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  • The city was chartered in 1876.

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  • Jackson chartered a Lear jet for 8:00 a.m.

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  • Elyria was founded about 1819 by Heman Ely, in whose honour it was named; it was selected as the site for the county seat in 1823, and was chartered as a city in 1892.

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  • The first permanent settlement was made about 1836, and Manitowoc was chartered as a city in 1870.

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  • Richmond was first chartered as a city in 1782, and in 1788 it was allowed a representative in the House of Delegates.

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  • In 1849 Portsmouth was chartered as a city.

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  • In 1888 Charlottesville was chartered as a city administratively independent of the county.

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  • In 1891 Pittsfield was chartered as a city.

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  • The first settlement here was in 1844; and Brazil was incorporated as a town in 1866, and was chartered as a city in 1873.

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  • Valparaiso was settled about 1835, incorporated in 1856 as a village and chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • Rockford was first settled in 1834, and was chartered as a city in 1852.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1898.

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  • Tampa grew rapidly after the completion of the first railway thither in 1884, and in 1886 it was chartered as a city and became a port of entry.

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  • New Iberia was laid out in 1835 and was chartered as a city in 1839.

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  • Four years later East Orange was chartered as a city.

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  • In 1852 it was chartered as a city of Texas.

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  • C. Van Raalte, and was chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • Streator was laid out in 1868, was incorporated as a village in 1870 and was chartered as a city in 1882.

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  • Shipherd (1802-1844), pastor of a church in Elyria, and the Rev. Philo Penfield Stewart (1798-1868), a missionary to the Choctaws of Mississippi, as a home for Oberlin Collegiate Institute, which was chartered in 1834; the name Oberlin College was adopted in 1850.

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  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.

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  • Wichita, named from an Indian tribe, was settled in 1870, and was chartered as a city in 1871.

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  • Ottawa was laid out in 1830, incorporated as a village in 1838 and chartered as a city in 1853.

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  • Like the other two orders, the Teutonic Order began as a charitable society, developed into a military club, and ended as something of a chartered company, exercising rights of sovereignty on the troubled confines of Christendom.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1857, but the charter was allowed to lapse; it was again incorporated as a village in 1865, and was chartered as a city in 1873.

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  • They resulted too in a number of "chartered companies" - that is to say, the three military orders, which, beginning as charitable socities, developed into military clubs, and developed again from military clubs into chartered companies, possessed of banks, navies and considerable territories.

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  • Portland was the capital of the state from 1820 to 1832 and in the latter year was chartered as a city.

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  • It is clear from Chicheley's position in the list, with eleven fellows and eight scholars, or probationerfellows, below him, that this entry does not mark his first appearance in the college, which had been going on since 1375 at least, and was chartered in 1379.

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  • Williamstown village is best known as the seat of Williams College, chartered in 1793 as a successor to a "free school" in Williamstown (chartered in 1785 and endowed by a bequest of Colonel Ephraim Williams).

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  • The settlements of Lower Saginaw and Portsmouth were made in 1837, and were later united to form Bay City, which was incorporated as a village in 1859, and chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • The city, settled in 1840 and named in honour of the merchant and philanthropist, Anson Green Phelps (1781-18J3), was originally a part of the township of Derby; it was chartered as a borough in 1864 and as a city in 1893, when the township of Ansonia, which had been incorporated in 1889, and the city were consolidated.

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  • The county-seat was established here in 17 9 3, and Troy was incorporated as a village in 1794 and was chartered as a city in 1816.

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  • It became the county-seat in 1799; was chosen by the Maine legislature as the capital of the state in 1827, but was not occupied as such until the completion of the state house in 1831; and was chartered as a city in 1849.

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  • They first brought the products and arts of the Orient into western Europe; and in the Netherlands, by the impulse that they gave to commerce, they were one of the primary causes of the rise of the chartered towns.

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  • The city has a public library (1905), and is the seat of an Institute of Telegraphy (founded in 1874; chartered in 1900) and of Valparaiso University (1873; formerly known as the Valparaiso Normal Training School).

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  • Carson City (named in honour of Christopher Carson) was settled in 1851 as a trading post, was laid out as a town in 1858, was made the capital of the state and the county seat of the newly erected county in 1861, and was chartered as a city in 1875.

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  • Kenosha, originally known as Southport, was settled about 1832, organized as the village of Southport in 1842, and chartered in 1850 as a city under its present name.

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  • Eveleth was first chartered as a city in 1902.

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  • Boonville, named in honour of Daniel Boone, was settled in 1810, was laid out in 1817, incorporated as a village in 1839, and chartered as a city of the third class in 1896.

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  • The university of Indianapolis (1896) is a loose association of three really independent institutions - the Indiana Law School (1894), the Indiana Dental College (1879), and Butler University (chartered in 1849 and opened in 1855 as the North-western Christian University, and named Butler University in 1877 in honour of Ovid Butler, a benefactor).

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  • The first settlement in the neighbourhood was made in 1826; in 1830 the town was founded, and in 1875 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Chickasha was founded in 1892 and was chartered as a city in 1899.

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  • It is the seat of Miami University (co-educational; chartered in 1809, opened as a grammar school in 1818, and organized as a college in 1824), which had 40 instructors and 1076 students in 1909.

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  • At Oxford also are the Oxford College for Women, chartered in 1906, an outgrowth, after various changes of name, of the Oxford Female Academy (1839); and the Western College for Women (chartered in 1904), an outgrowth of the Western Female Seminary (opened in 1855).

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  • It was incorporated as a town in 1863, and was chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • Three institutions for higher education are supported in large measure by the state: Ohio University at Athens, founded in 1804 on the proceeds derived from two townships granted by Congress to the Ohio Company; Miami University (chartered in 1809) at Oxford, which received the proceeds from a township granted by Congress in the Symmes purchase; and Ohio State University (1873) at Columbus, which received the proceeds from the lands granted by Congress under the act of 1862 for the establishment of agricultural and mechanical colleges, and reorganized as a university in 1878.

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  • In 1845 the legislature chartered for twenty years the State Bank of Ohio, based on the model of the State Bank of Indiana of 1834.

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  • chartered the first Ohio Company, formed by Virginians and London merchants trading with Virginia for the purpose of colonizing the West.

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  • was platted in 1859 and was chartered as a city in 1869.

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  • Rogers, the first president; Boston University (chartered in 1869; Methodist Episcopal; co-educational); the New England Conservatory of Music (co-educational; private; 1867, incorporated 1880), the largest in the United States, having 2400 students in 1905-1906; the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (1852); the Massachusetts Normal Art School (1873); the School of Drawing and Painting (1876) of the Museum of Fine Arts; Boston College (1860), Roman Catholic, but open to all denominations; St John's Theological Seminary (1880), Roman Catholic; Simmons College (1899) for women, and several departments of Harvard University.

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  • A successful settlement was made in 1851-1854 under the auspices of the New York Trust Co.; the Illinois Central railway was opened in 1856; and Cairo was chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • St Joseph became the county-seat in 1846, and in 1851 was first chartered as a city.

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  • Ashland was settled in 1854, and was chartered as a city in 1870.

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  • Sterling was formed in 1839 by the consolidation of two towns, Harrisburg and Chatham, founded here in 1836 and 1837 respectively; it was chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • At Cedar Rapids are Coe College (co-educational; Presbyterian), which grew out of the Cedar Rapids Collegiate Institute (1851), was named in honour of Daniel Coe, a benefactor, and was chartered under its present name and opened in 1881; the Interstate Correspondence schools, and the Cedar Rapids business college.

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  • The first settlement on the site of Lincoln was made in 1835, and the city was first chartered in 1857.

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  • At the head of the state system of education is the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, chartered in 1789 and opened in 1795, one of the oldest state universities in the country and one of the oldest universities in the South; it consists of the college, the graduate department, the law department, the department of medicine (1890, part of whose work is done at Raleigh) and the department of pharmacy (1897).

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  • via Raleigh, Greensboro and Salisbury, to Charlotte, was an extension of the Raleigh & Gaston, which had come into the hands of the state; it was chartered in 1849, the act being passed by the casting vote of the speaker, whose action was the cause of his failure to be re-elected to that, or to be elected to any other office afterwards, since the poverty of the state did not warrant such an expenditure.

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  • The Atlantic & North Carolina, the second great internal improvement undertaken by the state, was chartered in 1853, and was opened from Goldsboro to Morehead City (95 m.) in 1858; it was in 1910 a part of the Norfolk & Southern system.

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  • Austin was settled in 1855, was incorporated as a village in 1868, and was chartered as a city in 1873.

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  • Cloquet was incorporated as a village in 1883 and was chartered as a city in 1903.

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  • Mount Clemens was settled in 1802, was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1879.

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  • Up to the beginning of the r9th century the market day was Monday, but the customary Saturday market gradually superseded this old chartered market.

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  • During the wild era of speculation which followed (especially in 1832 - upon the opening of the Chickasaw Cession to settlement) a large number of banks and railroad corporations with banking privileges were chartered.

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  • In 1836 the Western & Atlantic, the first road built into North Georgia, was chartered, and the present site of Atlanta was chosen as its southern terminal, which it reached in 1843, and which was named "Terminus."

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  • Monroe was chartered as a city in 1871, and received a new charter in 1902.

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  • Two years later the present name was adopted, and in 1854 Rockland was chartered as a city.

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  • In 18 4 7 the village of Rutland was incorporated, and in 1892 a portion of the township including the village was chartered as a city.

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  • Louisiana was laid out in 1818, was the county-seat from that date until 1825, was incorporated as a town in 1845 and was chartered as a city in 1849.

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  • Springfield was incorporated as a town in 1832 and chartered as a city in 1840.

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  • Cambridge was first settled in 1798 by emigrants from the island of Guernsey (whence the name of the county); was laid out as a town in 1806; was incorporated as a village in 1837; and was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • Fayetteville was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • Roanoke was the town of Big Lick (founded about 1852; incorporated in 1874; pop. in 1880, 669) until 1882, when it received its present name; in 1884 it was chartered as a city.

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  • side of the river, but in that year Ohio City, which was founded in 1807, later incorporated as the village of Brooklyn, and in 1836 chartered as a city (under the name Ohio City), was annexed.

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  • Salem was chartered as a city in 1853, and in 1860 was made the capital of the state.

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  • Amherst Academy (opened about 1814, chartered 1816), a co-educational school at which Mary Lyon, the founder of Mt.

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  • Holyoke College, was educated, preceded the college (not co-educational), which was opened in 1821 and was chartered in 1825.

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  • Brenham was settled about 1844, was incorporated in 1866, and was chartered as a city in 1873.

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  • The legislature first met here in 1826; Jefferson City became the county-seat in 1828, and in 1839 was first chartered as a city.

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  • Georgetown is the seat of the Southwestern University (Methodist Episcopal, South, co-educational), formed in 1873 (chartered 1875) by the combination of Ruterville College (Methodist Episcopal, at Ruterville, Texas, chartered in 1840, and closed in 1850), McKenzie College (at Clarksville, Texas, founded in 1841 and closed in 1872), Wesleyan College at San Augustine (chartered in 1844, burned a few years later, and not rebuilt), and Soule University at Chapel Hill (chartered in 1856, but closed in 1870).

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  • The first settlement was made here in 1848; and Georgetown was incorporated as a town in 1866, and was chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • Dover was first chartered as a city in 1855.

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  • In Auburn are the Auburn (State) prison (1816), in connexion with which there is a women's prison; the Auburn Theological Seminary (Presbyterian), founded in 1819, chartered in 1820, and opened for students in 1821; the Robinson school for girls; and the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, for the education of working girls, with a building erected in 1907.

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  • It was incorporated in 1814, and was chartered as a city in 1848.

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  • Bangor was chartered as a city in 1834.

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  • Huntington, named in honour of Samuel Huntington (1736-1796), of Connecticut, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was first settled about 1829, was incorporated as a town in 1848 and was chartered as a city in 1873.

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  • The township was formed from parts of Waterbury, Bethany and Oxford, and was incorporated in 1844; the borough was chartered in 1893; and the two were combined in 1895.

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  • Pontiac, named in honour of the famous Indian chief of that name, was laid out as a town in 1818, became the county-seat in 1820, was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered in 1861.

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  • Hamilton is the seat of Colgate University, which was founded in 1819, under the name of the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution, as a training school for the Baptist ministry, was chartered as Madison University in 1846, and was renamed in 1890 in honour of the Colgate family, several of whom, especially William (1783-1857), the soap manufacturer, and his sons, James Boorman (1818-1904), and Samuel (1822-1897), were its liberal benefactors.

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  • It was incorporated as a town in 1855, was entered by the Wabash road in 1858 and by the Alton in 1872, and was first chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • The settlement of the place, the oldest in the county, was begun in 1847; it was laid out as a town in 1851, incorporated as a village in 1857, chartered as a city in 1865, and for a short time in 1853 was the county-seat.

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  • The Brazilian Company founded by Vieyra, which so materially contributed to preserve its South American possessions to Portugal, had been abolished in 1721 by John V.; but such an instrument being well suited to the bold spirit of Pombal, he established a chartered company again in 1755, to trade exclusively with Maranhao and Para; and in 1759, in spite of the remonstrance of the British Factory at Lisbon, formed another company for Parahyba and Pernambuco.

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  • The settlement of the place, then called the Grand Traverse of the Flint, began in 1820, but Flint's growth was very slow until 1831, when it was platted as a village; it was chartered as a city in 1855.

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  • Marietta was settled about 1840, and was chartered as a city in 1852.

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  • Canton was laid out as a town in 1805, became the county-seat in 1808, was incorporated as a village in 1822 and in 1854 V S chartered as a city.

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  • control of the water power and for the construction of the great dam across the Merrimac. The Bay State woollen mills, which in 1858 became the Washington mills, and the Atlantic cotton mills were both chartered in 1846.

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  • The Pemberton mills, built in 1853, collapsed and afterwards took fire on the 10th of January 1860; 90 were killed and hundreds severely injured., Lawrence was chartered as a city in 1853, and annexed a small part of Methuen in 1854 and parts of Andover and North Andover in 1879.

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  • It was incorporated as a town in 1894, having previously been a part of Mayfield township; in 1909 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Belfast was chartered as a city in 1850.

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  • Mechanicville (originally called Burrow) was chartered by the county court in 1859, and incorporated as a village in 1870.

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  • Hannibal was laid out as a town in 1819 (its origin going back to Spanish land grants, which gave rise to much litigation) and was first chartered as a city in 1839.

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  • Just west of the city limits is Earlham College (co-educational), opened in 1847, chartered in 1859 and controlled by the Society of Orthodox Friends; in 1908-9 it had 30 instructors, 620 students and a library of 18,000 bound volumes.

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  • Richmond was incorporated as a village in 1818 and chartered as a borough in 1834 and as a city in 1840.

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  • It is the seat of Bethel Female College (Baptist, founded 1854), of South Kentucky College (Christian; co-educational; chartered 1849) and of the Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1894.

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  • Kewanee was settled in 1836 by people from Wethersfield, Connecticut, and was first chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • The city has a public library, and is the seat of Kalamazoo college (Baptist), which grew out of the Kalamazoo literary institute (1833) and was chartered under its present name in 1855; the Michigan female seminary (Presbyterian), established in 1866; the Western State normal school (1904); Nazareth Academy (1897), for girls; Barbour Hall (1899), a school for boys; two private schools for the feeble-minded; and the Michigan asylum for the insane, opened in 1859.

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  • Gainesville was settled about 1851, was incorporated in 1873, and was chartered as a city in 1879; it was named in honour of General Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777-1849), who served with distinction in the War of 1812, becoming a brigadier-general in March 1814 and receiving the brevet of major-general and the thanks of Congress for his defence of Fort Erie in August 1814.

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  • First settled about 1660, Bath was a part of Georgetown until 1781, when it was incorporated as a separate town; in 1789 it was made a port of entry, and in 1847 was chartered as a city.

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  • Arkansas City, first known as Creswell, was settled in 1870, was chartered as a city under its present name in 1872 and was rechartered in 1880.

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  • Newport was settled late in the 18th century, was laid out in 1791, was incorporated as a town in 1795, and was chartered as a city in 1834.

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  • Hastings was settled in 1872, was incorporated in 1874 and was chartered as a city in the same year.

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  • Antigo was first settled in 1880, and was chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • The village was burned by the British under Governor Tryon on the 12th of July 1779, and the chair in which it is alleged Tryon sat, on Grumman's Hill, as he watched the flames, has been kept as a relic. Norwalk was incorporated as a borough in 1836 and was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • Mount Vernon was settled in 1818, incorporated as a village in 1837 and chartered as a city in 1872.

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  • This developed into an academy, which in 1843 was incorporated as Alfred Academy and Teachers' Seminary; in 1857 the university was chartered under its present name.

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  • The village of Alfred was chartered in 1887.

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  • North, who laid out Northfield and several other western towns, it was settled about 1851, incorporated as a village in 1868, and chartered as a city in 1875.

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  • The first white settlement in the Mosquito country was made in 1630, when the agents of an English chartered company - of which the earl of Warwick was chairman and John Pym treasurer - occupied two small cays, and established friendly relations with the Indians.

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  • Ottawa University (Baptist) was established here in 1865, as the outgrowth of Roger Williams University, which had been chartered in 1860 for the education of Indians on the Ottawa Reservation, and had received a grant of 20,000 acres from the Federal government in 1862.

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  • Ottawa was settled in 1854, and was first chartered as a city in 1866.

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  • There is also a large paper currency in the form of notes issued by the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, the Hong-Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation and the National Bank of China, Limited.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1836, was made the county-seat in 1838 and was chartered as a city in 1853.

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  • Utica was chartered as a city in 1832.

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  • Washington, or Washington Court House as it is often called to distinguish it from the village of Washington in Guernsey county, Ohio, was laid out in 1810 and was chartered as a city in 1888.

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  • A settlement was made here about 1827; in 1837 the site was chosen as headquarters for the Illinois & Michigan Canal and a village was laid out; it was incorporated in 1853, and was chartered as a city in 1904.

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  • It was made the county-seat in 1803, was incorporated as a town in 1805, grew rapidly after the opening of the canal in 1828, and in 1841 was chartered as a city.

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  • The first permanent settlement here was made in 1848, and Corsicana was incorporated as a village in 1850 and chartered as a city in 1871.

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  • Ocala was settled in 1845, but its development dates from 1880, when it was first chartered as a city.

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  • Akron was settled about 1825, was incorporated as a village in 1836, was made the county-seat in 1842, and in 1865 was chartered as a city.

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  • Jackson was incorporated as a village in 1843, and in 1857 was chartered as a city.

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  • The present city, chartered in 1894, was originally a part of the township.

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  • It was laid out as a town in 1865, became the county-seat in 1868, and was chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • Norwalk was settled in 1817 and was named from Norwalk, Connecticut; it was incorporated as a town in 1829 and chartered as a city in 1881.

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  • Charleston was incorporated in 1794, and was chartered as a city in 1870.

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  • The TennesseeVirginia boundary line runs through the principal street, dividing the place into two separate corporations, the Virginia part, which before 1890 (when it was chartered as a city) was known as Goodson, being administratively independent of the county in which it is situated.

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  • In 1893 the borough of Birmingham, on the opposite side of the Naugatuck, was annexed to Derby, and Derby was chartered as a city.

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  • The village of Rome, in the centre of the township, was incorporated in 1819; and Rome was chartered as a city in 1870.

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  • Lake Charles was settled about 1852, largely by people from Iowa and neighbouring states, was incorporated as a town in 1857 under the name of Charleston and again in 1867 under its present name, and was chartered as a city in 1886.

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  • Princeton was first settled in 1814, and was chartered as a city in 1884.

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  • village in 1858 and was chartered as a city in 1889.

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  • In 1834 it was incorporated as a village, and in 1867 was chartered as a city.

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  • The city was chartered in 1872.

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  • In 1843 the site was opened to settlement by the whites; in 1851 Des Moines was incorporated as a town; in 1857 it was first chartered as a city, and, for the purpose of a more central location, the seat of government was removed hither from Iowa City.

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  • In 1850 it was incorporated as a township, and in 1873 was chartered as a city.

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  • It was incorporated as a town in 1857 and chartered as a city of the third class in 1892.

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  • Oneida was incorporated as a village in 1848 and chartered as a city in 1901.

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  • It was not until 1840 that it was chartered as a city.

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  • A new company, officially known as the West India, American, or New Sweden Company, but like its predecessor popularly known as the South Company, was chartered, and a governor, Johan Printz (c. 1600-1663) was sent out by the crown.

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  • North Tonawanda was first settled as a part of Tonawanda in 1809; it became a part of Wheatfield township in 1857; was incorporated as a village in 1865, and chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • Bordentown was laid out by Joseph Borden, in whose honour it was named; was incorporated as a borough in 1825; was re-incorporated in 1849, and was chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • Portsmouth was laid out in 1803, incorporated as a town in 1815, and chartered as a city in 1851.

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  • In 1737 he had been appointed postmaster at Philadelphia, and about the same time he organized the first police force and fire company in the colonies; in 1749, after he had written Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, he and twenty-three other citizens of Philadelphia formed themselves into an association for the purpose of establishing an academy, which was opened in 1751, was chartered in 1753, and eventually became the University of Pennsylvania; in 1727 he organized a debating club, the " Junto," in Philadelphia, and later he was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society (1743; incorporated 1780); he took the lead in the organization of a militia force, and in the paving of the city streets, improved the method of street lighting, and assisted in the founding of a city hospital (1751); in brief, he gave the impulse to nearly every measure or project for the welfare and prosperity of Philadelphia undertaken in his day.

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  • of Alexandria is the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia, opened here in 1823 and chartered in 1854; in 1906-1907 the Seminary had a faculty of 7 and 46 students.

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  • Appeals for help were sent to Frederick John Jackson (subsequently lieutenant-governor of British East Africa), who had arrived on the east of the lake with a caravan of some Soo rifles, sent by the newly-formed East African Chartered Company.

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  • The place was first settled about 1827; in 1838 it was laid out as a town and named Littleton; in 1858 the present name, in honour of William Bradford (1755-1795), was substituted; and Bradford was incorporated as a borough in 1873, and was chartered as a city in 1879.

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  • The principal educational institutions are the University of Southern California (Methodist Episcopal, 1880), the Maclay College of Theology and a preparatory school; Occidental College (Presbyterian, 1887), St Vincent's College (Roman Catholic, founded 1865; chartered 1869) and the Los Angeles State Normal School (1882).

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  • The city was chartered in 1850.

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  • Near the original site of the former, in the town of Santa Clara (pop. 1900, 3650), a suburb of San Jose, now stands Santa Clara College (Jesuit; founded 1851, chartered 1855).

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  • San Jose was the first capital of the state of California (1849-1851), and in 1850 was chartered as a city.

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  • Stamford was chartered as a borough in 1830 and as a city in 1894.

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  • This last was chartered and became independent of any denominational control in 1870, and was superintended by Samuel Chapman Armstrong from 1868 to 1893.

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  • The Western Inland Lock Navigation Company, chartered by the state in 1792, completed three canals within about four years and thereby permitted the continuous passage from Schenectady to Lake Ontario of boats of about 17 tons.

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  • In 1829 the Safety-Fund Act was passed, which required each bank thereafter chartered or rechartered to pay into the state treasury 3% of its capital stock other than that owned by the state, and from this fund the debts of insolvent banks were to be paid.

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  • On the expiration of the charter of the New Netherland Company (1618) the StatesGeneral refused to grant a renewal, and only private ventures were authorized until 1621, when the West India Company was chartered for a term of twenty-four years; to this company was given a monopoly of Dutch trade with the whole American coast from Newfoundland to the Straits of Magellan.

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  • C. Fremont, the place was known as Lower Sandusky; it was incorporated as a village in 1829 and was first chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • Davenport was founded in 1835, under the leadership of Colonel George Davenport; it was incorporated as a town in 1838, and was chartered as a city in 1851.

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  • He drifted in time to San Francisco, and it was a newspaper of that city which in 1867 supplied the money for him to join a party going on a chartered steamboat to the Mediterranean ports.

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  • Marion was laid out in 1821, and was chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • About 1760 the town became known as Lebanon, and under this name it was incorporated as a borough in 1821 and chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • Escanaba was settled in 1863, was incorporated as a village in 1883, and was first chartered as a city in the same year.

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  • Benton Harbor, which was known as Bronson Harbor until 1865, was incorporated as a village in 1869, was chartered as a city in 1891, and in 5903 received a new charter.

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  • The town of Greenville was incorporated in 5870; in 1886 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Everett was first settled about 1630, remaining a part of Malden (and being known as South Malden) until 1870, when it was incorporated as a township. It was chartered as a city in 1892.

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  • The territories governed or administered by chartered companies form a class by themselves.

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  • It is the seat of North-western University (1865; Lutheran), which includes collegiate, pre - paratory and academic departments, and had in1908-1909instructors and 283 students, and of the Sacred Heart College (Roman Catholic, opened in 1872 and chartered in 1874), under the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

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  • Watertown was incorporated as a village in 1849, and was chartered as a city in 1853.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1881.

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  • Lexington was founded in 1819, was laid out in 1832, and, with various additions, was chartered as a city in 1845.

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  • The settlement of Negaunee began about 1870, and the city was chartered in 1873.

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  • Newark was incorporated as a township in 1693, was chartered as a city in 1836 and received another charter in 1857; from it the township of Orange was formed in 1806 and the township of Bloomfield in 1812.

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  • Olney was settled about 1842 and was first chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • Meanwhile the English East India Company, chartered in 1600, had also extended its operations to the archipelago.

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  • The city has a Carnegie library, De Veaux College (Protestant Episcopal, chartered in 1853), and Niagara University, a Roman Catholic institution, founded in 1856 by the priests of the Congregation of the Mission and incorporated in 1863 as the Seminary of Our Lady of Angels, a name still used for the theological department, but displaced, since the charter of the university in 1883, by the present name.

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  • Norwood, originally called Sharpsburg, was settled about 1798, laid out as a town in 1873, incorporated as a village in 1888, and chartered as a city in 1903.

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  • The institution embraces a college of liberal arts, a college of engineering, a college of law (united in 1897 with the law school of Cincinnati College, then the only surviving department of that college, which was founded as Lancaster Seminary in 1815 and was chartered as Cincinnati College in 1819), a college of medicine (from 1819 to 1896 the Medical College of Ohio; the college occupies the site of the old M`Micken homestead), a college for teachers, a graduate school, and a technical school (founded in 1886 and transferred to the university in 1901); while closely affiliated with it are the Clinical and Pathological School of Cincinnati and the Ohio College of Dentistry.

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  • In 1812, after an effort begun twenty-five years before, it was made the capital of the state; and in 1860 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Gallaudet; the retreat for the insane (opened for patients in 1824); the Hartford hospital; St Francis hospital; St Thomas's seminary (Roman Catholic); La Salette seminary (Roman Catholic); Trinity college (founded by members of the Protestant Episcopal church, and now non-sectarian), which was chartered as Washington College in 1823, opened in 1824, renamed Trinity College in 1845, and in 1907-1908 had 27 instructors and 208 students; the Hartford Theological seminary, a Congregational institution, which was founded at East Windsor Hill in 1834 as the Theological Institute of Connecticut, was removed to Hartford in 1865, and adopted its present name in 1885; and, affiliated with the last mentioned institution, the Hartford School of Religious Pedagogy.

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  • As early as 1794 policies were issued by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company (chartered in 1810).

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  • Hartford was first chartered in 1784, was rechartered in 1856 (the charter of that date has been subsequently revised), and in 1881 was made coterminous with the township of Hartford.

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  • Among the towns around Cripple Creek in the same mining district is Victor, pop. (I goo) 4986, incorporated in 1894, chartered as a city in 1898.

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  • The town was a part of Salem until 1668, when it was incorporated as a separate township; in 1894 it was chartered as a city.

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  • A small settlement of Indian traders was made here as early as 1820; in 1830 a Presbyterian mission was established, but the growth of the place was slow, and the city was not chartered until 1885.

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  • Sioux City was settled about 1850, was platted in 1854, becoming the headquarters of a United States Land Office, was incorporated in 1856, and was chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • Corporations are forbidden to contribute money for campaign purposes on penalty of forfeiting their charters, or, if not chartered in the state, their right to carry on business in the state.

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  • In1818-1819the legislature chartered 46 banks, nearly all of which went into liquidation during the panic of 1819.

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  • The Bank of the Commonwealth was chartered in 1820 as a state institution and the charter of the Bank of Kentucky was revoked in 1822.

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  • In 1834 the .legislature chartered the Bank of Kentucky, the Bank of Louisville and the Northern Bank of Kentucky.

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  • After nearly all the forty-six banks chartered by the legislature in 1818 had been wrecked in the financial panic of 1819, the legislature in 1820 passed a series of laws designed for the benefit of the debtor class, among them one making state bank notes a legal tender for all debts.

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  • Permanently settled in 1833, Fort Madison was laid out as a town in 1836, and was chartered as a city in 1839.

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  • It was founded in 1801 as the seat of the university of Georgia, which had been chartered in 1785.

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  • Athens was chartered as a city in 1872.

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  • Scranton was incorporated as a borough in 1854, was chartered as a city of the third class in 1866, and became a city of the second class in 1901.

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  • There were 34 chartered banks in Mexico in 1908, of which 29 enjoyed the privilege of issuing bank notes; the total note circulation on the 31st of December 1906 was 97,787,878 pesos.

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  • Monmouth was settled about 1824, first incorporated as a village in 1836, chartered as a city in 1852 and in 1882 reorganized under a general state law.

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  • It became the county-seat in 1805, was incorporated as a village in 1816 and was first chartered as a city in 1869.

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  • A stipulation, however, was made with these chiefs that a strip of country sufficient for the purposes of a railway to Matabeleland should be conceded to the Chartered Company.

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  • Cambridge was founded in 1684, received its present name in 1686, and was chartered as a city in 1900.

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  • St Joseph was settled in 1829, incorporated as a village in 1836 and first chartered as a city in 1891.

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  • De Pere was incorporated as a village in 1857, and was chartered as a city in 1883.

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  • It became the county-seat of Lake county in 1841, was in - corporated as a town in 1849, and first chartered as a city in 1859.

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  • It was founded in 1873, and was chartered as a city in 1876; from 1883 to 1889 it was the capital of Dakota Territory, on the division of which it became the capital of North Dakota.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1876.

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  • It is the seat of Cornell College (Methodist Episcopal; coeducational), which was opened as the Iowa Conference Seminary in 1853, and was chartered in 1857 under its present name, adopted in honour of William W.

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  • Reading was incorporated as a borough in 1783, and was chartered as a city in 1847.

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  • Sidney was laid out as the county-seat in 1819, was incorporated as a village in 1831 and first chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • Dallas, was settled in 1841, and first chartered as a city in 1856.

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  • The historical origin of American municipal government is to be found in certain boroughs which had been chartered in the colonial period, after the fashion of English boroughs.

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  • Fairfield was settled in 1839; was incorporated as a town in 1847; and was first chartered as a city in the same year.

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  • In 1847 Salina was united to Syracuse, and the city was chartered.

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  • Gallipolis was incorporated as a village in 1842, and was first chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • It was chartered as a city (second-class) in 1871, and became a city of the first class in 1901.

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  • The money in circulation consists of a limited number of notes issued by the federal government, and the notes of the chartered banks, together with gold, silver and copper coin.

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  • Since federation no chartered bank has been compelled to liquidate without paying its note-holders in full.

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  • The larger banks are chartered by the federal government; in the smaller towns a number of private banks remain, but their importance is small, owing to the great facilities given to the chartered banks by the branch system.

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  • In 1906 there were 34 chartered banks, of which the branches had grown from 619 in 1900 to 1565 in 1906, and the number since then has rapidly increased.

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  • In October 1906 the chartered banks had an aggregate paid-up capital of over $94,000,000 with a note circulation of $83,000,000 and deposits of over $553,000,000.

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  • There are four kinds of savings banks in Canada: - (1) the post-office savings banks; (2) the government savings banks of the Maritime provinces taken over at federation and being gradually merged with the former; (3) two special savings banks in the cities of Montreal and Quebec; (4) the savings bank departments of the chartered banks.

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  • The rate of interest allowed by the government is now 3%, and the chartered banks usually follow the government rate.

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  • The returns from the chartered banks do not specify the deposits in these special accounts.

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  • Having been bred in Castile, where the royal authority was, at least in theory, absolute, he showed himself impatient under the checks imposed on him by the fueros, the chartered rights of Aragon and Catalonia.

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  • His descendants (who from the 13th century onwards styled themselves De Avan or D'Avene) established, under the protection of the castle, a chartered town, which in 1372 received a further charter from Edward Le Despenser, into whose family the lordship had come on an exchange of lands.

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  • In 1798 it was incorporated as a town, and in 1817 it was chartered as a city.

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  • From 1621, when it was first chartered, it steadily increased, though it suffered greatly in the Danish wars of the last half of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th centuries, and from several extensive conflagrations (the last in 1813), which have destroyed important records of its history.

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  • In 1842 Somerville was separated from Charlestown and incorporated under its present name; it was chartered as a city in 1871.

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  • Little Falls was settled about 1850, was chartered as a city in 1889 and adopted a new charter in 1902.

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  • Zanesville became the county-seat upon the creation of Muskingum county in 1804, was the capital of the state from 1810 to 1812, was incorporated as a town in 1814, and was chartered as a city in 1850.

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  • of what is now the city of Staunton, was renamed Liberty Hall and was established near Lexington in 1780, and was chartered as Liberty Hall Academy in 1782.

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  • The first settlement was made here in 1830; and the place which was named in honour of the explorer, Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, was chartered as a city in 1852 and rechartered in 1876.

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  • Canisius College is a Roman Catholic (Jesuit) institution for men (established in 1870 and chartered in 1883), having in 1907 a college department and an academic (or high school) department, and a library of about 26,000 volumes.

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  • Carthage, founded in 1833, was laid out as a town and became the county-seat in 1842, was incorporated as a town in 1868, was chartered as a city in 1873, and in 1890 became a city of the third class under the general (state) law.

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  • wide) are placed the great financial institutions of the city, including eighteen chartered banks, many of which are ornaments to the city, and many loan, insurance, and real estate buildings and offices.

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  • of Honolulu; it was founded in 1841 as the Punahou School for missionaries' children, and was chartered as Oahu College in 1852.

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  • Lock Haven was made the county-seat immediately after the erection of Clinton county in 1839, was incorporated as a borough in 1840, and first chartered as a city in 1870.

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  • It was first settled in 1832; was platted as the town of Bourbonnais in 1853, when Kankakee county was first organized; was chartered as the city of Kankakee in 1855, and was re-chartered in 1892.

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  • Newton was first settled in 1871, was chartered as a city in 1872, and in 1910 adopted a commission form of government.

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  • It was laid out in 1836, incorporated as a town under the name of Bloomington in 1839, and first chartered as a city, under its present name, in 1851.

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  • The Schuylkill Canal Company, chartered in 1815, began the construction of a canal along the Schuylkill river from Philadelphia to Mount Carbon, Schuylkill county, in 1816, and completed it in 1826.

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  • The famous Friends' public school, founded in Philadelphia in 1689 and chartered in 1697, still exists as the William Penn charter school.

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  • Portsmouth was established by act of the Virginia assembly in 1752, incorporated as a town in 1852 and chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • Canton was laid out in 1825; it was incorporated as a town in 1837 and as a village in 1849, and was chartered as a city in 1854.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1872, and was chartered as a city in 1896.

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  • Boone was laid out in 1865, was incorporated as a town in 1866, and was chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • In 1835 the college was chartered as the "McKendreean College," but in 1839 the present name was again adopted.

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  • Lebanon was chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • Rochester was chartered as a city in 1891.

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  • South Norwalk, long an unincorporated village called Old Well, was chartered as a city under its present name in 1870, and its charter was revised and amended in 1882, 1897 and 1909.

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  • Burlington was chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • It was made the county-seat of the newly erected county in 1809, was incorporated as a town in 1838 and chartered as a city in 1887.

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  • In 1696 the first church charter in New York was granted to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (now the Collegiate Church) of New York City; at this time there were Dutch ministers at Albany and Kingston, on Long Island and in New Jersey; and for years the Dutch and English (Episcopalian) churches alone received charters in New York and New Jersey - the Dutch church being treated practically as an establishment - and the church of the fort and Trinity (Episcopalian; chartered 1697) were fraternally harmonious.

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  • Rochester was first settled in 1854, and was chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • Traverse City was settled in 1847, incorporated as a village in 1881 and chartered as a city in 1895.

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  • was laid out as a town in 1751, chartered as a city in 1789,.

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  • In 1760 it was incorporated as a borough and in 1866 was chartered as a city.

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  • Shawnee was first settled in 1895 and was chartered as a city in 1896.

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  • Norwich was chartered as a city in 1784.

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  • The year 1600 saw the foundation of the Chartered East India Company (see Dutch East India Company).

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  • The operations of these two great chartered companies occupy a place among memorable events of Frederick Henry's stadholderate; they are therefore mentioned here, but for further details the special articles must be consulted.

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  • Colorado Springs was laid out in 1871, was incorporated in 1872, and was first chartered as a city in 1878.

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  • Berlin was first settled in 1821, was incorporated as a township in 1829, and was chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • Mount Vernon was incorporated as a village in 1853 and was first chartered as a city in 1892.

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  • Beloit was first settled about 1824, and was chartered as a city in 1856.

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  • There he found an asylum till the 20th of May 1520, when he chartered a ship to Kalmar, one of the few Swedish fortresses which held out against Christian II.

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  • Pine Bluff was laid out in 1832 and chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • He endeavoured to create at Ostend a seaport, capable in some measure to take the place of Antwerp, and in 1722 a Chartered Company of Ostend was erected for the purpose of trading in the East and West Indiessee Ostend).

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  • Olympia was laid out in 1851, became the capital of Washington in 1853, and was chartered as a city in 18J9.

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  • Baraboo was named in honour of Jean Baribault, an early French trapper, and was chartered as a city in 1882.

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  • It is the seat of Livingstone College (African Methodist Episcopal, removed from Concord to Salisbury in 1882, chartered 1885).

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  • Salisbury was founded about 1753, was first incorporated as a town in 1755 and first chartered as a city in 1770.

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  • The village of Hornellsville was incorporated in 1852, and in 1888 was chartered as a city; and by act of the state legislature the name was changed to Hornell in 1906.

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  • Asbury Park was founded in 1869, was named in honour of the Rev. Francis Asbury, was incorporated as a borough in 1874, and was chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • A tradingpost was established here in 1835, but the permanent settlement dates from 1858; in 1871 Alpena was chartered as a city.

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  • Salem was incorporated as a town in 1695, and Was chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • York was settled in 1864, was laid out in 1869, was incorporated as a town in 1875 and was chartered as a city in 1877.

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  • He avowedly wished to imitate the older form of British colonization by means of chartered companies, which had been recently revived in the North Borneo Company; the only responsibility of the imperial government was to be their protection from foreign aggression.

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  • The city was settled permanently in 1848, and was chartered in 1874.

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  • Albion was settled in 1831, was incorporated as a village in 1866 and was chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • Grand Haven was laid out as a town in 1836, and was chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • In 1850 the township of New Britain was incorporated, and in 1871 the city was chartered.

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  • Salem was chartered as a city in 1836.

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  • The first settlement was made about 1852, and Grafton was incorporated in 1856 and chartered as a city in 1899.

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  • Trenton became the capital of the state in 1790, was chartered as a city in 1792, and received new charters in 1837, 1866, and 1874.

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  • In 1899 it was chartered as a city; the charter came into effect in 1900.

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  • It was officially organized in part in 1847, formally incorporated as a town in 1850, chartered under its present name in 1853, rechartered in 1875, in 1889 and in 1908.

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  • Thus, mainly by the action of the Royal Niger Company, a territory of vast extent, into which the chartered company itself was not able to carry either administrative or trading operations, was secured for Great Britain.

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  • Various attempts were also made to improve trade and industry by abolishing the still remaining privileges of the Hanseatic towns, by promoting a wholesale immigration of skilful and well-to-do Dutch traders and handicraftsmen into Denmark under most favourable conditions, by opening up the rich fisheries of the Arctic seas, and by establishing joint-stock chartered companies both in the East and the West Indies.

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  • The city is the seat of the Wesleyan female college (1836), which claims to be the first college in the world chartered to grant academic degrees to women; Mercer University (Baptist), which was established in 1833 as Mercer Institute at Penfield, became a university in 1837, was removed to Macon in 1871, and controls Hearn Academy (1839) at Cave Spring and Gibson Mercer Academy (1903) at Bowman; the state academy for the blind (1852), St Stanislaus' College (Jesuit), and Mt de Sales Academy (Roman Catholic) for women.

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  • He had become himself a close friend and ardent admirer of Cecil Rhodes; and it was natural that on returning to England he should join the board of the Chartered Co.

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  • Beaumont was first settled in 1828, and was first chartered as a city in 1899.

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  • In 1828 Allegheny was incorporated as a borough and in 1840 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Petoskey was settled about 1874, was incorporated as a village in 1879, was chartered as a city in 1895, and in 1902 replaced Harbor Springs as county-seat.

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  • It was settled by Friends in 1806, incorporated as a town in 1830 and as a village in 1852, and chartered as a city in 1887.

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  • Jamestown was settled in 1810, was incorporated in 1827, and was chartered as a city in 1886.

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  • New Philadelphia was laid out in 1804 and was named by its founder, John Knisely, after Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; it was incorporated as a village in 1815, and was first chartered as a city in 1896.

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  • Waukesha was first settled in 1834, was named Prairieville in 1839, was incorporated as a village under its present name (said to be a Pottawatomi word meaning "fox") in 1852, and chartered as a city in 1896.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1869.

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  • The settlement was organized as a town in 1834, was incorporated as a village in 1838, and was chartered as a city in 1850, the city charter being revised in 1857, 1871, 1877 and 1905.

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  • Calais was first settled in 1779, was incorporated as a town in 1809, and was chartered as a city in 1851.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1880.

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  • It was first incorporated as a village in 1848, and was chartered as a city in 1908, the charter coming into effect on the ist of January 1909.

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  • Thus Celtic principles, as opposed to the western principles of chartered feudalism, did not perish in Scotland without a long and severe struggle.

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  • The fact is that as English companies for foreign trade had long been in chartered existence, Scotsmen and Scottish capital had no profitable outlets, while agriculture was conducted on slovenly medieval or prehistoric methods; and only the linen trade of the country was really flourishing.

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  • Battle Creek, said to have been named from hostilities here between some surveyors and Indians, was settled in 1831, incorporated as a village in 1850, and chartered as a city in 1859, the charter of that year being revised in 1900.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1833, and was first chartered as a city in 1851.

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  • Money being scarce, the legislature in 1819 chartered a state bank which was authorized to do business on the credit of the state.

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  • A second state bank was chartered in 1835; two years later it suspended payment, and in 1843 the legislature provided for its liquidation.

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  • Ypsilanti was laid out and named in honour of Demetrius Ypsilanti, the Greek patriot, in 1825; it was incorporated as a village in 1832, and chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • was first settled in 1859, was incorporated as a town in 1860, and was chartered as a city in 1901.

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  • The fairs are still held, as well as the Wednesday chartered market, besides a Saturday market which is probably customary.

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  • of the river was taken from the township of Gilford in 1874; and Lakeport was added in 1893, when Laconia was chartered as a city.

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  • Peru was settled in 1834 and was chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • In 1729 the parish of Summersworth was organized; in 1754 this parish was erected into the town of Somersworth; in 1821 the first company was formed to develop the water-power and establish cotton and woollen mills; in 1849 the southern half of the town was setoff and incorporated as Rollinsford; and in 1893 Somersworth was chartered as a city.

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  • A village government was established in September 1887, including the three settlements mentioned, and in April 1889 Superior was chartered as a city.

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  • The Illinois Woman's College (Methodist Episcopal; chartered in 1847 as the Illinois Conference Female Academy) received its present name in 1899.

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  • Jacksonville was laid out in 1825 as the county-seat of Morgan county, was named probably in honour of Andrew Jackson, and was incorporated as a town in 1840, chartered as a (mean low water), and by 1909 the work had been completed; further dredging to a 24 ft.

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  • Willimantic was settled in 1822, incorporated as a borough in 1833, and chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • Ottumwa was first settled in 1843, was incorporated as a town in 1851, and first chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • In z goo West Orange was chartered as a town.

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  • Alexandria was founded in 1836 and was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • It must not be brought against him as a personal reproach, that in dealing with these he acted on the principle that the Moslems were the chartered plunderers of all the rest of the world.

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  • It now consists of 48 members, of whom 28 are nominated, and the remainder are elected by local bodies, landholders, Mahommedans, &c. In Agra the chartered high court sitting at Allahabad, and in Oudh the court of the judicial commissioner, sitting at Lucknow, have final jurisdiction in both civil and criminal cases, subject to appeal to the privy council.

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  • The university was chartered in 1866; it embraces a school of technology, with courses in civil, mechanical, metallurgical, mining, electrical and chemical engineering, electrometallurgy and chemistry, and a school of general literature (1878), with classical and Latin-scientific courses.

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  • The San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake, with trans-continental connexions at the eastern terminus, was chartered in 1901 and fully opened in March 1903.

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  • It was settled in 1844, was laid out and became the county-seat in 1846, and was first chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • Politically Borneo is divided into four portions: (1) British North Borneo, the territory exploited and administered by the Chartered British North Borneo Company, to which a separate section of this article is devoted; (2) Brunei, a Malayan sultanate under British protection; (3) Sarawak, the large territory ruled by raja Brooke, and under British protection in so far as its foreign relations are concerned; and (4) Dutch Borneo, which comprises the remainder and by far the largest and most valuable portion of the island.

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  • The Sabah Steamship Company, subsidized by the Chartered Company, runs steamers along the coast, calling at all the company's stations at which native produce is accumulated.

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  • Meridian was laid out in 1854 at a proposed railway crossing, and was chartered as a city in 1860.

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  • The town of Durham was incorporated in 1869, and became the county-seat of the newly-erected county in 1881, and in 1899 was chartered as a city.

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  • The opportunity for developing water-power by the purchase of the canal around Pawtucket Falls (chartered for navigation in 1792) led them to choose the adjacent village of East Chelmsford as the site of their projected cotton mills; they bought the Pawtucket canal, and incorporated in 1822 the Merrimack Manufacturing Company; in 1823 the first cloth was actually made, and in 1826 a separate township was formed from part of Chelmsford and was named in honour of Francis Cabot Lowell, who with Jackson had improved Cartwright's power loom, and had planned the mills at Waltham.

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  • In 1836 Lowell was chartered as a city.

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  • Burlington was incorporated as a town in 1837, and was chartered as a city in 1838 by the territory of Wisconsin, the city charter being amended by the territory of Iowa in 1839 and 1841.

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  • The American University (chartered 1893), under Methodist Episcopal control, designed to bear a relation to the Protestant churches similar to that of the Catholic University to the Catholic Church, with a campus of 94 acres at the north-west end of the city, in 1910 had not been opened to students.

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  • The city was chartered in 1802, with a mayor appointed annually by the president of the United States and an elective council of two chambers.

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  • But glowing accounts were brought back by the early adventurers, and in 1606 an expedition was sent out by the London Company, which was chartered with rights of trade and settlement between 34° and 41° N.

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  • In 1876 Hot Springs was incorporated as a town, and in 1879 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Bloomington is the seat of the Indiana University (co-educational since 1868), established as a state seminary in 1820, and as Indiana College in 1828, and chartered as the State university in 1838; in 1907-1908 it had 80 instructors, 2051 students, and a library of 65,000 volumes; its school of law was established in 1842, suspended in 1877 and re-established in 1889; its school of medicine was established in 1903; the third and fourth year courses are given at Indianapolis; a graduate school was organized in 1904; and a summer school (or summer term of eleven weeks) was first held if' 1905.

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  • Madison was settled about the beginning of the 19th century; was incorporated as a town in 1824, and was first chartered as a city in 1836.

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  • Americus was settled in 1832, and was first chartered as a city in 1855.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1821, and was chartered as a city in 1888.

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  • Stevens Point was first settled by George Stevens in 1839, was incorporated as a village in 1847, and was first chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • Pittsburg was settled about 187 9, was chartered as a city in 1880, and became a city of the first class in 1908.

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  • Memphis was incorporated as a town in 1827, and in 1849 was chartered as a city.

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  • The new settlement was incorporated as a village in 1880, and chartered as a city in 1881.

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  • In 1871 the city was chartered, and in 1910 government by commission went into effect.

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  • In 1864 it was chartered as a town and was made the county-seat, succeeding Georgetown (then a flourishing town, which speedily fell into decay), the transfer of the offices taking place in 1865.

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  • Sedalia was chartered as a city in 1889.

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  • The Theological Seminary was opened in 1825 at Carlisle, Pa., and was removed to York, Pa., in 1829, to Mercersburg, Pa., in 1837 and to Lancaster in 1871; in 1831 it was chartered by the Pennsylvania legislature.

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  • Lancaster was settled about 1717 by English Quakers and Germans, was laid out as a town in 1730, incorporated as a borough in 1742, and chartered as a city in 1818.

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  • Madison was chartered as a city in 1856.

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  • McKeesport was incorporated as a borough in 1842 and chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • Seymour was settled in 1854, incorporated as a town in 1864, and chartered as a city in 1867.

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  • The first settlement was made in 1807, and Troy was first chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • In 1701 it was incorporated as a borough; in 1795 and again in 1850 it received a new borough charter; and in 1866 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Menomonie was settled about 1846 and was chartered as a city in 1882.

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  • The island of Bachian is worked by a kind of chartered company.

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  • The Cape of Good Hope subsequently " became not a colony of the Republic of the United Provinces, but a dependency of the ` Netherlands Chartered General East India Company ' for mercantile purposes; and to this fact principally can be traced the slow progress, in all but extension of territory, of a country which was settled by Europeans within thirty years of the time when the Pilgrim Fathers, the founders of a mighty empire, landed at Plymouth to plant democratic institutions and European civilization in the West."

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  • Chartered Y D J Accordingly some troops were brought from Rhodesia and stationed near Mafeking, a few miles from the Transvaal frontier.

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  • Many of them had been chartered before, but their privileges, hitherto exercised only on sufferance and by payment of their terms, were now confirmed by letters patent.

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  • In theory the most lucrative branches of commerce, such as the pepper trade, were monopolies vested in the Crown; the chartered companies and associations of merchant Policy.

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  • Colonial development was fostered, and the commercial dependence of Portugal upon induced the king to marry Maria Sophia de Neuberg, Great Britain was reduced, by the formation of chartered companies, the first of which (1753) was given control of the Algarve sardine and tunny fisheries.

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  • of Terre Haute is St Mary-of-the-Woods (founded in 1840 by the Sisters of Providence, and chartered in 1846), a school for girls.

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  • It was incorporated as a village in 1851 and was chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • Rahway was first settled in 1720, and was named in honour of the Indian chief Rahwack, whose tribe owned the site and the surrounding territory; it was chartered as a city in 1858.

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  • Orange was incorporated as a town in 1860 and was chartered as a city in 1872.

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  • The oldest settlement in the vicinity was made by the Hudson's Bay Fur Company on the west side of the Boise river, before 1860; the present city, chartered in 1864, dates from 1863.

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  • Until 1805, when it was incorporated as a village, Columbia was under the direct government of the legislature; in 1854 it was chartered as a city.

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  • Fenwick, bishop cf Boston, and chartered in 1865; in 1910 it had 30 instructors and 450 students.

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  • It was platted and became the county seat in 1833, and was chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • It was chartered as a city in 1837 (being rechartered in 1874), and as a city of the fourth class in 1895.

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  • Winchester was chartered as a city in 1852 and in 1906 the corporate limits were enlarged.

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  • In 1804 a company was chartered to build such a canal; in 1816 a route was surveyed; in 1823 a commission was appointed which recommended a route and suggested that the state take part in building the canal; in December 1826 a canal company was incorporated with a monopoly of canal and railway privileges within 10 m.

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  • 'The Morris Canal Banking Company was chartered in 1824 to build the Morris Canal, which never proved a financial success, partly because of the competition of the Delaware Raritan.

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  • The legal requirement that every corporation chartered by the state must maintain its principal office there has given rise to the peculiar institution called the " corporation agency," a single office which serves as the " principal office " of numbers of corporations.

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  • The Delaware & Raritan Canal Company and the Camden & Amboy Railroad Company, both chartered in 1830 and both monopolies,' had been practically consolidated in 1831; in 1836 these joint companies gained control of the Philadelphia & Trenton railway; in 1867 these " United New Jersey Railroad & Canal Companies " consolidated with the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company (which was opened in 1836 and controlled the important railway link between New Brunswick and Jersey City), and profits were to be divided equally between the four companies; and in 1871 these entire properties were leased for 999 years to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company.

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  • Spartanburg was founded in 1787, and, although railway communication with Columbia and Charleston was opened in 1859, there was little growth until the establishment of the first cotton mill in the vicinity in 1880; it was chartered as a city in this year.

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  • Neenah was chartered as a city in 1873; its name is derived from an Indian word meaning "running water" or "rapids."

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  • Mishawaka was chartered as a city in 1899.

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  • In that year the Alaskan Central Railroad (from Seward to Fairbanks, 463 m.) was chartered; 45 m.

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  • The treasury department has chartered the coasts, sought to enforce the prohibition law, controlled and protected the fur seals and fisheries, and incidentally collected the customs. Since the creation of the department of commerce and labour (1903), it has taken over from other departments some of these scattered functions.

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  • from Washington, was chartered in 1794, and incorporated as Jefferson College in 1802; from 1826 until 1838 the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia was its medical department.

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  • At first a part of Strabane township, one of the original thirteen townships of Washington county, in February 1786 Washington was made a separate election district; it was incorporated as a town in 1810; was chartered as a borough and enlarged in 1852, and its limits were extended in 1854 and 1855.

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  • The territories of chartered companies, when not within the dominion of the protecting state, may also for some purposes be regarded as protectorates.

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  • While in California in 1856, for the restoration of his health, he took an active interest in the organization, at Oakland, of the college of California (chartered in 1855 and merged in the university of California in 1869), the presidency of which he declined.

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  • Palestine was laid out and was made the county-seat in 1846; it was chartered as a city in 1875, and rechartered in 1905.

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  • Maine has no general law under which cities are chartered, and does not even set a minimum population.

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  • Burlington was chartered as a city in 1784.

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  • Nevada ("Nevada City" until 1869) was platted in 1855, was burned down in 1863 during the occupancy by the state militia in war time, was incorporated as a town in 1869, was entered by the first railway in 1870, and was chartered as a city in 1880.

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  • Muskegon was laid out as a town in 1849, incorporated as a village in 1861, and chartered as a city in 1869.

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  • In the east end is the Pennsylvania College for Women (Presbyterian; chartered in 186 9), with preparatory, collegiate and musical departments.

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  • The town was made the county-seat in 1791, it was incorporated as a borough in 1794, the charter was revived in 1804, and the borough was chartered as a city in 1816.

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  • Paris was settled in 1841, incorporated as a town in 1874, and chartered as a city in 1905.

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  • East Chicago was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • It was governed by a stadholder, and but small respect was shown for its chartered rights and privileges.

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  • The city was chartered in 1890.

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  • He was now often in Dublin, at most twenty miles distant, and through Lady Berkeley and her daughters he became the familiar and chartered satirist of the fashionable society there.

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  • It is the seat of Clifford Seminary for Young Women (opened, 1881; chartered, 1883), and has a Carnegie library.

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  • Bellingham was formed in 1903 by the consolidation of the cities of New Whatcom (pop. in 1900, 6834) and Fairhaven (pop. in 1900, 4228), and was chartered as a city of the first class in 1904; it is named from Bellingham Bay, which Vancouver is supposed to have named, in 1792, in honour of Sir Henry Bellingham.

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  • The city was chartered in 1880.

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  • Martins Ferry was incorporated as a town in 1865 and chartered as a city in 1885.

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  • Port Townsend was settled in 1854, incorporated as a town in 1860 and chartered as a city in 1890.

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  • It was reached by its first railway and was incorporated as a town in 1871, was chartered as a city in 1873, and in 1901 became a city of the first class.

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  • Galion was laid out as a town in 1831, was incorporated as a borough in 1840, and was chartered as a city in 1878.

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  • Mansfield was incorporated as a village in 1828 and was first chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • New Brunswick received a city charter from the royal governor in 1730, and was chartered as a city by the state legislature in 1784.

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  • It became the county-seat in 1825, and was incorporated as a town in 1846 and chartered as a city in 1865.

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  • Enid was founded in 1893 and was chartered as a city in the same year.

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  • Lexington is the seat of Transylvania University (non-sectarian; coeducational), formerly Kentucky University (Disciples of Christ), which grew out of Bacon College (opened at Georgetown, Ky., in 1836), was chartered in 1858 as Kentucky University, and was opened at Harrodsburg, Ky., in 18J9, whence after a fire in 1864 it removed to Lexington in 1865.

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  • At Lexington it was consolidated with the old Transylvania University, a well-known institution which had been chartered as Transylvania Seminary in 1783, was opened near Danville, Ky., in 1785, was removed to Lexington in 1789, was re-chartered as Transylvania University in 1798, and virtually ceased to exist in 1859.1 In 1908 Kentucky University resumed the old name, Transylvania University.

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  • It was laid out in 1781, incorporated as a town in 1782, and chartered as a city in 1832.

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  • The city was first chartered in 1836.

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  • The new city was incorporated as Lincoln (and formally declared the countyseat by the legislature) in 1869, and was chartered for the first time as a city of the second class in 1871; since then its charter has been repeatedly altered.

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  • The city is the seat of the Northern Illinois hospital for the insane, of the Elgin Academy (chartered 1839; opened 1856), and of St Mary's Academy (Roman Catholic); and has the Gail Borden public library, with 35,000 volumes in 1908.

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  • A permanent settlement was made as early as 1835, and Elgin was chartered as a city in 1854 and was rechartered in 1880.

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  • P. Gaines, was incorporated as a town in 1869, and was chartered as a city in 1907.

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  • Bellaire was settled about 1795, was laid out in 1836, was incorporated as a village in 1858, and was chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • Port Jervis was incorporated as a village in 1853, and was chartered as a city in 1907.

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  • Salt Lake City has a good public school system In the city is the University of Utah, chartered in 1850 as the University of the state of Deseret and opened in November 1850; it was practically discontinued from 1851 until 1867, and then was scarcely more than a business college until 1869; its charter was amended in 5884 and a new charter was issued in 1894, when the present style of the corporation was assumed; in 1894 60 acres from the Fort Douglas reservation were secured for the campus.

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  • In January 1851 the general assembly of the state of Deseret chartered the city; and the first municipal election was held in April of the same year; the charter was amended in 1865.

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  • This application was opposed by Murdoch on the ground of his priority in invention, and the bill was thrown out, but coming to parliament for a second time in 1810, Winsor succeeded in getting it passed in a very much curtailed form, and, a charter being granted later in 181 2, the company was called the Chartered Gas Light and Coke Company, and was the direct forerunner of the present London Gas Light and Coke Company.

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  • Cities are chartered according to population,' with a mayor, a single legislative chamber known as the board of aldermen or city council and the usual administrative officers and boards.

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  • Private banks and one savings bank were also chartered.

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  • In 1854 it was incorporated as a town and in 1885 was chartered as a city.

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  • Red Wing (named from an Indian chief) was platted in 1853 and was chartered as a city in 1857.

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  • To Cambridge also, in 1908, was removed Andover Theological Seminary, a Congregational institution chartered in 1807, opened in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1808 (re-incorporated under separate trustees in 1907).

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  • Mankato was settled about 1853, and was first chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • A transport was chartered in the Thames for the purposes of the expedition.

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  • Oelwein was named in honour of its founder, August Oelwein, who settled here in 1873; it was incorporated in 1888, and chartered as a city in 1897.

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  • Cumberland was laid out in 1763, but there was little growth until 1787, and it was not incorporated as a townuntil 1815; it was chartered as a city in 1850.

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  • Norfolk was incorporated as a village in 1881 and chartered as a city in 1886; it became a city of the first class in 1909.

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  • In 1888 Quincy was chartered as a city.

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  • In 1828 Louisville was chartered as a city; in 1851 it received a second city charter; in 1870, a third; and in 1893, a fourth.

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  • It was incorporated as a borough in 1854 and was chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • Greenville was laid out in 1797, was originally known as Pleasantburg and was first chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • Hattiesburg was incorporated as a town in 1884 and was chartered as a city in 1899.

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  • Elizabeth became a "free town and borough" in 1739; the borough charter was confirmed by the legislature in 1789 and repealed in 1790, and Elizabeth was chartered as a city in 1855.

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  • of Alton, is the seat of the Western Military Academy (founded in 1879 as Wyman Institute; chartered in 1892), and of Shurtleff College (Baptist, founded in 1827 at Rock Spring, removed to Upper Alton in 1831, and chartered in 1833), which has a college of liberal arts, a divinity school, an academy and a school of music; and the village of Godfrey, 52 m.

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  • of Alton, is the seat of the Monticello Ladies' Seminary, founded by Benjamin Godfrey, opened in 1838, and chartered in 1841.

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  • Alton was first chartered as a city in 1837.

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  • Terrell, an early settler, was founded in 1872 and was chartered as a city in 1874.

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  • Salem is the seat of a Lutheran Orphan Home (1888), of the Baptist Orphanage of Virginia (1892) and of Roanoke College (co-educational; Lutheran; chartered, 1853).

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  • The city was chartered in 1852.

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  • Warren was chartered as a city in 1834.

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  • Schenectady is the seat of Union College (undenominational), which grew out of the Schenectady Academy (1784), was chartered in 1795, and comprises the academic and engineering departments of Union University, the medical (1838), law (1851.) and pharmacy (1881) departments of which are at Albany, where also is the Dudley Observatory (1852), which is under the control of the university.

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  • Schenectady became a chartered borough in 1765 and a city in 1798.

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  • Rome was first chartered as a city in 1847.

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  • Eastport was first settled about 1781 by fishermen; it became a port of entry in 1790, was incorporated as a town in 1798, and was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • Aurora was platted in 1870 and was chartered as a city in 1886.

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  • The city was chartered in 1888.

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  • Poughkeepsie was incorporated as a village in 1799 and was chartered as a city in 1854.

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  • The chartered towns, in Spain east and west, were practically republics living under their own carta pueblo with their own fuero or law.

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  • The greater chartered towns had their surrounding comarcas, answering to the county of an Italian city, over which they exercised jurisdiction.

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  • In time the villages dependent on a chartered city, as they grew to be towns themselves, fotight for, and in many cases won, emancipation, which they then sought to have confirmed by the king and proceeded to symbolize by setting up their own gallows in the market-place.

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  • It was accepted by towns and districts not already ~ ~ chartered, but by them only.

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  • In 1602, in command of the "Concord," chartered by Sir Walter Raleigh and others, he crossed the Atlantic; coasted from what is now Maine to Martha's Vineyard, landing at and naming Cape Cod and Elizabeth Island (now Cuttyhunk) and giving the name Martha's Vineyard to the island now called No Man's Land; and returned to England with a cargo of furs, sassafras and other commodities obtained in trade with the Indians about Buzzard's Bay.

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  • Georgetown was incorporated as a town in 1805, and was chartered as a city in 1895.

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  • The city is the seat of Union University (co-educational), chartered in 1875 as Southwestern Baptist University, and conducted under that name at Jackson until 1907, when the present name was adopted.

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  • Jackson was settled about 1820, incorporated as a town in 1823, chartered as a city in 1854, and in 1907 received a new charter by which the sale of intoxicating liquors is forever prohibited.

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  • In 1806 Nashville was chartered as a city.

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  • The city has a Carnegie library, and is the seat of Goshen College (under Mennonite control), chartered as Elkhart Institute, at Elkhart, Ind., in 1895, and removed to Goshen and opened under its present name in 1903.

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  • Goshen was first settled in 1828 and was first chartered as a city in 1868.

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  • Temple was founded in 1881-82 by the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe railway, and was chartered as a city in 1884.

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  • The settlement was incorporated as a town in 1800 and chartered as a city in 1852.

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  • Tulsa was founded in 1887, was first chartered as a city in 1902, and in 1908 adopted a commission form of government.

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  • In 1650 he was advocating the release of trade from the restrictions of chartered companies and monopolists.

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  • CHARTERED COMPANIES.

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  • A chartered company is a trading corporation enjoying certain rights and privileges, and bound by certain obligations under a special charter granted to it by the sovereign authority of the state, such charter defining and limiting those rights, privileges and obligations, and the localities in which they are to be exercised.

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  • In Great Britain the first trading charters were granted, not to English companies, which were then non-existent, but to branches of the Hanseatic League, and it was not till 1597 that England was finally relieved from the presence of a foreign chartered company.

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  • Of all early English chartered companies, the "Merchant Adventurers" conducted its operations the most widely.

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  • It was in the age of Elizabeth and the early Stuarts that the chartered company, in the modern sense of the term, had its rise.

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  • The first recorded instance of a purely chartered company annexing territory is to be found in the action of this company in setting up a cross at Spitzbergen in 1613 with King James's arms upon it.

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  • The chartered companies which were formed during this period for trade with the Indies and the New World have had a more wide-reaching influence in history.

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  • It is when we turn to North America that the importance of the chartered company, as a colonizing rather than a trading agency, is seen in its full development.

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  • The "Hudson's Bay Company," which still exists as a commercial concern, is dealt with under its own heading, but most of the thirteen British North American colonies were in their inception chartered companies very much in the modern acceptation of the term.

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  • In France and Holland, no less than in England, the institution of chartered companies became a settled principle of the governments of those countries during the whole of the period in question.

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  • In England historic protests were made against such monopolies, but the chartered companies were less exclusive in England than in either France or Holland, the governors of provinces almost always allowing strangers to trade on receiving some pecuniary inducement.

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  • To sum up the causes of failure of the old chartered companies, they are to be attributed to (1) bad administration; (2) want of capital and credit; (3) bad economic organization; (4) distribution of dividends made prematurely or fictitiously.

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  • During the last twenty years of the rgth century there was a great revival of the system of chartered companies in Great Britain.

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  • These companies succeed or fail for reasons different from those which affected the chartered companies of former days, though there are points in common.

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  • The chartered company of these days is therefore very strongly fixed within limits imposed by law on its political action.

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  • In such a case the formation of a chartered company may be the best way out of the difficulty.

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  • But a chartered company can never be anything but a transition stage of colonization; sooner or later the state must take the lead.

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  • EAST AFRICA; RHODESIA; &C. The following works deal with the subject of chartered companies generally: Bonnassieux, Les Grandes Compagnies de commerce (Paris, 1892); Chailly-Bert, Les Compagnies de colonisation sous l'ancien regime (Paris, 1898); Cawston and Keane, The Early Chartered Companies (London, 1896); W.

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  • Litchfield was incorporated as a town in 1856, and was first chartered as a city in 1859.

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  • More than 130 underwriting institutions have been chartered in the state since r 794.

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  • Consequently there developed in Connecticut an independent, self-reliant colonial government, which looked to its chartered privileges as the supreme source of authority.

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  • Quincy was incorporated as a town in 1834, and was chartered as a city in 1839.

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  • Whiting was first settled about 1870, was incorporated as a town in 1895, and chartered as a city in 1903.

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  • It was first chartered by the pro-slavery Territorial legislature in 1857, but did not organize its government until 1858 (see Lawrence).

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  • In 1881 it was chartered as a city of the first class.

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  • I'm sure I was watching future stars, should they choose show business over chartered accountancy or piloting SSTs.

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  • Philip is a chartered accountant with nearly 20 years experience in corporate accountancy, audit and tax.

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