Observations Upon the Floridas

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E. Bliss & E. White, 1823 - Florida - 197 pages
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Page 161 - ... to make satisfaction for the same, to an amount not exceeding three and one quarter millions of dollars.
Page 173 - Until Congress shall provide for the government of such islands all the civil, judicial and military powers exercised by the officers of the existing government in said islands shall be vested in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner as the President of the United States shall direct; and the President shall have power to remove said officers and fill the vacancies so occasioned.
Page 161 - Finally, to all the claims of subjects of his catholic majesty upon the government of the United States, in which the interposition of his catholic majesty's government has been solicited, before the date of this treaty, and since the date of the convention of 1802, or which may have been made to the department of foreign affairs of his majesty, or to his minister in the United States.
Page 158 - ... the case may be, till it meets the said parallel of latitude 42, and thence, along the said parallel, to the South Sea: All the islands in the Sabine, and the said Red and Arkansas Rivers, throughout the course thus described, to belong to the United States...
Page 158 - Sea: they shall make out plans and keep Journals of their proceedings, and the result agreed upon by them shall be considered as part of this Treaty, and shall have the same force as if it were inserted therein. The two Governments will amicably agree respecting the necessary Articles to be furnished to those persons, and also as to their respective escorts, should such be deemed necessary.
Page 185 - Secondly, That he shall, at the time of his application to be admitted, declare on oath or affirmation, before some one of the courts aforesaid, that he will support the constitution of the United States...
Page 179 - Act of 1823 vests the whole * judicial power of the territory " in two Superior Courts, and in such inferior Courts, and justices of the peace, as the legislative council of the territory may from time to time establish.
Page 181 - Ohio, or such other person as the President of the United States shall authorize to grant such licenses, to the end that the said Indians may not be imposed on in their trade.
Page 162 - ... as applying to those powers only who recognize this principle; but if either of the two contracting parties shall be at war with a third, and the other neutral, the flag of the neutral shall cover the property of enemies whose governments acknowledge this principle and not of others.
Page 184 - States, to serve for the term of two | years, may be elected by the voters qualified to elect members of the legislative assembly, who shall be entitled to the same rights and privileges as have been granted to the delegates from the several territories of the United States to the said house of representatives.

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