Statistics for occurrence #1 of “M. Geffroy” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

...rms, as we know them in history, are survivals from some prehistoric state of things; and whether they were originally applied to a hundred of houses, or of families, or of warriors, we do not know. M. Geffroy , in his interesting essay on the Germania of Tacitus, suggests that the term canton may have a similar origin. The outlines of these primitive groups are, however, more obscure than those of the mor...
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