The Maine Historical Magazine, Volume 5

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Page 113 - Lawrence ; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean ; excepting such islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia.
Page 113 - East by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 126 - I can not suffer you, however, to close your public service without uniting with the satisfaction which must arise in your own mind from a conscious rectitude, my most perfect persuasion that you have deserved well of your country. My personal knowledge of your exertions...
Page 232 - ... interest, without any new process, and issue execution for such further sum accordingly ; and all attachments made or bail given upon any action instituted as aforesaid, shall be holden to respond the liual judgment that may be given for the amount of such last-mentioned interest.
Page 239 - Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of August, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve. ALFRED JOHNSON. In presence of Alfred Johnson, Jr. Endorsement — Release to the parish of salary during the war ; not accepted.
Page 140 - Know all men by these presents that I, Henry Knox of Thomaston, county of Lincoln, Mass., but at this time [November 26, 1802] doing business in Boston, do hereby make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. First, I think it proper to express my unshaken opinion in the immortality of my soul, or mind, and to dedicate and devote the same to the Supreme Head of the Universe ; to that great and tremendous Jehovah who created the universal frame of nature, worlds and systems of worlds in numbers...
Page 26 - The said commissioners shall meet at St. Andrews, in the province of New Brunswick, and shall have power to adjourn to such other place or places as they shall think fit. The said commissioners shall, by a declaration or report under their hands and seals, decide to which of the two contracting parties the several islands aforesaid do respectively belong, in conformity with the true intent of the said treaty of peace of one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three. And if the said commissioners shall...
Page 122 - Yesterday [July 5], as I was going to Cambridge, I met the generals [Washington and Lee], who begged me to return to Roxbury again, which I did. When they had viewed the works, they expressed the greatest pleasure and surprise at their situation and apparent utility, to say nothing of the plan, which did not escape their praise.
Page 26 - ... of the United States, or their territories, do and each of them does belong to the United States...
Page 61 - Some pilots would make me believe that this country is the proper country of Canada. But I told them that this was far from the truth, since this country lies in 43 N., and that of Canada in 50 or 52.

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