The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: History of Mexico. 1883-88

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A. L. Bancroft, History Company, 1887

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Էջ 540 - And, in order to preclude all difficulty in tracing upon the ground the limit separating Upper from Lower California, it is agreed that the said limit shall consist of a straight line drawn from the middle of the Rio Gila, where it unites with the Colorado, to a point on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, distant one marine league due south of the southernmost point of the port of San Diego...
Էջ 653 - ... north latitude, thence along the said parallel of 31° 20' to the lllth meridian of longitude west of Greenwich, thence in a straight line to a point on the Colorado River twenty English miles below the junction of the Gila and Colorado rivers, thence up the middle of the said river Colorado until it intersects the present line between the United States and Mexico.
Էջ 368 - In further vindication of our rights and defense of our territory, I invoke the prompt action of Congress to recognize the existence of the war, and to place at the disposition of the Executive the means of prosecuting the war with vigor, and thus hastening the restoration of peace.
Էջ 488 - Trist, commissioner, &c., as Well as myself, had been admonished by the best friends of peace — intelligent neutrals and some American residents — against precipitation ; lest, by wantonly driving away the government and others, dishonored, we might scatter the elements of peace, excite a spirit of national desperation, and thus indefinitely postpone the hope of accommodation.
Էջ 174 - He will not take up arms, nor cause them to be taken up, against the people of Texas during the present war of independence.
Էջ 398 - That the Mexican forces be allowed to retain the following arms, to wit : the commissioned officers their side-arms ; the infantry their arms and accoutrements ; the cavalry their arms and accoutrements ; the artillery one field battery, not to exceed six pieces, with twenty-one rounds of ammunition.
Էջ 18 - The legislative power is vested in a Congress consisting of a House of Representatives and a Senate, and the executive in a President. Representatives...
Էջ 174 - A treaty of commerce, amity, and limits, will be established between Mexico and Texas, the territory of the latter not to extend beyond the Rio Bravo del Norte.
Էջ 83 - From that time till the end of the Spanish domination the country was ruled by thirty governors, holding also the office of captain-general, who were appointed by the crown, besides a few others that held the position ad interim to fill...
Էջ 170 - That private property should be respected and restored; but that the side-arms of the officers should be given up. 3. That the men should be sent to Copano, and thence, in eight days, to the United States, or so soon thereafter as vessels could be procured to take them. 4. That the officers should be paroled, and returned to the United States in like manner. General Urrea immediately sent Holzinger and other officers to communicate the agreement.

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