Instructions for the Guidance of Her Majesty's Naval Officers Employed in the Suppression of the Slave Trade

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T.R. Harrison, 1844 - Great Britain - 556 pages
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Page 155 - Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act...
Page 411 - Constantinople within the space of one month, or sooner if possible. In faith of which the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Treaty, and have affixed to it the seal of their arms.
Page 594 - Treaty for that purpose, and have named as their Plenipotentiaries, that is to say : Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the...
Page 224 - ... to enforce, separately and respectively, the laws, rights, and obligations of each of the two countries, for the suppression of the slave trade, the said squadrons to be independent of each other, but the two Governments stipulating, nevertheless, to give such orders to the officers commanding their respective forces, as shall enable them most effectually to act in concert and cooperation, upon mutual consultation, as exigencies may arise, for the attainment of the true object of this article;...
Page 321 - His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, his Majesty...
Page 423 - Longitude of the Place where the Detention shall have ' taken place, and the Number of Slaves found on board ' the Vessel at the Time of Detention.
Page 224 - Whereas the traffic in slaves is irreconcilable with the principles of humanity and justice, and whereas both His Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavors to accomplish so desirable an object.
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Page 594 - Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found to be in due and proper form, have agreed upon and concluded the following Articles : — ARTICLE I.
Page 610 - Treaty, the search shall be conducted with the courtesy and consideration which ought to be observed between allied and friendly nations; and the search shall, in all cases, be made by an officer holding a rank not lower than that of Lieutenant in the...

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