A Report of the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council, Appointed for All Matters Relating to Trade and Foreign Plantations, on the Commerce and Navigation Between His Majesty's Dominions, and the Territories Belonging to the United States of America
1791 - 117 pages
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Page 15 - IT is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page 18 - Acts as may be now existing in any of the States repugnant to the treaty of Peace ought to be forthwith repealed, as well to prevent their continuing to be regarded as violations of that treaty as to avoid the disagreeable necessity there might otherwise be of raising and discussing questions touching their validity and Obligation.
Page 18 - ... a national treaty or any part or clause of it; nor for restraining, limiting or in any manner impeding, retarding or counteracting the operation and execution of the same for that on being constitutionally made ratified and published they become in virtue of the confederation part of the law of the land and are not only independent of the will and power of such legislatures but also binding and obligatory on them.
Page 7 - ... being the growth, production, or manufacture of any of the territories of the United States of America, and being imported in British-built ships or vessels, navigated and registered according to law.—$ 2.