Annual Report of the American Historical Association

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - Electronic journals

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 578 - The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note of Mr.
Page 597 - The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the Senate of the...
Page 158 - And it is further stipulated that thirty-six sections of the best land within the limits hereby relinquished, shall be selected under the direction of the President of the United States, and sold for the purpose of raising a fund, to be applied under the direction of the President, to the support of schools for the education of Delaware children.
Page 75 - Sir, I have not in public nor in private life known a more assiduous person in the discharge of his appropriate duties. I have known no man who wasted less of life in what is called recreation, or employed less of it in any pursuits not connected with the immediate discharge of his duty.
Page 639 - An act to provide for the publication of the laws of the United States and for other purposes...
Page 621 - The 10th Section of that Act declares that all persons offending against its provisions, and their procurers, counsellors, aiders, and abettors, to be felons, and shall be transported beyond sea, for a term not exceeding ten years, or shall be confined to hard labor for a term not exceeding five years, nor less than three, at the discretion of the court, before which they may be tried and convicted. You will ascertain whether it is intended that British subjects in the United States, who shall any...
Page 411 - No one would rejoice more than myself to tind in the end that you were right, and that I was mistaken. I believe the success of a connection of the West is of the last importance to us politically and commercially.
Page 81 - ... opinion, propounded to Mr. Calhoun the question, as to the legitimate source of power. He did not decline an open and direct avowal of his opinion. A discussion ensued between them, which exhausted the time allotted for the recitation, and in which the pupil maintained his opinions with such...
Page 621 - ... or to contract for the becoming guarantee or security, for agents employed or to be employed in accomplishing any of the objects or the contracts in relation to the objects which objects and contracts have hereinbefore been declared unlawful...
Page 264 - From the Monroe Papers, Department of State; text from an official copy. I am very sorry, that it will not be in my power to make you a visit this spring. My family is very impatient for my return, and when released from my duties here. 1 would not feel justified in the delay of a day in turning my face homeward. Make my kindest respects to M™ Monroe. To James Edward Calhoun.

Bibliographic information