The Law of Nations Affecting Commerce During War: With a Review of the Jurisdiction, Practice and Proceedings of Prize Courts

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J.S. Voorhies, 1863 - Capture at sea - 503 pages

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Contents

Madonna delle Grazie
34
Baglehole exparte
36
Boussemaker exparte
43
THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES
44
Calypso the 424 279 339
50
President the 409 111
51
Case of The General ParkhUL United States District Court for the Eastern District
55
Charlotte Fox the 328
56
Portland the 409 129
67
Case of The F W Johnson United States District Court for the District of Maryland
76
Case of The Amy Warwick United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
82
Rapid the 23
85
Concordia the 395 338
86
Alien enemy defined
108
Bensonw Boyle
110
McConnel vs Hector
113
What constitutes residence in a hostile country to impress a hostile character
114
Bromley vs Hazeltine
118
Personal residence not requisite
124
Santissima Trinidad the 13 183 306
125
National character of ship generally determined by the residence of the owner
130
Character of the flag impresses the vessel
135
Transfers in general
141
Sally Griffiths the
143
Sarah the 423 426
147
Carl Walter the 429 411 431
153
01 THE EIGHTS OF BELLIGERENTS TO INTERFERE WITH EACH OTHERS COMMERCE AND CAP
159
Gertrude the
169
To redress individual wrongs
171
Privateers must be commissioned
177
Thomas Gibbons the
185
Distinction between privateers and letters of marque
186
De Bilboa the 33
187
Grotius the
190
Diligentia the
193
liability for mistakes in engagements with friendly vessels
194
Galen the 198 229
198
Vindictive damages never given but in extraordinary cases
200
Twilhieg Rigct the
201
Boedes Lust the 167 412
202
Doctrine of constructive assistance as between public and private armed vessels
209
Belle Coquette the
211
Santa Brigada the
215
Guillaume Tell the
216
Buenos Ayres the
219
El Rayo the
221
Whether army forces can be entitled as jointcaptors with naval forces
225
British Guiana the
228
Empress the
230
CHAPTER V
259
Emanuel the
262
Rule of exclusion does not operate if it would deprive the neutral of his accustomed
267
Sally the
269
Jonge Thomas the
272
The armed neutrality
274
Stert the
277
Jonge Petronella the
279
What is a violation of blockade
283
Jonge Pieter the 285 407 427
285
Betsy the 276 393 422
286
Case of 77k Elizabeth
290
Blockade of the southern ports of the United States
298
Opinion of Justice Grier
323
Jonge Margaretha the 327 331 429
328
Edward the
330
Brutus the 231
331
Visitation and Seaboh 834
334
Eleonora the
336
Jaffrow Anna the
339
The right as applicable to Bhips of war
343
Talbot vs Johnson 391
349
Prize jurisdiction exclusively vested in admiralty courts
383
Ships taken at Genoa the
388
Eliza the
389
Bingham vs Cabot 391 416
391
Rules as to first duty of captors on securing possession of prize
393
Elsebe the 401 394 412
395
Prize Commissioners Their appointment powers and duties
396
Venus the 25 409 44
400
Service and monition
402
Bolch vs Darrel
403
Julia the 408
408
Bernou the 409
409
Vreede Schottys the 136
411
John the
414
Babillon the
417
Sophie the
420
Jefferson the
425
Farther Proof Ordor forwhen made
426
Eenrom the 286
427
Order of sale
430
British Empire the
436
Emily St Pierre the 254
439
Case of The Louisa Agnes United States District Court New York
442
Duty of captors as to vessels papers found on board at the time of capture
449
Witnesses to be examined without the presence of counsel 455
455
Vessels within signal distance entitled to share
461
Proclamation for emancipation
494

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Page 497 - Ann, and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that ALL PERSONS HELD AS SLAVES, within said designated states and parts of states, ABE, AND
Page 495 - due, and any officer who shall be found guilty by a court-martial of violating this article shall be dismissed from the service. Also to the ninth and tenth sections of an act entitled "An act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate property of rebels, and for other purposes,
Page 487 - by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law: Now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the constitution and the laws, have thought tit to call forth,
Page 495 - of the United States are prohibited from employing any of the forces under their respective commands for the purpose of returning fugitives from service or labor who may have escaped from any person to whom such service or labor is claimed to bo due, and any officer who shall be found guilty by
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Page 489 - said states, or under any other pretence, shall molest a vessel of the United States, or the persons or cargo on board of her. such person will be held amenable to the laws of the United States for the prevention and punishment of piracy. By the President: ABRAHAM LINCOLN. WILLIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of State.
Page 375 - found on board the ships belonging to the subjects of either of the confederates, although the whole lading, or any part thereof, should appertain to the enemies of either, contraband goods being always excepted. It is also agreed, in like manner, that the same liberty be extended to persons who are on board a free ship, with this effect—that
Page 496 - our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation •was issued by the President of the United States, containing among other things the following, to wit: " That on the first day of January, in
Page 495 - States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafter the following shall be promulgated as an additional article of war for the government of the army of the .United States, and shall be obeyed and observed as such. "ARTICLE. All officers or persons in the military or naval
Page 489 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, with a view to the same purposes before mentioned, and to the protection of the public peace, and the lives and property of quiet and orderly citizens pursuing their lawful occupations, until Congress shall have assembled and deliberated on the said unlawful proceedings, or until

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