Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Količina 17

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Texas State Historical Association, 1914
 

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Stran 136 - All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for the protection, security, and benefit of the people, and they have the right to alter or reform the same whenever the public good may require it.
Stran 242 - ... shall have the same force as if it were inserted therein. The two Governments will amicably agree respecting the necessary articles to be furnished to those persons, and also as to their respective escorts, should such be deemed necessary. ARTICLE IV. The present treaty shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington, within the term of four months, or sooner if possible.
Stran 235 - Texas, authorize the belief that but little value is placed upon the possession of the province by that Government. These grants seem to have been made without any sort of equivalent, judging according to our opinions of the value of land. They have been made to, and apparently in contemplation of being settled by, citizens from the United States. These emigrants will carry with them our principles of law, liberty, and religion ; and however much it may be hoped they might be disposed to amalgamate...
Stran 130 - ... of the Coast range; thence southerly following said summit to the seventh standard parallel; thence due east on said standard, parallel to its intersection with the northwest boundary of Los Angeles County; thence northeast along said boundary to the eastern boundary of the state, including the counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino and a part of Buena Vista...
Stran 10 - His Catholic Majesty promises and engages, on his part, to retrocede to the French Republic, six months after the full and entire execution of the conditions and stipulations herein relative to his Royal Highness the Duke of Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it...
Stran 67 - Charge d'Affaires at Mexico communicating to this Department the intelligence that Gen Santa Anna would agree to an armistice, and give orders for a total cessation of hostilities on his part, and that he requested that Gen. Houston would send similar orders to the different officers commanding the Texian forces etc. This important communication was immediately placed before the President who has directed the Undersigned to express to Captn Elliott his lively sense of the good offices rendered in...
Stran 227 - It appears to me that it will be important to gain time if we wish to extend our territory beyond the boundary agreed upon by the treaty of 1819 — Most of the good land from the Colorado to the Sabine has been granted by the State of Texas and is rapidly peopling with either...
Stran 433 - Fellows, and the body thus created may thereafter elect additional Fellows on the nomination of the Executive Council. The number of Fellows shall never exceed twenty-five.
Stran 46 - I may come to you always in the fullness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ, and be a faithful and successful labourer in this part of his harvest.
Stran 202 - ... in any court of competent jurisdiction, and on conviction thereof shall be punished for each offense by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment of not more than thirty days, or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court before which such conviction shall be had.

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