What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
1st Wednesday agreed American Arkansas Atlantic Ocean Baltimore bank boundary Britain Britannic Majesty British Carolina Catholic Majesty ceded cent civilized claim Clay coast Columbia commissioners Congress Croix Day of Week declaration duties England established forty-ninth parallel Gallatin Government Heceta Hudson's Bay Company Indians Island James January John labor Lake Lake Huron land latitude latitude 42 longitude Louisiana ment Mexico middle miles Mississippi Monday in November Moon's Place morn nation navigation negotiation New-Jersey New-York Nootka Sound Nootka Sound convention north latitude north-west OREGON QUESTION Oregon Territory parallel parties Polk Polk's portion posts Protection respect River St Rocky Mountains Russia San Bias Senate settlement South South Carolina sovereignty Spain Tariff territory Texas the9 thence tion title by contiguity title by discovery Total trade Treaty of Ghent Treaty of Peace United Vancouver Washington West Whig whole
Page 50 - of shelter and repairing of damages? therein, of purchasing wood and of obtaining? water, and for no other purpose whatever.} But they shall be under such restrictions as) may be necessary to prevent their taking,) drying or curing fish therein, or in any other) manner whatever abusing the privileges here-) by reserved to them.
Page 55 - lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct; but in no event are .said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the Government of the United States. Third. New States, of convenient size, not exceeding four in number, in addition to the
Page 56 - territory lying south of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, commonly known as the Missouri Compromise line, shall be admitted into the Union, with or without slavery, as the people of each State asking admission may desire. And in such State or States as shall be formed out of eaid territory north of said Missouri compromise line,
Page 51 - westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present Convention to the vessels, citizens and subjects of the two
Page 46 - to the head of St. Mary's river: and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's river to the Atlantic ocean. East by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix from 'its mouth in the Bay of
Page 56 - enacted, That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to defray the expenses of missions and negotiations, to agree upon the terms of said admission and cession, either by treaty to be submitted to the Senate, or by articles to be submitted to the two Houses of Congress,
Page 55 - Grand Portage, from the shore of Lake Superior to the Pigeon river, as now actually used, shall be free and open to the use of the citizens and subjects of both countries. ART. 3. In order to promote the interests and encourage the industry of all the inhabitants of the Countries watered by the
Page 51 - is not to be construed to the prejudice :of any claim which either of the two high contracting parties may have to any part of the )said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the »claims of any other Power or State to any <part of the
Page 52 - ART. 6. 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. Treaty