The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the Administrations: From the Monarchic Colonial Days to the Present Times, Volum 8
Fairbanks and Palmer Publishing Company, 1887
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Side 85 - It is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Side 357 - It is, nevertheless, understood that during a term of ten years. counting from the signature of the present convention, the ships of both Powers, or which belong to their citizens or subjects respectively, may reciprocally frequent, without any hindrance whatever. the interior seas, gulfs, harbors, and creeks, upon the coast mentioned in the preceding article, for the purpose of fishing and trading with the natives of the country.
Side 160 - To set up the acts of the late administration as the cause of forfeiture of privileges, which would otherwise be extended to the people of the United States, would, under existing circumstances, be unjust in itself, and could not fail to excite their deepest sensibility.
Side 81 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Side 474 - Jefferson county board in 1883, '83, '85, '86 and '90. In 1863-64 he was county treasurer of Jefferson county; was a member of the assembly in 1862; state senator in 1873-34, and was a member of that body at the time of his death. He was one of the judges of this state at the centennial exposition at Philadelphia, in 1876.
Side 293 - ... it a fair trial and the best prospect of success. The character of the funds to be received and disbursed in the transactions of the Government likewise demands your most careful consideration. There can be no doubt that those who framed and adopted the Constitution, having in immediate view the depreciated paper of the Confederacy — of which...
Side 236 - I content myself, on this occasion, with saying, that I consider myself the honored instrument selected by the friends of the present administration, to carry out its principles and policy ; and that, as well from inclination as from duty, I shall, if honored with the choice of the American people, endeavor generally to follow in the footsteps of President Jackson ; happy if I shall be able to perfect the work which he has so gloriously begun.
Side 160 - Their views upon that point have been submitted to the people of the United States, and the counsels by which your conduct is now directed are the result of the judgment expressed by the only earthly tribunal to which the late Administration was amenable for its acts.
Side 449 - Government, will be duly laid before the Senate. It is a subject of congratulation that it provides for the satisfactory adjustment of a long-standing question of controversy, thus removing the only obstacle which could obstruct the friendly and mutually advantageous intercourse between the two nations. A messenger has been dispatched with the Hanoverian treaty to Berlin, where, according to stipulation, the ratifications are to be exchanged. I am happy to announce to you that after many delays and...
Side 249 - Looking upon it with the eyes of statesmen and of patriots, they saw all the sources of rapid and wonderful prosperity ; but they saw also that various habits, opinions, and institutions, peculiar to the various portions of so vast a region, were deeply fixed. Distinct sovereignties were in actual existence, whose cordial union was essential to the welfare and happiness of all. Between many of them there was, at least to some extent, a real diversity of interests, liable to be exaggerated through...