The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of California. 1884-90

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History Company, 1886 - British Columbia
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Page 589 - ... into the Union of the United States and be admitted at the proper time (to be judged of by the Congress of the United States) to the enjoyment of all the rights of citizens of the United States...
Page 191 - 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 484 - The garrison of four presidios of Sonora concentrated within the walls of Tucson gave us no pause. We drove them out, with their artillery, but our intercourse with the citizens was unmarked by a single act of injustice. Thus, marching half naked and half fed and living upon wild animals, we have discovered and made a road of great value to our country.
Page 611 - This government de facto will, of course, exercise no power inconsistent with the provisions of the constitution of the United States, which is the supreme law of the land.
Page 484 - History may be searched in vain for an equal march of infantry. Half of it has been through a wilderness, where nothing but savages and wild beasts are found, or deserts where, for want of water, there is no living creature. There, with almost hopeless labor, we have, dug deep wells, which the future traveler will enjoy.
Page 346 - Griffin, were doing well, and the General enabled to mount his horse. The order to march was given, and we moved off to offer the enemy...
Page 195 - States and will take the oath of allegiance; and to "assure the people *of those provinces that it is the wish and design of the United States to provide for them a free government, with the least possible delay, similar to that which exists in our territories. They will be called upon to exercise the rights of freemen in electing their own representatives to the territorial legislature.
Page 235 - ... may not be disturbed; at least, until the government of the territory can be more definitely arranged. All persons holding titles to real estate 1 , or in quiet possession of lands under a color of right, shall have those titles and rights guaranteed to them.
Page 643 - ... published maps, it is hereby ordered that the name of San Francisco shall hereafter be used in all official communications and public documents or records appertaining to the town.
Page 432 - Shubrick, the same at Monterey; and I, at San Luis Rey; and we are all supremely poor; the government having no money and no credit; and we hold the territory because Mexico is poorest of all.

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