Sentence Examples


  • The city was chartered in 1876.
  • 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.
  • Richmond was first chartered as a city in 1782, and in 1788 it was allowed a representative in the House of Delegates.
  • 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.
  • The first permanent settlement was made about 1836, and Manitowoc was chartered as a city in 1870.