The Life of the Late Gen. William Eaton: Severl Years an Officer in the United States' Army, Consul at the Regency of Tunis on the Coast of Barbary, and Commander of the Christian and Other Forces that Marched from Egypt Through the Desert of Barca, in 1805 ... Principally Collected from His Correspondence and Other Manuscripts
E. Merriam & Company, 1813 - Generals - 448 pages
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Page ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit...
Page 197 - In case of any dispute arising from the violation of any of the articles of this treaty, no appeal shall be made to arms, nor shall war be declared on any pretext whatever; but, if the Consul residing at the place where the dispute shall happen, shall not be able to settle the same, the Government of that country shall state their...
Page ii - In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 400 - ... degraded situation of our country, and the necessity of a blow, by which its energy and its dignity should be restored ; said, if that blow could be struck here at this time, he was confident of the support of the best blood of America. I told Colonel Burr he deceived himself in presuming, that he, or any other man, could excite a party in this country, who would countenance him in such a plot of desperation, murder, and treason. He replied that he, perhaps, knew better the dispositions of the...
Page 207 - Tripoli. have been declared, or hostilities commenced, this force will be immediately employed in the defence and protection of our commerce against the piracies of that Regency. It is hoped that the contagion will not have spread either to Tunis or Algiers ; but should...
Page 370 - ... present impressions, I feel it my duty to state explicitly, that I must withhold my sanction to any convention or agreement committing the United States, or tending to impress upon Hamet Bashaw a conviction that we have bound ourselves to place him upon the throne. The consequences involved in such an engagement cannot but strike you forcibly, and a general view of our situation, in relation to the reigning Bashaw and our unfortunate countrymen in Tripoli, will be sufficient to mark its inexpediency.
Page 154 - have died of grief, and the others linger out a life less tolerable than death. Alas ! remorse seizes my whole soul, when I reflect that this is, indeed, but a copy of the very barbarity which my eyes have seen in my own native country.
Page 367 - Derne, or such other place on the coast as may be determined the most proper for co-operating with the naval force under my command...
Page 196 - The money and presents demanded by the Bey of Tripoli, as a full and satisfactory consideration on his part, and on the part of his subjects, for this treaty of perpetual peace and friendship, are acknowledged to have been received by him previous to his signing the same, according to a receipt which is hereto annexed, except such part as is promised, on the part of the United States, to be delivered and paid by them on the arrival of their...