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Page 1013 - An Act to Aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to Secure to the Government the Use of the Same for Postal, Military, and Other Purposes, Approved July First, Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-two,' approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 1151 - The present contest is rather a revolution than a political campaign — it is the rebellion, if you see fit to apply that term, of a down-trodden people against an absolutism imposed by their own hirelings, and by the grace of God we will cast it off...
Page 1011 - ... of The corporation of the chamber of commerce of the city of New York in America.
Page 1790 - Captain Mitchell's company was stationed at Deasonville. " The balance of the command halted at Benton, the whole numbering between eight and nine hundred men, all mounted and variously armed. " Headquarters were established at Deasonville, with couriers at proper stations. "Drs. JP McCormlck and JD Burch, surgeon of this city, were at the station with Captain Dixon's company, Dr.
Page 1151 - State of a sway that we despise; hut at the same time that wo extend the olive-branch and plead for alliance and amity, we should not hesitate to use the great and all-powerful weapon that is in our control ; we should not falter in the pledge to ourselves and our neighbors to discharge from our employ and our friendship forever, every laborer who persists in the diabolical war that has been waged against the white man and his interests ever since the negro has been a voter.
Page 1554 - I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a Resolution submitted to and adopted by the Mississippi Bankers Association in official convention assembled.
Page 1741 - Morgan's bonds, as sheriff and tax collector, were duly died in his office, examined, and approved by him on the 5th day of January, instant, and that he did, on said day, administer to said Morgan the oath of office, as prescribed by law whereupon it was— Ordered, That this board do recognize the said AT Morgan as the only person legally entitled to exercise the functions and perform the...
Page 1071 - I think the world is made up of various grades of life. I think the negro is about two degrees below the white man. I think that God put the white man at the last link in the chain. I think that the negro is by nature dishonest; I think the negro is by nature destitute of all ideas of virtue, and I think the negro is capable of being induced to commit any crime whatever, however violent, especially if he was encouraged by bad white men. That is my opinion of the negro. I don't think he is the equal...