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Stran 13 - 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 thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight...
Stran 13 - English miles; thence running in a north-westerly direction, and following the direction of the Pacific coast to the forty-second degree of north latitude; thence on the line of said forty-second degree of north latitude to the place of beginning.
Stran 2 - Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black, women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons.
Stran 70 - The object of the United States has reference to ultimate peace with Mexico; and if at that peace the basis of the uti possiditis shall be established, the government expects, through your forces, to be found in actual possession of Upper California.
Stran 51 - Thus circumstanced, we find ourselves threatened by hordes of Yankee emigrants, who have already begun to flock into our country, and whose progress we cannot arrest.
Stran 44 - REVEREND FATHER : I understand, through the medium of one of your Christian Indians, that you are anxious to know who we are, as some of the Indians have been at the mission and informed you that there were certain white people in the country. We are Americans, on our journey to the river Columbia ; we were in at the mission San Gabriel in January latt.
Stran 2 - Know that, on the right hand of the Indies, there is an island called California, very near to the Terrestrial Paradise, which was peopled with black women, without any men among them, because they were accustomed to live after the fashion of Amazons. They were of strong and hardened bodies, of ardent courage, and of great force. The island was the strongest in the world, from its steep rocks and great cliffs. Their arms were all of gold; and so were the caparisons of the wild beasts which they rode,...
Stran 29 - the Peruvians were a Chinese colony, and that the Spaniards found at the entry of the Pacific Ocean, on coming through the straits of Magellan, the wrecks of Chinese vessels." There are proofs clear and certain, that Mango Capac, the founder of the Peruvian nation, was the son of Kublai Kahn, the commander of this expedition, and that the ancestors of Montezuma, of Mexico, who were from Assam, arrived about the same time. But for the fanaticism of the Spanish priests, who destroyed all the Mexican...
Stran 40 - ... choosing our own federal and local rulers. We shall have a stable government and just laws. California will grow strong and flourish, and her people will be prosperous, happy, and free. Look not, therefore, with jealousy upon the hardy pioneers who scale our mountains and cultivate our unoccupied plains, but rather welcome them as brothers who come to share with us a common destiny.