Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Thomas Curson Hansard
Hansard, 1846 - Great Britain
 

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Page 1051 - 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 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: Provided, however, that the navigation of the whole of the said channel and straits, south of the fortyninth parallel of north latitude, remain free and open to both parties.
Page 1051 - River, the navigation of the said branch shall be free and open to the Hudson's Bay Company and to all British subjects trading with the same, to the point where the said branch meets the main stream of the 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 1051 - British 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 1053 - I shall leave a name execrated by every monopolist who, from less honorable motives, clamors for protection because it conduces to his own individual benefit ; but it may be that I shall leave a name sometimes remembered with expressions of good-will in the abodes of those whose lot it is to labor and to earn their daily bread by the sweat of their brow...
Page 1057 - I should be sorry to leave one topic of the right honorable gentleman's speech after the deep pleasure which it has afforded; I mean the communication which he made, and •which will be received with entire satisfaction, not only within the walls of Parliament but throughout the country, that the unfortunate differences which have arisen between this country and the United States have been brought to a termination, which, as far as we can at present judge, seems equally favorable to both parties.
Page 1053 - ... an eloquence the more to be admired because it was unaffected and unadorned — the name which ought to be and will be associated with the success of these measures is the name of RICHARD COBDEN.
Page 1051 - Those who remember the local conformation of that country will understand that that which we proposed is the continuation of the 49th parallel of latitude till it strikes the Straits of Fuca ; that that...
Page 535 - I can recall the lightning flash of that eye, and the tumult of that ethereal brow ; still lingers in my ear the melody of that voice.
Page 1053 - ... of this country. Our object was to avert dangers which we thought were imminent, and to terminate a conflict which, according to our belief, would soon place in hostile collision great and powerful classes in this country.
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.

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