Strickland & Co.'s North-western Almanac ...

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Strickland & Company, 1865 - Almanacs, American
 

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Page 41 - Fourth. Where the person or persons entitled to any beneficial interest in such property shall be the brother or sister of the grandfather or grandmother...
Page 41 - ... descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother of the decedent, at the rate of three per centum of the clear value of such interest in such property.
Page 59 - The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between men, between the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy — invincible determination ; a purpose once fixed and then death or victory. That quality will do anything that can be done in this world, and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make a two-legged creature a man without it.
Page 29 - States, by whatever name such liquors may be called, for every barrel containing not more than thirtyone gallons ; and at a like rate for any other quantity or for the fractional parts of a barrel authorized and defined by law.
Page 79 - NIGHT, At any time of the year, add 12 hours to the time of the Sun's setting, and from the sum subtract the time of rising, for the length of the day. Subtract the time of setting from 12 hours, and to the remainder add the time of rising next morning, for the length of the night.
Page 51 - ... per centum upon such value : Where the successor shall be a brother or sister of the grandfather or grandmother, or a descendant of the brother or sister of the grandfather or grandmother of the predecessor, a duty at the rate of six pounds per centum upon such value...
Page 51 - Where the successor shall be a brother or sister of the father or mother, or a descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother of the predecessor, a duty at the rate of five pounds per centum upon such value : Where the successor shall be a brother or sister of the grandfather or grandmother...
Page 87 - A SOLUTION OF PEARLASH IN WATER, thrown upon a fire, extinguishes it instantly. The proportion is a quarter of a pound, dissolved in some hot water, and then poured into a bucket of common water.
Page 41 - Provided, That all legacies or property passing by will, or by the laws of any State or Territory, to husband or wife of the person died possessed, as aforesaid, shall be exempt from tax or duty.
Page 59 - Perhaps it is as well that none should be. They give sinew and tone to life — fortitude and courage to man. That would be a dull sea, and the sailor would never get skill, where there was nothing to disturb the surface of the ocean.

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