History of Louisiana: The French Domination, المجلد 2

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17
II
68
III
115
IV
157
V
209
VI
269
VII
312

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الصفحة 343 - that a lenient course be pursued in the colony, and that expulsion from it be the only punishment inflicted on those who have deserved a more severe one." It would seem, from this document, that O'Reilly should have contented himself with having expelled from the colony those who had deserved a severer
الصفحة 374 - be pleased to give such orders to his governor, and to all other officers employed in his service in said colony, as may be conducive to the advantage and tranquillity of the inhabitants, and that they shall be ruled, and their fortunes and estates managed according to the
الصفحة 28 - Almost all the colonists are married. The most considerable of them is Mr. Dubreuil, who owns five hundred negroes, several plantations, brick kilns, and silk manufactories." " At the German Coast, there are one hundred white inhabitants and two hundred negroes. Occupations : gardening and grazing." " Pointe Coupee, two hundred whites, four
الصفحة 367 - To what fatality is it owing that Louisiana alone sees sparks of this devouring fire again struck out! These are no panic terrors; and of this the court will be convinced, after perusing the decree, with an extract of which we have here the honor of presenting them. "We shall not scruple to affirm,
الصفحة 312 - TO WHOM THESE FUNCTIONS WERE TENDERED—FOR WANT OF A WHITE MAN, AS PUBLIC EXECUTIONER, THE ACCUSED, WHO WERE SENTENCED TO BE HUNG, ARE SHOT—THE MEMORIAL OF THE PLANTERS, MERCHANTS, AND OTHER INHABITANTS OF LOUISIANA ON THE EVENT OF THE 29TH OF OCTOBER, 1768,
الصفحة 186 - It is no pleasant mission to govern a colony, which undergoes so many revolutions, which has not known, for three years, whether it is Spanish or French, and which, until Spain shall take formal possession, is,
الصفحة 333 - claim to the town or province thus alienated, since she has relinquished every right she could have over them." " But the province or town thus abandoned and dismembered from the State, is not
الصفحة 54 - Lord High Constable, the English lie within fifteen hundred paces of your tent High
الصفحة 375 - All ranks, without distinction, can no longer, without running the risk of being taxed with guilt, do anything else but tremble, bow their necks to the yoke, and lick the dust The superior council,
الصفحة 185 - has distributed among them the ninety soldiers that came with him. This operation was executed peaceably, without any accident, and has produced no change in our posts, which still continue in existence as for the past, so that, in all those which are on the banks of the Mississippi, from the Balize to the Illinois, the French flag is kept up as before.

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