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Page 309 - Mehomitan nation, it is declared by the parties, that no pretext arising from religious opinions shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries.
Page v - Whatever England has been growing to by a progressive increase of improvement, brought in by varieties of people, by succession of civilizing conquests and civilizing settlements, in a series of seventeen hundred years, you shall see as much added to her by America, in the course of a single life!
Page ii - The Naval Monument, containing Official and Other Accounts of All the Battles fought between the Navies of the United States and Great Britain during the late War; and an Account of the War with Algiers, to which is annexed a Naval Register of the United States.
Page 60 - Next Camus, reverend sire, went footing slow, His mantle hairy, and his bonnet sedge, Inwrought with figures dim, and on the edge Like to that sanguine flower inscribed with woe. Ah; who hath reft (quoth he) my dearest pledge?
Page 311 - Effects, and if there shall be no consul, the Effects shall be deposited in the hands of some person worthy of trust, until the party shall appear who has a right to demand them...
Page 305 - PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Whereas a treaty of peace and amity between the United States of America and His Britannic Majesty was signed at Ghent on the...
Page v - Young man, there is America, which at this day serves for little more than to amuse you with stories of savage men and uncouth manners ; yet shall, before you taste of death, show itself equal to the whole of that commerce which now attracts the envy of the world.
Page 65 - As the Chesapeake appears now ready for sea, I request you will do me the favour to meet the Shannon with her, ship to ship, to try the fortune of our respective flags.
Page 147 - The Almighty has been pleased to grant us a signal victory on Lake Champlain, in the capture of one frigate, one brig, and two sloops of war, of the enemy.
Page 11 - It only remains with me to assure you, that they all fought with great Bravery ; and it gives me great pleasure to say, that from the smallest boy in the ship, to the oldest seaman, not a look 'of fear was seen. They all went into action, giving three cheers, and requesting to be laid close alongside the enemy.