Leslie's Volume 71-74

Leslie's Volume 71-74

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...had a larger volume, and what was more importaut. the general configuration of the Tahk valley was identical with that of the Yukon below. Another noticeable fact was that the Tuhk current swePl7 almost completely across the mouth of the Tagish, blocking the sluguisli current of the latter and making it appear more like a "slough " than a tributary. Our observations upon the Tahk did not show that there was any unusual stage of water at the time. and the Tagish also appeared to be of ordinary height, thus permitting n fairjudgment of the two. It is often diflicult to dctcrmine which is the main stream and which is the tributary at a junction point, owing to the varying stages of 8lll'08!l15-one may happen to be unusually high and the other low at the time of observation. It can further he said in favor of the Tahk as against the Tagish that the former is navigable for stcamboats for four times the distance that the Tagish is navigable, and that in addition to being the larger stream of the two, the Tahk is the longer. E. H. WELLS. THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT AT JACKSON, MISS. THE unveiling of the Confederate monumentin Jackson, Miss., on the 3d day of June, was witnessed by forty thousand people, who had anxiously awaited for months that patriotic day--the day that made every Southern heart beat with a quickening pride for the great success achieved by Mississippi. She alone is entitled tothe honor oferecting that towering monument of respect to the dead soldiers of the lostcause who slumber upon her breast. The pageant of the day was iu every respect a magnificent one. The profusely decorated streets drizzled the c_ve on every side, and when at ten o'clock the procession started from the capitol there was a swaying muss...show more

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  • Paperback | 1014 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,769g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817702
  • 9781236817709