An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States: Containing an Index of All the Counties, Districts, Townships, Towns, &c., in the Union; Together with an Index of the Rivers ... Also, a General View of the United States, and the Several States and Territories

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Mitchell and Hinman, 1834 - United States - 324 pages
This work is a geographical dictionary of the United States in 1834. It includes the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical features of the United States.

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Page 192 - Navy, the chief officer of which shall be called the Secretary of the Navy, whose duty it shall be to execute such orders as he shall receive from the President of the United States, relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials and the construction, armament, equipment and employment of vessels of war, as well as all other matters connected with the naval establishment of the United States.
Page 282 - An act to enable the people of the western part of the Mississippi Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States...
Page 198 - An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory...
Page 197 - Privilege of Franking. Letters and packets to and from the following officers of the government, are by law received and conveyed by post, free of postage. The President and Vice-President of the United States ; Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and Navy...
Page 313 - Newlyformed land found at the mouths of rivers. There are many thousand acres of this land at the mouth of the Wabash, and at the confluence of the Ohio with the Mississippi. It is annually inundated, and is very unhealthy. 3.
Page 192 - The legislative power is vested in a Congress, consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives.
Page 200 - It ought to be observed, that five per cent, on all the sales of public lands within the states severally, is reserved ; three-fifths of which are to be expended by congress, in making roads leading to the states ; and twofifths to be expended by the states, in the encouragement of learning. The first part of this reservation has been expended...
Page 196 - A letter composed of two pieces of paper, is charged with double these rates; of three pieces, with triple; and of four pieces, with quadruple. " One or more pieces of paper, mailed as a letter, and weighing one ounce, shall be charged with quadruple postage ; and at the same rate, should the weight be greater.
Page 211 - W. by New York ; from which it is separated, in part, by Lake Champlain. It...
Page 197 - Congress. Post-masters may send and receive, free of postage, letters and packets not exceeding half an ounce in weight ; and they may receive one daily newspaper, each, or what is equivalent thereto. Printers of newspapers may send one paper to each and every other printer of newspapers within the United States, free of postage, under such regulations as the Post-master General may provide.

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