West American History, Band 17

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Bancroft Company, 1902
 

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Seite 470 - The southern and western limits of New Mexico, mentioned in this article, are those laid down in the map entitled " Map of the United Mexican States...
Seite 417 - House dissenting) had declared that 'by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States...
Seite 469 - Norte, or opposite the mouth of its deepest branch if it should have more than one branch emptying directly into the sea; from thence up the middle of that river, following the deepest channel where it has more than one, to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico; thence westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso...
Seite 458 - Territory of the United States bounded as follows : Beginning at a point in the Colorado river where the boundary line with the republic of Mexico crosses the same ; thence eastwardly with the said boundary line to the Rio Grande ; thence following the main channel of said river to the parallel of the thirtysecond degree of north latitude ; thence east with said degree to its intersection with the one hundred and third degree of longitude west of Greenwich ; thence north with said degree of longitude...
Seite 417 - The undersigned has instructions from his government to respect the religious institutions of New Mexico — to protect the property of' the church — to cause the worship of those belonging to it to be undisturbed, and their religious rights in the amplest manner preserved to them — also to protect the persons and property of all quiet and peaceable inhabitants within its boundaries against their enemies, the...
Seite 469 - ... to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico; thence westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico (which runs north of the town called Paso) to its western termination; thence northward along the western line of New Mexico until it intersects the first branch of the river Gila (or, if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same); thence down the middle of...
Seite 9 - on the right hand of the Indies, very near the Terrestrial Paradise," peopled with black women, griffins, and other creatures of the author's imagination/ There is no direct historical evidence of the application of this name; nor is any needed.
Seite 418 - Those who remain quiet and peaceable, will be considered as good citizens and receive protection. — Those who are found in arms or instigating others against the United States, will be considered as traitors, and treated accordingly. Don Manuel Armijo, the late governor of this department, has fled from it. The undersigned has taken possession of it without firing a gun or shedding a drop of blood, in which he most truly rejoices, and for the present will be considered as governor of this territory....
Seite 458 - Greenwich ; thence north with said degree of longitude to the parallel of thirtyeighth degree of north latitude; thence west with said parallel to the summit of the Sierra Madre ; thence south with the crest of said mountains to the thirty-seventh parallel of north latitude; thence west with said parallel, to its intersection with the boundary line of the State of California ; thence with said boundary line to the place of beginning...
Seite 695 - They had no sooner got within shooting distance than up came a comp. of cavalry at full charge, with swords and revolvers drawn, looking like so many flying devils. On they came, to what I supposed certain destruction, but nothing like lead or iron seemed to stop them, for we were pouring it into them from every side like hail.

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