The Argument of Wm. H. Standish Before Congress, Explaining the Beaubien Title in the Lake Front Lands at Chicago, in Section 10, with Reasons Why They Should Be Granted to the Beaubiens by Congress, and Not Donated to Chicago

The Argument of Wm. H. Standish Before Congress, Explaining the Beaubien Title in the Lake Front Lands at Chicago, in Section 10, with Reasons Why They Should Be Granted to the Beaubiens by Congress, and Not Donated to Chicago : With Appendix Containing PR

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Excerpt from The Argument of Wm. H. Standish Before Congress, Explaining the Beaubien Title in the Lake Front Lands at Chicago, in Section 10, With Reasons Why They Should Be Granted to the Beaubiens by Congress, and Not Donated to Chicago: With Appendix Containing Proofs This land, being described in Senate bill 773, and the same land described in Representative Harrison's Lake Front bill in the House, was ceded by the Indians, August 3, 1795, at the treaty of Greenville. It was not entered as a reservation until 1824, and from August, 1812, to July, 1816, was not a post of any kind, and had no buildings on of the Government, or soldiers or agents of the Govern ment in possession; hence, between these last dates the land was vacant and unappropriated, and susceptible of passing in equity under the pre-emption and other land laws out of the United States. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243162723
  • 9780243162727