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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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Decisions of the Department of the Interior in Cases Relating to ..., Volume 2

United States. Dept. of the Interior - Bounties, Military - 1889
...the preamble to the act of May 13, 1840, which recites that, "Whereas by the act of the l´epublic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States." (See Winthrop on Military Law, Vol. 1, pages 950-7; Bancroft's History of the Pacitic States, Mexico,...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1822-1851

Andrew Johnson, United States. President (1865-1869 : Johnson) - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 752 pages
...of the war between the two Governments. He then read the preamble to the law, as follows: "Whereas, by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that Government and the United States." Mr. J. continued by saying that his colleague [Mr. GENTRY] had voted for the preamble while acting...
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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 5

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...been begun, and appropriating $10,000,000 for its prosecution. Its preamble rend as follows: "Whereas, by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war exist- bet ween t hut government and the United States." The Whigs protested against this statement...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...the prosecution of the struggle thus begun, with a preamble, running, " Whereas, by the act of ihź Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States, Be it enacted" etc. Only 14 votes in the House, and 2 in the Senate were cast against this bill, thoiigh...
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Legislative Proposals Relating to the War in Southeast Asia: Hearings ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - 1971 - 726 pages
...and Annotated, 540-542 (GPO, 1963). 11. Corwin, op. cit. note 7, at 200-201. Congress declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United State*". Morrison and Commagrr, op. cit. Note 8, at 592. 12. In the Prize Cases, 2 Black 635 ( 1863)...
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The United States Army Chaplaincy: (1791-1865). Norton, H.A. Struggling for ...

1977
...territory and shed American blood upon the American soil." On 13 May Congress passed a declaration: "By Act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States!" 2 The legislative body at the same time increased the size of the Army to more than 15,000 and authorized...
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Turmoil in New Mexico

William Aloysius Keleher - History - 1982 - 534 pages
...to the inhabitants of New Mexico, in which he advised them of the intentions of his government: As, by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States; and as the undersigned, at the head of his troops, on the 18th instant, took possession of Santa Fe,...
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To Chain the Dog of War: The War Power of Congress in History and Law

Francis Dunham Wormuth, Edwin Brown Firmage - Law - 1989 - 361 pages
...territory and shed American blood on American soil." (181, III, 2292) On May 13 Congress resolved that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of...exists between that Government and the United States."* Neither the joint resolution of March 1, 1845, nor the resolution of annexation of December 29, 1 845,...
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American Book Prices Current, Volume 30

Autographs - 1925
...the Congress of the United States, have declared by this act, bearing date this day (May 13), that, by the act of the republic of Mexico, a state of war...exists between that government and the United States. Now therefore, I, James K. Polk, do hereby proclaim, etc." 2 pp. [With] Act Providing for the prosecution...
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California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - History - 1989 - 499 pages
...resolution was signed by the President on May 13, and his proclamation of the same day declared that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists." 4 The requisite first clash would escalate. Communication in 1846 was hardly instantaneous, and the...
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