The Louisiana Purchase and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains: With a Review of Annexation by the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - 87 Seiten
 

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Seite 41 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Seite 45 - His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States, in full property and sovereignty, all the territories which belong to him, situated to the eastward of the Mississippi, known by the name of East and West Florida.
Seite 25 - The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her forever within her low water mark. It seals the union of two nations who, in conjunction, can maintain exclusive possession of the ocean. From that moment we must marry ourselves to the British fleet and nation.
Seite 35 - The Inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in 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 citizens of the United States ; and in the meantime they shall be maintained!
Seite 12 - Pole, and also to the mouth of the River of Palms ; upon the assurance which we have received from all these nations, that we are the first Europeans who have descended or ascended the said River Colbert...
Seite 76 - Constitution declares one of the objects to be to provide for the common defense and to promote the general welfare...
Seite 15 - America; it is agreed, that, for the future, the confines between the dominions of his Britannic Majesty, and those of his most Christian Majesty, in that part of the world, shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the river Mississippi, from its source to the river Iberville, and from thence, by a line drawn along the middle of this river, and the lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, to the sea...
Seite 48 - Natchitoches, or Red River ; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London...
Seite 48 - The boundary line between the two countries, west of the Mississippi, shall begin on the Gulf of Mexico, at the mouth of the river Sabine, in the sea, continuing north, along the western bank of that river, to the 3'2d degree of latitude ; thence, by a line due north...
Seite 31 - that if an obscurity did not already exist, it would, perhaps, be good policy to put one there.

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