House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volum 4

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Side 6 - I ki-c not, since that time, by gift, sale, or in any manner, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled " An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
Side 25 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the north-west coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects, of the two powers...
Side 10 - Jersey, aged seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Side 13 - I do solemnly swear, (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March, 1818, and that I have not, since that time, by gift, sale, or in any manner, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions...
Side 11 - A necessary consequence of this state of things will be, that the American continents, henceforth, will no longer be subject to colonization. Occupied by civilized, independent nations, they will be accessible to Europeans, and to each other, on that footing alone; and the Pacific Ocean, in every part of it, will remain open to the navigation of all nations in like manner with the Atlantic. Incidental to the condition of national independence and sovereignty, the rights of interior navigation of...
Side 12 - SIR: I have received the letter which you did me the honor to address to me on the 24th of this month.
Side 3 - An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.
Side 18 - America, which lies from the northern stream of a river commonly called the Savannah, all along the sea coast to the southward, unto the most southern stream of a certain other great water or river called the Alatamaha, and westward from the heads of the said rivers respectively in direct lines to the South seas...
Side 9 - Nature, and has been for many years a subject of serious deliberation in Congress. A plan has for several Sessions been before them for establishing a Territorial Government on the borders of the Columbia River. It will undoubtedly be resumed at their next Session, and even if then again postponed there cannot be a doubt that, in the course of a very few years, it must be carried into effect.
Side 14 - I asserted, that a nation discovering a country by entering the mouth of its principal river at the sea coast, must necessarily be allowed to claim and hold as great an extent of the interior country as was described by the course of such principal river and its tributary streams...

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