The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 42, July 1938 - April, 1939 Page: 24
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
guished themselves, for You disciples of the immortal Washington
was reserved the honor of continuing the praise-worthy work of
freeing the new world; hasten then to where the omnipotent
right hand of the All Mighty beckons you, bravely break the
chains with which some of our brothers to the south are as yet
enslaved, and crown the work that you have begun with such
honor and valor; and you illustrious compatriots. [End of first
UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA
WASHINGTON, MARCH 22
On the fourth of this month our present president has been
re-elected to continue in the same office, this news has been received
with the greatest enthusiasm throughout all the States of the
Union, and due to this event magnificent public feasts have been
held which have been marred by heated arguments over the ques-
tion of delicacy and good taste, as well as over the pointed thrusts
of the toasts that were drunk.
This election will undoubtedly determine in a permanent man-
ner the dignity, and the greatness of the United States, upon
which we count, in order to consolidate our system of liberty and
Summary of a letter from Captain James Lawrence, Com-
mander of the sloop of the United States, the Hornet carrying
eighteen cannons, written aboard the same vessel on the 19th of
last month, to the secretary of state and that of the naval
Within sight of the port of Demarari on February 24 of last
month, at three o'clock in the afternoon we met the English sloop
Peacock carrying twenty guns, commanded by Captain Peake,
which after fifteen minutes of combat was sunk: our loss has
consisted of only one man wounded and three drowned at the
moment of saving the enemy ship from sinking. What a terrible
lesson for the European pride i This is the fifth engagement won
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