Historical Collections, Volume 24

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The Society, 1895 - Michigan
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This last volume took me a while to find, as the title and author are incorrect. This is Volume 24, Michigan Historical Collections, by the Michigan Historical Commission.

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Page 9 - Island) and also on the coasts, bays and creeks, of all other of his Birtannic Majesty's dominions in America, and that the American Fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours and creeks, of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands and Labrador so long as the same shall remain unsettled...
Page 9 - East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the Bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid Highlands, which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic Ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 8 - His Britannic Majesty acknowledges the said United States, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, to be free, sovereign and independent States...
Page 11 - ... his Britannic Majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of -the American inhabitants...
Page 153 - ... no sale of lands made by any Indians, or any nation or tribe of Indians, within the United States, shall be valid to any person or persons, or to any state, whether having the right of pre-emption to such lands or not, unless the same shall be made and duly executed at some public treaty held under the authority of the United States.
Page 8 - And that all disputes which might arise in future on the subject of the boundaries of the said United States may be prevented, it is hereby agreed and declared, that the following are and shall be their boundaries...
Page 9 - Equator, to the middle of the river Apalachicola or Catahouche ; thence along the middle thereof, to its junction with the Flint river ; thence straight to the head of St. Mary's river, and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's river to the Atlantic Ocean : — East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St.
Page 10 - ... now in possession the bona fide price, (where any has been given) which such persons may have paid on purchasing any of the said lands, rights or properties since the confiscation. And it is agreed that all persons who have any interest in confiscated lands, either by debts, marriage-settlements or otherwise, shall meet with no lawful impediment in the prosecution of their just rights.
Page 8 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 10 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective states, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights and properties, which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects, and also of the estates, rights and properties of persons resident in districts in the possession of his Majesty's arms, and who have not borne arms against the said United States.

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