Missouri Historical Society Collections, Volumer 1-2

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Side 61 - 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 79 - There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans, through which the produce of threeeighths of our territory must pass to market, and from its fertility it will ere long yield more than half of our whole produce, and contain more than half of our inhabitants.
Side 61 - His Catholic Majesty promises and engages on his part to cede to the French Republic, six months after the full and entire execution of the conditions and stipulation? herein, relative to his Royal Highness the Duke of Parma, the Colony or Province of Louisiana, with the same extent...
Side 22 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Side 62 - This principle was that discovery gave title to the government by whose subjects or by whose authority it was made against all other European governments, which title might be consummated by possession.
Side 62 - On the discovery of this immense continent, the great nations of Europe were eager to appropriate to themselves so much of it as they could respectively acquire. Its vast extent offered an * ample field to the ambition and enterprise of all ; and the character and religion of its inhabitants...
Side 61 - The first consul of the French republic, desiring to give to the United States a strong proof of his friendship, doth hereby cede to the said...
Side 61 - States a strong proof of his friendship, doth hereby cede to the said United States, in the name of the French Republic, forever and in full sovereignty, the said territory, with all its rights and appurtenances, as fully and in the same manner as they have been acquired by the French Republic, in virtue of the above-mentioned treaty, concluded with His Catholic Majesty.
Side 68 - River; then following the course of the Rio Roxo westward to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from Washington ; then crossing the said Red River and running thence, by a line due north, to the river Arkansas; thence following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas to its source, in latitude 42 north; and thence by that parallel of latitude to the South Sea.
Side 68 - But if the source of the Arkansas river shall be found to fall north or south of latitude 42, then the line shall run from the said source, due south or north, as the case may be, till it meets the said parallel of latitude 42, and thence along the said parallel to the South sea.

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