Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, Volume 9
order of the Senate of the United States, 1887 - Legislative journals
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Adams advise and consent affirmative agent agreeably agreed amendment America appointment Army assistant August Benjamin Brevet Second Lieutenant Bright Brown captain Charles chiefs collector commission Committee Committee on Commerce concluded consideration consul customs deceased December deputy postmaster determined district Dodge February ferred following resolution FRANKLIN PIERCE George Government granted Hamlin Henry hereby Indian Affairs Indians insert instant Iowa James January John Jones Joseph July June March Mason Messrs Mexico Michigan moneys motion Navy Nays negative nominate John nominations respectively Ordered persons port present President proceeded to consider promoted question ratification received recess Referred Reported Regiment removed Reported and confirmed Republic resigned resolution River Robert Rusk Samuel Sebastian Second Lieutenant Secretary Senate advise Shields Smith Stuart submitted the following surgeon Territory thereto Thomas treaty tribe unanimous consent United vice voted Walker WASHINGTON Whereupon Resolved Wisconsin Yeas York
Page 312 - ... north latitude ; thence along the said parallel of 31° 20' to the lllth meridian of longitude west of Greenwich; thence in a straight line to a point on the Colorado river, twenty English miles below the junction of the Gila and Colorado rivers; thence up the middle of the said river Colorado, until it intersects the present line between the United States and Mexico.
Page 334 - The parties mutually stipulate that each shall prepare, equip, and maintain in service, on the coast of Africa, a sufficient and adequate squadron, or naval force of vessels, of suitable numbers and descriptions, to carry in all not less than eighty guns, to enforce, separately and respectively, the laws, rights, and obligations of each of the two countries, for the suppression of the slave trade...
Page 42 - With an experience thus suggestive and cheering, the policy of my Administration will not be controlled by any timid forebodings of evil from expansion. Indeed, it is not to be disguised that our attitude as a nation and our position on the globe render the acquisition of certain possessions not within our jurisdiction eminently important for our protection, if not in the future essential for the preservation of the rights of commerce and the peace of the world.
Page 122 - In all the States of the Union, whose existing laws permit it, so long and to the same extent as the said laws shall remain in force, Frenchmen shall enjoy the right of possessing personal and real property by the same title and in the same manner as the citizens of the United States.
Page 303 - The boundary line between the two Republics shall commence in the Gulf of Mexico, three leagues from land, opposite the mouth of the Rio Grande, otherwise called Rio Bravo del Norte, or opposite the mouth of its deepest branch, if it should have more than one branch emptying directly into the sea; from thence up the middle of that river...
Page 311 - The two governments will enter into arrangements for the prompt transit of troops and munitions of the United States, which that government may have occasion to send from one part of its territory to another, lying on opposite sides of the continent. The Mexican government having agreed to protect with its whole power the prosecution, preservation, and security of the work, the United States may extend its protection, as it shall judge wise to it, when it may feel sanctioned and warranted by the...
Page 312 - Grande, as provided in the fifth article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; thence, as defined in the said article, up the middle of that river to the point where the parallel of 31° 47' north latitude crosses the same; thence due west one hundred miles; thence south to the parallel of 31° 20...
Page 418 - To the Senate of the United States : I transmit to the Senate, for its consideration with a view to ratification, a convention between the United States and His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, upon the subject of the admission of the United States consuls into the ports of the Dutch colonies.
Page 431 - Treaty takes effect, to give notice to the other of its intention to terminate the same, and at the expiration of twelve months after such notice is given this Treaty shall wholly cease and determine.
Page 41 - recent accession of the important State of North Carolina to the Constitution of the United States" one of the subjects of his special congratulation. At that moment, however, when the agitation consequent upon the Revolutionary struggle had hardly subsided, when we were just emerging from the weakness and...