Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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Pagina 487 - Eighth annual report of the Director of the Department of archives and history of the state of Mississippi from Oct.
Pagina 73 - 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 ; all things that we see standing accomplished in the world are properly the outer material result, the practical realization and embodiment, of Thoughts that dwelt in the Great Men sent into the world : the soul of the whole world's history, it may justly be considered, were the history of these.
Pagina 455 - ... in order to strengthen the bonds of friendship, and to preserve in future a perfect harmony and good understanding between the two Contracting Parties, it is agreed that their respective subjects shall not be disturbed or molested, either in navigating or carrying on their fisheries in the Pacific Ocean, or in the South Seas, or in landing on the coasts of those seas, in places not already occupied, for the purpose of carrying on their commerce with the natives of the country, or of making settlements...
Pagina 132 - Spain and its authorities possess in respect of the official archives and records, executive as well as judicial, in the islands above referred to, which relate to said islands or the rights and property of their inhabitants. Such archives and records shall be carefully preserved, and private persons shall without distinction have the right to require, in accordance with law, authenticated copies of the contracts, wills and other instruments forming part of notarial protocols or files, or which may...
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. He must be a profound and ingenious reasoner. Yet he must possess sufficient self-command to abstain from casting his facts in the mould of his hypothesis.
Pagina 132 - In the aforesaid relinquishment or cession, as the case may be, are also included such rights as the Crown of Spain and its authorities possess in respect of the official archives and records, executive as well as judicial, in the islands above referred to, which relate to said islands or the rights and property of their inhabitants.
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 246 - That any State, county or other official is hereby authorized and empowered in his discretion to turn over to the department for permanent preservation therein any official books, records, documents, original papers, newspaper files and printed books not in current use in their offices.
Pagina 452 - ... of those coasts as are situated to the south of those parts of the same coasts, and of the islands adjacent, which are already occupied by Spain...

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