A Trip Through the Lakes of North America: Embracing a Full Description of the St. Lawrence River, Together with All the Principal Places on Its Banks, from Its Source to Its Mouth ; Commerce of the Lakes, Etc. ; Forming Altogether a Complete Guide for the Pleasure Traveler and Emigrant ; with Maps and Embellishments
J. Disturnell, 1857 - 386 páginas
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Página 82 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Página 83 - Company, and their successors, the sole trade and commerce of all those seas, straits, bays, rivers, lakes, creeks and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the entrance of the straits commonly called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands and territories upon the countries, coasts, and confines of the seas, bays, lakes, rivers, creeks, and sounds aforesaid, that are not already actually possessed by or granted to any of our subjects, or possessed by the subjects of...
Página 160 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Página 204 - Upper Canada has dedicated this Monument to the memory of the late „ Major-General Sir ISAAC BROCK, KB, Provisional Lieut.-Governor and Commander of the Forces in this Prov ince, whose remains are deposited in the vault beneath. Opposing the invading enemy he fell in...
Página 124 - CW, is situated at the mouth of a river of the same name, where is a good harbor for steamers and lake craft.
Página 83 - ... the whole and entire trade and traffic to and from all havens, bays, creeks, rivers, lakes, and seas into which they shall fiud entrance or passage by water or land out of the territories, limits, or places aforesaid...
Página 312 - The havoc on both sides was dreadful. I don't think there are more than five of our men, out of three hundred, but what are killed or wounded. Never was a shower of hail so thick as the shot whistling about our ears. Were you to see my jacket, waistcoat, and trousers, you would be astonished to know how I escaped as I did ; for they are literally torn all to rags with shot and splinters.
Página 197 - ... will go far beyond it. Is it not,, then, as certain as anything in the future can be, that the central power of the continent will move to, and become permanent on, the border of the great lakes ? Around these pure waters will gather the densest population, and on their borders will grow up the best towns and cities. As the centers of population and wealth approach and pass Cleveland, that city should swell to large size. Toledo will be still nearer the lines of their movement, and should be...
Página 158 - Geauga was held. Fairport has one of the best harbors on the lake, and so well defended from winds and easy of access that vessels run in when they cannot easily make other ports. The water is deep enough for any lake craft, and about $60,000 has been expended in improving the harbor by the general government. Lake steamers stop here and considerable commerce is carried on. Fairport contains...