Message of the President of the United States Communicating the Proceedings of the Court Martial in the Trial of Lt. Col. Fremont, April 7, 1848 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1848 - 447 pages
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Page 318 - By means of it the situation of the witness with respect to the parties, and to the subject of litigation, his interest, his motives, his inclination and prejudices, his means of obtaining a correct and certain knowledge of the facts to which he bears testimony, the manner in which he has used those means, his powers of discernment, memory and description...
Page 326 - No person whatsoever shall use any menacing words, signs, or gestures, in presence of a court-martial, or shall cause any disorder or riot, or disturb their proceedings, on the penalty of being punished at the discretion of the said court-martial.
Page 176 - ... France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies south of the Mississippi territory, and of an east and west line, to commence on the Mississippi River, at the thirty-third degree of north latitude, and to extend west to the western boundary of the said cession, shall constitute a territory of the United States, under the name of the territory of Orleans ; the government whereof shall be organized and administered as follows: Sec.
Page 12 - States, and to protect them at the same time, from the attacks of foreign foes, and from internal commotions, — has invested the undersigned with separate and distinct powers, civil and military; a cordial cooperation in the exercise of which, it is hoped and believed will have the happy results desired. To the...
Page 154 - States; those who remain quiet and peaceable will be respected in their rights and protected in them. Should any take up arms against or oppose the government of this territory, or instigate others to do so, they will be considered as enemies, and treated accordingly. When Mexico forced a war upon the...
Page 400 - About the 14th of January, 1847) I received from Lieutenant Colonel Fremont a communication «Jated the day previous, upon the march, and dated January 13, 1846, (presumed to be written by mistake for 1847,) and which I furnished, together with the charges, to the adjutant general.
Page 333 - Affairs, and that there shall be a principal officer therein, to be called the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, who shall perform and execute such duties as shall from time to time be enjoined on or intrusted to him by the President of the United States...
Page 15 - To the commanding military officer the President has assigned the direction of the operations on land, and has invested him with administrative functions of government over the people and territory occupied by the forces of the United States.
Page 50 - Fremont, of the United States rifle regiment, was, in July last, with a party of men, in the service of the United States topographical engineers, in the neighborhood of San Francisco, or Monterey bay, engaged in joint operations against Mexico with the United States squadron on that coast. Should you find him there, it is desired that you do not detain him against his wishes a moment longer than the necessities of the service may require.
Page 155 - ... perform their duty. The undersigned hereby absolves all the inhabitants of California from any further allegiance to the republic of Mexico, and will consider them as citizens of the United States.

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