The story of the Philippines: Natural riches, industrial resources, statistics of productions, commerce and population; the laws, habits, customs, scenery, and conditions of the Cuba of the East Indies, and the thousand islands of the archipelagoes of India and Hawaii, with episodes of their early history ... Events of the war in the west with Spain, and the conquest of Cuba and Porto Rico (Google eBook)

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Our Possessions Publishing Co., 1898 - Philippines - 388 pages
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Page 239 - The United States will occupy and hold the city, bay, and harbor of Manila pending the conclusion of a treaty of peace which shall determine the control, disposition, and government of the Philippines.
Page 239 - Spain cedes to the United States the island of Porto Rico and other islands now under Spanish sovereignty in the West Indies...
Page 405 - The civil rights and political status of the native inhabitants of the territories hereby ceded to the United States shall be determined by the Congress.
Page 405 - Judgments rendered either in civil suits between private individuals, or in criminal matters, before the date mentioned and with respect to which there is no recourse or right of review under the Spanish law...
Page 76 - The president shall direct the deliberations and shall not vote except in case of a tie, when he shall have the casting vote.
Page 253 - Great People : as the sands shalt thou become : Thy growth is swift as morn, when night must fade ; The multitudinous Earth shall sleep beneath thy shade.
Page 247 - In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world. There the common sense of most shall hold a fretful realm in awe, And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapt in universal law.
Page 406 - Porto Rico, the Philippines and other ceded territories, at the time of the exchange of the ratifications of this treaty, shall continue to be respected. . Spanish scientific, literary and artistic works, not subversive of public order in the territories in question, shall continue to be admitted free of duty into such territories, for the period of ten years, to be reckoned from the date of the exchange of the ratification of this treaty.
Page 241 - ... glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace and good will to men.
Page 405 - ... have the right to carry on their industry, commerce, and professions, being subject in respect thereof to such laws as are applicable to other foreigners. In case they remain in the territory they may preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain by making, before a court of record, within a year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty, a declaration of their decision to preserve such allegiance; in default of which declaration they...

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