Annals of St. Louis in Its Early Days Under the French and Spanish Dominations

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G.I. Jones and Company, 1886 - Saint Louis (Mo.) - 500 pages

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Page 345 - THE President of the United States of America, and the First Consul of the French Republic, in the name of the French people, desiring to remove all source of misunderstanding relative to objects of discussion, mentioned in the second and fifth articles of the convention of the 8th...
Page 339 - Madrid, the 27th of October, 1795, between His Catholic Majesty and the said United States, and willing to strengthen the union and friendship which at the time of the said convention was happily reestablished between the two nations, have respectively named their Plenipotentiaries...
Page 342 - Orleans and in all other legal ports of entry within the ceded territory in the same manner, as the ships of the United States, coming directly from France or Spain, or any of their colonies, without being subject to any other, or greater duty on merchandise, or other or greater tonnage, than those, paid by the citizens of the United States.
Page 345 - Constantinople within the space of one month, or sooner if possible. In faith of which the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Treaty, and have affixed to it the seal of their arms.
Page 341 - There shall be sent by the government of France, a commissary to Louisiana, to the end that he do every act necessary, as well to receive from the officers of his Catholic Majesty the said country and its...
Page 340 - United States, in the name of the French Republic, forever and in full sovereignty, the said territory, with all its rights and appurtenances, as fully and in the same manner as they have been acquired by the French Republic, in virtue of the above-mentioned treaty, concluded with His Catholic Majesty.
Page 341 - The inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated into the Union of the United States, and admitted as soon as possible according to the principles of the Federal Constitution to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages and immunities of the citizens of the United States ; and in the meantime, they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.
Page 343 - The present convention Shall be ratified in good and due form and the ratifications Shall be exchanged in Six months from the date of the Signature of the Ministers Plenipotentiary or Sooner if possible. In faith of which the respective Ministers Plenipotentiary have Signed the above Articles both in the French and English languages declaring nevertheless that the present treaty has been originally agreed on and written in the French language to which they have hereunto affixed their Seals. Done...
Page 345 - Robert R. Livingston, minister plenipotentiary of the United States, and James Monroe, minister plenipotentiary and envoy extraordinary of the said States, near the government of the French Republic ; and the First Consul, in the name of the French people, the French citizen, Barbe...
Page 343 - ... that is to say: the president of the United States has, by and with the advice and consent of the senate of the said states, nominated for their plenipotentiaries, Robert R. Livingston, minister plenipotentiary of the United States, and...

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