The Life of Artemas Ward, the First Commander-in-chief of the American Revolution ...

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A. Ward, 1921 - Boston (Mass.) - 334 pages
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Page 269 - States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank, and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea, where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish...
Page 270 - It is agreed that the people of the United States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish.
Page 309 - Genet in 1793, when ten thousand people in the streets of Philadelphia, day after day, threatened to drag Washington out of his house, and effect a revolution in the government, or compel it to declare war in favor of the French revolution, and against England.
Page 279 - That the property of the United States has been protected from the confiscations of Britain by the joint exertions of all, and therefore ought to be the common property of all. And he that attempts opposition to this creed is an enemy to equity and justice, and ought to be swept from off the face of the earth.
Page 270 - British fishermen shall use (but not to dry or cure the same on that island) and also on the coasts, bays and creeks of all other of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 314 - Our anxiety arising from the licentious and open resistance to the laws in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, has been increased by the proceedings of certain self-created societies, relative to the laws and administration of the Government; proceedings, in our apprehension, founded in political error, calculated, if not intended, to disorganize our Government, and which, iy inspiring delusive hopes of support, have been influential in misleading our fellow citizens in the scene of insurrection.
Page 71 - ... of the province. The resolutions were immediately adopted, and thereupon the following vote was passed : — Voted, that the members aforesaid do. now resolve themselves into a PROVINCIAL CONGRESS, to be joined by such other persons as have been or shall be chosen for that purpose, to take into consideration the dangerous and alarming situation of public affairs in this province, and to consult and determine on such measures as they shall judge will tend -to promote the true interest of His Majesty,...
Page 173 - There is great over-turning in the camp " as to order and regularity. New Lords, new laws. " The Generals Washington and Lee are upon the lines " every day.. New orders from His Excellency are read " to the respective regiments every morning after prayers.
Page 111 - Territory and was continuously reelected as Justice of the Peace and Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.
Page 88 - from a plentiful town we were reduced to the disagreeable necessity of living on salt provisions, and fairly blocked up in Boston.

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