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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Celotno mnenje

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Celotno mnenje

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Stran 15 - It is manifest that these causes are daily losing their effect, and that these new states are settling down under governments, elective and representative in every branch, similar to our own. In this course we ardently wish them to persevere, under a firm conviction that it will promote their happiness. In this, their career, however, we have not interfered, believing that every people have a right to institute for themselves the government which, in their judgment, may suit them best.
Stran 36 - States, being of the crew or ship's company of any foreign ship or vessel engaged in the slave trade, or any person whatever, being of the crew or ship's company...
Stran 306 - The undersigned, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States of America, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of...
Stran 241 - ... undertake to make satisfaction for the same, to an amount not exceeding three and one quarter millions of dollars.
Stran 37 - That the President of the United States be requested to enter upon and prosecute from time to time such negotiations with the several maritime powers of Europe and America as he may deem expedient for the effectual abolition of the African slave trade and its ultimate denunciation as piracy under the law of nations, by the consent of the civilized world.
Stran 241 - To all claims of citizens of the United States upon the Spanish government ; statements of which, soliciting the interposition of the government of the United States, have been presented to the department of state, or to the minister of the United States in Spain since the date of the convention of 1802, and until the signature of this treaty.
Stran 34 - ... being imported or brought as a Slave or Slaves into any Island, Colony, Country, Territory, or Place whatsoever, or for the purpose of his, her, or their being sold, transferred, used, or dealt with as a Slave or Slaves, then and in every such Case the Person or Persons so offending 'shall be deemed and adjudged guilty of Piracy, Felony, and Robbery, and being convicted thereof shall suffer Death without Benefit of Clergy, and loss of lands, goods, and chattels, as Pirates, Felons, and Robbers...
Stran 15 - The deep interest which we take in their independence, which we have acknowledged, and in their enjoyment of all the rights incident thereto, especially in the very important one of instituting their own governments, has been declared, and is known to the world.
Stran 34 - Purpose of his, her or their being carried away, conveyed or removed as a Slave or Slaves, or for the Purpose of his, her or their being imported or brought as a Slave or Slaves into any Island, Colony, Country, Territory or Place whatsoever, or for the Purpose of his, her or their being sold, transferred, used or dealt...
Stran 241 - And the Spanish Government shall furnish all such documents and elucidations as may be in their possession, for the adjustment of the said claims, according to the principles of Justice, the...

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