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" Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of considerations has become an object of transcendent importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union. Its commanding position with reference to the Gulf of Mexico and the West India... "
The North American Review - Page 746
1896
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THE LIFE OF WILLIAM H. SEWARD WITH SELECTIONS FROM HIS WORKS

GEORGE E. BAKER - 1855
...in sight of our shores, from a multitude of considera tions, has become an object of tra'nscendant importance to the commercial and political interests...population; its situation midway between our southern coast and the island of St. Domingo ; its safe and capacious harbor of the Havana, fronting a * App....
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The Life of William H. Seward with Selections from His Works

William Henry Seward - 1855 - 410 pages
...their local position, are natural appendages to the North American continent; and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of considerations, has become an object of transcendant importance to the commercial and political interests of our Union. Its commanding position,...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - 1859
...their local position and natural appendages to the North American continent, and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...population, its situation midway between our southern coast and the island of St. Domingo, its safe and capacious harbor of the Havana, fronting a long line...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 43

1859
...their local position are natural appendages to the North American continent, and one of them (Onha) almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...population, its situation midway between our southern coast and the island of St. Domingo, its safe and capacious harbor of the Havana, fronting a long line...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 43

1859
...their local position are natural appendages to the North American continent, and one of them (Cuba) almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...Union. Its commanding position, with reference to the (rulf of Mexico and the West India seas, the character of its population, its situation midway between...
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Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman: Major-general, U.S.A., and ...

John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne - 1860
...Union." JQ Adams, when secretary of state, in his instructions to Mr. Nelson in 1823, says : "Cuba's commanding position, with reference to the Gulf of Mexico, and the West Indies, etc., gives it an importance in the sum of our national interests with which that of no other...
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The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 3

William Henry Seward - 1853
...are natural appendages to the North American continent; and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of onr shores, from a multitude of considerations, has become an object of transcendent importance to the commereial and political interests of our Union. Its commanding position, with reference to the gulf...
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - 1865
...their local position and natural appendages to the North American continent, and one of them, Cuba, almost in sight of our shores, from a multitude of...population ; its situation midway between our Southern coast and the Island of St. Domingo ; its safe and capacious harbour of the Havana, fronting a long...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to the ...

United States. General Land Office - 1868
...Antilles," is situated midway between our southern coast and the island of St. Domingo, occupying a commanding position with reference to the Gulf of Mexico and the West India seas, and having a coast line of 2,000 miles. Its greatest length is 793 miles, in width it is 127, and with...
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Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ...

1869
...Antilles," is situated midway between oui" southern coast and the island of St. Domingo, occupying a commanding position with reference to the Gulf of Mexico and the West India, seas, and having a coast line of 2,000 miles. Its greatest length is 703 miles, in width it is 127, and with...
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