A System of Universal Geography, for Common Schools: In which Europe is Divided According to the Late Act of the Congress at Vienna ...

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Simeon Butler, 1817 - Geography - 216 pages

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Page 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 8 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 215 - THE EASY INSTRUCTOR, | or, a new method of teaching sacred harmony. | Containing, | the rudiments of music on an improved plan, wherein the naming and timing of the notes are familiarized | to the weakest capacity.
Page 2 - ... the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of Maps, charts, and books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Page 178 - The legislative power is vested in a General Assembly, consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives ; the senators being elected for 4 years, and the representatives for 2.
Page 2 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;
Page 34 - Sea, on the S. by the English Channel, and on the W. by the Atlantic, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.
Page 181 - Chesapeak, in length about one hundred and forty miles, and nearly of the same breadth, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, on the east by the Atlantic ocean, and by the river Potowmack on the south. This country was first planted with Roman Catholics by lord Baltimore, to whom Charles II.
Page 216 - May, 1790, prescribing the mode in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State, shall be authenticated, so as to take effect in every other State. That act provides, "that the acts of the. legislatures of the several States, shall be authenticated by having the seal of their respective States affixed thereto.
Page 182 - Virginians. They are sociable and hospitable, attached strongly to pleasure and dissipation and highly jealous of personal independence. The holders of slaves have the same character in all countries.159 In contrast to this book was The Elements of Geography Made Easy, published in Philadelphia in 1825 by an anonymous author. It treated chiefly of physical geography and laid special emphasis on the land and water divisions. It was not only beautifully illustrated, but had the novel advantage...

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