SPEECH OF HON. JUSTIN S. MORILL, OF VERMONT, DELIVERED IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, APRIL 7, 1871.

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Էջ 10 - ... occupy, or fortify or colonize, or assume or exercise any dominion over Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito coast, or any part of Central America...
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Էջ 7 - Nipsie did not go beyond Port-au-Prince ; but Lieutenant-Commander Selfridge, in his report, under date of July 14, 1869, lets drop an honest judgment, which causes regret that he did not visit the whole island. Thus he wrote : — " While my short stay in the island will not permit me to speak with authority, it is my individual opinion, that, if the United States should annex Hayti on the representation of a party, it would be found an elephant both costly in money and lives.
Էջ 1 - June 14, 1870. Washington: F. & J. Rives & Geo. A. Bailey, reporters and printers of the debates of Congress. 1870.
Էջ 16 - the yellow fever would effectually secure the island in case of attack, if the policy of abandoning the coasts and destroying the towns were acted on.

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