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WHEATON'S ELEMENTS

OF

INTERNATIONAL LAW.

FIFTH ENGLISH EDITION,

REVISED THROUGHOUT.

NOTE.

Wheaton's · Elements of International Law' was first published in 1836, in two editions, one appearing in Philadelphia and the other in London. The third edition was issued in 1846, in Philadelphia. In 1848, a French edition of the work was published at Leipsic and Paris ; and in 1853 a second French edition was brought out at the same places. In 1857 an edition in English (called the sixth) was edited by W. B. Lawrence, and published in Boston ; a second edition by the same editor appeared in 1863, also in Boston. The next issue, in 1864, was a translation into Chinese executed by order of the Chinese Government. The edition after that was the well-known one, edited by R. H. Dana, 1866, Boston. The first English edition proper was edited by A. C. Boyd and issued by the present publishers in 1878; the same editor prepared the second and the third edition, the latter in 1889. The fourth English edition, edited by J. B. Atlay, appeared in 1904.

WHEATON'S ELEMENTS

OF

INTERNATIONAL LAW.

.

FIFTH ENGLISH EDITION,

REVISED THROUGHOUT, CONSIDERABLY ENLARGED

,
AND RE-WRITTEN

BY

COLEMAN PHILLIPSON, M.A., LL.D., Litt.D.,

OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT. LAW,
Author of "Studies in International Law"; "Effect of War on Contracts;
The Internat onal Law and Custom of Ancient Greece and Rome" ;

* International Law and the Great War";
Part Author of " Great Jurists of the World;
Editor of Foote's " Private International Jurisprudence"; etc.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION

BY

The Rr. Hon. SIR FREDERICK POLLOCK, Br., D.C.L., LL.D.,

.

Author of Principles of Contract; The Law of Torts," etc.

LONDON:
STEVENS AND SONS, LIMITED,

119 & 120, CHANCERY LANE.

NEW YORK :

AKER, VOORHIS & CO.

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