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Nebraska State Historical Society, 1922
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Σελίδα 13 - Congress of the daring and distinguished valour displayed by himself and the regiment of volunteers under his command, in charging, and essentially contributing to vanquish, the combined British and Indian forces...
Σελίδα 304 - I said that the Lecompton Constitution was not the act and deed of the people of Kansas, and did not embody their will.
Σελίδα 165 - ... United States are also anxious to restore and concentrate said tribes to a state so desirable and necessary for the happiness of their people, as well as to enable the Government to arrange and manage its intercourse with them: Now, therefore, the United States and the said Indians do hereby agree that said people shall hereafter be known as a nation, to be called the Pottowautomie Nation...
Σελίδα 327 - City route of $0.67 per 100 pounds. There are two reasons, however, why this advantage is practically not now attainable: first, the neighborhood of Fort Randall, as a depot for supplies, men, and animals, is not to be compared with Nebraska City, the former being in a comparatively barren country destitute of inhabitants, and where the necessary store-houses can only be constructed at an expense not less than $100,000 ; second, the great difficulties of the route from Fort Randall west. That it...
Σελίδα 348 - The bow of the vessel exhibits a huge serpent, black and scaly, rising out of the water from under the boat, his head as high as the deck, darted forward, his mouth open, vomiting smoke, and apparently carrying the boat on his back. From under the boat, at its stern, issues a stream of foaming water, dashing violently along. All the machinery is hid.
Σελίδα 354 - The position at the Council Bluff is a very important one, and the post will consequently be rendered strong, and will be occupied by a sufficient garrison. It is about half way between St. Louis and the Mandan village, and is at that point on the Missouri, which approaches the nearest to the post at the mouth of the St. Peter's, with which, in the event of hostilities, it may cooperate. It is besides not...
Σελίδα 197 - That all that part of the country ceded by France to the United States. under the general name of Louisiana, which, by an act of the last session of Congress, was erected into a separate district, to be called the district of Louisiana, shall henceforth be known and designated by the name and title of the Territory of Louisiana...
Σελίδα 81 - Clarke well understood the Indian character, and his whole intercourse with them was such as won their highest esteem and their most unbounded confidence. His name is known by the most remote tribes, and his word was reverenced by them everywhere. They regarded him as a father, and his signature, which is known by every Indian, even in the most distant wilds of the/or west, wherever shown, was respected.
Σελίδα 145 - ... Santa Fe and Chihuahua this week, and others are preparing to leave shortly. The late war news from Mexico does not seem to intimidate the traders. • ••••••• The Oregon emigrants have gone in advance of the Californians, to their great encampment on the Kanzas river, about one hundred miles west of this. We have not yet received a census of their company, but will in a few days.
Σελίδα 98 - DEAR SIR: Yours of December 23 is received and would have been replied to at an earlier date but for the intervention of the holidays. Answering your inquiry as regards the export business done by this company, would say that although we have tried very hard for several years to develop a market for our goods in foreign countries we have made little or no progress, as is evidenced by the fact that our...

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