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Página 275 - I have the honor to be, with the greatest respect, sir, your most obedient and most humble servant, JAMES MONROE.
Página 21 - Money to us is of no value; and to most of us unknown; and, as no consideration whatever can induce us to sell the lands on which we get sustenance for our women and children, we hope we may be allowed to point out a mode by which your settlers may be easily removed, and peace thereby obtained.
Página 394 - But had it continued until the Indians, &c. were driven under the influence of the post and guns you mention, they would not have much impeded the progress of the victorious army under my command ; as no such post was established at the commencement of the present war between the Indians and the United States.
Página 51 - West than it has yet received; and it is much to be hoped that the Government of the United States may not shrink from the action which the interests of humanity, civilization, navigation and commerce impose upon it in relation to Tai-Wan...
Página 21 - ... them. If you add also the great sums you must expend in raising and paying armies with a view to force us to yield you our country, you will certainly have more than sufficient for the purposes of repaying these settlers for all their labor and improvements.
Página 19 - To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE UNITED STATES: " Brothers: We have received your speech, dated the 31st of last month, and it has been interpreted to all the different nations. We have been long in sending you an answer, because of the great importance of the subject. But we now answer it fully, having given it all the consideration in our power.
Página 22 - Brothers : We shall be persuaded that you mean to do us justice, if you agree that the Ohio shall remain the boundary line between us. If you will not consent thereto, our meeting will be altogether unnecessary.
Página 21 - ... lands on which we get sustenance for our women and children, we hope we may be allowed to point out a mode by which your settlers may be easily removed, and peace thereby obtained. Brothers: We know that these settlers are poor...
Página 19 - Brothers: You tell us that after you had made peace with the King, our father, about ten years ago, "it remained to make peace between the United States and the Indian nations who had taken part with the King. For this purpose commissioners were appointed, who sent messages to all those Indian nations, inviting them to come and make peace...
Página 121 - By these proceedings, we have been intercepted entirely from the commerce of furs with the Indian nations, to the northward — a commerce which had ever been of great importance to the United States, not only for its intrinsic value, but as it was the means of cherishing peace with those Indians, and of superseding the necessity of that expensive warfare we have been obliged to carry on with them, during the time that these posts have been in other hands.