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Page 24 - Irresolution and deliberation are no longer in season. I renounce Louisiana. It is not only New Orleans that I will cede, it is the whole colony, without any reservation.
Page 487 - But there are also many other things which JESUS did : which, if they were written every one, the world itself I think, would not be able to contain the books that should be written.
Page 467 - Now be it known, That I, JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, in pursuance of these weighty and urgent considerations, have deemed it right and requisite, that possession should be taken of the said territory in the name and behalf of the United States.
Page 270 - The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and, on application of the legislature, or the executive', (when the legislature cannot be convened,) against domestic violence.
Page 76 - Louis, by the grace of God King of France and Navarre, to our dear and well-beloved Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, greeting.
Page 263 - the right of the people to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Page 574 - January 23, 1861, and on January 26, 1861, the ordinance of secession was adopted by a vote of 112 yeas to 17 nays, the yeas being increased after the vote had been announced by the vote of Alexander Mouton, the President, to 113.