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Pàgina 272 - The Religion of the Mexican nation is, and will be perpetually, the Roman Catholic Apostolic. The nation will protect it by WISE AND JUST LAWS, and prohibit the exercise of any other whatever.
Pàgina 267 - Members who show, by published work, special aptitude for historical investigation may become Fellows. Immediately following the adoption of this Constitution, the Executive Council shall elect five Fellows, and the body thus created may thereafter elect additional Fellows on the nomination of the Executive Council. The number of Fellows shall never exceed twenty-five.
Pàgina 280 - WHEREAS, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and other military chieftains have, by force of arms, overthrown the federal institutions of Mexico, and dissolved the social compact which existed between Texas and the other members of the Mexican confederacy...
Pàgina 280 - That they hold it to be their right during the disorganization of the Federal system, and the reign of despotism, to withdraw from the Union, to establish an independent government...
Pàgina 323 - Mexican-like, are ready to sacrifice your country at the shrine of plunder. Mr. President, I speak collectively, as you all form one whole, though, at the same time, I do not mean all. I know you have honest men there, and of sterling worth and integrity; but, you have Judases in the camp — corruption, base corruption, has crept into your councils — men who, if possible, would deceive their God.
Pàgina 283 - The duties of the General Council shall be, to devise -ways and means, to advise and assist the Governor in the discharge of his functions: they shall pass no laws except such as, in their opinion, the emergency of the country requires — ever keeping in view the Army in the field, and the means necessary for its comfort and support: they shall pursue the most effective and energetic measures to rid the country of her enemies, and place...
Pàgina 37 - Her separate existence, as an independent state, had been recognized by the United States and the principal powers of Europe. Treaties of commerce and navigation had been concluded with her by different nations, and it had become manifest to the whole world that any further attempt on the part of Mexico to conquer her, or...
Pàgina 46 - I observed that we could say nothing of peace while the Americans were on this side of the Bravo, or occupied any part of the Mexican territory, or blockaded our ports ; and that we were resolved to perish or vindicate our rights ; that fortune might not be always favorable to the enemy, and their experience of the 22d and 23d should convince them that it could change.
Pàgina 112 - A Journal of the last voyage performed by Monsr de la Sale, to the Gulph of Mexico, to find out the mouth of the...
Pàgina 170 - Society as shall pay into its treasury at one time the sum of fifty dollars, or shall present to the...

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