Investigation of Mexican Affairs: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Sixty-sixth Congress, First[-second] Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 106, Directing the Committee on Foreign Relations to Investigate the Matter of Outrages on Citizens of the United States in Mexico (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Americans in Mexico
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Page 498 - States, shall enjoy in their houses, persons and properties, the protection of the Government with the most perfect security and liberty of conscience ; they shall not be disturbed or molested in any manner on account of their religion, so...
Page 1232 - The United States Government can not and will not allow bands of lawless men to establish themselves upon its borders with liberty to invade and plunder American territory with impunity and, when pursued, to seek safety across the Rio Grande, relying upon the plea of their Government that the integrity of the soil of the Mexican Republic must not be violated. The Mexican Government further protests that it has " made every effort on its part to protect the frontier " and that it is doing " all possible...
Page 1225 - The Government of the United States has viewed with deep concern and increasing disappointment the progress of the revolution in Mexico. Continuous bloodshed and disorders have marked its progress. For three years the Mexican Republic has been torn with civil strife; the lives of Americans and other aliens have been sacrificed; vast properties developed by American capital and enterprise have been destroyed or rendered nonproductive; bandits have been permitted to roam at will through the territory...
Page 792 - I, therefore, come to ask your approval that I should use the armed forces of the United States in such ways and to such an extent as may be necessary to obtain from General Huerta and his adherents the fullest recognition of the rights and dignity of the United States, even amidst the distressing conditions now unhappily obtaining in Mexico.
Page 498 - Both the contracting parties promise and engage, formally, to give their special protection to the persons and property of the citizens of each other...
Page 829 - I said, very well, let us make an arrangement by which we will give bond. Let us have a common guarantee, that all of us will sign, of political independence and territorial integrity. Let us agree that if any one of us, the United States included, violates the political independence or the territorial integrity of any of the others, all the others will jump on her.
Page 1227 - March 9, the details of which do not need repetition here in order to refresh your memory with the heinousness of the crime. After murdering, burning and plundering, Villa and his bandits fleeing south passed within sight of the...
Page 1232 - Mexicans, the Government of the United States is in duty bound, so far as it can, to do so. In conclusion, the Mexican Government invites the United States to support its "assurances of friendship with real and effective acts" which "can be no other than the immediate withdrawal of the American troops.
Page 1226 - So far has the indifference of the de facto Government to these atrocities gone that some of these leaders, as I am advised, have received not only the protection of that Government, but encouragement and aid as well.
Page 828 - My own policy, the policy of my own administration, toward Mexico was at every point based upon this principle, that the internal settlement of the affairs of Mexico was none of our business; that we had no right to interfere with or to dictate to Mexico in any particular with regard to her own affairs.

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