Chronicles of the Builders of the Commonwealth: Historical Character Study, Tom 2
History Company, 1892
Biographies of businessmen, miners, ranchers. industrialists, explorers, railroad men, shippers, lumber men, etc., with descriptions of their enterprises. It is a history of the development of the West.
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Strona 52 - It is a singular fact that the will of the donor was made on the very day on which the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred upon him by the College, Mr.
Strona 247 - That the legislative assembly of the Territory of Nebraska shall hold its first session at such time and place in said territory as the governor thereof shall appoint and direct; and at said first session, or as soon thereafter as they shall deem expedient, the governor and legislative assembly shall proceed to locate and establish the seat of government for said territory at such place as they may deem eligible ; which place, however, shall thereafter be subject to be changed by the said governor...
Strona 51 - Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for social security, general happiness, and the improvement and progress of our race. And whoever labors on this edifice, with usefulness and distinction, whoever clears its foundations, strengthens its pillars, adorns its entablatures, or contributes to raise its august dome still...
Strona 336 - That we hold the right of private judgment in matters of religion, to be equally sacred in others as in ourselves. Resolved therefore, That as men and as Irishmen, as Christians and as protestants, we rejoice in the relaxation of the penal laws against our Roman catholic fellow-subjects...
Strona 640 - Our strength is measured by our plastic power. From the same materials one man builds palaces, another hovels, one warehouses, another villas; bricks and mortar are mortar and bricks, until the architect can make them something else.
Strona 245 - Assembly, and no other; you are also, as much as possible, to observe in the passing of all laws, that whatever may be requisite upon each different matter, be accordingly provided for, by a different law, without intermixing in one and the same act, such things, as have no proper relation to each other...
Strona 500 - And how can man die better Than by facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods.
Strona 531 - Resolved, That a committee be appointed to take into consideration the propriety of taking measures for the civil and military protection of this colony.
Strona 533 - Provided, That nothing in these laws shall be so construed as to affect any claim of any mission of a religious character made prior to this time, of an extent not more than six miles square.