CONSTITUTION AND QUOTATIONS FROM THE REGISTER OF THE Oregon Pioneer Association

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Seite 38 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty -ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island; and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits, to the Pacific Ocean...
Seite 88 - That when the lands in the said Territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said Territory shall be and the same are hereby reserved for the purpose of being applied to schools in said Territory, and in the States and Territories hereafter to be erected out of the same.
Seite 70 - I do solemnly swear that I will support the organic laws of the provisional government of Oregon, so far as said organic laws are consistent with my duties as a citizen of the United States, or a subject of Great Britain, and faithfully demean myself in office.
Seite 34 - I was thoroughly con. vinced, as were also most persons of observation on board, that we could not possibly have passed any safe navigable opening, harbour, or place of security for shipping on this coast, from Cape Mendocino to the Promontory of Classet ; nor had we any reason to alter our opinions, notwithstanding that theoretical geographers have thought proper to assert, in that space, the existence of arms of the ocean, communicating with a Mediterranean sea, and extensive rivers, with safe...
Seite 4 - ... finance committee ; shall report at each stated meeting of the executive committee, and shall give such security for the faithful discharge of his duty as that committee shall require. XV. The president, chairman of the executive committee, and corresponding...
Seite 70 - As descendants of the United States and of Great Britain, we should honor and respect the countries which gave us birth; and, as citizens of Oregon, we should, by a uniform course of proceeding, and a strict observance of the rules of justice, equity, and republican principles, without party distinction, use our best endeavors to cultivate the kind feeling, not only of our native countries, but of all the powers or states with whom we may have intercourse.
Seite 51 - As a Christian, he was a devout Roman Catholic, yet, nevertheless, catholic in the largest sense of that word. . . . He was a man of great goodness of heart, too wise to do a really foolish thing, too noble and magnanimous to condescend to meanness, and too forgiving to cherish resentments. The writer, during " Transactions of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1875, p.
Seite 50 - It was decided that a committee of seven be elected for the purpose of drafting a constitution and code of laws for the government of the settlements, south of the Columbia River...
Seite 60 - That a committee be appointed to take into consideration the propriety of taking measures for the civil and military protection of this colony.
Seite 53 - A governor ; a supreme judge, with probate powers; three justices of the peace ; three constables ; three road commissioners ; an attorney-general ; a clerk of the courts ; a recorder ; a treasurer, and two overseers of the poor.

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