Niles' National Register, Volume 75
1849 - United States
Containing political, historical, geographical, scientifical, statistical, economical, and biographical documents, essays and facts: together with notices of the arts and manu factures, and a record of the events of the times.
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Page 116 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Michigan— send you this letter of peace and friendship, signed by my own hand.
Page 147 - Until Congress shall provide for the government of such islands all the civil, judicial, and military powers exercised by the officers of the existing government in said islands shall be vested in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner as the President of the United States shall direct ; and the President shall have power to remove said officers and fill the vacancies so occasioned.
Page 65 - New York New Jersey Pennsylvania. Delaware Maryland District of Columbia Virginia North Carolina . . . South Carolina . . . Georgia Florida. Alabama Mississippi Louisiana. Texas Arkansas Tennessee Kentucky Missouri Illinois Indiana.. Ohio Michigan Wisconsin Iowa California. Minnesota Oregon Utah New Mexico Total 20,895 23,399 36,782 41,765 26,163 29,052 18,19» 19,741 States and Territories.
Page 171 - The public roads were accurately divided by mile-stones, and ran in a direct line from one city to another, with very little respect for the obstacles either of nature or private property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadest and most rapid streams.
Page 171 - We own the country from sea to sea — from the Atlantic to the Pacific — and upon a breadth equal to the length of the Mississippi — and embracing the whole temperate zone. Three thousand miles across, and half that breadth, is the magnificent parallelogram of our domain. We can run a national central road through and through, the whole distance, under our flag and under our laws.
Page 106 - That the Provincial Congress of each Province under the direction of the great Continental Congress is invested with all legislative and executive powers within their respective Provinces and that no other legislative or executive power does or can exist at this time in any of these colonies.
Page 99 - Guadalupe Hidalgo, on the second day of February of the present year; and His Excellency Don Luis de la Rosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mexico; it was agreed, after adequate conversation, respecting the changes alluded to, to record in the present protocol the following explanations, which their aforesaid excellencies the Commissioners gave in the name of their Government and in fulfillment of the commission conferred upon them near the Mexican Republic: 1st.
Page 53 - The third section of the fourth article of the constitution provides that " new States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union...
Page 119 - Granadian citizens, their vessels and merchandise; and that this equality of favors shall be made to extend to the passengers, correspondence, and merchandise of the United States in their transit across the said territory from one sea to the other.
Page 105 - Its understanding is that all of that agreement is contained in the 3d article of the treaty of Louisiana. In consequence all the privileges and guarantees, civil, political, and religious, which would have been possessed by the inhabitants of the ceded territories, if the...