The diplomatic correspondence of the United States of America: from the signing of the definitive treaty of peace, 10th September, 1783, to the adoption of the Constitution, March 4, 1789. Being the letters of the presidents of Congress, the secretary for foreign affairs--American ministers at foreign courts, foreign ministers near Congress--reports of committees of Congress, and reports of the secretary for foreign affairs on various letters and communications; together with letters from individuals on public affairs, Band 6

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Seite 493 - ... engage mutually not to grant any particular favor to other nations, in respect of commerce and navigation, which shall not immediately become common to the other party, who shall enjoy the same freely, if the concession was freely made, or on allowing the same compensation, if the concession was conditional.
Seite 18 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage either in his person, liberty, or property...
Seite 498 - To the Secretary of the United States for the Department of Foreign Affairs...
Seite 213 - Mills, a justice of the peace in and for said county, and being duly sworn on the holy evangelists of Almighty God, deposeth and saith, that on...
Seite 190 - ... were prohibited by the aforesaid proclamation, are possessions of the Crown of Great Britain, and proper objects against which the arms of Spain may be employed for the purpose of making a permanent conquest for the Spanish Crown. That such conquest may probably be made during the present war. That, therefore, it would be advisable to restrain the southern States from making any settlements or conquests in those territories.
Seite 266 - Resolved, That the free navigation of the River Mississippi is a clear and essential right of the United States, and that the same ought to be considered and supported as such.
Seite 175 - I think it would be expedient to agree that the treaty should be limited to 25 or 30 years, and that one of the articles should stipulate that the United States would forbear to use the navigation of that river below their territories to the ocean.
Seite 92 - Secretary to the United States of America for the Department of Foreign Affairs...
Seite 172 - ... ascertained and regulated on principles of exact reciprocity, by a tariff to be formed by a convention for that purpose, to be negotiated and made within one year after the exchange of the ratification of this treaty ; and in the...
Seite 254 - Carolina, stating the uneasiness produced by a report " that Congress are disposed to treat with Spain for the surrender of their claim to the navigation of the river Mississippi...

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