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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1874


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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. 閱讀評論全文

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... 閱讀評論全文

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第 1 頁 - River, Arrow River, and Dog River,) shall be, and the same is, set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use and occupation of the Indians herein named, and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians as, from time to time, they may be willing, with the consent of the United States, to admit amongst them
第 2 頁 - Wisconsin, as required by your letter to me of December 27 ultimo : At the close of navigation of 1873, both " pile-piers" designed in the approved projet for this harbor, the one on the north and the other on the south side of the mouth of the canal, had been piled and built out
第 1 頁 - the United States now solemnly agrees that no person except those herein designated and authorized so to do, and except such officers, agents, and employés of the Government as may be authorized to enter upon Indian reservations in discharge of duties enjoined by law, shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon, or reside
第 8 頁 - shall be sued for and recovered in an action of debt in the name of the United States, before any court having jurisdiction of the same, (in any State or Territory in which the defendant shall be arrested or found,) the one half to the use of the informer, and the other half to
第 44 頁 - discharge of duties enjoined by law, shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon, or reside in the territory described in this article for the use of said Indians ; and the United States agree to erect the agency and other buildings, and execute all the stipulations of the treaty of Fort Laramie (thesaid stipulations being hereby re-affirmed)
第 4 頁 - war. Hostages are rare in the present age. 55. If a hostage is accepted, he is treated like a prisoner of war, according to rank and condition) as circumstances may admit. 50. A prisoner of war is subject to no punishment for being a public enemy, nor is any revenge wreaked upon him by the intentional
第 7 頁 - betraying to the enemy anything concerning the condition, safety, operations, or plans of the troops holding or occupying the place or district, his punishment is death. 93. All armies in the field stand in need of guides, and impress them if they cannot obtain them otherwise. 94. No person having been forced by the enemy
第 9 頁 - by the commanders of released prisoners, and may be good cause for refusing to release such prisoners. 108. The surplus number of prisoners of war remaining after an exchange has taken place is sometimes released either for the payment of a stipulated sum of money, or, in urgent cases, of provision, clothing, or other necessaries.
第 6 頁 - or otherwise killed in his flight; but neither death nor any other punishment shall be inflicted upon him simply for his attempt to escape, which the law of war does not consider a crime. Stricter means of security shall be used after an unsuccessful attempt at escape. They may be required to work for the benefit of