Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 4

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Page 273 - You will think me transported with enthusiasm, but I am not. I am well aware...
Page 198 - ... political institutions combine, with the personal liberty distinguishing them, the best security will be provided against future enterprises on the rights or the peace of the nation. The contest in which the United States are engaged, appeals for its support to every motive that can animate an uncorrupted and enlightened people ; to the love of country ; to the pride of liberty ; to an emulation of the glorious founders of their independence...
Page 225 - Canals to take into consideration all such petitions, and matters or things relating to roads and canals, and the improvement of the navigation of rivers, as shall be presented, or may come in question, and be referred to them by the House, and to report thereupon, together with such propositions relative thereto as to them shall seem expedient.
Page 138 - The pain with which I have at length formed the resolution of addressing myself to your royal highness is such as I should in vain attempt to express. If I could adequately describe it, you might be enabled, sir, to estimate the strength of the motives which have made me submit to it. They are the most powerful feelings of affection, and the deepest impressions of duty towards your royal highness, my beloved child, and the country, which I...
Page 197 - States to the terms on which they are willing to close it is certain. The British cabinet also must be sensible that, with respect to the important question of impressment, on which the war so essentially turns, a search for or seizure of British persons or property on board neutral vessels on the high seas is not a belligerent right derived from the law of nations, and it is obvious that no visit or search or use of force for any purpose on board the vessels of one independent power on the high...
Page 136 - I could think them so — if they related merely to myself — I should abstain from a proceeding which might give uneasiness, or interrupt the more weighty occupations of your royal highness's time. I should continue, in silence and retirement, to lead the life which has been prescribed to me, and console myself for the loss of that society...
Page 3 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of 'His Royal Highness, the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Page 73 - States, and near to the entrance of the harbour of New York, by a cannon shot fired from the said vessel Leander, commit a murder on the body of John Pierce, a citizen of the United States, then pursuing his lawful vocations within the same waters and jurisdiction of the United States, and near to their...
Page 110 - Cambridge . Chester Cornwall . . Cumberland . . Derby Devon Dorset Durham Essex Gloucester . , Hereford . Hertford . Huntingdon . . Kent . Lancaster . Leicester . Lincoln ... Middlesex . Monmouth . . Norfolk Northampton . Northumberland Nottingham Oxford . . Rutland . Salop .... Somerset . . Southampton Stafford . Suffolk Surrey . , Sussex Warwick . . . Westmoreland . Wilts. . . Worcester . York (East Riding) . „ (City) „ (North Siding) . „ ( West Riding) . Total of England Wales.
Page 137 - I presume, Sir, to represent to your Royal Highness, that the separation, which every succeeding month is making wider, of the Mother and the Daughter, is equally injurious to my character and to her education. I say nothing of the deep wounds which so cruel an arrangement inflicts upon my feelings, although I would fain hope that few persons will be found of a disposition to think lightly of these.

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