The extinction of Indian claims by a cession of territory to the king, was necessary to the safety of the advancing settlers.
To soothe them with the news of the cession of the seaport strip was his hope.
The cession of Georgia conveys the Territory subject to the Ordinance of '87, except the provision prohibiting slavery.
It was this congress that accepted the cession from Virginia.
The most important of these, is the cession of their lands, and security against intruders on them.
The deed of cession was signed at Madrid on the 6th May, 1598.
Now, sir, let us note the time and the manner of this cession.
The cession was on Wednesday, May 9, 1804, and all the men were there but a few who guarded camp.
This eventually was not built on for the war ending in the cession took place.
She fled with the nuns to Cuba at the cession of New Orleans.
late 14c., "a relinquishing," from Old French cession "cession; death" (13c.), from Latin cessionem (nominative cessio) "a giving up, surrendering," noun of action from past participle stem of cedere "to go away, yield" (see cede). Related: Cessionary.