Lands

Some articles on lands, land:

Phelps And Gorham Purchase - Default
1790 installment, the preemptive right to lands of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase west of the Genesee River, comprising some 3,750,000 acres (15,200 km2), reverted back to Massachusetts on March 10, 1791 ... The land was conveyed to Morris in five deeds on May 11, 1791 ... Morris sold most of these lands in December 1792 and in February and July 1793 to the Holland Land Company in a transaction known as the Holland Purchase ...
Kickapoo Tribe Of Oklahoma - History
... Spanish officials granted the Kickapoo lands in Texas ... and gaining independence in 1836, the Republic of Texas forced the Kickapoo off their lands in 1839 ... The Mexican government gave them land grants in Nacimiento ...
Novorossiya
... literally New Russia) is a historic area of lands which established itself solidly after the annexation of the Crimean Khanate by the Russian Empire but was introduced with the establishment of Novorossiysk ... It also forcefully liquidated the Free lands of Zaporizhian Sich as they became inconvenient for Russian colonization ... The colonization of the land at the end of 18th century was led by Prince Grigori Potemkin who was granted the powers of an absolute ruler over the area by Catherine the Great ...
Mapuche - History - Occupation of The Araucanía
... state claimed sovereignity over the Mapuche lands in Araucanía ... The first effective moves into the core lands of the Araucanía Mapuche begun in the 1860s ... live in extreme poverty as a result of having been conquered and having lost their traditional lands ...
Biddenden Maids - Legend
... In their wills, the sisters left five pieces of land in the Biddenden area comprising around 20 acres (8 ha) in total to the local church, with the income from these lands (claimed to have been 6 guineas per annum ... Henceforward, the lands were to be known as the Bread and Cheese Lands ...

Famous quotes containing the word lands:

    This is my home, the country where my heart is;
    Here are my hopes, my dreams, my holy shrine;
    But other hearts in other lands are beating
    With hopes and dreams as true and high as mine.
    Lloyd Stone (b. 1912)

    I call
    to the spirits of other lands to make fecund my existence
    Frank O’Hara (1926–1966)

    There is no Frigate like a Book
    To take us Lands away
    Nor any Coursers like a Page
    Of prancing Poetry.
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)