Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Page 1047 - Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits to the Pacific Ocean...
Page 53 - Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted . . . that whereas by reason of some defects in the law poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another, and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, and the most woods for them to burn and destroy...
Page 1047 - ... subjects, with their goods and produce, shall be treated on the same footing as citizens of the United States, it being however always understood that nothing in this article shall be construed as preventing, or intended to prevent, the Government of the United States from making any regulations respecting the navigation of the said river or rivers, not inconsistent with the present treaty.
Page 1033 - Buchanan accordingly sent for me this morning, and informed me that the conditions offered by Her Majesty's government were accepted by the Government of the United States, without the addition or alteration of a single word.
Page 1045 - From the point on the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude where the boundary laid down in existing treaties and conventions between the United States and Great Britain terminates, the line of boundary between the territories of the United States and those of Her Britannic Majesty shall be continued westward along the said forty-ninth parallel of north latitude to the middle of the...
Page 1047 - Straits, to the Pacific Ocean ; provided, however, that the navigation of the whole of the said channel and straits south of the 49th parallel of north latitude remain free and open to both parties.
Page 185 - ... enough, and it created much indignation and disgust. But a passage was to follow in which a still more shameless and cruel blow was to be struck at the Minister. " We are told now " — said Lord George Bentinck, — "we hear from the right hon.
Page 1047 - Columbia, and thence down the said main stream to the ocean, with free access into and through the said river or rivers, it being understood that all the usual portages along the line thus described shall, in like manner, be free and open.
Page 507 - The world is not thy friend, nor the world's law : The world affords no law to make thee rich ; be not poor, but break it, and take this.
Page 507 - Ireland, vol. ii. pp. 98—125. whether they have land or not; that a poor man turned out of his land, without the means of maintaining his family, will endeavour to get it by crime, if he cannot by other means ; and that such a state of things must necessarily involve people in crime, when they are reduced to destitution, by being turned out of their lands without having any means of subsistence.

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