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" ... and carrying off persons sailing under it, not in the exercise of a belligerent right founded on the law of nations against an enemy, but of a municipal prerogative over British subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in... "
International Cases: Arbitrations and Incidents Illustrative of ... - Page 368
by Ellery Cory Stowell, Henry Fraser Munro - 1916
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The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volume 1

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional law - 1910 - 1390 pages
...allegiance on board the ships of other countries on the high seas, where no laws could operate ' but the laws of the country to which the vessels belong.'...Ashburton in 1842. Ships on the high seas are treated, for purpose? of jurisdiction, as if they were part of the territory of the nation to which they belong....
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The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volume 2

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - Constitutional law - 1910
...allegiance on board the ships of other countries on the high seas, where no laws could operate 'but the laws of the country to which the vessels belong.' Precisely the same position was maintained by tVehster in his correspondence with Lord Ashhurton in 1842. Ships on the high seas are treated, for...
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Cyclopedia of American Government, Volume 2

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1914
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations, and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong." This, with other grievances, led to the declaration of war June 18, 1812. In speaking of the effect...
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The Principles of American Diplomacy

John Bassett Moore - Electronic books - 1918 - 476 pages
...The burden of the complaint in regard to impressment, as defined in Madison's war message of June 1, 1812, was that Great Britain sought, under cover of...correspondence with Lord Ashburton in 1842, Ships on the high 275 seas are treated, for purposes of jurisdiction, as if they were part of the territory of the nation...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 54

Edmund Burke - History - 1813
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can •operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country to which the vesstU belong; and a selfredress is assumed, which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and...
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On the Law of Nations

Daniel Patrick Moynihan - History - 1990 - 211 pages
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong, and a self-redress is assumed which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned,...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong, and a self-redress is assumed which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned,...
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The Federal Principle in American Politics, 1790-1833

Andrew Lenner - Political Science - 2001 - 223 pages
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels, in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations, and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong,96 It was not the return of British sailors that Americans opposed, but the means by which the...
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Selected Writings of James Madison

James Madison, Ralph Ketcham - 432 pages
...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong, and a self-redress is assumed which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 110

American literature - 1905
...municipal law of allegiance on board the ships of other countries on the high seas, where no laws coul<l operate " but the law of nations, and the laws of...with Lord Ashburton in 1842. Ships on the high seas arc treated, for purposes of jurisdiction, as if they were part of the territory of the nation to which...
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