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Էջ 12 - An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France, and their dependencies, and for other purposes...
Էջ 368 - ... belligerents; and more especially that the British cabinet would not, for the sake of a precarious and surreptitious intercourse with hostile markets, have persevered in a course of measures which necessarily put at hazard the invaluable market of a great and growing country, disposed to cultivate the mutual advantages of an active commerce.
Էջ 59 - 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...
Էջ 362 - British Cruisers have been in the continued practice of violating the American flag on the great highway of nations and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it, not in the exercise of a belligerent right founded on the law of nations against an enemy, but of a municipal prerogative over British subjects.
Էջ 12 - No higher or other duty shall be imposed on the importation into the United States of any articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of his Britannic Majesty's territories in Europe...
Էջ 364 - ... nations, in peace as well as in war, and betraying the insincerity of those professions which inculcated a belief that, having resorted to her orders with regret, she was anxious to find an occasion for putting an end to them. Abandoning still more all respect for the neutral rights of the United States and for its own consistency, the British...
Էջ 367 - Negotiation with which he was charged, a Secret Agent of his Government was employed in intrigues, having for their object a subversion of our Government, and a dismemberment of our happy Union. In reviewing the conduct of Great Britain towards The United States, our attention is necessarily drawn to the Warfare just renewed by the- Savages on one of our extensive Frontiers...
Էջ 165 - That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is authorized, in case either France or Great Britain shall so revoke or modify her edicts, as that they shall cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States...
Էջ 46 - With this evidence of hostile inflexibility in trampling on rights which no independent nation can relinquish, Congress will feel the duty of putting the United States into an armor and an attitude demanded by the crisis, and corresponding with the national spirit and expectations.