from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gallatin, (Abraham Alfonse) Albert 1761-1849. Swiss-born American financier and politician who served as U.S. representative from Pennsylvania (1795-1801), secretary of the treasury (1801-1814), and minister to France (1816-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A substance obtained by the Bethell process (which see, under process).
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BTW - Gallatin is like a den of thieves for ex-politicos, from the WW in Nov 08:
Homeowners in Gallatin County, Montana have been fighting J.M. Huber Corp. who has leased mineral rights to about 16,000 acres of land in the county and so far they're winning.
Mineral rights on most of the disputed land in Gallatin are owned separately from surface rights and have been leased to Huber by absentee landlords.
We then left the mouth of the southeast fork, to which in honour of the secretary of the treasury we called Gallatin's river, and at the distance of half a mile reached the confluence of the southwest and middle branch of the
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I. To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6.
“We’ve been looking for an opportunity to get into this market, but up until five years ago, we didn’t see there was a desire or a need for the upper-end product,” said Adrian Jones, director of sales for Hypnos USA, which has its U.S. factory in Gallatin, Tenn.
Some of the worst damage was in Gallatin, which is northeast of Nashville.
It was to effect a reduction of the debt, indeed, that Jefferson had called Gallatin to the head of the Treasury.
For example, the Rag printed a correction for incorrectly calling the Gallatin Theatre Committee the "Gallatin Theatre Troupe."
Other disaster restoration teams, such as Gallatin-based
Although property values remain high for lakeshore footage on Flathead and Whitefish Lake and for real estate developments in areas such as Gallatin and Madison counties, Wilkie
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