Pictorial History of America's New Possessions: The Isthmian Canals, and the Problem of Expansion (Google eBook)

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Dominion Company, 1899 - Cuba - 681 pages
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Page 675 - not established there shall be inviolably respected. The present owners, the heirs of these, and all Mexicans who may hereafter acquire said property by contract shall enjoy with respect to it guaranties equally ample as if the same belonged to citizens of the United States.
Page 651 - not previously authorized. The Constitution has made no provision for our holding foreign territory, still less for incorporating foreign nations into our Union. The Executive, in seizing the fugitive occurrence, which so much advances the good of their country, has done an act beyond the Constitution.
Page 654 - 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.
Page 672 - 'The inhabitants of the territories which His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States by this treaty shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States as soon as may be consistent with the principles of the Federal Constitution, and admitted to the enjoyment of all the privileges, rights, and immunities of the citizens of the United States.
Page 666 - judicial powers exercised by the officers of the existing government of the same shall be vested in such person and persons, and shall be exercised in such manner, as the President of the United States shall direct for maintaining and protecting the inhabitants of Louisiana in the full enjoyment of their liberty, property, and religion.
Page 666 - person and persons, and shall be exercised in such manner, as the President of the United States shall direct for maintaining and protecting the inhabitants of Louisiana in the full enjoyment of their liberty, property, and religion.
Page 687 - of the United States, which provides that "in suits at common law where the value in controversy shall exceed $20 the right of trial by jury shall be preserved," operates ex proprio vigore to invalidate this statute, may be a matter of dispute.
Page 668 - the trial shall be likewise by jury. In the ninth article of the amendments to the Constitution we find the following words: "In suits at common law where the value in controversy shall exceed $20 the right of trial by jury shall be preserved.
Page 665 - be, and he is hereby, authorized to take possession of and occupy the territory ceded by France to the United States by the treaty concluded at Paris on the 30th of April last between the two nations; and that he may for that purpose, and in order to maintain in the said
Page 652 - But when I consider that the limits of the United States are precisely fixed by the treaty of 1783, that the Constitution expressly declares itself to be made for the United States, I can not help believing that the intention was not to permit Congress to admit into the Union new States which should be formed out

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