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Page 376 - All territory, places and possessions whatsoever taken by either party from the other during the War, or which may be taken after the signing of this Treaty excepting only the Islands hereinafter mentioned shall be restored without delay...
Page 378 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the northwest coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open...
Page 135 - Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you, "but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Page 359 - this was probably the opening passed by us on the forenoon of the 27th, and was apparently inaccessible, not from the current, but from the breakers that extend across it.
Page 257 - SHADES of ev'ning close not o'er us, Leave our lonely bark awhile; Morn, alas ! will not restore us Yonder dim and distant isle. Still my fancy can discover Sunny spots where friends may dwell; Darker shadows round us hover,— Isle of Beauty, fare thee well ! 'Tis the hour when happy faces Smile around the taper's light; Who will fill our vacant places?
Page 376 - Biddle, commanding the sloop of war Ontario, and Mr. JB Prevost, were jointly commissioned to proceed in that ship to the mouth of the Columbia, and there " to assert the claim of the United States to the sovereignty of the adjacent country, in a friendly and peaceable manner, and without the employment of force.
Page 432 - The judicial power was vested in a Supreme Court, and such inferior courts as Congress might establish...
Page 432 - I do solemnly swear that I will support the organic laws of the provisional government of Oregon, so far as said organic laws are consistent with my duties as a citizen of the United States, or a subject of Great Britain, and faithfully demean myself in office. So help me God.
Page 428 - ... inhabitant of this Territory, of the age of twentyone years and upwards, who shall have been an inhabitant of this Territory at the time of its organization, shall be entitled to vote at the election of officers, civil and military, and be eligible to any office in the Territory. Provided, that all persons of the description entitled to vote by the provisions of this section, who shall emigrate to this Territory after organization, shall be entitled to the rights of citizens, after having resided...
Page 16 - FORT VANCOUVER, 1st March, 1836. "The Rev. JASON LEE, "Dear Sir: "I do myself the pleasure to hand you the enclosed subscription, which the gentlemen who have signed it request you will do them the favor to accept for the use of the Mission; and they pray our Heavenly Father, without whose assistance we can do nothing, that of his infinite mercy he will vouchsafe to bless and prosper your pious endeavors, and believe me to be, with esteem and regard, your sincere well-wisher and humble servant. "JOHN...