British and American Diplomacy Affecting Canada: 1782-1899. A Chapter of Canadian History

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Страница 93 - North along the Channel called Portland Channel, as far as the Point of the Continent where it strikes the 56th degree of North latitude; from this last-mentioned Point, the line of demarcation shall follow the summit of the mountains situated parallel to the Coast, as far as the point of intersection of the 141st degree of West longitude (of the same Meridian); and, finally, from the said point of intersection, the said Meridian Line of the 141st degree, in its prolongation as far as the Frozen...
Страница 93 - Island, which point lies in the parallel of 54 degrees 40 minutes north latitude, and (between the 131st and 133d degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich,) the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th degree of north latitude...
Страница 94 - It is hereby agreed between the Governments of the United States and of Great Britain that the boundary line between Canada and the Territory of Alaska in the region about the head of Lynn Canal shall be provisionally fixed as follows, without prejudice to the claims of either party in the permanent adjustment of the international boundary: In the region of the Dalton trail, a line beginning at the peak rest of Porcupine Creek, marked on the map No. 10 of the United States Commission, December 31...
Страница 93 - ... shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia, as above mentioned, shall be formed by a line parallel to the windings of the coast, and which shall never exceed the distance of ten marine leagues therefrom.
Страница 13 - I have long been of opinion, that the foundations of the future grandeur and stability of the British empire lie in America; and though, like other foundations, they are low and little now, they are, nevertheless, broad and strong enough to support the greatest political structure that human wisdom ever yet erected.
Страница 19 - If a difficulty should arise in the course of the negotiation for peace, from the backwardness of Britain to make a formal acknowledgment of our independence, you are at liberty to agree to a truce, or to make such other concessions as may not affect the substance of what we contend for ; and provided that Great Britain be not left in possession of any part of thet hirteen United States.
Страница 18 - For this purpose you are to make the most candid and confidential communications upon all subjects to the ministers of our generous ally the King of France, to undertake nothing in the negotiations for peace or truce without their knowledge and concurrence and ultimately to govern yourselves by their advice and Opinion...
Страница 66 - Plata, a reciprocal freedom of commerce: the inhabitants of the two countries, respectively, shall have liberty freely and securely to come, with their ships and cargoes...
Страница 3 - Mr. Grenville is clever, and seems to feel reason as readily as Mr. Oswald, though not so ready to own it. Mr. Oswald appears quite plain and sincere ; I sometimes a little doubt Mr. Grenville. Mr. Oswald, an old man, seems now to have no desire but that of being useful in doing good.

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