Some articles on lands, land:
... When Phelps and Gorham defaulted on their 1790 installment, the preemptive right to lands of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase west of the Genesee River, comprising some 3,750,000 ... 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 ...
... Spanish officials granted the Kickapoo lands in Texas ... independence in 1836, the Republic of Texas forced the Kickapoo off their lands in 1839 ... The Mexican government gave them land grants in Nacimiento ...
... Ukrainian Новоросія 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ... Henceforward, the lands were to be known as the Bread and Cheese Lands ...
Famous quotes containing the word lands:
“The river knows the way to the sea;
Without a pilot it runs and falls,
Blessing all lands with its charity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Not that the Red Indian will ever possess the broad lands of America. At least I presume not. But his ghost will.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“This ferry was as busy as a beaver dam, and all the world seemed anxious to get across the Merrimack River at this particular point, waiting to get set over,children with their two cents done up in paper, jail-birds broke lose and constable with warrant, travelers from distant lands to distant lands, men and women to whom the Merrimack River was a bar.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)