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20 chains act of Congress action American appointed approved Army authority beginning boundary canal caused citizens civil Colombia Colon command Commission Congress continue corner corner of section Cuba Department described direction duty east effect entitled entry established Execut1ve Mans1on Executive force foreign forest given Government granted half hand hereby hundred important Independence Indians industrial interests Islands Isthmus July June lands lots March ment military Navy necessary northeast northwest November officers Panama peace persons Philippine ports possible present President proclamation protection quarter of section range received relations Republic respect Rico seal Secretary secure Senate settlement ship southeast southwest quarter Territory thence due THEODORE ROOSEVELT thereof tion township tract transmit treaty United vessels Washington Whereas WILLIAM McKINLEY
Page 6473 - For the recognition of the independence of the people of Cuba, demanding that the Government of Spain relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and to withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban waters, and directing the President of the United States to use the land and n'aval forces of the United States to carry these resolutions into effect...
Page 6472 - Third. That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is, directed and empowered to use the entire land and naval forces of the United States, and to call into the actual service of the United States the militia of the several States, to such extent as may be necessary to carry these resolutions into effect.
Page 6474 - Privateering is and remains abolished; 2. The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4.
Page 6499 - That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof...
Page 6596 - In testimony, whereof I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States of America, have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Page 6571 - ... government become payable to the military occupant, unless he sees fit to substitute for them other rates or modes of contribution to the expenses of the government. The moneys so collected are to be used for the purpose of paying the expenses of government under the military occupation, such as the salaries of the judges and the police, and for the payment of the expenses of the army.