Boundaries of the United States and of the Several States and Territories, with an Outline of the History of All Important Changes of Territory
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - 142 Seiten
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Seite 34 - ... the western State in the said Territory, shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio, and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and Post Vincents, due north, to the Territorial line between the United States and Canada ; and by the said Territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Seite 24 - River; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward to the degree of longitude 100 west from London and 23 from Washington; then, crossing the said Red River, and running thence, by a line due north, to the river Arkansas; thence, following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas, to its source, in latitude 42 north; and thence, by that parallel of latitude, to the South Sea.
Seite 34 - Woods and Mississippi. The middle state shall be bounded by the said direct line, the Wabash from post Vincents to the Ohio ; by the Ohio, by a direct line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami to the said territorial line, and by the said territorial line.
Seite 11 - Lawrence; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean; excepting such islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia.
Seite 34 - There shall be formed in the said Territory not less than three nor more than five States; and the boundaries of the States, as soon as Virginia shall alter her act of cession and consent to the same, shall become fixed and established as follows...
Seite 123 - Nebraska ; and when admitted as a state or states, the said territory, or any portion of the same, shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission...
Seite 118 - Moines; thence down and along the middle of the main channel of the said river Des Moines, to the mouth of the same, where it empties into the Mississippi River...
Seite 118 - Mountains ; thence northward on said summit to the fortieth parallel of latitude; thence east on said parallel to the western boundary of the state of Missouri ; thence south with the western boundary of said state to the place of beginning...
Seite 139 - Colorado, at a point where it intersects the thirty-fifth degree of north latitude ; thence down the middle of the channel of said river to the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, as established by the treaty of May...
Seite 14 - ... convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood, that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim, which either of the two high contracting parties may have 'to any part of the said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other Power or State to any part of the said country ; the only object of the high contracting parties, in that respect, being to prevent disputes and differences amongst themselves.