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Página 244 - 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 mean time, they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.
Página 575 - January 9th, 1815. SIR, During the days of the 6th and 7th, the enemy had been actively employed in making preparations for an attack on my lines. With infinite labour they had succeeded on the night of the 7th, in getting their boats across from the lake to the river,, by widening and deepening the canal on which they had effected 456 their disembarkation.
Página 576 - Morgan, and, what is strange and difficult to account for, at the very moment when their entire discomfiture was looked for with a confidence approaching to certainty, the Kentucky reinforcements, in whom so much reliance had been placed, ingloriously fled, drawing after them, by their example, the remainder of the forces, and thus yielding to the enemy that most formidable position.
Página 524 - 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 438 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Página 327 - Spartel in sight, but no French fleet, nor any information about them. How sorrowful this makes me ! but I cannot help myself.
Página 576 - ... already been delivered over for burial ; and my men are still engaged in picking them up, within my lines, and carrying them to the point where the enemy are to receive them; this is in addition to the dead and wounded whom the enemy have been enabled to carry from the field, during and since the action— and to those who have since died, of the wounds they received. We have taken about 500 prisoners, upwards of 300 of whom are wounded, and a great part of them mortally.
Página 611 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day. it shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time.
Página 568 - Whereas the traffic in slaves is irreconcilable with the principles of humanity and justice, and whereas both His Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavours to accomplish so desirable an object.