An Historical and Geographical Account of Algiers: Comprehending a Novel and Interesting Detail of Events Relative to the American Captives

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Hogan & M'Elroy, 1797 - Africa, North - 304 pages
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Page 177 - The eighth year of the Hegira was a very fortunate year to Mahomet. In the beginning of it, Khaled Ebn al Walid and Amru Ebn al As, both excellent soldiers, the first of whom afterwards conquered Syria and other countries, and the latter Egypt, became proselytes to Mahometanism.
Page 122 - ... possible. If she be in port, she shall not be seized or attacked when it is in the power of the other party to protect her; and, when she proceeds to sea, no enemy shall be allowed to pursue her from the same port, within twenty-four hours after her departure.
Page 171 - Mahomet ever put in practice, and what chiefly contributed to the raising of his reputation to that great height to which it afterwards arrived.
Page 179 - Mahomet's orders, who, when he entered the town, pardoned all the Koreish on their submission, except only six men and four women, who were more obnoxious than ordinary, (some of them having apostatized,) and were solemnly proscribed by the prophet himself: but...
Page 119 - Now, therefore, to the end that the said treaty may be observed and performed with good faith on the part of the United States, I have caused the premises to be made public ; and I do hereby enjoin and require all persons bearing office, civil or military, within the United States, and all others, citizens or inhabitants thereof, or being within the same, faithfully to observe and fulfil the said treaty, and every clause and article thereof.
Page 168 - Mohammed had an opportunity of speaking, obliged him to give them a second invitation the next day; and when they were come, he made them the following speech: "I know no man in all Arabia who can offer his kindred...
Page 125 - I have ordered the pretnifes to be made public ; and I do hereby enjoin and require all perfons bearing office, civil or military, within the United States, and all others, citizens or inhabitants thereof, faithfully to obferve and fulfil the faid treaty, and every claufe and article thereof. In teftimony whereof, I have caufed the feal of the United States of America to be affixed to thefe prefents, and figned the fame with my hand.
Page 175 - Mecca, unless he forced his way ; whereupon he called his troops about him, and they all took a solemn oath of fealty or homage to him, and he resolved to attack the city ; but those of Mecca sending Arwa Ebn Masud,* prince of the tribe of Thakif, as their ambassador...
Page 120 - If any goods belonging to any nation with which either of the parties are at war, should be loaded on board vessels belonging to the other party, they shall pass free and unmolested, and no attempts shall be made to take or detain them. Art.
Page 171 - ... of his reputation to that great height to which it afterwards arrived. In this year, called by the Mahometans the accepted year, twelve men of Yathreb or Medina, of whom ten were of the tribe of Khazraj, and...

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