Report of the Neutrality Laws Commissioners: Together with an Appendix Containing Reports from Foreign States and Other Documents

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George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1868 - Great Britain - 80 pages
 

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Page 18 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are [at] peace, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned...
Page 71 - ... to cruise or commit hostilities against the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace.
Page 78 - And we do hereby strictly charge and command all our loving subjects to observe a strict neutrality in and during the aforesaid hostilities, and to abstain from violating or contravening either the laws and statutes of the realm in this behalf, or the law of nations in relation thereto, as they will answer to the contrary at their peril...
Page 5 - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment : AND...
Page 76 - Third, intituled an Act to prevent the Enlisting or Engagement of His Majesty's Subjects to serve in a Foreign Service, and the Fitting out or equipping, in His Majesty's Dominions, Vessels for Warlike Purposes without His Majesty's Licence...
Page 18 - States are at peace, or shall issue or deliver a commission within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States for- any ship or vessel...
Page 77 - 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 17 - ... be forfeited ; and it shall be lawful for any officer of his Majesty's customs or excise, or any officer of his Majesty's navy, who is by law empowered to make seizures for any forfeiture incurred under any of the laws of customs or excise, or the laws of trade and navigation...
Page 19 - That it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, or such person as he shall empower for that purpose, to employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States...
Page 19 - Act, and to the restoring the prize or prizes in the cases in which restoration shall have been adjudged, and also for the purpose of preventing the carrying on any such expedition or enterprise from the territories or jurisdiction of the United States against the territories or dominions of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace.

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