A View of South-America and Mexico: Comprising Their History, the Political Condition, Geography, Agriculture, Commerce, &c., of the Republics of Mexico, Guatamala, Colombia, Peru, the United Provinces of South-America and Chile, with a Complete History of the Revolution, in Each of These Independent States, Τόμοι 1-2

H. Huntington, jr., 1825

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Σελίδα 142 - There shall be a perfect, firm, and inviolable peace and sincere friendship between the United States of America and the Re- , public of Colombia, in all the extent of their possessions and territories, and between their people and citizens respectively, without distinction of persons or places.
Σελίδα 10 - In this navigation he discovered all the coast of the continent, from Cape Gracias a Dios, to a harbour which, on account • of its beauty and security, he called Porto Bello. He...
Σελίδα 41 - I have done,' said he, addressing himself to the Spanish general, ' what became a monarch. I have defended my people to the last extremity. Nothing now remains but to die. Take this dagger,' laying his hand on one which Cortes wore, ' plant it in my breast, and put an end to a life which can no longer be of use.
Σελίδα 43 - In almost every district of the Mexican empire, the progress of the Spanish arms is marked with blood, and with deeds so atrocious as disgrace the enterprising valour that conducted them to success.
Σελίδα 120 - In the civil war existing between Spain and the Spanish Provinces in this hemisphere the greatest care has been taken to enforce the laws intended to preserve an impartial neutrality. Our ports have continued to be equally open to both parties and on the same conditions, and our citizens have been equally restrained from interfering in favor of either to the prejudice of the other.
Σελίδα 225 - The desart of Atacama may, therefore, be considered as a great natural barrier, by which it is closed on that side against both commercial and hostile visiters.
Σελίδα 43 - Cortes ; and to complete the horror of the scene, the children and relations of the wretched victims were assembled, and compelled to be spectators of their dying agonies.
Σελίδα 142 - ... their ships; they being in all these cases to be treated as citizens of the country in which they reside, or at least to be placed on an equality with the subjects or citizens of the most favored nation.
Σελίδα 99 - ... the other parts of the world, without prejudice to the commerce of the British nation. In order to fulfil this intention with greater facility, it will be prudent for your Excellency to animate the inhabitants of Trinidad in keeping up the communication which they had with those of Terra Firma, previous to the reduction of that island; under the assurance, that they will find there an' entrepot, or general magazine, of every sort of goods whatever. To this end, his Britannic Majesty has determined,...

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