History of Arizona, Volume 1

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Filmer Bros. Electrotype Company, 1915 - Arizona
History of Arizona beginning with the Spanish explorations, connection with the Santa Fe Trail, transition of control from Mexico to United States, American-Indian relations, settlement, and statehood.
 

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Page 162 - Those who shall prefer to remain in the said territories, may either retain the title and rights of Mexican citizens, or acquire those of citizens of the United States. But they shall be under the obligation to make their election within one year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty; and those who shall remain in the said territories after the expiration of that year, without having declared their intention to retain the character of Mexicans shall be considered to have elected...
Page 159 - ... thence in a direct line to the same) ; thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river until it empties into the Rio Colorado; thence across the Rio Colorado, following the division line between Upper and Lower California, to the Pacific Ocean. The southern and western limits of New Mexico, mentioned in this article, are those laid down in the map entitled "Map of the United Mexican States as organized and defined by various acts of the Congress of said Republic, and constructed...
Page 158 - Government, whereby healthy and otherwise suitable places at a distance from the ports not exceeding thirty leagues, shall be designated for the residence of such troops as may not yet have embarked, until the return of the healthy season. And the space of time referred to as comprehending the sickly season shall be understood to extend from the first day of May to the first day of November.
Page 160 - ... maps, and to establish upon the ground landmarks which shall show the limits of both republics, as described in the present article, the two Governments shall each appoint a commissioner and a surveyor, who, before the expiration of one year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty, shall meet at the port of San Diego, and proceed to run and mark the said boundary in its whole course to the mouth of the Rio Bravo del Norte.
Page 174 - ... but if any officer shall break his parole, or any other prisoner shall escape from the limits of his cantonment, after they shall have been designated to him...
Page 175 - And it is declared that neither the pretense that war dissolves all treaties, nor any other whatever, shall be considered as annulling or suspending the solemn covenant contained in this article.
Page 154 - Republic; who, after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powers, have, under the protection of Almighty God, the author of Peace, arranged, agreed upon, and signed the following Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement 'between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic...
Page 193 - Gila, to and from their possessions situated north of the boundary line defined in the preceding article ; it being understood that this passage is to be by navigating the gulf of California and the river Colorado, and not by land, without the express consent of the Mexican government.
Page 169 - XIX. With respect to all merchandise, effects, and property whatsoever, imported into ports of Mexico whilst in the occupation of the forces of the United States...
Page 165 - XII. In consideration of the extension acquired by the boundaries of the United States, as defined in the fifth article of the present Treaty, the government of the United States engages to pay to that of the Mexican Bepublic the sum of fifteen millions of dollars.

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