State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the Accession of Thomas Jefferson to the Presidency: Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since that Time ...
T. B. Wait & sons. David Hale, agent for the States of Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, 1815 - Electronic books
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Page 658 - Lawrence ; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part, and East Florida on the other shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean; excepting such islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia.
Page 657 - Ocean north of the equinoctial line or equator, and the same time for the British and Irish Channels, for the Gulf of Mexico, and all parts of the West Indies; forty days for the North Seas, for the Baltic, and...
Page 598 - States in the fourth article, it is now explicitly declared, that the meaning of that relinquishment is this : the Indian tribes who have a right to those lands, are quietly to enjoy them, hunting, planting, and dwelling thereon, so long as they please, without any molestation from the United States...
Page 130 - We behold, in fine, on the side of Great Britain a state of war against the United States, and on the side of the United States a state of peace toward Great Britain.
Page 656 - Countries and of restoring upon principles of perfect reciprocity, Peace, Friendship and good Understanding between them, have for that purpose appointed their respective Plenipotentiaries, that is to say, His Britannic Majesty on his part, has appointed the Right Honourable James Lord Gambier, late Admiral of the White, now Admiral of the Red Squadron of His Majesty's Fleet; Henry Goulburn Esquire, a Member of the Imperial Parliament and Under...
Page 431 - ... governors which confines licensed importations from ports of the United States to the ports of the Eastern States exclusively. The Government of Great Britain had already introduced into her commerce during war a system which, at once violating the rights of other nations and resting on a mass of forgery and perjury unknown to other times, was making an unfortunate progress in undermining those principles of morality and religion which are the best foundation of national happiness. The policy...
Page 220 - My son, keep your eyes fixed on me; my tomahawk is now up; be you ready, but do not strike until I give the signal.
Page 431 - The policy now proclaimed to the world introduces into her modes of warfare a system equally distinguished by the deformity of its features, and the depravity of its character; having for its object to dissolve the ties of allegiance and the sentiments of loyalty in the adversary nation, and to seduce and separate its component parts the one from the other.
Page 152 - Britain every thing is lawful. It is only in a trade with her enemies, that the United States can do wrong: with them all trade is unlawful. In the year 1793 an attack was made by the British government on the same branch of our neutral trade, which had nearly involved the two countries in war.