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Página 573 - keep at a distance those painful appeals to arms, with which the history of every other nation abounds. There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it. If we desire to
Página 3 - That a committee be appointed on the part of the Senate, to join such committee as may be appointed by the House of Representatives, to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that Congress is assembled, and ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make. On motion of Mr.
Página 589 - among nations, which will be withheld, if not entirely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, it must be known that we are at all times ready for
Página 433 - House, however, is free to pass over the term of insisting, and to adhere in the first instance. (10 Grey, 146.) But it is not respectful (to the other. In the ordinary parliamentary course, there are two free conferences at least before an adherence. (10 Grey, 147.")
Página 15 - the Congress of the United States, the northern boundary of the State shall be established by, and extend to, a line running from the southerly extremity of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Miami bay," "thence, northeast, to the territorial line, and by the said territorial line to the Pennsylvania line.
Página 15 - future civil divisions, but Virginia required that the lands so ceded should be divided into States, " containing a suitable extent of territory, not less than one hundred nor more than one hundred and fifty miles square, or as near thereto as circumstances will permit,
Página 35 - the Great Miami river; on the west by a line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami river aforesaid; on the north by an east and west line drawn through the southern extreme of Lake Michigan, running east, after intersecting the due north line aforesaid, from the mouth of the Great Miami river, until it
Página 181 - rightful course of appointment, and have placed or continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands." But, sir, what was I to do next? The falsehood has gone forth to answer the meditated mischief. In some of the States it is probable it has accomplished its object. How is it to
Página 589 - If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, it must be known that we are at all times ready for
Página 25 - Illinois Territory to form a constitution and State Government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States," approved eighteenth of April, eighteen hundred and eighteen, and shall be and for ever remain the northern boundary line of said State.]

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