Other editions - View all
Aaron Burr Administration Albert Gallatin American army authority banks believed Bonaparte Boston Brumaire Burr Callender Carolina character Charleston clergy colony Congress Connecticut Constitution Consul Court democratic dollars Domingo Dwight England English Europe European existed Federal Federalists Fisher Ames force foreign France French friends Gallatin Giles Godoy Governor habits House hundred idea influence intellectual interest Jacmel Jefferson Joel Barlow John John Randolph judge Judiciary Kentucky King knew labor land Leclerc legislature less letter Livingston Louisiana Madison Madrid Massachusetts ment mind minister Mississippi Monroe moral nature navy negro never object Orleans party peace Pennsylvania Philadelphia Pichon political popular President principles Randolph Republic Republican respect revolution Secretary seemed Senate showed social society South Carolina Spain Spanish stood Talleyrand theory thought thousand tion Toussaint treaty Union United Virginia vote Washington wrote York
Page 203 - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none...
Page 202 - ... with all these blessings, what more is necessary to make us a happy and prosperous people? Still one thing more, fellow-citizens — a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
Page 204 - ... economy in the public expense, that labor may be lightly burdened ; the honest payment of our debts, and sacred preservation of the public faith; encouragement of agriculture and of commerce as its handmaid ; the diffusion of information and...
Page 140 - ... limited by the plain sense and intention of the instrument constituting that compact, as no further valid than they are authorized by the grants enumerated in that compact ; and that in case of a deliberate, palpable, and dangerous exercise of other powers, not granted by the said compact, the states, who are parties thereto, have the right, and are in duty bound, to interpose, for arresting the progress of the evil, and for maintaining within their respective limits, the authorities, rights,...
Page 333 - If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of caring for them, they will be happy.
Page 411 - The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her forever within her low water mark. It seals the union of two nations who, in conjunction, can maintain exclusive possession of the ocean. From that moment we must marry ourselves to the British fleet and nation.
Page 147 - Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He has made His peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue.
Page 250 - Considering the general tendency to multiply offices and dependencies, and to increase expense to the ultimate term of burden which the citizen can bear, it behooves us to avail ourselves of every occasion which presents itself for taking off the surcharge ; that it never may be seen here that, after leaving to labor the smallest portion of its earnings on which it can subsist. Government shall itself consume the whole residue of what it was instituted to guard.
Page 214 - European belligerents] that they will be glad to purchase it when the only price we ask is to do us justice. I believe that we have in our hands the means of peaceable coercion; and that the moment they see our government so united as that they can make use of it, they will for their own interest be disposed to do us justice.