Belligerent Rights Asserted and Vindicated Against Neutral Encroachments: Being an Answer to An Examination of the British Doctrine which Subjects to Capture a Neutral Trade Not Open in Time of Peace

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J. Johnson, and W.J. and J. Richardson, 1806 - Capture at sea - 91 pages

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Page 78 - It is also understood that the permission granted by this article is not to extend to allow the vessels of the United States to carry on any...
Page 75 - Whereas Complaints have been made by divers Merchants and others, Citizens of the United States, that during the course of the War in which His Majesty is now engaged they have sustained considerable losses and damage by reason of irregular or illegal Captures or Condemnations of their vessels and other property under Colour of authority or Commissions from His Majesty...
Page 77 - Indies, and with a view to such arrangements as may best conduce to the mutual advantage and extension of commerce. And the said parties will then also renew their discussions, and endeavour to agree whether in any and what cases neutral vessels shall protect enemy's property, and in what cases provisions and other articles, not generally contraband, may become such.
Page 79 - Provided always that the said American vessels do carry and land their Cargoes in the United States only, it being expressly agreed and declared that during the Continuance of this article, the United States will prohibit and restrain the carrying...
Page 76 - America, being desirous, by a treaty of amity, commerce and navigation, to terminate their differences in such a manner, as, without reference to the merits of their respective complaints and pretensions, may be the best calculated to produce mutual satisfaction and good understanding...
Page 3 - ... and privateers, not to seize any neutral vessel which shall be carrying on trade directly between the colonies of the enemy, and the neutral country to which the vessel belongs. and laden with the property of...
Page 83 - ... to administer with indifference that justice which the law of nations holds out, without distinction, to independent States, some happening to be neutral and some to be belligerent.

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