A Complete, Descriptive and Statistical Gazetteer of the United States ...: With an Abstract of Th Census and Statistics for 1840, Exhibiting a Complete View of the Agricultural, Commercial, Manufacturing, and Literary Condition and Resources of the Country

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Sherman & Smith, 1843 - United States - 752 pages

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Page 373 - St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the head of Hall's Stream ; thence down the middle of said stream, till the line thus run intersects the old line of boundary surveyed and marked by Valentine and Collins previously...
Page 373 - John, then the said point shall be made to recede down the said north-west branch of the River St. John, to a point seven miles in a straight line from the said summit or crest; thence in a straight line, in a course about south, eight degrees west, to the point where the parallel of latitude of 46 25' north, intersects the south-west branch of the St.
Page 373 - Pohenagamook ; thence south-westerly, in a straight line, to a point on the north-west branch of the River St. John, which point shall be ten miles distant from the main branch of the St John, in a straight line and in the nearest direction...
Page 13 - 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 24 - The representatives ind one third of the senators are elected annually on the first Monday in August and the day following ; and the governor is elected biennially at the same time. The General Assembly meets annually (at Tuscaloosa) on the fourth Monday in October.
Page 322 - ... times as high. In the south-west part of the state, between Green river and the Cumberland, there are several wonderful caves.
Page 373 - ... degree of north latitude, and which has been known and understood to be the line of actual division between the States of New York and Vermont on one side, and the British province of Canada on the other; and, from said point of intersection, west, along the said dividing line, as heretofore known and understood, to the Iroquois or St. Lawrence river.
Page 322 - Mammoth cave, 130 miles from Lexington, on the road to Nashville, is said to be 8 or 10 miles in length, with many diverging apartments. The earth at the bottom of it is strongly impregnated with nitre, which has been to a considerable extent manufactured from it.
Page 297 - There they may be secured in the enjoyment of governments of their own choice, subject to no other control from the United States than such as may be necessary to preserve peace on the frontier, and between the several tribes.
Page 401 - The growth of trees in this newly acquired boundary is as various as the soils, and is, in general, an accurate index of its fertility. The sugar maple is interspersed throughout the tract, being separated by the sand plains, the mountain masses, and by tracts of spruce lands. This tree...

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