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, Volumen431

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V. & R. Stevens and G. S. Norton, 1854 - 457 páginas

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Página 101 - ... with the advice of our privy council, to issue this our royal proclamation, hereby...
Página 143 - 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...
Página 4 - 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.
Página 98 - 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...
Página 4 - ... that their cargoes were taken on board before the expiration of the above term ; provided, that nothing herein contained shall...
Página 99 - 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...
Página 405 - 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.
Página 80 - Russian vessels having on board any officer in the Military or Naval Service of the enemy, or any article prohibited or contraband of war, or any despatch of or to the Russian Government.
Página 100 - ... fine and imprisonment, or either of them, at the discretion of the court in which such offender shall be convicted...
Página 267 - ... ships inconsistent with amity or neutrality; and if they consent to accept this pledge, no third party has a right to quarrel with it any more than with any other pledge which they may agree mutually to accept.

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