St. Nicholas; An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks Volume 34

St. Nicholas; An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks Volume 34

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...ruled in Liberia. Vhen he died Lieutenant-Governor Joseph Jenkins Roberts became Governor. Governor Roberts had no sooner been elected, than trouble began with the British coastwise traders. Liberia had regulated all the commerce within her jurisdiction by laws imposing duties on imported goods. The English traders denied this right, and when Liberia tried to enforce the laws, her revenue schooner, Jo/m Sryn, was seized by a British "Sm"? SP/RR"'-" BY 10"" $TRU'l'"ER$ DUN," AGE 15man-0'-war and taken before the Admiralty court at Sierra (5ECN" ""z''' "'"'D CREATURE P"TG"'""Y l Leone. After much discussion the case was decided CELEBRATION BY MARION RISEDORPH (AGE 12). (Silver Badge.) JULY the Fourth has passed away, And everywhere 't is proved that we, Have spent the day most splendidly, For all things are in disarray, Our windows, holes display, Made by a rocket, fancy free. Our grass is gone, also a trec--Ve celebrated the Fourth. 'Our little porch with vines made gay We never, never more will see. Its embers now stare up at me Mute witnesses of sparks that stray. The house was fresh in May, 'e have but paid the painter's fee. It now resembles Mount Pelee Ve celebrated the Fourth. And pass the day most quietly, against Liberia and her right to hold or acquire territory denied. About this time the Colonization Society decided to let the colonists govern themselves. The suggestion was adopted, a convention was elected, and met on July 26, 1847. A Declaration of Independence and a Constitution, similar to those of the United States, were drawn up and Governor Roberts was elected President. In 1857 the Maryland Colony, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784944
  • 9781236784940