Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905

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Pagina 52 - Eighth annual report of the Director of the Department of archives and history of the state of Mississippi from Oct.
Pagina 131 - His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States, in full property and sovereignty, all the territories which belong to him situated to the eastward of the Mississippi, known by the name of East and West Florida.
Pagina 73 - Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here. They were the leaders of men, these great ones; the modellers, patterns, and in a wide sense creators, of whatsoever. the general mass of men contrived to do or to attain...
Pagina 4 - Said association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America.
Pagina 76 - A perfect historian must possess an imagination sufficiently powerful to make his narrative affecting and picturesque. Yet he must control it so absolutely as to content himself with the materials which he finds, and to refrain from supplying deficiencies by additions of his own.
Pagina 75 - ... antithetical characters of great men, setting forth how many contradictory virtues and vices they united, and abounding in withs and withouts ; all this is very easy. But to be a really great historian is perhaps the rarest of intellectual distinctions.
Pagina 231 - Dr. Thomas M. Owen, director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History, was appointed chairman of the conference, and Prof. Benjamin F. Shambaugh, of the University of Iowa, secretary.
Pagina 450 - America, or of the islands adjacent, situate to the north of the parts of the said coast already occupied by Spain, wherever the subjects of either of the two powers shall have made settlements since the month of April, 1789, or shall hereafter make any, the subjects of the other shall have free access, and shall carry on their trade without any disturbance or molestation.
Pagina 131 - Louisiana, all public lots and squares, vacant lands, and all public buildings, fortifications, barracks, and other edifices which are not private property.— The Archives, papers, and documents, relative to the domain and sovereignty of Louisiana, and its dependencies, will be left in the possession of the Commissaries of the United States, and copies will be afterwards given in due form to the Magistrates and Municipal officers, of such of the said papers and documents as may be necessary to them.
Pagina 76 - Instead of being equally shared between its two rulers, the Reason and the Imagination, it falls alternately under the sole and absolute dominion of each. It is sometimes fiction. It is sometimes theory.

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