The Washington Historical Quarterly, Band 9,Ausgabe 4

Washington University State Historical Society., 1918

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Seite 301 - The privilege of the debtor to enjoy the necessary comforts of life, shall be recognized by wholesome laws, exempting a reasonable amount of property from seizure or sale for the payment of any debt or liability hereafter contracted; and there shall be no imprisonment for debt, except in case of fraud.
Seite 307 - Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention be and are hereby tendered to W.
Seite 273 - That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Seite 306 - That the sum of three hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to defray the expense of an agency in the city of Paris, in France, for the purpose of receiving and transmitting such works as may be made the subject of international exchanges.
Seite 256 - Strength tests conducted by the Forest Products Laboratory, of the United States Forest Service, at Madison, Wis...
Seite 273 - All patents granted, or preemption or homesteads allowed, shall be subject to any vested and accrued water rights, or rights to ditches and reservoirs used in connection with such water rights, as may have been acquired under or recognized by the preceding section.
Seite 280 - Columbia procure these slaves from the neighboring tribes, and from the interior, in exchange for beads and furs. They treat them with humanity- while their services are useful, but as soon as they become incapable of labor, neglect them and suffer them to perish of want. When dead, they throw their bodies, without ceremony, under the stump of an old decayed tree, or drag them to the woods to be devoured by the wolves and vultures.
Seite 304 - Bradshaw the report was received and the committee discharged from further consideration of the article.
Seite 273 - ... and the right of way for the construction of ditches and canals for the purposes herein specified is acknowledged and confirmed ; but whenever any person, in the construction of any ditch or canal, injures or damages the possession of any settler on the public domain, the party committing such injury or damage shall be liable to the party injured for such injury or damage.
Seite 279 - A full third of the large population of this coast are slaves, of the most helpless and abject description." So writes Bancroft in his History of Alaska. "While free men and women captured in war were made slaves, many were born into bondage. None but the high caste, however, were allowed to hold slaves, and the chiefs were, as a matter of course, the largest slaveholders.

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