Annual Register, Volume 97

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Edmund Burke
1856 - History
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Page 301 - Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution of the United States...
Page 291 - In pursuance of this policy, the laws of the United States do not forbid their citizens to sell to either of the belligerent powers, articles contraband of war, or take munitions of war or soldiers on board their private ships for transportation ; and although, in so doing, the individual .citizen exposes his property or person to some of the hazards of war, his acts do not involve any breach of national neutrality, nor of themselves implicate the government.
Page 291 - States, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 49 - The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the beating of his wings.
Page 147 - ... not only with our lips but in our lives, by giving up ourselves to thy service and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. AMEN.
Page 361 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the court, ,to any of the punishments which the court may award as hereinbefore last mentioned.
Page 391 - Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her...
Page 66 - That an humble address be presented to her Majesty, praying that she will be graciously pleased to...
Page 297 - ... free and independent States; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved ; and that, as free and independent States, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and do all other acts and things which independent States may of right do.
Page 361 - ... whosoever, having been intrusted, either solely, or jointly with any other person, as a banker, merchant, broker, attorney, or other agent, with any chattel or valuable security, or any power of attorney for the sale or transfer of any share or interest in any public stock or fund, whether of the United Kingdom, or any part thereof...

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