A Collection of State Papers, Relative to the War Against France; Now Carrying on by Great Britain and the Several Other Europ. Powers ... Many of W

A Collection of State Papers, Relative to the War Against France; Now Carrying on by Great Britain and the Several Other Europ. Powers ... Many of W

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ...' frhsirated, 'the troops have marched to 'act offensively. All though the proposed treat did not arrest the progress of military preparation, it is douhtful low far the advance of the season before good faith justified active movements, may retard them, during the remainder of the year. From the papcrs and intelligence, which relate to this important subject, you will determine whether the deficiency in the number of troops, granted by law, shall be compensated by succours of militia, or additional encouragements shall be proposed to recruits. ss An anxiety has been also demonstrated by the executive for peace with theCreeks and Cherokees. The former have been relieved with corn and with clothing, and offensive measures against them prohibited during the recess of congress. To satisfy the complaints of the latter, prosecutions have been instituted for the violences committed upon them. But the papers, which will.be delivered to you, disclose the critical footing on which we stand in regard to oth those tribes 5 and it is with Congress to pronounce what shall be done. _ After they shall have provided for the present emergendy, it will vages permanent, by creating ties of interest. Next to a. vigorous execution of justice on the violators of peace, the establifliment of Commerce with the Indian nations, in' behalf of the United States, is most likely to conciliate their attachment. But it ought to be conducted without fraud, without extortion; with constant and plentiful supplies; with a ready market for the commodities of _ the Indians, and a fiated price for what they give in payment, and receive in exchange. Individuals will not purchast: such a traffic, unless they be allured by the hopes of profit; but it will be enough for the United...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509684
  • 9781236509680