This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...of the offence, and to
prescribe the punishment.-t In the expose of the state of our
relations with the General Government, other grievances, minor and
secondary in importance. are adverted to, not for the purpose of
accumulating wrongs into a formidable mass. and making an appeal
the louder and deeper to the jus tice of that Government, but to
satisfy our fellow citizens, that, if we ' have complained in vain.
we have not complained without cause, and that our cup of
bitterness is almost full. The militia claims, .for'services
rendered thirty years ago, in defence of the State against Indian
hostilities, by authority of the General Government, are yet
unsatisfied. although constantly urged, whilst similar claims of
other States, but of more doubtful justice have.been
recognized.-The claims of our citizens against the Creek nation,
admitted by the treaty of the Indian Springs of 1821, to the amount
of $250,000, although rendered for a larger amount, have been
curtailed by arbitrary rules prescribed by the United States for
the settlement of them, to 100,000 dollars, by which she places in
her own treasury, in defiance of our repeated remonstrances, S
150,000; thus depriving the claimants of a benefit to that amount,
which, according to every rational construction of the instrument,
was intended by all the parties to it to enure to them only, and
which could not, by any construction, be carried to the credit of
the United States. 'To our repeated firemonstrances against this
decision it has been answered, that the decision was made and could
not be reconsidered. lgli The Government of Georgia had reason to
expect that. the United States would not refuse their concurrence
and co-operation in the running of the line between this State...
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