The Treaty of Washington: Its Negotiation, Execution, and the Discussions Relating Thereto

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Harper & Bros., 1873 - Alabama claims - 280 pages
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Page 207 - already been ascertained, should be continued westward along the said parallel of north latitude ' to the middle of the channel which separates the continent from Vancouver's Island, and thence southerly, through the middle of the said channel and of Fuca Straits, to the Pacific Ocean;' and whereas the Commissioners appointed by the
Page 278 - and by Her Britannic Majesty; and the ratifications shall be exchanged either at Washington or at London within six mouths from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Washington the eighth day of May, in the year of
Page 231 - harbors, and creeks of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled; but so soon as the same or either of them shall be settled, it shall not be lawful for the said fishermen to dry or cure fish at
Page 267 - The Commissioners so named shall meet at Washington at the earliest convenient period after they have been respectively named; and shall, before proceeding to any business, make and subscribe a solemn declaration that they will impartially and carefully examine and decide, to the best of their judgment, and according to justice and equity, all such
Page 26 - every such claim, whether the same may or may not have been presented to the notice of, made, preferred, or laid before the Tribunal or Board, shall, from and after the conclusion of the proceedings of the Tribunal or Board, be considered and treated as finally settled, barred, and thenceforth inadmissible.
Page 23 - that the written or printed case of each of the two Parties, accompanied by the documents, the official correspondence, and other evidence on which each relies, shall be delivered in duplicate to each of the Arbitrators and to the agent of the other Party, as soon as may be after the organization of the Tribunal;
Page 262 - were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed to and concluded the following articles: . ARTICLE I. Whereas differences have arisen between the Government of the United States and the Government of Her Britannic Majesty, and still exist, growing
Page 165 - The 'due diligence' referred to in the first and third of the said Rules, ought to be exercised by neutral Governments in exact proportion to the risks to which either of the Belligerents may be exposed from a failure to fulfill the obligations of neutrality on their part. 2.
Page 236 - of Newfoundland which extends from Cape Ray to the Rameau Islands, on the western and northern coast of Newfoundland from the said Cape Ray to the Quirpon Islands, on the shores of the Magdalen Islands, and also on the coasts, bays, harbors, and creeks from Mount Joly, on the southern coast of Labrador, to and through the Straits of Belleisle, and thence
Page 240 - and also upon the Magdalen Islands, for the purpose of drying their nets and curing their fish; provided that, in so doing, they do not interfere with the rights of private property, or with British fishermen in the peaceable use of any part of the

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