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Pagina 168 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said Territory as to the citizens of the United States and those of any other States that may be admitted into the Confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Pagina 169 - ... leading from the navigable waters emptying into the Atlantic, to the Ohio, to the said State, and through the same, such roads to be laid out under the authority of Congress, with the consent of the several States through which the road shall pass...
Pagina 19 - ... and shall hold their offices for the term of one year and until their successors shall be elected.
Pagina 373 - Good roads, canals, and navigable rivers, by diminishing the expense of carriage, put the remote parts of the country more nearly upon a level with those in the neighbourhood of the town. They are upon that account the greatest of all improvements.
Pagina 41 - In fifty years from the date thereof, and bearing Interest at the rate of four per cent per annum, the...
Pagina 373 - They encourage the cultivation of the remote, which must always be the most extensive circle of the country. They are advantageous to the town, by breaking down the monopoly of the country in its neighbourhood. They are advantageous even to that part of the country. Though they introduce some rival commodities into the old market, they open many new markets to its produce.
Pagina 283 - A large number of tests on meadows, pastures, stubble-land, corn ground, and ploughed ground in every condition, from dry, hard and firm to very wet and soft, show without a single exception a large difference in draft in favor of the broad tires. This difference ranged from 17 to 120 per cent.
Pagina 3 - ... shall be liable to a fine of five dollars for each day that he permits said obstruction to remain, the said fine to be In addition to the original fine of five dollars, after the expiration of said two days, to be Imposed by said justice in like manner as said original...
Pagina 44 - I hereby certify that Edward J. Peters, esquire, before whom the annexed affidavits were made, and who has thereto subscribed his name, was, at the time of so doing, a justice of the peace of the State of Maryland, in and for the city of Baltimore, duly commissioned and sworn. In testimony...
Pagina 283 - ... use of the road, in every trial, the first run of the broad tire over the narrow tire ruts has shown a materially increased draft when compared with that of the narrow tire run in its own rut. The second run of the broad tires in the same track, where the rut is not deep, completely eliminated this disadvantage and showed a lighter draft for the broad tire than the narrow tire showed in the first run. Where the ruts were eight inches deep with rigid walls, three runs of the broad tire in its...