Evidence for the United States in the matter of the claim of the Hudson's Bay Company. Washington, M'Gill & Witherow, Printers, 1867. 2 v. 25 cm
British and American Joint Commission for the Final Settlement of the Claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1867
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Página 234 - Do you solemnly swear that the testimony you are about to give before this committee will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing hut the truth, so help you God ? Mr.
Página 174 - ... has been the result of this, as we conceive, wise and judicious measure ; and the British subjects and American citizens vie with each other in their obedience and respect to the laws, and in promoting the common good and general welfare of Oregon.
Página 3 - ... required, and are likely to continue to require, the practice of constant vigilance, and a just and conciliatory spirit on the part of the United States as well as of the nations concerned and their governments. Commissioners have been appointed, under the treaty with Great Britain, on the adjustment of the claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies, in Oregon, and are now proceeding to the execution of the trust assigned to them. In view of the insecurity of life and...
Página 399 - In testimony whereof, I have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal...
Página 264 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and affixed my official seal at Trenton, this day of , AD 19 . Form 60.
Página 158 - And the following shall be the form of oath to b» administered by the acting chairman of the Board of Arbitration or Board of Appeals, to parties and witnesses in all cases submitted to either Board as arbitrators: "You do solemnly swear that the evidence which you shall give in the matter of difference between as complainant, and as respondent, now on hearing, shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth; so help you God.
Página 174 - Britain, but, on the contrary, it is but just to say that their conduct towards us has been most friendly, liberal, and philanthropic ; yet, we fear, a long continuance of the present state of things is not to be expected ; our temporary government being limited in its efficiency, and crippled in its powers, by the paramount duty we owe to our respective governments ; our...
Página 173 - I am pretty positive that he told me that he saw Mr. Webster; and if Mr. Fillmore was Acting President in the winter of 1842-43, he saw him. I am satisfied that Dr. Whitman told me that he saw the President, and my own impression is that Fillmore was Acting President; but I had a doubt in my own mind when I penned the article, whether it was him or Tyler.
Página 159 - Commission of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies' Claims. In the Matter of the Puget's Sound Agricultural Company.
Página 174 - Did Dr. Whitman inform you that Mr. Webster stated that he (Mr. Webster) was ready to part with what was to him an unknown and unimportant portion of our national domain, for the privileges of a small settlement in Maine, and the fisheries on the banks of Newfoundland ?' "Ans. 'The substance of that idea was communicated to me by Dr. Whitman.