Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, Volumen8

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American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1897

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Página 108 - ... that he had never repented but once the having slipped the moment of resigning his office, and that was every moment since, that by god he had rather be in his grave than in his present situation. That he had rather be on his farm than to be made emperor of the world and yet that they were charging him with wanting to be a king.
Página 273 - ... during the term of her natural life : and from and after her decease, I give, devise, and bequeath the same...
Página 99 - ... and interest of the government and its constituents demand ; if a resolution to do justice, as far as may depend upon me, at all times and to all nations, and maintain peace, friendship, and benevolence with all the world ; if an unshaken confidence in the honor, spirit, and resources of the American people...
Página 97 - To an active external commerce the protection of a naval force is indispensable. This is manifest with regard to wars in which a State is itself a party. But besides this, it is in our own experience that the most sincere neutrality is not a sufficient guard against the depredations of nations at war. To secure respect to a neutral flag requires a naval force organized and ready to vindicate it from insult or aggression.
Página 107 - ... the man who is the source of all the misfortunes of our country, is this day reduced to a level with his fellow-citizens, and is no longer possessed of power to multiply evils upon the United States...
Página 98 - A naval power, next to the militia, is the natural defence of the United States. The experience of the last war would be sufficient to...
Página 275 - Testament, and republication thereof, and that at the doing thereof, he was of sound mind, memory, and understanding, to the best of their knowledge and belief; and at the same time appeared Jno.
Página 87 - WHEREAS the depredations committed by the Algerine corsairs on the commerce of the United States render it necessary that a naval force should be provided for its protection: SECTION i.
Página 93 - The building the frigates of live oak will certainly be a great saving to the United States, as we are well satisfied (accidents excepted) that their frames will be perfectly sound half a century hence, and it is very probable they may continue so for a much longer period.
Página 127 - I have the honor to be, sir, your excellency's most obedient and most humble servant, B.

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