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Page 579 - is as follows : That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination, when that is accomplished, to leave the government and control of
Page 581 - l>e maintained and protected. V. That the government of Cuba will execute, and as far as necessary extend, the plans already devised or other plans to be mutually agreed upon, for the sanitation of the cities of the island, to the end that a recurrence of epidemic and infectious
Page 190 - do not expect the Union to be dissolved—I do not expect the house to fall —but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will be all one thing or all the other.
Page 327 - the origin of this government and its true character : " " It is, sir, the people's constitution, the people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.
Page 581 - omitted from the proposed constitutional boundaries of Cuba, the title thereto being left to future adjustment by treaty. VII. That to enable the United States to maintain the independence of Cuba, and to protect the people thereof, as
Page 189 - of Dr. Holmes :— The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom ; And the name he loved to hear Has been carved for many a year On the tomb.
Page 581 - inadequate. III. That the government of Cuba consents that, the United States may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of Cuban independence, the maintenance of a government adequate for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty, and for discharging the obligation-, with respect to Cuba imposed by the Treaty of Paris on the United States, now to be assumed and undertaken by the government of
Page 190 - I never heard either of them speak ten minutes at a time, nor to any but the main point which was to decide the question. They laid their shoulders to the great points, knowing that the little ones would follow of themselves.
Page 191 - My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery,