The Louisiana Purchase, and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains: With a Review of Annexatior by the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - 87 sider
 

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Side 37 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Side 41 - His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States, in full property and sovereignty, all the territories which belong to him, situated to the eastward of the Mississippi, known by the name of East and West Florida.
Side 17 - America ; it is agreed, that for the future, the confines between the dominions of His Britannic Majesty, and those of His Most Christian Majesty, in that part of the world, shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the river Mississippi, from its source to the river Iberville, and from thence, by a line drawn along the middle of this river, and the lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, to the sea...
Side 27 - The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her forever within her low water mark. It seals the union of two nations who, in conjunction, can maintain exclusive possession of the ocean. From that moment we must marry ourselves to the British fleet and nation.
Side 45 - Island, which point lies in the parallel of 54 degrees 40 minutes north latitude, and between the 131st. and 133rd. degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the North, along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th. degree of north latitude...
Side 12 - Pole, and also to the mouth of the River of Palms ; upon the assurance which we have received from all these nations, that we are the first Europeans who have descended or ascended the said River Colbert...
Side 74 - Constitution declares one of the objects to be to provide for the common defense and to promote the general welfare...
Side 44 - Natchitoches, or Red River ; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London...
Side 34 - Should you reach the Pacific ocean, inform yourself of the circumstances which may decide whether the furs of those parts may not be collected as advantageously at the head of the Missouri (convenient as is supposed to the waters of the Colorado and...
Side 45 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to...

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