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" British flag and made some kind of proclamation to the effect that they took possession of the land in the name of the King of Great Britain. "
History of Santa Cruz County, California - Page 19
by Edward Sanford Harrison - 1892 - 379 pages
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Southern California Quarterly, Volume 1

California, Southern - 1965
...was visited and recognized and visited by land and water ; so that on the third of June, 1770, they took possession of the land in the name of the King of Spain — hoisting the Spanish flag, pulling out some of the grass and throwing stones here and there,...
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Heroes of American discovery, by N. D'Anvers

Nancy R E. Bell - 1884
...houses but the canoe tents already noticed in speaking of the discoveries of the Northmen—Cartier took possession of the land in the name of the King of France, setting up a huge cross on the beach, with the Fleur de Lys carved upon it, in spite of the...
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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly

Ohio - 1905
...have unfurled and planted the British flag and made some kind of proclamation to the effect that they took possession of the land in the name of the King of Great Britain. Nothing could seem to be more idle or meaningless than this proclamation or outcry to...
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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly

Ohio - 1905
...have unfurled and planted the British flag and made some kind of proclamation to the effect that they took possession of the land in the name of the King of Great Britain. Nothing could seem to be more idle or meaningless than this proclamation or outcry to...
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The Republic of Costa Rica

Cost Rica - 1889 - 292 pages
...August, Columbus, having entered the River Tinto in small bouts, unfurled the royal flag of Spain, and took possession of the land in the name of the King of Castile. Thus were consummated the two acts which inaugurated the religious and the political transformation...
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Topics in Geography

Wilbur Fisk Nichols - Geography - 1889 - 202 pages
...promenades. It is the leading cotton-market in the world, and the greatest sugar-market in the United States. took possession of the land in the name of the King of France. Louisiana was then a vast territory embracing all the land west of the Mississippi that did...
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The Story of the Innumerable Company: And Other Sketches

David Starr Jordan - California - 1896 - 294 pages
...which flows down a rocky bank to the sea. On the 3rd of June, 1770, Father Serra and his associates " took possession of the land in the name of the King of Spain, hoisting the Spanish flag, pulling out some of the grass and throwing stones here and there,...
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A Brief Topical Survey of United States History

Oliver Perry Cornman - 1901
...discovered the mainland of America, landing somewhere in the region about the mouth of the St. Lawrence. He took possession of the land in the name of the king of England. Sebastian Cabot, a land, I explori respecever, other and s early natio1 upon 7. Spai cove...
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Official handbook of the Philippines and catalogue of the Philippine exhibit ...

Philippines. Exposition Board, Gustavo Niederlein, William Powell Wilson - History - 1903
...on a small hill and celebrated mass for the first time in the Philippines, and the intrepid explorer took possession of the land in the name of the King of Spain. Notwithstanding the fact that it is almost four hundred years since the flag of Spain first...
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Ohio History, Volume 14

Ohio - 1905
...have unfurled and planted the British flag and made some kind of proclamation to the effect that they took possession of the land in the name of the King of Great Britain. Nothing could seem to be more idle or meaningless than this proclamation or outcry to...
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