Sentence Examples

  • Great Britain surrendered its title to the eastern portion by the Treaty of Paris (1783), and after the surrender of Virginia's colourable title had been accepted by Congress in 1784, this eastern part was made a part of the Northwest Territory by the ordinance of 1787, although the British held possession and did some trading there until 1796.
  • The idea was at once extremely popular, and a dozen similar papers were started within the year, at least one half bearing colourable imitations of the title.