Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (Google eBook)

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D. Green, 1828 - Legislation
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Page 117 - ... decision of them by an appeal to arms; to exclude foreign intrigues and foreign partialities, so degrading to all countries, and so baneful to free ones; to foster a spirit of independence; too just to invade the rights of others; too proud to surrender our own...
Page 335 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the Senate any...
Page 184 - States be, and he is hereby authorised to take possession of, and occupy, all or any part of the Territory lying East of the River Perdido, and South of the State of Georgia and the Mississippi Territory...
Page 120 - Ordered, That the Secretary lay this resolution before the President of the United States.
Page 117 - ... to favor, in like manner, the advancement of science and the diffusion of information as the best aliment to true liberty; to carry on the benevolent plans which have been so meritoriously applied to the conversion of our aboriginal...
Page 38 - Formal war is not necessary, it is not probable it will follow ; but the protection of our citizens, the spirit and honor of our country, require that force should be interposed to a certain degree. It will probably contribute to advance the object of peace. But the course to be pursued will require the command of means which it belongs to Congress exclusively to yield or to deny.
Page 116 - Indulging no passions which trespass on the rights or the repose of other nations, it has been the true glory of the United States to cultivate peace by observing justice ; and to entitle themselves 'to the respect of the nations at war, by fulfilling their neutral obligations with the most scrupulous impartiality. If there be candor in the world, the truth of these assertions will not be questioned. Posterity at least will do justice to them.
Page 94 - An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes...
Page 341 - An Act authorizing the President of the United States to take possession of a tract of country lying south of the Mississippi territory and west of the river Perdido. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States...
Page 182 - States on January 15, 1811, twelve years before the Monroe declaration was drafted, relieve him of that doubt: Taking into view the peculiar situation of Spain and of her American provinces; and considering the influence which the destiny of the territory adjoining the southern border of the United States may have upon their security, tranquillity and commerce...

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