249
XXXVIII
283
XL
319
XLII
351
XLIV
369

XVI
143
XVIII
171
XX
181
XXII
191
XXIV
199
XXVI
213
XXVIII
223
XLVI
403
XLVIII
409
L
417
LII
427
LIV
443
LVI

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Page 145 - 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 144 - 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 41 - 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 144 - 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 35 - 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 22 - 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 23 - 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 23 - 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 147 - Much difficulty and considerable delay occured in fitting these regiments for the field. For the First Infantry a complete outfit (not uniform) of clothing was extemporized — principally by the volunteered labor of loyal women in the different towns — from material of various colors and qualities, obtained within the limits of the State. The same was done in part for the Second Infantry. Meantime, an extra session of the General Assembly had been called by the Governor, to convene on the 15th...
Page 21 - We did not expect to conquer the whites — they had too many houses, too many men. I took up the hatchet, for my part, to revenge injuries which my people could no longer endure. Had I borne them longer without striking, my people would have said, ' Black Hawk is a woman — he is too old to be a chief — he is no Sac.

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