The Oregon Territory: Claims Thereto of England and America Considered; Its Condition and Prospects

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R. Bentley, 1846 - 60 страници
 

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Страница 23 - ... 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 harbours, 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...
Страница 27 - License of exclusive trade with the Indians in such parts of North America as aforesaid, to claim or exercise any such exclusive trade within the limits specified in the said Article, to the prejudice or exclusion of any citizens of the said United States of America, who may be engaged in the said trade...
Страница 26 - Company of Montreal,' has been found, for some years past, to be productive of great inconvenience and loss, not only to the said company and associations, but to the said trade in general, and also of great injury to the native Indians, and of other persons, subjects of his majesty : And whereas the animosities and feuds arising from such competition have also, for some years past, kept the interior...
Страница 26 - M'Gillivray, Simon M'Gillivray and Edward Ellice, or any person in their employ, to claim or exercise any trade with the Indians on the north-west coast of America to the westward of the Stony Mountains, to the prejudice or exclusion of any citizens of the United States of America who may be engaged in the said trade...
Страница 27 - ... stipulated and agreed that any country on the north-west coast of America to the westward of the Stony Mountains, should be free and open to the citizens and subjects of the two powers, for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of that convention ; Be it therefore enacted, That nothing in this act contained shall be deemed or construed to authorize any body corporate, company, or person, to whom his majesty may have, under the provisions of this act, made a grant or given a license...
Страница 26 - America, it was stipulated and agreed, that every country on the north-west coast of America to the westward of the Stony Mountains should be free and open to the citizens and subjects of the two powers for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of that Convention...
Страница 26 - License, under the hand and seal of one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, to any body corporate, or company, or person or persons, of or for the exclusive privilege of trading with the Indians in all such parts of North America as shall be specified in any such Grants or Licenses respectively, not being part of the lands or territories heretofore granted to the said Governor and...
Страница 59 - The extraordinary and wholly inadmissible demands of the British Government, and the rejection of the proposition made in deference alone...
Страница 5 - ... determination to hold the Marquesas and the Society Groups, repudiated the sovereignty of the Sandwich Islands, and withheld its approval from the act of cession which had been concluded, subject to the final orders from the home Government. That decision was taken, not from any want either of right or of power to defend that right, but simply because it was held to be inexpedient to found a colonial establishment, and to awaken the jealousy of other countries for no purpose that cannot be equally...
Страница 58 - ... electioneering contest, he received 170 electoral votes for president; and Henry Clay, the whig candidate, received 105 votes. 23. The party by which Mr. Polk was supported took strong ground in favor of the annexation of Texas, and of the claim of the United States to the whole of the Oregon Territory; and Mr. Polk, in his inaugural address, sustained the views of his party on both of these questions; one of which threatened to involve the nation in hostilities with Mexico, and the other with...

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