Alaska and Its Resources

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Lee and Shepard, 1870 - Alaska - 627 pages
 

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Page 356 - the Russias, the ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington within three months from the date hereof, or sooner, if possible. In faith whereof, the respective plenipotentiaries have signed this convention, and thereto affixed the seals of their arms. Done at Washington, the thirtieth day of March, in the year of
Page 239 - 133^ degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the
Page 240 - exceed the distance of ten marine leagues* therefrom. " The western limit, within which the territories and dominion conveyed are contained, passes through a point in Behring's Straits on the parallel of 65 30' north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the island of Krusenstern, or Ignalook, and the island of
Page 240 - contained, passes through a point in Behring's Straits on the parallel of 65 30' north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the island of Krusenstern, or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or
Page 354 - and the I33d degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th degree of north latitude; from this last-mentioned point, the line of demarcation shall follow the summit of the mountains situated parallel to the coast as far as the point of
Page 365 - 1867, the cession of territory and dominion therein made is " declared to be free and unincumbered by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian or any o'ther, or by any parties except merely private individual property holders.
Page 240 - couplet or group in the North Pacific Ocean, to the meridian of 193 west longitude, so as to include in the territory conveyed the whole of the Aleutian Islands east of that meridian.
Page 365 - by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian or any o'ther, or by any parties except merely private individual property holders. Article 5 of the treaty between Great Britain and
Page 359 - of March last. A copy of the instructions which have been given to General Rousseau for his guidance in executing that trust is herewith communicated for your information and that of your government. I avail myself of this occasion, sir, to offer to you a renewed assurance of my most distinguished consideration. WILLIAM H. SEWARD, MR. EDWARD DE STOECKL,
Page 228 - This was a great disappointment to me, as I had hoped to obtain large numbers of the eggs and skins of the Emperor goose. However, there was nothing to be done but to make the best of it. I paid him, and he started homeward, while we kept on our way through the

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