Clipped From The Sprig Of Liberty

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protedt them efficaciously under all circumftances which may occur. can entitle u» to their Having received information that in another part of the United States a great number of individuals were combining together, arming organifing themfelves, contrary to law, to carry a military expedition againft the Territories Spain, I thought it neceflary by proclamation, well as by fpecial orders, to take meafures for venting and fupprefiing this eoterprife, for ing veflels, arms, and ether means provided for and for arrefting and bringing to juftice its and abettors. It was due to that good faith ought ever to be the rule of aft ion in public well as in private tranfafikions; it was due to order and regular government, that while (he lie force was acting ftriflly on ibe defenfive, merely to protect oor citizens from aggreflion, criminal attempts of private individuals to lot their country the queftion of peace or war, commencing active and unauthorifed hoftililies, Jbooid be promptly and efficacioufly fupprefcd.

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  1. The Sprig Of Liberty,
  2. 19 Dec 1806, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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