Nouveau recueil général de traités, conventions et autres transactions remarquables, servant à la connaissance des relations étrangères des puissances et états dans leurs rapports mutuels

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Georg Friedrich Martens, Friedrich Wilhelm August Murhard, Karl Murhard, J. Pinhas, Julius Hopf
Dieterich, 1845 - Europe
 

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Page 464 - Washington within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight.
Page 462 - It is further agreed that the channels in the river St. Lawrence on both sides of the Long Sault Islands and of Barnhart Island, the channels in the river Detroit on both sides of the island Bois Blanc, and between that Island and both the American and Canadian shores, and all the several channels and passages between the various islands lying near the junction of the river St. Clair with the lake of that name, shall be equally free and open to the ships, vessels, and boats of both parties.
Page 457 - 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 endeavours to accomplish so desirable an object.
Page 463 - ... committed within the jurisdiction of either, shall seek an asylum, or shall be found, within the territories of the other : Provided, that this shall only T)e done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged, shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime...
Page 464 - ... that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered ; and if, on such hearing, the evidence be deemed sufficient to sustain the charge, it shall be the duty of the examining Judge or Magistrate to certify the same to the proper executive authority, that a warrant may issue for the surrender of such fugitive. The expense of such apprehension and delivery shall be borne and defrayed by the Party who makes the requisition and receives the fugitive.
Page 463 - Whereas, notwithstanding all efforts which may be made on the coast of Africa for suppressing the slave trade, the facilities for carrying on that traffic and avoiding the vigilance of cruisers, by the fraudulent use of flags and other means, are so great, and the temptations for pursuing it, while a market can be found for Slaves, so strong, as that the desired result may be long delayed unless all markets be shut against the purchase of African negroes, the Parties to this treaty agree that they...
Page 101 - PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ALL AND SINGULAR TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING...
Page 459 - It being understood that all the water communications and all the usual portages along the line from Lake Superior to the Lake of the Woods, and also Grand Portage, from the shore of Lake Superior to the Pigeon River, as now actually used, shall be free and open to the use of the citizens and subjects of both countries.
Page 317 - Majesty's dominions, and from time to time supply by other appointments any vacancy which may thereafter occur in such office, and to grant a salary to such Secretary or Registrar, not exceeding such annual sum as the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury shall from...
Page 255 - In order to bring to adjudication, with as little delay and inconvenience as possible, the vessels which may be detained according to the tenor of the...

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