Costa Rica and New Granada: An Inquiry Into the Question of Boundaries, which is Pending Between the Two Republics Aforesaid : with a Map for the Better Understanding of the Subject, and Documentary Evidence in Support of the Ancient Titles of Costa Rica, to which an Appendix Has Been Added, Containing a Brief Account of the Question Between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

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R.A. Waters, Printer, 1853 - Colombia - 54 pages
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Page 11 - ... inhabited, or capable of being inhabited by Indians, which are not ascertained to have been conquered and colonized by Spaniards, you can proceed to make conquest of them, and provide that the navigation and fishery and advantages of said river may be in common, yet at the same time you are not to approach within fifteen leagues of the Lake of Nicaragua, inasmuch as these fifteen leagues, together with said lake, have to remain and do remain under the government of Nicaragua ; but the navigation...
Page 44 - ... Count of San Luis, secretary of state, and of the department of government of the kingdom, the royal order made at Madrid on the twenty-seventh of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty, which, copied word for word, says, as follows : " BUREAU OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, " Madrid, May 27, 1850. "Her Majesty the Queen has thought proper to grant permission to Don Felipe Molina, minister plenipotentiary of Costa Rica at this court, either in person or. through the medium of some one empowered by him,...
Page 43 - The minister of the government of the kingdom, I certify that D. Javier Cavestany is, as he entitles himself, governor of the province of Seville, and that the signature affixed to the preceding certificate is the same which he is in the habit of using in all his public documents ; and for such purposes as there may be occasion to have them used, I give these presents, at Madrid, on the 24th of February, 1851. JERMIN ARTETA. Don Luis de la Torre Ayllon, under secretary of the department...
Page 24 - ... parties agree to extend the jurisdiction of the maritime courts of each other, to their privateers and prizes, indifferently, when they cannot readily ascertain their port of departure, and abuses shall be suspected of the commerce of neutral nations. Art. 8. The contracting parties mutually guaranty to each other the integrity of their respective territories, as they existed before the present war, recognizing, also, as part of this territory, what was not included in the Vice-royalties of Mexico...
Page 37 - ... WEBSTER, A. [Translation.] Charter granted to Diego Gutierrez, and other records respecting the ancient province of Costa Rica. — 1540. I, Don Aniceto de la Higuera, of the illustrious college of advocates, and of the economical association of the friends of the country of Seville, secretary of her Majesty, and honorary auditor of war and marine, and keeper of the archives of the Indian bureau in said city, Certify : That there having been addressed to me by the most excellent Count of San...
Page 47 - ... from the city of Cadiz, in pursuit of your voyage, and for all future time that you shall hold said government; which salary we order our functionaries of said province of Costa Rica, and the lands appertaining thereto, to give and pay you yearly, out of the revenues and produce which in any way shall belong to us in said province and government, and, there being no revenue nor produce to be collected, we shall not be bound to cause you to be paid anything ; and it is our will and pleasure that...
Page 47 - ... said offices, we give you full power, with all the rights incident, dependent, and annexed to the same ; and it is our pleasure and will that you have and receive for salary, each year of your government aforesaid, two thousand ducats, of the value of three hundred and seventy-five maravedis a piece, which you will enjoy from the day that you sail from the port of San...
Page 20 - ... under the notice of the Supreme Council of the Indies, since no orders on the subject were transmitted to the legislative branch of the Government of Guatemala, represented by the President and Oidors ; or that it was otherwise considered than (as the report of the Committee of Fortifications states) a means of uniting, for the better defence of the King's possessions towards Cape Gracias...

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