History of Mexico. 1883-88

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A. L. Bancroft, 1885
 

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Página 540 - And, in order to preclude all difficulty in tracing upon the ground the limit separating Upper from Lower California, it is agreed that the said limit shall consist of a straight line drawn from the middle of the Rio Gila, where it unites with the Colorado, to a point on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, distant one marine league due south of the southernmost point of the port of San Diego...
Página 653 - ... north latitude, thence along the said parallel of 31° 20' to the lllth meridian of longitude west of Greenwich, thence in a straight line to a point on the Colorado River twenty English miles below the junction of the Gila and Colorado rivers, thence up the middle of the said river Colorado until it intersects the present line between the United States and Mexico.
Página 368 - In further vindication of our rights and defense of our territory, I invoke the prompt action of Congress to recognize the existence of the war, and to place at the disposition of the Executive the means of prosecuting the war with vigor, and thus hastening the restoration of peace.
Página 488 - Trist, commissioner, &c., as well as myself, had been admonished by the best friends of peace — intelligent neutrals and some American residents — against precipitation ; lest, by wantonly driving away the government and others, dishonored, we might scatter the elements of peace, excite a spirit of national desperation, and thus indefinitely postpone the hope of accommodation.
Página 368 - The cup of forbearance had been exhausted, even before the recent information from the frontier of the Del Norte. But now, after reiterated menaces, Mexico has passed the boundary of the United States, has invaded our territory, and shed American blood upon the American soil.
Página 551 - The mexican war: a history of its origin and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital; with the official despatches of the generals. To which is added the treaty of peace, and valuable tables of the strength and losses of the united states army.
Página 174 - Art. 3. He will so prepare matters in the cabinet of Mexico, that the mission that may be sent thither by the government of Texas may be well received ; and that...
Página 174 - A treaty of commerce, amity, and limits, will be established between Mexico and Texas, the territory of the latter not to extend beyond the Rio Bravo del Norte.
Página 18 - The legislative power is vested in a Congress consisting of a House of Representatives and a Senate, and the executive in a President. Representatives...
Página 398 - Mexican forces be allowed to retain the following arms, to wit : the commissioned officers their side-arms ; the infantry their arms and accoutrements ; the cavalry their arms and accoutrements ; the artillery one field battery, not to exceed six pieces, with twenty-one rounds of ammunition.

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