Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1870 - United States

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Page 45 - ... 3. Hiring or retaining another person to enlist or enter himself in the service of either of the said belligerents as a soldier, or as a marine, or seaman on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer.
Page 47 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective ; that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 150 - Majesty's dominions, was ship of war, cruiser or armed vessel in the service of any foreign prince, state or potentate, or of any person or persons exercising or assuming...
Page 156 - ... 1. Any person who, being a British subject, within or without the dominions of her Majesty, has, without the license of Her Majesty, accepted or agreed to accept any commission or engagement in the military or naval service of any foreign state at war with any friendly state.
Page 149 - States shall then be at peace with such belligerent. ) 8. Fitting out and arming, or attempting to fit out and arm, or procuring to be fitted out and armed, or knowingly being concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship...
Page 149 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council, to issue this our royal proclamation : And we do hereby strictly charge and command all our loving subjects to observe a strict neutrality in and during the aforesaid hostilities...
Page 215 - ... is necessary to be taken from them for the use of such armed force, the same shall be paid for at a reasonable price. And all...
Page 157 - ... (3) Equips any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe that the same shall or will be employed in the military or naval service of any foreign state at war with any friendly state...
Page 156 - ... commission or engagement in the military or naval service of any foreign State at war with any foreign , State at peace with Her Majesty...
Page 149 - ... ship and vessel, with the tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all the materials, arms, ammunition, and stores which may belong to or be on board of...

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