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  Jefferson's Big Deal: the Louisiana Purchase
Though rumors of the purchase preceded notification from Monroe and Livingston, their message reached Washington in time for an official announcement on July 4, 1803.
The purchase treaty had to be ratified by the end of October, which gave Jefferson and his Cabinet time to deliberate the issues of boundaries and constitutionality.
As time for ratification of the purchase treaty grew short, Jefferson accepted his Cabinet's counsel and rationalized: "It is the case of a guardian, investing the money of his ward in purchasing an important adjacent territory; and saying to him when of age, I did this for your good."
www.monticello.org /jefferson/lewisandclark/louisiana.html   (1169 words)

  Office of the Controller - Lease Purchase
Purchasing must provide a copy of the terms and conditions under which the purchase will be made and an outline of the financial payment plan.
As stated, when a requesting department determines that a lease purchase, lease with purchase option, or installment purchase is justified, it must evaluate the cost of the lease or rental of needed equipment versus the purchase cost of the equipment.
If the requesting department determines that a lease purchase, lease with purchase option, or installment purchase is the most economical way to acquire the equipment, the department enters a requisition detailing the requirements and providing justification for why this type of purchase is preferable to an outright purchase.
www.twu.edu /o-controller/purchasing/Lease_purchase.htm   (876 words)

  Louisiana Purchase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The purchase was an important moment in the presidency of Thomas Jefferson.
Effective on October 1, 1804, the purchased territory was organized into the Orleans Territory (most of which became the state of Louisiana) and the District of Louisiana, which was temporarily under the control of the governor and judges of the Indiana Territory.
The matter was not fully settled until the signing of the Adams-Onís Treaty in 1819, in which Spain ceded all of Florida to the U.S. and the boundary between the Louisiana territory and the Spanish colonies was set along the Sabine, Red and Arkansas rivers and the 42nd parallel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Louisiana_Purchase   (2285 words)

 The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial In Arkansas - The Journey Began in Arkansas
President Thomas Jefferson purchased the vast territory of Louisiana from France in 1803, doubling the size of the United States.
The initial point of the survey is now Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park, where visitors can walk a convenient boardwalk through the swamp, experiencing the sights and sounds of the wilderness much as the original surveyors did.
"The Journey Began in Arkansas," the logo of the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial of Arkansas, and "The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Committee of Arkansas" are marks of the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
www.lapurchase.org   (229 words)

 Purchasing Services - About the Purchase Order
The University Purchase Order Terms and Conditions document states that the general terms of the contract between the University and the supplier, and is automatically incorporated by reference in each purchase order.
Purchase orders referencing a message such as "attachments to be sent to Purchasing Services" in the Notes to Approver field are held for up to three business days.
An "After-the-Fact" purchase transaction is a purchase that has been made by a faculty or staff member without prior issuance of an approved purchase order or use of a Purchasing Credit Card, and then, an attempt is made to initiate a purchase order after-the-fact in order to pay the supplier invoice.
www.purchasing.upenn.edu /buytools/about-the-purchase-order.php   (1906 words)

 Jackson Purchase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jackson Purchase is a region in the state of Kentucky bounded by the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers.
Although Jackson's purchase also included all of Tennessee west of the Tennessee River, the term Jackson Purchase is used only to refer to the Kentucky portion of the acquisition; the Tennessee region directly to the south is typically called West Tennessee.
The Purchase, which is primarily alluvial and is geologically part of the Mississippi Delta, is mostly agricultural.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jackson_Purchase   (395 words)

 GuruDevelopers - Purchase Database Architect
Purchase orders are accepted by the "ShareIt!" sales agent.
A purchase order must be faxed or mailed with all necessary information including billing information.
Most companies who choose to use the purchase order option have a standard form that they use for making these types of orders.
www.gurudevelopers.com /da/purchase.html   (267 words)

 Unisys | Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
Any knowledge or information which Seller may disclose to Buyer in connection with the purchase of any of the Deliverables shall not, unless Buyer otherwise specifically agrees in writing, be deemed to be confidential information and shall be acquired free from any restriction as part of the consideration for this purchase order.
If any provision of this purchase order is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
This purchase order shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to conflicts of law principles.
www.unisys.com /about__unisys/suppliers/purchase__order__terms_a_conditions/index.htm   (2500 words)

 WaverlyStreet "Purchase Order"
WaverlyStreet's "Purchase Order" program is an affordable, multi-user solution for small and medium size companies that handle their equipment, material, and other purchases via purchase order.
Saved purchase orders can always be recalled later on for re-printing, general reference, or to be copied and used as the basis for similar new orders.
Purchase Order can either be installed on a single machine and store it's data locally, or installed on multiple machines and use a shared data directory.
www.waverlystreet.com /po.html   (692 words)

 Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson authorized Robert R. Livingston, U.S. Minister to France, to negotiate for the purchase for up to $2 million of the City of New Orleans, portions of the east bank of the Mississippi, and free navigation of the river for U.S. commerce.
Jefferson's political opponents in the Federalist Party argued that the Louisiana purchase was a worthless desert, and that the Constitution did not provide for the acquisition of new land or negotiating treaties without the consent of the Senate.
The Louisiana Territory, purchased for less than 5 cents an acre, was one of Thomas Jefferson's greatest contributions to his country.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/Circa1804/Heritage/LouisianaPurchase/LouisianaPurchase.htm   (1456 words)

 Accounting Services - Purchase Orders
After processing a purchase order to buy supplies, services, equipment or other capital assets, (see purchasing's web site at http://www.admin.mtu.edu/pur/) a receiver/salmon copy of the PO is sent to the department for those orders of $1,000 or more.
A blanket order is issued to purchase expendable items from a single vendor over a certain period of time, often being the fiscal year.
If a purchase is not made locally, invoices may be sent to the department or to Accounts Payable.
www.admin.mtu.edu /acct/dept/acctpay/purchaseorders.htm   (982 words)

 Visa USA | Small Business | Purchase Security & Extended Protection
Within the first ninety (90) days of purchase, Purchase Security will, at the Provider’s discretion, replace, repair, or reimburse you for eligible items of personal property purchased entirely with your eligible Visa Business card up to a maximum of $10,000 per claim and $50,000 per cardholder in the event of theft or damage.
Purchase Security is not “contributing” insurance, and this “non-contribution” provision shall take precedence over “non-contribution” provisions found in other insurance or indemnity descriptions, policies, or contracts.
Purchase Security and Extended Protection are benefits provided to eligible U.S.-issued Visa Business cardholders in accordance with the policy underwritten by Indemnity Insurance Company of North America (“Provider”).
usa.visa.com /business/cards/benefits/bft_purchase_security.html   (2211 words)

 The Purchase Grant Fund - Victoria and Albert Museum
It developed from a scheme to help art schools purchase reproductions as an aid to teaching art and design and is now administered by the VandA on behalf of the Museums, Archives and Libraries Council.
Allocations are made weekly or monthly for larger purchases and are given towards cases which are considered to be of particular merit.
Applicants must therefore argue the significance of the proposed purchase in the context of their permanent collections as strongly as possible.
www.vam.ac.uk /resources/purchase_grant   (385 words)

 VanDyke Software Purchase
Purchase orders from Fortune 500 companies and educational institutions may be arranged for orders over $250.
Answers to common questions on topics ranging from online purchase to registering and license keys to payment methods may be found in the Orders FAQ.
By purchasing VanDyke software through a VanDyke Reseller, you get the convenience of using an established relationship, with the confidence that VanDyke continues to provide superior product quality and excellent technical support.
www.vandyke.com /purchase/index.html   (324 words)

 Purchase - Audama Software
Although the default evaluation period is 30 days from the time the software is installed, if more time is needed, send an E-mail to Audama Software Sales and a special registration code can be provided (at our discretion) to extend the evaluation period.
When you receive the purchased registration code, you will need to enter it into OpsCenter in order for it to be registered.
When you receive the purchased registration code, you will need to enter it into Personnel Folders in order for it to be registered.
www.audama.com /purchase   (441 words)

The vast Louisiana Territory was purchased for 60 Million Francs or about $15,000,000.00 of which $11,250,000.00 was to be paid directly.
The purchase of the Louisiana territory came about as a result of concern to secure free navigation of the Mississippi River.
The Louisiana Purchase was by far the greatest achievement of his presidency.
members.tripod.com /~jtlawson/index.html   (319 words)

 Louisiana Purchase
By a treaty signed on Apr. 30, 1803, the United States purchased from France the Louisiana Territory, more than 2 million sq km (800,000 sq mi) of land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.
The price was 60 million francs, about $15 million; $11,250,000 was to be paid directly, with the balance to be covered by the assumption by the United States of French debts to American citizens.
Concerned about French intentions, President Thomas Jefferson had already sent James Monroe and Robert R. Livingston to Paris to negotiate the purchase of a tract of land on the lower Mississippi or, at least, a guarantee of free navigation on the river.
www.gatewayno.com /history/LaPurchase.html   (495 words)

 PHMC Doc Heritage: The Walking Purchase   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although King Charles II had granted to Penn in 1681 the land that he called "Pennsylvania," a vast expanse including an enormous unexplored wilderness, Penn himself took the further step of purchasing each portion within the grant from the Native American residents before selling subdivisions within it to his colonists.
The next step was to measure the purchase and specify its boundaries.
The deed indicated that the purchase extended from a point on the Delaware River near present-day Wrightstown, northwest into the interior "as far as a Man could walk in a day and half," a typical Indian measurement of space.
www.docheritage.state.pa.us /documents/walkingpurchase.asp   (927 words)

In one fell swoop the purchase of Louisiana ended the threat of war with France and opened up the land west of the Mississippi to settlement.
Jefferson knew that acquiring the very heart of the American continent would prove to be the key to the future of the United States.
hough the transaction was quickly sealed, there were those who objected to the purchase on the grounds that the Constitution did not provide for purchasing territory.
www.earlyamerica.com /earlyamerica/milestones/louisiana   (329 words)

 Louisiana Secretary of State/Museums/Old State Capitol/Louisiana Purchase   (Site not responding. Last check: )
President Jefferson, a believer in strict adherence to the Constitution, was concerned about the legality of purchasing Louisiana before the agreement could be ratified by the Senate but he supported the decision made by Monroe and Livingston.
Debate over the purchase and over the addition of an "alien population" to the United States was intense with the New England states eager to condemn the acquisition of Louisiana and the frontier states of the South and West just as eager to defend it.
By the single act of purchasing the Louisiana Territory, the United States of America doubled its size and greatly accelerated its march toward the Pacific coast.
www.sec.state.la.us /purchase/purchase-index.htm   (382 words)

 Small Business Administration: National Guaranty Purchase Center
SBA strongly encourages lenders to purchase directly from the secondary market holder those defaulted loans that lenders had sold in the secondary market after loan closing.
Failure to provide all of the required transcript information may result in a delay of the purchase and an invoice to the primary lender for the interest expense associated with that delay.
Please follow the link to the Guaranty Purchase Checklist to ensure you are using the most recent version.
www.sba.gov /banking/ngpc/purchase_from_the_secondary_mark.html   (293 words)

 Nature Conservancy News Room - Purchase of 46,000-acre Ranch Will Protects Threatened Janos Grasslands, Prairie Dogs
Janos, Mexico—April 12, 2005—The Nature Conservancy and its Mexican partner Pronatura Noreste today announced the purchase of a 46,000-acre cattle ranch in Mexico’s northern Janos Valley, one of North America’s last remaining desert grasslands and home to a variety of rare animals including the world’s largest complex of fl-tailed prairie dog colonies.
Rancho El Uno, the largest privately-owned ranch in the Janos Valley, was purchased from the Escobar family which decided to sell the property after using it as a cattle ranch for more than 30 years.
Conservation groups on Tuesday announced the purchase of 46,000 acres of desert grasslands in northern Mexico, a project aimed at converting pesky prairie dogs into valuable farm tools, while also saving the lives of the potentially endangered creatures.
www.nature.org /pressroom/press/press1863.html   (966 words)

 Our Documents - Check for the Purchase of Alaska (1868)
Citation: Cancelled check in the amount of $7.2 million, for the purchase of Alaska, issued August 1, 1868; Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group 217; National Archives.
Opponents of the Alaska Purchase persisted in calling it “Seward’s Folly” or “Seward’s Icebox” until 1896, when the great Klondike Gold Strike convinced even the harshest critics that Alaska was a valuable addition to American territory.
The check for $7.2 million was made payable to the Russian Minister to the United States Edouard de Stoeckl, who negotiated the deal for the Russians.
www.ourdocuments.gov /doc.php?flash=true&doc=41   (306 words)

 Greece Guide:The purchase procedure,Buying a house step by step The first stage in buying a property in Greece.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The AFM must be presented to the notary at completion and is recorded on the final purchase contract.
However, if you fail to go through with a purchase and aren’t covered by a clause in the contract, you will forfeit your deposit or could even be compelled to go through with a purchase.
Note that if you’re buying anything from the vendor such as carpets, curtains or furniture that’s included in the purchase price, you should have them listed in an inventory that is attached as an addendum to the contract.
www.justlanded.com /english/greece/tools/just_landed_guide/buying_property/the_purchase_procedure   (1048 words)

 The Louisiana Purchase
As we know, in 1803, the Louisiana territory was purchased by the United States, which, at the time, were under the leadership of President Thomas Jefferson.
An important fact, often overlooked, is that the constitution, to which Jefferson had contributed a few years earlier, did not give the U.S. government, nor its president, the right to purchase sovereign territory (and its people), which Louisiana was at the time.
As for the people who lived in the Louisiana territory, free and slaves alike were purchased with the land.
www.lewrockwell.com /orig2/saucier4.html   (1263 words)

 Biology Program at Purchase College   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Biology Program at Purchase College may be pursued from a variety of perspectives, and our majors are well prepared for graduate school, medical school, teaching, and careers with high-tech industries.
Biology majors should be aware that of all the Natural Sciences, Biology is least able to stand alone as a discipline; mathematics, physics, and especially chemistry are important for a meaningful appreciation of life processes.
The study of Biology is carried out in the context of the strong liberal arts emphasis of Purchase College, preparing students for life, as well as for a career.
www.ns.purchase.edu /biology   (296 words)

 The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial In Arkansas - History
This was the first major survey west of the Mississippi River to employ the rectangular survey or grid system set out in the Land Ordinance of 1785.
During the Arkansas Bicentennial Commemoration of the Louisiana Purchase in 2003, civic groups across the state will remember - through community events, museum exhibits, school programs, and many other activities - that Arkansas is where the journey began.
"The Journey Began in Arkansas," the logo of the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial of Arkansas, and "The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Committee of Arkansas" are marks of the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
www.lapurchase.org /history.html   (335 words)

 Louisiana Purchase
Louisianians consider the Sala Capitular one of their most prestigious settings for official ceremonies, evidenced by the fact that the final transfers of the colony were held in it: from Spain to France on November 30, 1803, and from France to the United States on December 20, just twenty days later.
The United States purchased Louisiana for $11,250,000 and assumed claims of its own citizens against France up to $3,750,000, for a total purchase price of $15 million.
In March 1892, Homer Adolph Plessy, a light-skinned New Orleans fl man who was actively involved in the civil rights movement, purchased a ticket on the East Louisiana Railroad, sat in a whites-only coach, and refused to move.
lsm.crt.state.la.us /CABILDO/cab4.htm   (1570 words)

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