The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster: Speeches in Congress, etc

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Little, Brown, 1903 - United States
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Page 81 - Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean...
Page 81 - East by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 121 - was a public act of persons in her Majesty's service, obeying the order of their superior authorities.
Page 82 - Whereas doubts have arisen what river was truly intended under the name of the river St. Croix, mentioned in the said treaty of peace, and forming a part of the boundary therein described...
Page 55 - JOINT RESOLUTION for the admission of the State of Texas into the Union. Whereas the Congress of the United States, by a joint resolution approved March the...
Page 183 - ... accordance with the provisions of existing laws; and if the ;appraised value thereof shall exceed, by ten per centum, or more, the value so declared on the entry, then, in addition to the duties imposed by law on the same, there shall be levied, collected and paid, a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem on such appraised value : Provided, nevertheless, That under no circumstances shall the duty be assessed upon an amount less than the invoice value ; any law of Congress to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 81 - Croix River to the Highlands, along the said Highlands which divide those Rivers that empty themselves into the River St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the North-westernmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 45 - In consideration of the cession contained in the preceding article, the United States agree to the following stipulations on their part : First, to invest the sum of...
Page 184 - States, and subject to any ad valorem duty, or whereon the duty is regulated by, or directed to be imposed or levied on, the value of the square yard, or other parcel or quantity thereof, shall exceed by ten per centum or more the invoice value, then, in addition to the duty imposed by law on the same, there shall be levied and collected, on the same goods, wares, and merchandise, fifty per centum of the duty imposed on the same, when fairly invoiced.
Page 120 - The communication of the fact, that the destruction of the " Caroline" was an act of public force, by the British authorities, being formally made to the Government of the United States, by Mr.

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