Writings of John Quincy Adams

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Macmillan, 1916
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Primarily a selection of correspondence by Adams.

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Page 399 - Woods; thence through the said lake to the most northwestern point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part of the thirty-first degree of north latitude.
Page 72 - The commercial relations between the United States and the British colonies in the West Indies...
Page 387 - It is likewise agreed that the two contracting parties shall, by all the means in their power, maintain peace and harmony among the several Indian nations who inhabit the lands adjacent to the lines and rivers which form the boundaries of the two countries...
Page 61 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 477 - Indians with whom he may be at war at the time of such ratification, and forthwith to restore to such tribes or nations respectively all the possessions, rights, and privileges which they may have enjoyed or been entitled to in one thousand eight hundred and eleven, previous to such hostilities...
Page 286 - States, or in the event of an attempt to occupy the said territory, or any part thereof, by any foreign government...
Page 442 - ... the opposite party to recover their dominion utterly desperate. The neutral nation must, of course, judge for itself when this period has arrived, and as the belligerent nation has the same right to judge for itself, it is very likely to judge differently from the neutral and to make it a cause or a pretext for war, as Great Britain did expressly against France in our Revolution, and substantially against Holland.
Page 172 - It is agreed that British subjects who now hold lands in the territories of the United States, and American citizens who now hold lands in the dominions of His...
Page 461 - Of the many complaints which you have addressed to this government in relation to alleged transactions in our ports, the deficiency has been, not in the meaning or interpretation of the treaty, but in the proofs of the facts which you have stated, or which have been reported to you, to bring the cases of complaint within the scope of the stipulations of the treaty.
Page 399 - ... the two parties will thereupon proceed, by amicable negotiation, to regulate the boundary line in that quarter, as well as all other points to be adjusted between the said parties, according to justice and mutual convenience and in conformity to the intent of the said treaty.

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