Evidence for the United States in the matter of the claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies. Miscellaneous. Washington, M'Gill & Witherow, Printers, 1867. 2 p. l., 397 p. 25 cm
British and American Joint Commission for the Final Settlement of the Claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1867
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Página 245 - River, shall be confirmed to the said company. In case however the situation of those farms and lands should be considered by the United States to be of public and political importance, and the United States' Government should signify a desire to obtain possession of the whole, or of any part thereof, the property so required shall be transferred to the said Government, at a proper valuation, to be agreed upon between the parties.
Página 253 - In the future appropriation of the territory, south of the fortyninth parallel of north latitude, as provided in the first article of this Treaty, the possessory rights of the Hudson's Bay Company and of all British subjects who may be already in the occupation of land or other property, lawfully acquired within the said Territory, shall be respected.
Página 323 - County, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of the original Resolution No.
Página 325 - Delaware or its certain attorney, or assigns, to which payment well and truly to be made we jointly and severally bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this...
Página 271 - Britain, on the adjustment of the claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies, in Oregon, and are now proceeding to the execution of the trust assigned to them.
Página 331 - AD 1905, as taken from and compared with the original now on file In my office. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal at Trenton this 7th day of March, 190C.
Página 294 - Bay Company have hitherto had an exclusive right to trade with Indians in the Fraser River territory, but they have had no other right whatever. They have had no right to exclude strangers. They have had no rights of government, or of occupation of the soil. They have had no right to prevent or interfere with any kind of trading, except with the Indians alone. But to render all misconceptions impossible, her Majesty's Government have determined on revoking the Company's...
Página 284 - Oregon, whether on account of lands and buildings, or on account of privileges mentioned in the aforesaid articles. In reference to the line of the water boundary intended by the treaty, with respect to which, also, her Majesty's government have been invited by the United States government to make a proposition for its adjustment, I am instructed to inform you that her Majesty's government are glad to reciprocate the friendly sentiments expressed in...
Página 217 - The article under consideration does not declare that all the grants made by his catholic majesty before the 24th of January 1818 shall be valid to the same extent as if the ceded territories had remained under his dominion.