Reports of Cases Decided at Nisi Prius and at the Crown Side on Circuit: With Select Decisions at Chambers, Volume 3

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Page 646 - States shall then be at peace with such belligerent. ) 8. Fitting out and arming, or attempting to fit out and arm, or procuring to be fitted out and armed, or knowingly being concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship...
Page 645 - ... in the service of or for or under or in aid of any person or persons exercising or assuming to exercise...
Page 648 - But there is nothing in our laws, or in the law of nations, that forbids our citizens from sending armed vessels, as well as munitions of war, to foreign ports for sale. It is a commercial adventure which no nation is bound to prohibit, and which only exposes the persons engaged in it to the penalty of confiscation.
Page 671 - It was contended on the part of the French nation, in 1796, that neutral governments were bound to restrain their subjects from selling or exporting articles contraband of war to the belligerent powers. But it was successfully shown on the part of the United States that neutrals may lawfully sell at home to a belligerent purchaser, or carry, themselves, to the belligerent powers contraband articles subject to the right of seizure in transitu.
Page 843 - ... he was committing ; or, in other words, whether he was under the influence of a diseased mind, and was really unconscious at the time he was committing the act that it was a crime.
Page 660 - 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 646 - 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 646 - Soldier, or in any other military capacity, or as an Officer or Sailor, or Marine, in any such Ship or Vessel as aforesaid, although no enlisting money or pay or reward shall have been or shall be in any or either of the cases aforesaid actually paid to or received by him, or by any Person to or for his use or benefit...
Page 646 - Majesty shall not then be at war; or shall within the United Kingdom or any of His Majesty's dominions, or in any settlement, colony, territory, island or place belonging or subject to His Majesty, issue or deliver any commission for any ship or vessel to the intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed as aforesaid...
Page 344 - Mind,] and a proper Person to be taken charge of and detained under Care and Treatment, and that I have formed this opinion upon the following grounds, viz : — 1.

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