Claims Upon Mexico: Message from the President of the United States, Upon the Subject of the Claims of the United States Upon the United Mexican States

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Strana 60 - ... defence of their rights such advocates, solicitors, notaries, agents and factors, as they may judge proper, in all their trials at law; and such citizens or agents shall have free opportunity to be present at the decisions and sentences of the tribunals, in all cases which may concern them, and likewise at the taking of all examinations and evidence which may be exhibited in the said trials.
Strana 1 - The length of time since some of the injuries have been committed, the repeated and unavailing applications for redress, the wanton character of some of the outrages upon the property and persons of our citizens, upon the officers and flag of the United States, independent of recent insults to this Government and people by the late extraordinary Mexican minister, would justify in the eyes of all nations immediate war.
Strana 1 - That remedy, however, should not be used by just and generous nations, confiding in their strength for injuries committed, if it can be honorably avoided; and it has occurred to me that, considering the present embarrassed condition of that country, we should act with both wisdom and moderation by giving to Mexico one more opportunity to atone for the past before we take redress into our own hands. To avoid all misconception on the part of Mexico, as well as to protect our own national character...
Strana 2 - The undersigned, the Secretary of State, has the honor to lay before the President, with a view to its transmission to the Senate to receive the advice and consent of that body to ratification, if his judgment approve thereof...
Strana 31 - Veracruz would, under the case, incarcerate them with a view to their punishment under the municipal laws of Mexico. It is now a well understood principle of international law that a public armed vessel of a foreign power visiting the ports of a country with whom her government is at peace, and conducting herself in a friendly manner, is exempt from the jurisdiction of such country, for the very obvious reason that the municipal law of one country cannot change the law of nations so as to bind the...
Strana 50 - Contracting parties promise and engage formally to give their special protection to the persons and property of the Citizens of each other of all occupations, who may be in the territories subject to the jurisdiction of the one or the other, transient or dwelling therein...
Strana 1 - Congress, whose exclusive right it is to decide _ on the further measures of redress to be employed. The length of time since some of the injuries have been committed, the repeated and unavailing applications for redress, the wanton character of some of the outrages...
Strana 60 - Both the contracting parties promise and engage, formally, to give their special protection to the persons and property of the citizens of each other, of all occupations, who may be in the territories subject to the jurisdiction of the one or the other...
Strana 67 - July 31, 1861. SIR: The undersigned, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States of America, has the honor to inform your excellency that, in consequence of the President of the so-called " Confederated States of America...
Strana 2 - I recommend that an act be passed authorizing reprisals, and the use of the naval force of the United States by the Executive against Mexico to enforce them, in the event of a refusal by the Mexican Government to come to an amicable adjustment of the matters in controversy between us upon another demand thereof made from on board one of our vessels of war on the coast of Mexico.

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