House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Band 1

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Seite 170 - And whereas the said convention has been duly ratified on both parts, and the ratifications of the two Governments were exchanged in the city of Washington, on the...
Seite 156 - The citizens of each of the contracting parties shall have power to dispose of their personal goods within the jurisdiction of the other, by sale, donation, testament, or otherwise...
Seite 163 - ... with certificates containing the several particulars of the cargo, and the place whence the ship sailed, so that it may be known whether any forbidden or contraband goods be on board the same ; which certificates shall be made out by the officers of the place whence the ship sailed, in the accustomed form ; without...
Seite 156 - ... transient, or dwelling therein, leaving open and free to them, the tribunals of justice for their judicial recourse, on the same terms which are usual and customary with the natives or citizens of the country...
Seite 161 - And whereas it frequently happens that vessels sail for a port or place belonging to an enemy, without knowing that the same is...
Seite 156 - All the ships, merchandise, and effects belonging to the citizens of one of the contracting parties, which may be captured by pirates, whether within the limits of its jurisdiction or on the high seas, and may be carried or found in the rivers, roads, bays, ports, or dominions of the other, shall be delivered up to the owners ; they proving in due and proper form their rights, before the competent tribunals; it being well understood that the claim should be made within the term of one year, by the...
Seite 169 - ... way whatever, it is expressly stipulated that neither of the contracting parties will order or authorize any acts of reprisal nor...
Seite 158 - ... provided, however, and it is hereby agreed that the stipulations in this article contained, declaring that the flag shall cover the property shall be understood as applying to those powers only who...
Seite 160 - The articles of contraband, before enumerated and classified, which may be found in a vessel bound for an enemy's port, shall be subject to detention and confiscation, leaving free the rest of the cargo and the ship, that the owners may dispose of them as they see proper. No vessel of...
Seite 15 - But moral, political, intellectual improvement are duties assigned by the Author of Our Existence to social no less than to individual man. For the fulfilment of those duties governments are invested with power, and to the attainment of the end — the progressive improvement of the condition of the governed — the exercise of delegated powers is a duty as sacred and indispensable as the usurpation of powers not granted is criminal and odious.

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