Speech of Mr. Van Buren, of New York, Delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the Mission to Panama, March, 1826 Volume 43, No. 6

 
9781235823657: Speech of Mr. Van Buren, of New York, Delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the Mission to Panama, March, 1826 Volume 43, No. 6

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1826 Excerpt: ... The language of the Secretary coincides with that of Mr. Poinsett. In his letter to the latter, of the 9th November, he thus expresses himself: "No longer than about three months ago, when an "invasion by France of the island of Cuba was believed at Mexico, "the United Mexican Government promptly called upon the Government of the United States, through you, to fulfil the memo"rable pledge of the President of the United States in his message "to Congress of December, 1823. What they would have done, "had the contingency happened, may be inferred from a des"patch to the Ann man Minister at Paris, a copy of which is here"with sent--which you are at liberty to read to the Plenipotentia"ries of the United Mexican States." Mr. President--Consider, for a moment, the entire coincidence between the language expressed abroad by Mr.Poinsett, our minister, and at home by Mr. Clay, the responsible organ of the Government, and if you do not concur with me in thinking it amounts to a recognition of a pledge on the part of the Government, of the character claimed by the Spanish American States, and an avowal of our readiness to redeem it, I will hereafter distrust the clearest deductions of my understanding. Had the opinion of the Executive been different, the languageof our Government, instead of declaring what we would have done, "had the contingency happened," would have been, what it ought to have been, an explicit disavowal of all obligation on the part of the United States to take any other part in any state of things, than that which the interests of the country might be supposed to require. But if a doubt could exist as to the views of the Executive, it would be dispelled by a reference to the invitations and letters of acceptances, especially when connected with t...

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

(Aucun exemplaire disponible)

Chercher:



Créez une demande

Si vous ne trouvez pas un livre sur AbeBooks, nous le rechercherons automatiquement pour vous parmi les livres quotidiennement ajoutés au catalogue.

Créez une demande