Chronological History of the West Indies, Volumen3

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827

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Página 244 - The inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States and admitted as soon as possible according to the principles of the federal Constitution to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages and immunities of citizens of the United States, and in the mean time they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property and the Religion which they profess.
Página 587 - ... issued directions in order that, on the part of France, the traffic in slaves may cease from the present time, every where and for ever.
Página 576 - The batteries which had rendered me for many days the most important service, though bravely defended, were of course now abandoned ; not, however, until the guns had been spiked.
Página 576 - ... equal skill and courage, did great execution. Yet the columns of the enemy continued to advance with a firmness which reflects upon them the greatest credit. Twice the column which approached me on my left, was repulsed by the troops of General Carroll, those of General Coffee, and a division of the Kentucky militia, and twice they formed again and renewed the assault.
Página 230 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Página 575 - During the days of the 6th and 7th, the enemy had been actively employed in making preparations for an attack on my lines. With infinite labour, they had succeeded on the night of the 7th, in getting their boats across from the lake to the river, by widening and deepening the canal on which they had effected their disembarkation. It had not been in my power to impede these operations by a general attack : added to other reasons, the nature...
Página 390 - And be it further enacted and ordained by the Authority aforesaid, That if any Person which shall be suspected to be a Jesuit, Seminary...
Página 576 - Upwards of 300 have already been delivered over for burial; and my men are still engaged in picking them up within my lines, and carrying them to the point where the enemy are to receive them. This is in addition to the dead and wounded whom the enemy have been enabled to carry from the fields during and since the action, and to those who have since died of the wounds they received. We have taken about 500 prisoners, upwards of 300 of whom are wounded, and a great part of them mortally.
Página 524 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Página 583 - February, 1810, being founded on circumstances of a temporary nature, which have happily ceased to exist, the said Treaty is hereby declared to be void in all its parts and of no effect; without prejudice, however, to the ancient Treaties of Alliance, Friendship, and Guarantee, which hare so long and so happily subsisted between the Two Crowns, and which are hereby renewed by the High Contracting Parties, and acknowledged to be of full force and effect.

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