Memoirs, Official and Personal: With Sketches of Travels Among the Northern and Southern Indians : Embracing a War Excursion, and Descriptions of Scenes Along the Western Borders, Volúmenes1-2
Paine and Burgess, 1846 - 140 páginas
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Página 22 - States, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil the Duties of that Office according to Law; and to have and to hold the said Office, with all the Powers, Privileges, and Emoluments to the same of Right appertaining, during the Pleasure of the President of the United States for the Time being.
Página 45 - President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these Presents, Greeting: KNOW YE, That reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity...
Página 52 - ... is affectionate to his children, careful of them, and indulgent in the extreme; that his affections comprehend his other connections, weakening, as with us, from circle to circle, as they recede from the centre; that his friendships are strong and faithful to the uttermost extremity...
Página 255 - An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers.
Página 45 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I HAVE CAUSED THESE LETTERS TO BE MADE PATENT, AND THE SEAL OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO BE HEREUNTO AFFIXED.
Página 236 - Being deeply impressed with the opinion that the removal of the Indian tribes from the lands which they now occupy within the limits of the several States and Territories to the country lying westward and northward thereof, within our acknowledged boundaries, is of very high importance to our Union, and may be accomplished on conditions...
Página 255 - States, forfeit a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and suffer imprisonment not exceeding twelve months...
Página v - I know of no people, among whom there is such a uniformity of features (except the Chinese, the Jews, and the Negroes) as among the Asiatic Tartars. They are distinguished, indeed, by different tribes ; but this is only nominal. Nature has not acknowledged the distinction, but, on the contrary, marked them, wherever found, with the indisputable stamp of Tartars. Whether in Nova Zembla, Mongolia, Greenland, or on the banks of the Mississippi, they are the same people, forming the most numerous, and,...