The Case of the Private Armed Brig of War Gen. Armstrong: Containing Letters and Documents Referring to the History of the Claim : Brief of Facts, and Authorities Cited : Arguments of Charles O'Conor, Esq., Hon. P. Phillips, and Sam C. Reid, Jr. : and Brief of the U.S. Solicitor Before the United States Court of Claims : with the Decision of the Court, and an Appendix ...
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Pàgina 57 - Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little else than a name, where the government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member of the society within the limits prescribed by the laws and to maintain all in the secure and tranquil enjoyment of the rights of person and property.
Pàgina 209 - January, one thousand nine hundred and nine, the original of which Treaty is word for word as follows: The United States of America and His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of.
Pàgina 20 - Secretary of State of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this ninth day of August, AD 1882, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventh.
Pàgina 212 - Now, therefore, be it known that I, Franklin Pierce, President of the United States of America, have caused the said treaty to be made public, to the end that the same, and every clause and article thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done...
Pàgina 56 - Let it be remembered, finally, that it has ever been the pride and boast of America, that the rights for which she contended were the rights of human nature.
Pàgina 212 - America, have caused the said convention to be made public, to the end that the same, and every clause and article thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.
Pàgina 54 - Armstrong, it is not certain that the men who manned the boats aforesaid were provided with arms and ammunition; " That it is evident, in fact, from the documents which have been exhibited, that the aforesaid...
Pàgina 20 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this...