Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 5

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The Society, 1885 - Minnesota - 535 pages

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Page 377 - That there be granted to the several States for the purposes hereinafter mentioned, an amount of public land, to be apportioned to each State a quantity equal to thirty thousand acres for each senator and representative in Congress to which the States are respectively entitled by the apportionment under the census of eighteen hundred and sixty : Provided, That no mineral lands shall be selected or purchased under the provisions of this act.
Page 384 - State High School Board consisting of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the President of the University, and a third member to be appointed by the governor.
Page 358 - October of each year, in proportion to the number of scholars between the ages of five and twenty-one years who have been enrolled and have been in attendance forty days in the public schools, that have had at least five months of term within the year, by a qualified teacher, and have reported according to law.
Page 296 - ... at full length, such entry to be made as nearly as circumstances will admit in the following form, to wit: " At an election held at the house of...
Page 402 - That there be, and is hereby, granted to the State of Iowa, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of a railroad from Sioux City, in said State, to the south line of the State of Minnesota, at such point as the said State of Iowa may select between the Big Sioux and the West Fork of the Des Moines River...
Page 374 - There shall be established in the University of Minnesota five or more colleges or departments, that is to say, a department of preparatory instruction, a college of science, literature, and the arts, a college of agriculture, including "military tactics...
Page 425 - Territory," together with the certificate of acknowledgment thereto annexed, purporting to be signed by "David Lambert'" and "Benj. W. Brunson," justices of the peace, and by H. Jackson and others, is hereby directed to be filed by the register of said county in his office, and, when so filed, is to be a public record, and the said register is also directed to record said plat and certificate, and such record is to have the same effect as other public records, and certified copies thereof shall be...
Page 92 - Good dog." She then ran on shore and up the hill. It seemed to me that white people took advantage of the Indian when they could, even steamboat cooks. When the flour and pork were on level ground, the barrel heads were knocked in, and the pork was cut in small strips and thrown in a pile. Two hundred squaws then formed a circle, and several Indians handed the pieces of pork to the squaws until the pile was disposed of. The flour was placed in tin pans, each squaw receiving a panful. Later, in the...
Page 252 - Goodhue, receiving the ball in the side. Cooper then broke loose from the party who held him and rushed furiously upon Goodhue, and in a moment inflicted with a dirk knife two wounds upon him, one in his abdomen and one in his side. They were then separated. I have given considerable space to Goodhue for I have felt that I could not bring the intensely personal journalism of the early fifties into clearer light than by letting its chief exponent speak for himself. Joseph R. Brown became editor and...
Page 292 - ... of the District Court of the United States for Maine, in 1818, at the age of thirty, as successor of the venerable Judge Sewall, who had held the office from the organization of the government. On receiving this appointment he moved to Portland, from which place, the next year, 1819, he was chosen a member of the Convention to form a Constitution for the new State, then seeking admission into the Union. This body was composed of the most able and prominent men in the State, over which William...

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