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Página 140 - His Catholic Majesty promises and engages on his part, to cede to the French Republic, six months after the full and entire execution of the conditions and stipulations herein relative to His Royal Highness the Duke of Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Página 218 - The enemy's cavalry also made an attempt to charge the 74th regiment at the moment when they were most exposed to this fire, but they were cut up by the British cavalry, which moved on at that moment. At length the enemy's line gave way in all directions, and the British cavalry cut in among their broken infantry ; but some of their corps went off...
Página 141 - New-Madrid, which is itself inconsiderable. Ascending the river, you come to Cape Girardeau, St. Genevieve, and St. Louis, where, though the inhabitants are numerous, they raise little for exportation, and content themselves with trading with the Indians and working a few lead mines. This country is very fertile, especially on the banks of the Missouri, where there have been formed two settlements, called St. Charles and St. Andrew, mostly by emigrants from Kentucky. The peltry procured in the Illinois...
Página 218 - Berar had moved off in the morning with their cavalry, and that the infantry were about to follow, but were still in camp at the distance of about six miles from the ground on which I had intended to encamp.
Página 218 - Kaitna on our left flank, and kept in check a large body of the enemy's cavalry, which had followed our march from the right of their own position.
Página 139 - Is bounded eastwardly, by tho middle of the channel of that river, to the thirty-first degree of latitude ; thence, it Is asserted, upon very strong grounds, that, according to Its limits, when formerly possessed by France, it stretches to the east as far, at...
Página 218 - Assye upon the nullah, which was upon our right. We attacked them immediately, and the troops advanced under a very hot fire from cannon, the execution of which was terrible The...
Página 141 - That part of Upper Louisiana which borders on North Mexico is one immense praire'e; it produces nothing but grass; it is filled with buffalo, deer, and other kinds of game : the land is represented as too rich for the growth of forest trees.
Página 219 - British cavalry, charged one large body of infantry, which had retired, and was formed again, in which operation he was killed ; and some time elapsed before we could put an end to the straggling fire, which was kept up by individuals from the guns from which the enemy were driven.
Página 267 - Whene'er I hear a knave commend, He bids me shun his worthy friend. What praise ! what mighty commendation ! But 'twas a Fox who spoke th

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