Commercial West Volume 6

Commercial West Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...proclaimed by the governor---, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. The Fourth of July is a legal holiday in every state and territory. Labor day is a legal holiday in every state except Arizona, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina and Louisiana outside of Orleans parish; the general election day, which this year comes on Nov. 8, except in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Indian Territory, Kansas, Kentucky, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, Vermont and Virginia. Thanksgiving day is a matter of annual proclamation, and while observed in all the states in some is not a statutory holiday. Christmas is a legal holiday in every state and territory. In most of the states, however, this year December 26 is observed as the Christmas holiday. In Arizona, Arkansas, Indian Territory and Iowa, Christmas is a legal holiday by annual proclamation. There are many local legal holidays. For example: In Louisiana, January 8, the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans, is one. January I9, Lee's birthday, is a legal holiday in a number of Southern states. Mardigras, which this year came on February I6, is a legal holiday in Alabama and the Parish of Orleans, La. Texas makes legal holidays of the anniversaries of Texas independence and of the battle of San Jacinto. North Carolina has a day all by itself in the "Anniversary of the Signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence." Utah has its Pioneers' day; Vermont its Bennington Battle day; California its Admission day; Louisiana its All Souls' day. Without going into sundry variations in the general rule, it may be said that in ten states...
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  • Paperback | 924 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 46mm | 1,615g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908228
  • 9781236908223