Manual of the Law of Maritime Warfare: Embodying the Decisions of Lord Stowell and Other English Judges, and of the American Courts, and the Opinions of the Most Eminent Jurists: with an Appendix of the Official Documents and Correspondence in Relation to the Present War, Volume 431

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V. & R. Stevens and G. S. Norton, 1854 - Electronic book - 457 pages

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Page 109 - ... with the advice of our privy council, to issue this our royal proclamation, hereby...
Page 151 - And whereas it frequently happens that vessels sail for a port or place belonging to an enemy, without knowing that the same is besieged, blockaded, or invested...
Page 6 - Lord Stowell (1 Dodson, 247) observes: "It is not the less a war on that account, for war may exist without a declaration on either side. It is so laid down by the best writers on the law of nations. A declaration of war by one country only, is not a mere challenge to be accepted or refused at pleasure by the other.
Page 106 - 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 427 - Authorities whom it may concern, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain.
Page 404 - To preserve the commerce of neutrals from all unnecessary obstruction, Her Majesty is willing, for the present, to waive a part of the belligerent rights appertaining to Her by the law of nations.
Page 13 - ... that their cargoes were taken on board before the expiration of the above term ; provided, that nothing herein contained shall...
Page 107 - That if any person, within any part of the United Kingdom, or in any part of His Majesty's dominions beyond the seas, shall, without the leave and...
Page 413 - I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 31st ultimo, enclosing a copy of a letter from Mr.
Page 404 - It is impossible for her Majesty to forego the exercise of her right of seizing articles contraband of war, and of preventing neutrals from bearing the enemy's...

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