A History of the San Juan Water Boundary Question, as Affecting the Division of Territory Between Great Britain and the United States

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Էջ 370 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island; and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits, to the Pacific Ocean...
Էջ 2 - In the wars of the European powers, in matters relating to themselves, we have never taken any part, nor does it comport with our policy so to do.
Էջ 35 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the northwest coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers...
Էջ 3 - It is impossible that the allied powers should extend their political system to any portion of either continent without endangering our peace and happiness ; nor can any one believe that our Southern brethren, if left to themselves, would adopt it of their own accord. It is equally impossible, therefore, that we should behold such interposition in any form with indifference.
Էջ 67 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of The United States to be hereunto affixed.
Էջ 63 - From the point on the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude, where the boundary laid down in existing treaties and conventions between...
Էջ 60 - Hartley, esq. on whom we have therefore conferred the rank of our minister plenipotentiary, have nominated, constituted and appointed, and by these presents do nominate, constitute and appoint him our true, certain; and undoubted commissioner, procurator, and plenipotentiary ; giving and granting to him all and all manner of faculty, power and authority, together with...
Էջ 247 - I think that the protection of territory is to be reckoned from these islands ; and that they are the natural appendages of the coast on which they border, and from which, indeed, they are formed.
Էջ 436 - Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable George William Frederick, , Earl of Clarendon, Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her Britannic Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs...
Էջ 302 - From the point on the 49th parallel of north latitude, where the boundary laid down in existing Treaties and Conventions between Great Britain and the United States terminates, the line of boundary between the territories of Her Britannic Majesty and those of the United States shall be continued westward along the said...

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