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SIR ROBERT PHILLIMORE, D.C.L.
MEMBER OF HER MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL, AND
JUDGE OF THE HIGH COURT OF ADMIRALTY.
Wars are no massacres or confusions, but the highest trials of Right.' —BACON, Certain
Observations upon a Libel, dec., 1592.
ut nec suscipi bellum debeat nisi ad juris consecutionem, nec susceptum geri nisi intra
Law Publishers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty;
IN THE PREFACE to the other Volumes I have been in the habit of mentioning any event affecting International Jurisprudence which has happened after the printing and before the publication of the Volume, whether it belonged to the particular matter treated of in that volume, or to the subject generally,
But, first, it seems proper to observe that-
The subject of Arbitration in connection with the Treaty of Washington, and the decision and award made by the Tribunal of Arbitration, and the award of the King of Prussia, Emperor of Germany, in the matter of the San Juan Boundary, will be found discussed in Sections III., CLV.
The two International attempts to mitigate the evils of war, the Geneva Convention and the St. Petersburg Declaration, are considered in Section XCV.
III. The delicate and difficult question as to loans by the