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688 examples of township in sentences

I was a mere boy then, and was in company with my father and three other gentlemen, who owned a township of land not far from Cincinnati; that is not far now, considering the difference in the mode of travelling between then and now, and we were on our way to explore that township.

I was a mere boy then, and was in company with my father and three other gentlemen, who owned a township of land not far from Cincinnati; that is not far now, considering the difference in the mode of travelling between then and now, and we were on our way to explore that township.

But James, with a glance at his father, who was stoutly orthodox, averred that Caesar's conduct was justifiable, inasmuch as the man he barked at was one of a band of new-light fanatics who worshipped in the school- house, and the horse, moreover, was not shod at a respectable place, but at a tinker's shop in the verge of the township.

The English system was strong in the cohesion of its lower organism, the association of individuals in the township, in the hundred, and in the shire; the Norman system was strong in its higher ranges, in the close relation to the Crown of the tenants-in-chief whom the King had enriched.

The township of Salem lain claim to a certain disputed piece of land, and addressed a petition to the government of Massachusetts, in which they demanded to be put in possession of it.

The large compact areas at each end are joined by a long, narrow strip, very irregular in outline and less than a township broad at various points.

Justice was to be administered by the ancient machinery of shire-moot and hundred-moot, by the legal men of hundred and township, by the lord and his steward.

For a century to come the battle for lands or rights was mainly waged between the lord or the men of one township or manor with the men of a neighbouring township or manor; and it was not till these had fairly ended their quarrel that lords and burghers turned to fight against the liberties and privileges of serfs and craftsmen.

For a century to come the battle for lands or rights was mainly waged between the lord or the men of one township or manor with the men of a neighbouring township or manor; and it was not till these had fairly ended their quarrel that lords and burghers turned to fight against the liberties and privileges of serfs and craftsmen.

We couldn't ourselves, if we were keeping house in the same township.

31-63.]The derivation of the word "township" shows us to whom we are indebted for the institution itself.

Around the village before mentioned was the tun, and beyond were the fields and meadows and woodlands, the whole forming the tun scipe or township.

So it came about that we hunted the township for a handmaiden; and it also came about that our inquiring steps led us to the poor-house.

From Helena Spring Carnegie struggled on, intending to strike the northern settlements at Hall's Creek where there is a small mining township.

"Some centuries ago," he began, "a dean here in Delsbo township was riding through the dense forest on a New Year's Eve.

He could find his way home from any place in the township.

When he did glance up, he saw that the forest was as dense about him as at the beginning, and he was somewhat surprised, for he had ridden so long that he should have come to the inhabited portion of the township.

The church and parsonage and all the large farms and villages were at the northern end of the township, while at the southern part there were only forests and mountains.

Directing their attention first to things practical the association purchased in 1839 a piece of land in Bristol township, Philadelphia County, where they offered boys instruction in farming, shoemaking, and other useful trades.

If Mrs. Leonard had been an office-holder and a voter not a single township would have believed the truth of what she uttered.

The first is the act of March 3, 1819, granting a township of land to the Connecticut asylum for the education of the deaf and dumb; the second, that of April 5, 1826, making a similar grant of land to the Kentucky asylum for teaching the deaf and dumbthe first more than thirty years after the adoption of the Constitution and the second more than a quarter of a century ago.

Each township maintained its 'parish church,' but this, originally of a Low Church or 'Presbyterian' type, was usually accommodated as years went on to a Congregational model.

After the township, naturally comes the county.

Summary of the foregoing results; township government is direct, county government is indirect Representative government is necessitated in a county by the extent of territory, and in a city by the multitude of people Josiah Quincy's account of the Boston town-meeting in 1830 Distinctions between towns and cities in America and in England QUESTIONS ON THE TEXT Section 2.

What reason exists for beginning the study of government with that of the New England township? 2. Give the origin of the township in New England according to the following analysis: a. Settlement in groups.

What reason exists for beginning the study of government with that of the New England township? 2. Give the origin of the township in New England according to the following analysis: a. Settlement in groups.

What of the power and responsibility of selectmen? Section 2. Origin of the Township.

"] [Sidenote: The Old English township.]

Now a parish generally coincided in area with a township, or sometimes with a group of two or three townships.

There was no longer any occasion to distinguish between the township as a manor and the township as a parish; and so, as the three names had all lived on together, side by side, in England, it was now the oldest and most generally descriptive name, "township," that survived, and has come into use throughout a great part of the United States.

In the course of history, as nations have gradually been built up, these wider governments have been apt to absorb or supplant and crush the narrower governments, such as the parish or township; and this process has too often been destructive to political freedom.

[Sidenote: Township as unit of representation.]

The township was not only a self-governing body, but it was the "unit of representation" in the colonial legislature, or "General Court;" and the assessment of taxes, whether for town purposes or for state purposes, was made by assessors elected by the townsfolk.

In treating of the township we began by sketching it in its fullest development, as seen in New England.

[Sidenote: Jefferson's opinion of township government.]

What did Jefferson think of the principle of township government? 18.

It will be remembered that the oldest form of civil society, which is still to be found among some barbarous races, was that in which families were organized into clans and clans into tribes; and we saw that among our forefathers in England the dwelling-place of the clan became the township, and the home of the tribe became the shire or county.

But in Maryland the hundred flourished and became the political unit, like the township in New England.

Finally, on each side of the base line are drawn subordinate parallels called township lines, six miles apart, and numbered north and south from their base line.

By these range lines and township lines the whole land is thus divided into townships just six miles square, and the townships are all numbered.

E is township 4 north in range 5 east; F is township 5 south in range 4 west; G is township 3 north in range 3 west.

E is township 4 north in range 5 east; F is township 5 south in range 4 west; G is township 3 north in range 3 west.

To mark out a township on the map may mean very little, but when once you create in that township some institution that needs to be cared for, you have made a long stride toward inaugurating township government.

To mark out a township on the map may mean very little, but when once you create in that township some institution that needs to be cared for, you have made a long stride toward inaugurating township government.

It is convenient to go there to vote for state officers or for congressmen and president, and so the school township becomes an election district.

It was still more important that these townships were only six miles square; for that made it sure that, in due course of time, when population should have become dense enough, they would be convenient areas for establishing township government.

The township lines.

These new-comers did not find the representative county system adequate for their needs, and they demanded township government.

[Sidenote: Intense vitality of the township system.]

This example shows the intense vitality of the township system.

" As an official designation it means the inhabitants of a township considered as a community or corporate body.

They cannot watch its operations as the inhabitants of a small village can watch the proceedings of their township and county governments.

R76321, 30Mar51, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (A) ROCKEL, WILLIAM M. The complete guide for Ohio township officers.

R110165, 10Apr53, Haldeman-Julius Co. (PWH) ANDERSON (W. H.) COMPANY The complete guide for Ohio township officers.

ROCKEL, WILLIAM M. The complete guide for Ohio township officers.

A mountain township.

R110165, 10Apr53, Haldeman-Julius Co. (PWH) ANDERSON (W. H.) COMPANY The complete guide for Ohio township officers.

Bankers Trust Co. (E) ROCKEL, WILLIAM M. The complete guide for Ohio township officers.

THORNTON, W. W. The complete guide for Indiana township officers.

A mountain township.

Against the wall, too, hangs a picture of a fine steamer careering under sail and steam, and near it a coloured sectional map of some new township marked out in squares.

The new States have had it in their power to do what most of the older ones had not, and after all they cannot claim all the credit of their advancement in these matters, for the general government shares part of the honor in this wise provision for the education of the people, having donated one section of land in every township in some of the newer States.

We do not think that there is a single township of poor land along its entire route.

The basis for the whole system of public education in the Northwest was laid by providing that in every township lot No. 16 should be reserved for the maintenance of public schools therein.

One of them was a regulation which reserved a lot in every township to be given for the purposes of religion.

Fanning was one of the proprietors in Township No. 50.

The settlers in this township, being unable to obtain their grants, resolved to send a remonstrance to the British government, and chose as their representative one of their number who had known Lord Cornwallis during the war, hoping through him to obtain redress.

The ensuing result was as prompt as it was significant: within a week afterwards nearly all the Loyalists in Township No. 50 had obtained their grants.

Robert Gourlay wrote that 'one of the present surveyors informed me that in running new lines over a great extent of the province, he found spare room for a whole township in the midst of those laid out at an early period.'

Each township was subdivided into lots of two hundred acres each, and a town-site was selected in each case which was subdivided into town lots.

On the fifth township were various detachments of disbanded regular troops, and even a handful of disbanded German mercenaries.

A "township" is 36 sections, i.e., six miles on each of its four sides.

Coming then to the details of our subject, we shall consider the names and duties of the principal officials in the United States; first, those of the township, county, and city, then those of the state, and then those of the federal government.

[10] The date on the deed shows this to have been May 25, 1855the day the author first saw what has since become Vandemark Township.

Although its history is so far written, the township was not yet legally in existence.

He became a part of the history of Vandemark Township; and was the first fruits of the Scandinavian movement to our county so far as I know.

It marked the beginning of the subdual of that wonderful wild prairie of Vandemark Township and the Vandemark farm.

Up to that fateful moment, the prairie of the farm and of the township had been virgin sod; but now it bowed its neck to the yoke of wedlock.

How many fool things are we doing now, I wonder, to cause posterity to laugh, as foolish as the dying of Sir John Franklin in a land where Stefansson grew fat; many, I guess, as foolish as we did when Magnus Thorkelson and I were Vandemark Township.

Now that I have a chance to put the matter before the world in print, I shall take advantage of it; for that "criminal record" is a part of this history of Vandemark Township.

This made it hard for poor men who came in expecting to get it for a dollar and a quarter; and a number of settlers in the township, as they did all over the state, went on their land relying on the right to buy it when they could get the moneywhat was called the preemption right.

State politics, the very government of the commonwealth, the history of Monterey County and of Vandemark Township, were all changed when Buck Gowdy went off over the prairie that day, holding Rowena Fewkes in the buggy seat with that big brawny arm of his.

The history of Vandemark Township was the history of the state.

Stuff for story-books, and not for Vandemark Township; though when I saw the thing, it was not so very different from the dances and "sings" we used to have on the boats of the Grand Canal, as the Erie Ditch was then called when you wanted to put on a little style.

The party was at the "great Gothic house" of Governor Wade, just finished, over in Benton Township.

The Governor was not even a citizen of Vandemark Township, but he had some land in it.

Buck Gowdy's great estate lapped over on one corner of the township, Governor Wade's on the other, and Hell Slew, nicknamed Vandemark's Folly Marsh cut it through the middle, and made it hard for us to get out a full vote on anything after we got the township organized.

Buck Gowdy's great estate lapped over on one corner of the township, Governor Wade's on the other, and Hell Slew, nicknamed Vandemark's Folly Marsh cut it through the middle, and made it hard for us to get out a full vote on anything after we got the township organized.

Once what was called the Cow Vandemark crowd got control and kept it for years by calling the township meetings always on our own side of the slew; and then Foster Blake sneaked in a full attendance on us when we weren't looking by piling a couple of my haystacks in the trail to drive on, and it was five years before we got it back.

The governor had always been a Democrat, and had named his township after Thomas H. Benton; but now he was the big gun of the new Republican Party in our neck of the woods, and he invited all the people who he thought would be good wheel-horses.

No wonder that I was a little flighty, as I crowded myself into my poor best suit which I was so rapidly outgrowing, and walked into Monterey Centre in time to be Judge Horace Stone's body-guard the night of the partyI heard it called a receptionat Governor DeWitt Clinton Wade's new Gothic house, over in Benton Township that was to be.

It was a baby county, a baby state, and Vandemark Township was still struggling up toward birth.

One trouble with all of us Vandemark Township settlers was that we had no money.

When did Fowler die? "Now," said Bart, "I will read from this probate record, already put in evidence, but not read," and he opened and read from the record of the Court, begun and held in the court house at Chardon, for the county of Geauga, commencing April 17, 1818, the appointment of an administrator on the estate of "Hiram Fowler, late deceased, of the township of Newbury, in said county," and closed the book with a clap.

TICONDEROGA (3), a township of New York, on Lake Champlain, 100 m. N. of Albany; has various factories, mines in the vicinity, &c.; a place of much prominence during the struggles with the French and later during the revolutionary war.

TYNEMOUTH (28 township, 46 borough), a popular watering-place of Northumberland, at the mouth of the Tyne, 9 m. E. of Newcastle; has a fine sweep of promenaded shore, an aquarium, pier, lighthouse, baths, &c.; North Shields and several villages lie within the borough boundaries.

The first one told with minute particulars of a Western cyclone that had lifted a house and sot it down in a neighborin' township.

John Henry Kimble was born in Buckingham township, Bucks county, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1850.

They arrested certain of the most unbearable offenders, tarred and feathered them, and drummed them out of the township.

Also the Royale Tyger, the same as has slaine and devoured seven yonge Gentoo babes, three men, and two women at the township at Chuttergong, nie to Bombay, in the Eastern Indies.