Annual Register, Volume 40

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Page 321 - have arisen what river was truly intended under the name of the river St. Croix...
Page 224 - An act for the safety and preservation of his Majesty's person and government against treasonable and seditious practices and attempts...
Page 128 - Wexford without opposi" tion, to lay down their arms, and return to their allegiance, provided that " their persons and properties are guaranteed by the commanding officer ;
Page 318 - Believe me, Sir, no one can more cordially approve of the wise and prudent measures of your administration. They ought to inspire universal confidence and will no doubt, combined with the state of things, call from Congress such laws and means, as will enable you to meet the full force and extent of the crisis.
Page 318 - ... and those of their agents to countenance and invigorate opposition ; their disregard of solemn treaties and the laws of nations ; their war upon our defenceless commerce ; their treatment of our ministers of peace...
Page 218 - No Freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his Freehold, or Liberties, or free Customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful Judgment of his Peers, or by the Law of the Land. We will sell to no man, we will not deny or defer to any man either Justice or Right.
Page 234 - ... forced from His Majesty's peaceable and loyal subjects, and to disarm the rebels, and all persons disaffected to His Majesty's Government, by the most summary and effectual measures.
Page 336 - it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state indeed when your company would not be a delight to me.
Page 97 - ... and that such arms may be first duly exemplified" — they shall, I will take care of that — "according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office.
Page 318 - Satisfied, therefore, that you have sincerely wished and endeavoured to avert war, and exhausted to the last drop the cup of reconciliation, we can with pure hearts appeal to Heaven for the justice of Our cause ; and may confidently trust the final result to that kind Providence who has heretofore and so often signally favoured the people of these United States.

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