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Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-15
A Lacarriere LaTour
No preview available - 2014
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Page cix - Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean...
Page cxiv - Washington within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. in faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight.
Page cx - Erie; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron ; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of said lake to the water communication between that lake and Lake Superior...
Page cvii - ... armies, squadrons, officers, subjects, and citizens, of the two powers, to cease from all hostilities; and to prevent all causes of complaint, which might arise on account of the prizes which may be taken at sea after the said ratifications of this treaty, it is reciprocally agreed, that all vessels...
Page xcv - All territory, places and possessions whatsoever taken by either party from the other during the War, or which may be taken after the signing of this Treaty excepting only the Islands hereinafter mentioned shall be restored without delay...
Page cxi - shall be, and they are hereby, authorized upon their oaths impartially to fix and determine, according to the true intent of the said treaty of peace of 1783, that part of the boundary between the dominions of the two Powers which extends from the water communication between Lake Huron and Lake Superior, to the most northwestern point of the lake of the Woods...
Page cxi - And in the event of the said two Commissioners differing, or both or either of them refusing, declining, or wilfully omitting to act, such reports, declarations or statements shall be made by them, or either of them, and such reference to a friendly sovereign or State shall be made in all respects as in the latter part of the fourth article is contained, and in as full a manner as if the same was herein repeated.
Page cxii - The several boards of two Commissioners mentioned in the four preceding Articles shall respectively have power to appoint a Secretary, and to employ such surveyors or other persons as they shall judge necessary.
Page cxiv - In testimony whereof, I have caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents, and signed the same with my hand.