State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession of George Washington to the Presidency: Exhibiting a Complete View of Our Foreign Relations Since that Time ...

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Thomas B. Wait, 1819
 

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Página 70 - 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.
Página 459 - I venture to say that if a preference, upon principle, of a free republican government, formed upon long and serious reflection, after a diligent and impartial inquiry after truth; if an attachment to the constitution of the United States, and a conscientious determination to support it until it shall be altered by the judgments and...
Página 459 - ... corruption, and the pestilence of foreign influence, which is the angel of destruction to elective governments ; if a love of equal laws, of justice and humanity in the interior administration ; if an inclination to improve agriculture, commerce, and manufactures, for necessity, convenience, and...
Página 32 - Arkansas, towards the end of the seventeenth century, or the beginning of the eighteenth ; on which point, however, the records of that period do not exactly agree.
Página 456 - ... ever considered. But, reflecting on the striking difference, in so many particulars, between this country and those, where a courier may go from the seat of government to the frontier in a single day, it was then certainly foreseen by some who assisted in Congress at the formation of it, that it could not be durable.
Página 453 - All other armed vessels on these lakes shall be forthwith dismantled, and no other vessels of war shall be there built or armed.
Página 453 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Página 216 - The said commissioners shall be authorized to hear and examine, on oath, every question relative to the said claims, and to receive all suitable authentic testimony concerning the same. And the Spanish government shall furnish all such documents and elucidations as may be in their possession for the adjustment of the said claims according to the principles of justice, the laws of nations, and the stipulations...
Página 455 - Relying, however, on the purity of their intentions, the justice of their cause, and the integrity and intelligence of the people, under an overruling Providence which had so signally protected this country from the first...
Página 459 - ... if a love of virtuous men of all parties and denominations; if a love of science and letters, and a wish to patronize every national effort to encourage schools, colleges, universities, academies, and every institution for propagating knowledge, virtue and religion, among all classes of the people, not only for their benign influence...

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