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To the Hon. Senators and Representatives in Congress assembled. Des Moines River land grant

To the Hon. Senators and Representatives in Congress assembled. Des Moines River land grant

History of its construction by the United States Executive Department and by the State of Iowa.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Land grants -- Iowa.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDes Moines River land grant., To the Senators and Representatives in Congress.
      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsYA 8096
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1679035M
      LC Control Number91898415

      Whereas, On the 25th day of May, , U. S. Grant, President of the United States of America, issued the following PROCLAMATION: Whereas, A joint resolution of the Senate- and House of Representatives was duly approved', on the 13th of March last, which resolution is as fol- lower Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Repre- sentatives of. John Cabell Breckinridge (Janu – ) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from to He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American .

      United States. 69th Congress, 1st session, House. William Jennings Bryan. Proceedings in the House of Representatives in memory of William Jennings Bryan. Ma Washington: Government Printing Office, Vivian, James F. "Wilson, Bryan, and the American Delegation to the Abortive Fifth Pan American Conference, ".   On the 12th of January, , representatives from the various farm organizations of the State, such as Farmers’ Clubs, Granges and Alliances, assembled at Des Moines for the purpose of uniting the various societies in a .

      Friday, Octo i 'inffruijii i j $ - ' In t t h - j -j j- r s, tIO MEDALS FOR FIRST. ADJUTANT GENERAL. BREAKS NEWS TO THE Had Heard Legislature Had Voted Medals. But Did. THIRTY-NINTH CONGRESS. SESs. I. CH. Extra pay to For compensation to the commissioner and chief clerk of the general commissioneran chie clerk land office (to be apportioned by the Secretary of the Interior) in con- of general land sideration of the increased duties devolving on them from June seventh, office.


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