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A Brief History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (Classic Reprint)
Frank C. Pierce
Náhled není k dispozici. - 2015
2nd Lieut 3rd U. S. Cavalry afterwards American arrived Article attacked August Bagdad bandits Battalion Adjutants battle Brazos de Santiago Brigade Brown Brownsville Cameron County Capt Captain captured Charles citizens command Company Confederates Cortina crossed Cruz Diaz Don Porfirio Escobedo Federal fired forces Fort Brown Frank garrison George Government Harlingen Hidalgo County Imperialists Indians Infantry Colonel Iowa Iturbide James John Juarez June Kenedy killed land Laredo Lieutenant-Colonel Major March Matamoros Mexican Republic Mexican side Mexico City Mifflin Kenedy miles north miles northwest miles south miles west Monterrey north from Brownsville northwest from Brownsville officers Point Isabel port Present population prisoners ranch rangers Resaca Reynosa Ringgold Barracks Rio Grande City river San Benito Second Lieutenants soldiers Starr County Street Tamaulipas Tampico Taylor territory Texas side town treaty troops U. S. Infantry United Valley Vera Cruz Villistas west from Brownsville William wounded
Strana 152 - In the discussions to which this interest has given rise, and in the arrangements by which they may terminate, the occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European power.
Strana 152 - At the proposal of the Russian Imperial Government, made through the minister of the Emperor residing here, a full power and instructions have been transmitted to the minister of the United States at St. Petersburg, to arrange, by amicable negotiation, the respective rights and interests of the two Nations on the north-west coast...
Strana 191 - XII In consideration of the extension acquired by the boundaries of the United States, as defined in the fifth Article of the present treaty, the Government of the United States engages to pay to that of the Mexican Republic the sum of fifteen Millions of Dollars.
Strana 191 - ... of its influence and power, to rescue them and return them to their country, or deliver them to the agent or representative of the Mexican Government.
Strana 189 - But they shall be under the obligation to make their election within one year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty; and those who shall remain in the said territories after the expiration of that year, wjthout having declared their intention to retain the character of Mexicans, shall be considered to have elected to become citizens of the United States.
Strana 198 - ... all women and children, scholars of every faculty, cultivators of the earth, artisans, manufacturers, and fishermen, unarmed and inhabiting unfortified towns, villages, or places, and in general all others whose occupations are for the common subsistence and benefit of mankind, shall be allowed to continue their respective employments, and shall not...
Strana 200 - And it is declared that neither the pretence that war dissolves all treaties, nor any other whatever, shall be considered as annulling or suspending the solemn covenant contained in this article. On the contrary, the state of war is precisely that for which it is provided ; and, during which, its stipulations are to be as sacredly observed as the most acknowledged obligations under the law of nature or nations.
Strana 189 - Mexicans now established in territories previously belonging to Mexico, and which remain for the future within the limits of the United States, as defined by the present treaty, shall be free to continue where they now reside, or to remove at any time to the Mexican Republic, retaining the property which they possess in the said territories, or disposing thereof, and removing the proceeds wherever they please, without their being subjected, on this account, to any contribution, tax, or charge whatever.
Strana 183 - ... blockading any Mexican ports; and requiring the former (under the same condition) to commence, at the earliest moment practicable, withdrawing all troops of the United States then in the interior of the Mexican Republic, to points that shall be selected by common agreement, at a distance from the seaports not exceeding thirty leagues; and such evacuation of the interior of the Republic shall be completed with the least possible delay; the Mexican government hereby binding itself to afford every...