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" But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only... "
The Green Bag - Page 580
1904
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 111

Edmund Burke - History - 1870
...Trinidad and St. Ander," laid it down as indisputable that " there is nothing in our laws, or in the laws of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending...war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial venture, which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the persons engaged in it to...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 166

1887
...meets it on the high seas or within his enemy's waters. " There is nothing," says Mr. Justice Story, " in the law of " nations that forbids our citizens..." adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit." If the neutral may sell his vessel when built, he may build it to order ; and it must be permissible,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 6

United States. Supreme Court, Henry Wheaton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1816
...condemned as good prize, and for being engaged in a traffick prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation, Supposing, therefore, the voyage to have been for commercial purposes, and the sale at Buenos Ayres...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 95

England - 1864
...applied it specifically to the sale of armed vessels. ' There is nothing,' says that high court, ' in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids...nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the person engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation.' — (Wheaton's Reports, p. 348.) Ships of war...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 20

United States. Supreme Court, Henry Wheaton, William Cranch, John William Wallace, William Tod Otto - Law reports, digests, etc - 1822
...condemned as good prize, and for being engaged in a traffick prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation. Supposing, therefore, the voyage to have been for commercial purposes, and the sale at Buenos Ay res...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 3

James Kent - 1826-1830 - 1828
...unlawful for a neutral to be engaged in a contraband trade. It is a commercial adventure which no neutral nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation. But, on the other hand, all articles contraband of war are subject to seizure in transitu, by the belligerent...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 69

1864
...us " ' (Storey) ; and 'there is nothing in our own laws or in the law of nations that forbids their citizens from sending armed vessels as well as munitions of war to foreign ports for sale ' (8ггpreme Court of the United States) — cannot, without a complete perversion of their meaning,...
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Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft, Volume 37

Economic policy - 1881
...blosser Contreband« falle. So sagte der Justice Story im Fall der Sautissima Trinidad 1*22 : There is nothing in our laws or in the law of nations , that...our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitious of war to foreign ports for sale. It is a commereial adventure which uo nation is bound to...
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COMMENTARIES UPON INTERNATIONAL LAW.

ROBERT PHILLIMORE, M.P. - 1854
...condemned as good prize, and for being engaged in a traffic prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation. Supposing, therefore, the voyage to have been for commercial purposes, and the sale at Buenos Ayres...
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Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 2

Sir Robert Phillimore - International law - 1855
...condemned as good prize, and for being engaged in a traffic prohibited by the law of nations. But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that...persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation. Supposing, therefore, the voyage to have been for commercial purposes, and the sale at Buenos Ayres...
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