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Page 155 - Red river; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from Washington ; then, crossing the said Red river, and running thence by a line due north, to the river Arkansas; thence, following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas, to its source, in latitude 42 north; and thence, by that parallel of latitude, to the South sea...
Page 140 - II. In the cession of territory and dominion made by the preceding article are included the right of property in all public lots and squares, vacant lands, and all public buildings, fortifications, barracks, and other edifices which are not private individual property.
Page 140 - The inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States, and admitted as soon as possible, according to the principles of the Federal Constitution, to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages and immunities of citizens of the United States; and in the mean time they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.
Page 356 - The first expressions of co-operation were found in the co-operative and communistic colonies which settled on the land in the latter part of the Eighteenth Century and the early part of the Nineteenth Century.
Page 155 - The whole being as laid down in Melish's map of the United States, published at Philadelphia, improved to the first of January, 1818.
Page 141 - France or her said colonies ; and the ships of Spain coming directly from Spain or any of her colonies, loaded only with the produce or manufactures of Spain or her colonies, shall be admitted during the space of twelve years in the...
Page 140 - There shall be sent by the government of France a Commissary to Louisiana, to the end that he do every act necessary, as well to receive from the officers of his Catholic Majesty the said country and its dependencies, in the name of the French Republic, if it has not been already done, as to transmit it in the name of the French Republic to the commissary or agent of the United States.
Page 163 - In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents, and signed the same with my hand.
Page 140 - And whereas, in pursuance of the treaty, and particularly of the third article, the French republic has an incontestable title to the domain and to the possession of the said territory. The First Consul of the French republic, desiring to give to the United States a strong proof of his friendship, doth hereby cede to the said United States, in the name of the French republic...