The Case of the United States, to be Laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration, to be Convened at Geneva Under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain, Concluded at Washington, May 8, 1871
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Adams agents Alabama American appears Arbitration armed arrived authorities belligerent Bermuda Britain British British Government called carry claims coal commission Commissioners communicated Confederate construction copy correspondence course cruise cruisers Declaration of Paris diligence duties Earl Russell effect England Enlistment enter equipped evidence fact fitted Florida force Foreign friendly further give given guerre High hostile House instructions insurgents intended International issued John June jurisdiction known letters Liverpool London Lord John Russell Lord Lyons Majesty's Government March means ment Minister months Nassau necessary negotiations neutral obligations officers opinion Paris parties persons ports prevent principles Proclamation proof question reason received recognized referred regard rules sent Seward ship South steamer supplies taken territory tion Treaty Tribunal United vessel violation Washington whole
Page 23 - First, to use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming or equipping, within its jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a power with which it is at peace; and also to use like diligence to prevent the departure from its jurisdiction of any vessel intended to cruise or carry on war as above, such vessel having been specially adapted, in whole or in part, within such jurisdiction, to warlike use.
Page 149 - A neutral Government is bound — First, to use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming, or equipping, within its jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a Power with which it is at peace...
Page 113 - States shall then be at peace with such belligerent. ) 8. Fitting out and arming, or attempting to fit out and arm, or procuring to be fitted out and armed, or knowingly being concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel with intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of either of the said belligerents.
Page 22 - Government relies ; and the Arbitrators may, if they desire further elucidation with regard to any point, require a written or printed statement or argument, or oral argument by counsel upon it...
Page 24 - And the high contracting parties agree to observe these rules as between themselves in future, and to bring them to the knowledge of other maritime Powers and to invite them to accede to them.
Page 351 - ... in either of which cases the authorities of the port or of the nearest port (as the case may be) shall require her to put to sea as soon as possible after the expiration of such period of twenty-four hours...
Page 173 - That if any person within any part of the United Kingdom, or in any part of His Majesty's dominions beyond the seas, shall, without the leave and license of His Majesty for that purpose first had and obtained as aforesaid, equip, furnish, fit out, or arm, or attempt or...
Page 231 - ... carrying officers, soldiers, despatches, arms, military stores, or materials, or any article or articles considered and deemed to be contraband of war according to the law or modern usage of nations, for the use or service of either of the said contending parties...
Page 467 - British flag, in the enhanced payments of insurance, in the prolongation of the war, and in the addition of a large sum to the cost of the war and the suppression of the rebellion...
Page 19 - In case of the death, absence, or incapacity to serve of any or either of the said Arbitrators, or, in the event of either of the said Arbitrators omitting or declining or ceasing to act as such, the President of the United States, or Her Britannic Majesty, or His Majesty the King...