The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, Band 6

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889

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Seite 73 - ou the subject of the boundaries of the said United States may be prevented, it is hereby agreed and declared that the following are and shall be their boundaries, viz: ARTICLE II. From the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn duo north from the source of
Seite 83 - right to take fish of every kind, on the Grand Bank, and on all the other banks of Newfoundland; also in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and in all other places, where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish; and the citizens of the said United States shall
Seite 96 - islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia. ARTICLE III. It is agreed that the people of the United States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind ou the Grand Bank and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also in the
Seite 72 - Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign, and independent states; that he treats with them as such, and for himself, his heirs, and successors, relinquishes all claims to the government, propriety, and territorial rights of the same, and every part thereof; and that
Seite 97 - All prisoners on both sides shall be set at liberty, and his Britannic majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of the American inhabitants, withdraw all his armies, garrisons, aud fleets from the said United States,
Seite 73 - thence along the middle of said river into Lake Ontario, through the middle of said lake until it strikes the communication by water between that lake and Lake Erie; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at
Seite 95 - to its source; and from its source directly north to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic Ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence, comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the
Seite 73 - water communication into Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of the said lake to the water communication between that lake and Lake Superior; thence through Lake Superior, northward of the Isles Royal and Philippeaux, to the Long Lake; thence through tho middle of said Long Lake, and
Seite 804 - whoso power, by the events of war, they may happen to fall ; but if any thing is necessary to be taken from them, for the use of such armed force, the same shall be paid for at a reasonable price ; and all merchants and traders, exchanging the
Seite 95 - drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands, along the highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the

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