House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 10

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Page 73 - That, from and after the end of this present session of parliament, any person who shall, directly or indirectly, himself, or by any person whatsoever in trust for him, or for his use or benefit, or on his account, undertake, execute, hold, or enjoy, in the whole or in part, any contract, agreement, or commission, made or entered into with...
Page 14 - Company, and their successors, the sole trade and commerce of all those seas, straits, bays, rivers, lakes, creeks, and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the entrance of the straits, commonly called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands and territories upon the countries, coasts and confines of the seas, bays, lakes, rivers, creeks and sounds aforesaid, that are not already actually possessed by or granted to any of our subjects, or possessed by the subjects of...
Page 248 - ... at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of. coast which is to belong to Russia as above mentioned shall be formed by a line parallel to the windings of the coast, and which shall never exceed the distance of ten marine leagues therefrom.
Page 5 - States for such district, that each may have an opportunity of showing cause against the mitigation or remission thereof; and shall cause the facts which shall appear upon such inquiry, to be stated and annexed to the petition, and direct their transmission to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, who shall thereupon have power to mitigate or remit such fine, forfeiture or penalty, or remove such disability, or any part thereof, if, in his opinion, the same shall have been incurred...
Page 15 - Anne, which act was to continue in force for seven years, and from thence to the end of the next session of parliament; and...
Page 28 - To the first question, therefore I reply : that no regiment of fugitive slaves has been or is being organized in this Department. There is, however, a fine regiment of loyal persons whose late masters are fugitive rebels...
Page 239 - June 22, 1862. GENERAL: I have the honor to report that, in obedience to your instructions, I proceeded to White House on Friday afternoon (20th) and returned yesterday.
Page 29 - The experiment of arming the Blacks, so far as I have made it, has been a complete and even marvelous success.
Page 3 - While I have not given, nor have leisure to give, the subject a careful examination, its great importance is obvious and unquestionable. The large amount of valuable statistical information which is collated and presented in the memorial will greatly facilitate the mature consideration of the subject, which I respectfully ask for it at your hands. ABRAHAM LINCOLN LETTER TO GENERAL JC FREMONT WASHINTON, June 13, 1862.
Page 3 - River occurred ; the Pacific populations flamed with excitement ; British Columbia was promptly organized as a colony of England ; and, amid the acclamations of Parliament and people, Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton proclaimed, in the name of the government, the policy of continuous colonies from Lake Superior to the Pacific, and a highway across British America, as the most direct route from London to Pékin or Jeddo.

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