. Clay’s resolution read: “That the people of these States would not see, without serious
inquietude, any forcible interposition by the Allied Powers of Europe in behalf of
Spain, to reduce to their former subjection those parts of the continent of America
which have proclaimed and established for themselves, respectively, independent Governments,
and which have been solemnly recognized by the United States” (same, p. 1004, 1114–1115).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.