Papers relating to foreign affairs [afterw.] Foreign relations of the United States (Google eBook)

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Page 235 - I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm ) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and articles of war.
Page 384 - China as are not open to foreign commerce, or who shall trade in opium, or any other contraband article of merchandise, shall be subject to be dealt with by the Chinese government, without being entitled to any countenance or protection from that of the United States; and the United States will take measures to prevent their flag from being abused by the subjects of other nations, as a cover for the violation of the laws of the Empire.
Page 112 - About this time the Kearsarge sent one, and then, tardily, another boat. "Accompanying you will find lists of the killed and wounded and of those who were picked up by the Deerhound.
Page 580 - And the said parties of the second part, for and in consideration of the covenants and agreements to be kept and performed by the said party of the first part...
Page 112 - The enemy was heavier than myself, both in ship, battery, and crew ; but I did not know until the action was over, that she was also iron-clad.
Page 112 - At the end of the engagement, it was discovered by those of our officers who went alongside of the enemy's ship, with the wounded, that her mid-ship section, on both sides, was thoroughly iron-coated ; this having been done with chains, constructed for the purpose, placed perpendicularly, from the rail to the water's edge, the whole covered over by a thin outer planking, which gave no indication of the armor beneath. This planking had been ripped off, in every direction, by our shot and shell, the...
Page 401 - Kielgast, then and there lying dead, upon the oaths of six good and lawful men of the said county, who being duly sworn to inquire on the part of the people of the state of Illinois into all the circumstances attending the death of the said Otto W.
Page 79 - SIR: I have the honor to enclose, for your information, a copy of a letter from myself to Major Wallen, commanding at Fort Sumner, and a copy of his reply.
Page 583 - Simonoseki or some other eligible port in the Inland sea, it shall be at the option of the said foreign governments to accept the same, or insist on the payment of the indemnity in money, under the condition above stipulated. 4. This convention to be formally ratified by the Tycoon's government within fifteen days from the date thereof.
Page 36 - I have received the letter, which you did me the honor to write to me the 4th instant, as also those which accompanied it.

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