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Oldham County, Texas in 1884 was no place for the timid. Powerful cattle ranchers manipulated the law to their advantage, while thugs like J.W. Cain operated on the fringes of the law for a tidy ... Read full review
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Page 97 - ... of any State, or to his duly authorized agents, the costs, charges, and expenses properly incurred by such State for enrolling, subsisting, clothing, supplying, arming, equipping, paying, and transporting its troops employed in aiding to suppress the present insurrection against the United States, to be settled upon proper vouchers to be filed and passed upon by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury.
Page 200 - ... of an ounce. The method is preferable to expressing the weight in grains for commercial purposes, and corresponds better with the terms of the mint. It may be readily transferred to weight in grains by the following rule: — Remove the decimal point; from one-half deduct four per cent.