The first permanent settler in the valley was Mr J.
The other prolonged contest was racial - the conflict between settler and Maori.
These were fed and clothed by the settler in return for their labour, and the government was relieved of the expense of their support and supervision.
The first white settler was David McKee, who established a ferry here in 1769.
So great is their extent that, in spite of the immigration of recent years, the Dominion government gives a freehold of 160 acres to every bona fide settler, subject to certain conditions of residence and the erection of buildings during the first three years.
Again, perhaps, Nature will try, with me for a first settler, and my house raised last spring to be the oldest in the hamlet.
Like the Arabic jar (which is philologically cognate to ger), the ger attached himself as a client to an individual or as a protected settler to the community.
The Norman settler in Wales, therefore, did not to any perceptible extent become a Welshman; the existing relations of England and Wales were such that he in the end became an Englishman, but he seems not unnaturally to have been somewhat slower in so doing in Wales than he was in England.
The invasion was wonderfully accelerated through the I9th century, when the vast area of the treeless prairies beyond the Appalachians was offered to the settler, and when steam transportation on sea and land replaced sailing vessels and wagons.
Kalamazoo was settled in 1829, was known as Bronson (in honour of Titus Bronson, an early settler) until 1836, was incorporated as the village of Kalamazoo in 1838, and in 1884 became a city under a charter granted in the preceding year.
m., of which they remained the sole proprietors until 1718, when they sold a small farm to Elisha Johnson, the first permanent white settler in the neighbourhood.
It is more profitable to turn from the life of the household to the outdoor occupations of the fields, where the early Roman settler met with his neighbours to celebrate the various stages of the agricultural year in religious ceremonies which afterwards became the festivals of the state calendar.
At Lonsdale, William Blackstone (c.1595-1675), the first permanent white settler within the present limits of Rhode Island, built his residence, "Study Hall," about 1635.
It is divided into five parts, the first of which contains a brief account of the discovery of the island; the other four, one by one taking a quarter of the land, describe the name, pedigree and history of each settler in geographical order, notice the most important facts in the history of his descendants, the names of their homesteads, their courts and temples, thus including mention of 4000 persons, one-third of whom are women, and 2000 places.
Similarly in the earlier pre-exilian period of Israel's occupation of Canaanite territory the Hebrews were always subject to this tendency to worship the old Baal or `Ashtoreth (the goddess who made the cattle and flocks prolific).3 A few years of drought or of bad seasons would make a Hebrew settler betake himself to the old Canaanite gods.
They were beaten off, but the Northmen narrowly escaped destruction, and two of their number (one a leading settler) were slain.
His ancestor, Richard Seymour, a Protestant Episcopal ` clergyman, was an early settler at Hartford, Connecticut, and his father, Henry Seymour, who removed from Connecticut to New York, was prominent in the Democratic party in the state, being a member of the "Albany Regency" and serving as state senator in1816-1819and in 1822, and as canal commissioner in 1819-1831.
Eight years later, however, watching their opportunity when many buccaneers were absent in the larger island, the Spaniards attacked Tortuga, and massacred every settler they could seize.
The settler also, who selected his homestead covering watering places to which the range cattle formerly had free access, came into conflict with the cattlemen.
In the 16th century Sir Richard Grenville, the famous Virginian settler, did much to stimulate the commercial development of Bideford, which long maintained a very considerable trade with America, Spain and the Mediterranean ports, the import of tobacco from Maryland and Virginia being especially noteworthy.
Settling takes about half the time required to work a charge in the pan, hence one settler serves two pans.
The invasion was wonderfully accelerated through the 19th century, when the vast area of the treeless prairies beyond the Appalachians was offered to the settler, and when steam transportation on sea and land replaced sailing vessels and wagons.
The land being appropriated by the conquerors, husbandry, as the most respectable industrial occupation, became the legitimate calling of the Aryan settler, the Vaisya; whilst handicrafts, gradually multiplying with advancing civilization and menial service, were assigned to the subject race.
Ballston Spa, which was named in honour of the Rev. Eliphalet Ball, an early settler, was settled about 1787 by the grandfather of Stephen A.
Burton, Cape Colony for the Settler (1903); (account of urban and rural industries - their probable future development).
Terrell, an early settler, was founded in 1872 and was chartered as a city in 1874.
Manuel de Lisa, a noted Cuban trader and plainsman, was probably the first white settler (1807).
Uz (dittogr. ?); " Settler in the Land!
In Court Square are a statue of Miles Morgan (1616-1699), an early settler, by S.
In Sproat's Scenes from Savage Life (1868) there is a good account of Aht opinions by a settler who had won the confidence of the natives between 1860 and 1868.
Burton, Cape Colony for the Settler (London, 1903); The Agricultural Journal of the Cape of Good Hope; Gardner F.
The settler who went into the woods might know neither the name nor the sex of the indwelling numen; " si deus si dea," " sive mas sive femina," ran the old formulae.
To every free settler was assigned, if desired, the services of a number of convicts proportionate to the size of his holding.
The common law was introduced with the American settler, and after 1804 was the explicitly declared basis of judicature.
When the charge has been worked, the contents of the pan are discharged into a settler, in which the amalgam is separated from the sands.
In 1822 John Wood (1798-1880), the first white settler, built a log cabin here, and in 1825, Quincy, then having less than ten inhabitants, was made the county-seat of Adams county, both town and county being named through Wood's influence in honour of John Quincy Adams. Wood was lieutenantgovernor of the state in 1857-1860, and acting-governor in 1860-1861.
The rest of the apparatus (settler, retort, crucible, furnace) is the same as with the Washoe process.
Ephraim Webster, who built a trading-post near the mouth of Onondaga Creek in 1786, was the first white settler.
The city was named in honour of James Prendergast, an early settler.
In 1770 he had married Martha Caldwell, the daughter of another Scottish-Irish settler.
Nash, The Settler's Handbook to Oregon (Portland, 1904); and publications and reports of the various national and state departments.
The former's name of Greenleaf is thought to be derived from the French Feuillevert, and to be of Huguenot origin; and there was Huguenot blood as well in Thomas Whittier, the settler.
But the mountains of Wales and the moors of Cornwall and Cumbria did not greatly tempt the settler.
Wolley ascertained in Lapland, where within the last century it has been gradually pushing its way along the coast and into the interior from one fishing-station or settler's house to the next, as the country has been peopled.
bulldozed, trees uprooted, settler attacks and blockaded areas.
Not a pebble of the ground, to the foliage of the highest branches, escapes the insatiable curiosity of this vigilant settler.
settler population in East Jerusalem is at present estimated to be 170,000.
settler society children's literature.
Truly I sometimes almost regret that I was not born to become a pioneer settler in the African wilds!
The yearly payments amount to $2.60 per acre under the present system; this amount covers the cost of maintenance and operation and also of a thorough drainage system, which is as important to the settler as irrigation.
The first settlement was established in 1624 by Samuel Maverick (c. 1602 - c. 1670), the first settler (about 1629) of Noddle's Island (or East Boston), and one of the first slave-holders in Massachusetts; a loyalist and Churchman, in 1664 he was appointed with three others by Charles II.
When Christian county was formed from Logan county in 1797, Hopkinsville, formerly called Elizabethtown, became the countyseat, and was renamed in honour of Samuel Hopkins (c. 1 75 0 - 1819), an officer of the Continental Army in the War of Independence, a pioneer settler in Kentucky, and a representative in Congress from Kentucky in 1813-1815.
Everywhere the settler may count.
The legends represent the Latins of the historical period as a fusion of different races, Ligures, Veneti and Siculi among them; the story of the alliance of the Trojan settler Aeneas with the daughter of Latinus, king of the aborigines, and the consequent enmity of the Rutulian prince Turnus, well known to readers of Virgil, is thoroughly typical of the reflection of these distant ethnical phenomena in the surviving traditions.
The settler population in East Jerusalem is at present estimated to be 170,000.
Her current project is a comparative study of settler society children 's literature.
Three months later he was out and free to organize increasingly violent settler attacks on Palestinians during the intifada.
Truly I sometimes almost regret that I was not born to become a pioneer settler in the African wilds !
Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds chooses neither the glistening life on the core planets nor the turmoil of a space settler's existence.
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