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Page 531 - East by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 531 - ... from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 533 - ... claims, for more than six years before the date of this treaty, shall, in like manner, be deemed valid, and be confirmed and quieted by a release to the person entitled thereto, of the title to such lot or parcel of land, so described as best to include the improvements made thereon ; and in all other respects the two contracting parties agree to deal upon the most liberal principles of equity with the settlers actually dwelling upon the territory falling to them, respectively, which has heretofore...
Page 136 - Wilson & Co.'s office, left us and went into the tug. As he left us he said " I hope you will make a good thing of it, and that you will stop where you are going to.
Page 532 - All grants of land heretofore made by either Party, within the limits of the territory which by this treaty falls within the dominions of the other Party, shall be held valid, ratified, and confirmed to the...
Page 531 - John to the South End of the Lake Nipisson ; from whence the said Line crossing the River St. Lawrence and the Lake Champlain in forty-five Degrees of North Latitude, passes along the Highlands which divide the Rivers that Empty themselves into the said River St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Sea, and also along the North Coast of the Bay des Chaleurs and the Coast of the Gulph of St.
Page 18 - Figure to yourself this proud, conceited man, when the sun rose on Monday morning, his ship dismasted, his Fleet dispersed, and himself in such distress, that the meanest Frigate out of France would have been a very unwelcome guest.
Page 138 - ... and he would be kept in this position for four hours at a time, and this was done at least twenty times, and at last they ironed his legs and arms, and sent him on shore on a desolate island called Blencoola, some two hundred miles from the mainland, and left him.
Page 85 - ... where it first arrives, its effects are inconsiderable ; but seeming to acquire additional heat in its progress over the land, becomes a serious inconvenience as it advances. At its commencement the air is dense and hazy, with long white clouds settling a little below the summits of the mountains, and at sea floating just above the horizon, in a direction parallel to it.
Page 523 - ... his victims by hundreds. It is unlikely that we shall ever effectually obtain the mastery over the waves ; but even at this moment we are able to contend successfully with them in their blind efforts to swallow up life against our endeavours to save. During the fearful gales of October, November, and December last nearly 500 lives were rescued by life-boats alone ; and undoubtedly a very large proportion must have perished in the absence of these noble services.