History of Arizona and New Mexico: 1530-1888

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History Company, 1889 - Arizona - 829 pages
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Page 417 - House dissenting) had declared that 'by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States...
Page 469 - Norte, or opposite the mouth of its deepest branch if it should have more than one branch emptying directly into the sea; from thence up the middle of that river, following the deepest channel where it has more than one, to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico; thence westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso...
Page 458 - Beginning at a point in the Colorado river where the boundary line with the republic of Mexico crosses the same ; thence eastwardly with the said boundary line to the Rio Grande ; thence following the main channel of said river to the parallel of the thirtysecond degree of north latitude ; thence east with said degree to its intersection with the one hundred and third degree of longitude west of Greenwich ; thence north with said degree of longitude to the parallel of...
Page 417 - The undersigned has instructions from his government to respect the religious institutions of New Mexico — to protect the property of' the church — to cause the worship of those belonging to it to be undisturbed, and their religious rights in the amplest manner preserved to them — also to protect the persons and property of all quiet and peaceable inhabitants within its boundaries against their enemies, the Eutaws...
Page 695 - They had no sooner got within shooting distance than up came a comp. of cavalry at full charge, with swords and revolvers drawn, looking like so many flying devils. On they came, to what I supposed certain destruction, but nothing like lead or iron seemed to stop them, for we were pouring it into them from every side like hail.
Page 469 - ... to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico; thence westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso) to its western termination; thence northward along the western line of New Mexico until it Intersects the first branch of the river Gila (or, if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same); thence down the middle of...
Page 689 - To my old comrades in arms, still in the ranks of the usurpers of their government and liberties, I appeal in the name of former friendship; drop at once the arms which degrade you into the tools of tyrants; renounce their service, and array yourselves under the colors of justice and freedom! I am empowered to receive you into the service of the Confederate States; the officers upon their commissions, the men upon their enlistments.
Page 518 - Arizona. With millions of acres of the finest arable lands, there was not at the time of our visit a single farm under cultivation in the Territory; with the richest gold and silver mines...
Page 418 - Don Manuel Armijo, the late governor of this department, has fled from it. The undersigned has taken possession of it without firing a gun or shedding a drop of blood, in which he most truly rejoices, and for the present will be considered as governor of this territory.
Page 425 - It is foreseen that what relates to the civil government will be a difficult and unpleasant part of your duty, and much must necessarily be left to your own discretion.

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