Isthmus of Darien ship canal; with a full history of the Scotch colony of Darien

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Page 146 - The Ratifications of this Convention shall be exchanged at Washington within six months from this day, or sooner if possible. In faith whereof we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Convention, and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done at Washington, the nineteenth day of April, Anno Domini, One thousand eight hundred and fifty. (Signed)
Page 145 - Great Britain and the United States having not only desired, in entering into this Convention, to accomplish a particular object, but also to establish a general principle, they hereby agree* to extend their protection by treaty stipulations to any other practicable
Page 141 - St. Juan de Nicaragua, and either or both of the Lakes of Nicaragua or Managua, to any port or place on the Pacific Ocean ; Her Britannic Majesty has conferred full powers on the Right Honourable Sir Henry Lytton Bulwer, a Member of Her Majesty's
Page 142 - people, for the purpose of erecting or maintaining any such fortifications, or of occupying, fortifying, or colonising Nicaragua, Costa Rica, or the Mosquito Coast, or any part of Central America, or of assuming or exercising dominion over the same.
Page 141 - 1850. HER Britannic Majesty and the United States of America being desirous of consolidating the relations of amity which so happily subsist between them, by setting forth and fixing in a Convention their views and intentions with reference to any means of communication by Ship-Canal, which may be constructed between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, by the way of the Eiver St. Juan
Page 145 - Britain and the United States shall be free to afford their protection to any other persons or company that shall be prepared to commence and proceed with the construction of the canal in question. ARTICLE VIII. The Governments of
Page 145 - with the construction of the canal in question. ARTICLE VIII. The Governments of Great Britain and the United States having not only desired, in entering into this Convention, to accomplish a particular object, but also to establish a general principle, they hereby agree* to extend their protection by treaty stipulations to any other practicable

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