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Page 385 - In order to come within the provision of the constitution of the United States which declares that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Page 403 - The present treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by Her Britannic Majesty ; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at London, at the expiration of six months from the date hereof, or sooner if possible.
Page 402 - River, the navigation of the said branch shall be free and open to the Hudson's Bay Company, and to all British subjects trading with the same, to the point where the said branch meets the main stream of the Columbia, and thence down the said main stream to the ocean, with free access into and through the said river or rivers ; it being understood, that all the usual portages along the line thus described, shall in like manner be free and open.
Page 66 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Page 200 - ... be fined not less than five hundred nor more than two thousand dollars...
Page 403 - British subjects, with their goods and produce, shall be treated on the same footing as citizens of the United States ; it being, however, always understood, that nothing in this Article shall be construed as preventing, or intended to prevent, the Government of the United States from making any regulations respecting the navigation of the said river or rivers, not inconsistent with the present Treaty.
Page 307 - Oil, spermaceti, whale, and other fish, of American fisheries, and all other articles the produce of such fisheries. Paintings and statuary, the production of American artists residing abroad, and all other paintings and statuary : Provided, The нате be imported in good faith as objects of taste, and not of merchandise.
Page 500 - ... for the purpose of showing a balance against such person, to produce a transcript from the books and proceedings of the Treasury, as required in civil cases, under the provisions of the ac.t entitled " An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of accounts between the United States and receivers of public money...
Page 196 - To proceed to and anchor his vessel at the place assigned for quarantine, at the time of his arrival ; or, 2.