The Inter Ocean Curiosity Shop for the Year ...

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Inter Ocean Publishing Company, 1886
Being a series of questions and answers on practical matters for the information of everybody, selected from that department of the Inter ocean known as Our curiosity shop.
 

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Page 45 - Resolved that the United States ought to co-operate with any state which may adopt gradual abolishment of slavery, giving to such state pecuniary aid, to be used by such state in its discretion, to compensate for the inconveniences public and private, produced by such change of system.
Page 5 - ... and not to transcend the provisions on the same subject contained in the act of Congress entitled ' An act to confiscate property used for insurrectionary purposes,' approved August 6, 1861, and that said act be published at length with this order.
Page 113 - Provided, That as an express and fundamental condition to, the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein appropriated, neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted.
Page 173 - All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights; among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; that of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; in fine, that of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness.
Page 6 - An Indian, born a member of one of the Indian tribes within the United States which still exists and is recognized as a tribe by the Government of the United States, who has voluntarily separated himself from his tribe, and taken up his residence among the white citizens of a State, but who has not been naturalized, or taxed, or recognized as a citizen, either by the United States or by the State, is not a citizen of the United States, within the meaning of the first section of the Fourteenth Article...
Page 62 - Britain hereby declare that neither the one nor the other will ever obtain or maintain for itself any exclusive control over the said ship canal; agreeing that neither will ever erect or maintain any fortifications commanding the same or in the vicinity thereof...
Page 137 - ... jurisdiction of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a Power with which it is at peace; and also to use like diligence to prevent the departure from its jurisdiction of any vessel intended to cruise or carry on war as above, such vessel having been specially adapted, in whole or in part, within such jurisdiction to warlike use...
Page 5 - Slavery and martial law in a free country are altogether incompatible; the persons in these three States -Georgia, Florida and South Carolina -heretofore held as slaves, are therefore declared forever free.
Page 84 - An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 22 - In this connection I will say that General Warren did not exert himself to get up his corps as rapidly as he might have done, and his manner gave me the impression that he wished the sun to go down before dispositions for the attack could be completed.

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