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" House dissenting), had declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 105
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 1

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...amendment, in the nature of a preamble, and the important part of the bill, are as follows. " Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States, — " Be it enacted, &c., That, for the purpose of enabling the Government of the United States to...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 1

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...amendment, in the nature of a preamble, and the important part of the bill, are as follows. " Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States, — " Be it enacted, &c., That, for the purpose of enabling the Government of the United States to...
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Republican Superstitions as Illustrated in the Political History of America

Moncure Daniel Conway - Political parties - 1872 - 130 pages
...appropriating ten millions of dollars to prosecute the struggle, the Act beginning with the words : ' Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States,' &c. The fact that only two Senators and fourteen Representatives dared to vote against this flagrant...
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The Medical department of the United States army

United States. Surgeon-General's Office - 1873 - 314 pages
...his proclamation announcing to the people of the United States that Congress had declared that '• By the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." The war was in actual operation on the Rio Grande previous to this proclamation ; for the bombardment...
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Notes Upon the Treaties of the United States with Other Powers: With ...

John Chandler Bancroft Davis - Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes - 1873 - 245 pages
...of the act providing for the prosecution of the war with Mexico, that < ' by the act of the Repnblic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States," 4 and on the same day President Polk made proclamation of that fact. 5 While hostilities were going...
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A Complete History of Illinois from 1673 to 1873: Embracing the Physical ...

Alexander Davidson, Bernard Stuvé - Illinois - 1874 - 944 pages
...on our own. soil." Congress, with an alacrity unusual, two days after, passed an act declaring that "by the act of the republic of Mexico a state of war...exists between that government and the United States ;" authorized the president to accept the services of 50,000 volunteers, and appropriated $10,000,000...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 2

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1874
...afterward Speaker of the House, offered a substitute for the first section of the bill, affirming that " by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war...exists between that government and the United States." This amendment being agreed to by nearly a party vote, the bill was put upon its final passage, and...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...slavery. VI. On the i ith of May, 1846, a resolution was passed by both Houses of Congress, that " By the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States," and the President was authorized to raise fifty thousand volunteers, when two days later, ten millions...
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Public Men and Events from the Commencement of Mr. Monroe's Administration ...

Nathan Sargent - Statesmen - 1875
...passage of the bill and preamble, the President issued his proclamation, announcing that " by the act of Mexico a state of war exists between that government and the United States ;" and this was the only declaration of war made by the United States. It was now seen why the President...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 1

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...amendment, in the nature of a preamble, and the important part of the bill, are as follows. " Whereas, by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war ejcists between that Government and the United States, — " Be it enacted, &e., That, for the purpose...
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