Gadsden sentence example

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  • In 1899, 84% of the product was raised in Gadsden county.
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  • Irrigation, introduced in 1888 by the orange growers, has been adapted by other farmers, especially the tobacco-growers of Gadsden county, and so the evil effects of the droughts, so common from February to June, are avoided.
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  • His father, Thomas Gadsden, was for a time the king's collector for the port of Charleston.
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  • In 1782 Gadsden was again elected a member of his state legislature; he was also elected governor, but declined to serve on the ground that he was too old and infirm; in 1788 he was a member of the convention which ratified for South Carolina the Federal constitution; and in 1790 he was a member of the convention which framed the new state constitution.
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  • From the time that Governor Thomas Boone, in 1762, pronounced his election to the legislature improper, and dissolved the House in consequence, Gadsden was hostile to the British administration.
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  • Thomas Lynch (c. 1720-1776), Christopher Gadsden (1724-1805), and John Rutledge (1739-1800) attended the Stamp Act Congress of 1765, an intercolonial committee of correspondence was appointed in 1773, and delegates were sent to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775.
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  • Its northern boundary line was fixed by the Guadalupe-Hidalgo treaty of 1848 and the Gadsden treaty of 1853; it follows the Rio Grande del Norte from its mouth north-westward to lat.
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  • It was during this term also that the Gadsden Purchase was consummated, by which 45,535 sq.
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  • The Gadsden Purchase (see Gadsden, James), concluded on the 30th of December 1853, and proclaimed by President Pierce on the 30th of June 1854, added to the Territory an area of 45,535 sq.
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  • This strip, known as the " Gadsden Purchase " (see Gadsden, James), was bought in 1854 by the United States, which took possession in 1856.
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  • In the same year he secured the negotiation of the Gadsden Treaty (see Gadsden, James), by which the boundary dispute between Mexico and the United States was adjusted and a large area was added to the Federal domain; and in June 1854 he concluded with Lord Elgin, governor-general of Canada, acting for the British Government, a treaty designed to settle the fisheries question and providing for tariff reciprocity (as regards certain enumerated commodities) between Canada and the United States.
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