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Page 710 - of Russia, and of Turkey, assembled to-day in Conference, recognise that it is an essential principle of the Law of Nations that no Power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the Contracting Powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Page 700 - the High Contracting Parties shall have given notice to the other of its wish to terminate the same ; each of the High Contracting Parties being at liberty to give, such notice to the other at the end of the said period of ten years or at any time afterward
Page 83 - with regard to the American continents, circumstances were widely different. It was impossible, that the Allied Powers should extend their political system to any portion of these continents, without endangering the peace and happiness of the United States. It
Page 697 - free and open for the purposes of commerce to the subjects of Her Britannic Majesty and to the citizens of the United States, subject to any laws and regulations of either country within its own territory not inconsistent with such privilege of free navigation. ARTICLE XXVII. The government of Her Britannic Majesty engages to urge upon the
Page 83 - a frank, firm, and manly policy; meeting, in all instances, the just claims of every power,—submitting to injuries from none. But, with regard to the American continents, circumstances were widely different. It was impossible, that the Allied Powers should extend their political system to any portion of these continents, without endangering the peace and happiness of the United States. It
Page 49 - no Indian nation or tribe within the territory of the United States shall be acknowledged or recognized as an independent nation, tribe, or power, with whom the United States may contract by treaty ; but no obligation of any treaty lawfully made and
Page 94 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no Power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting Powers by means of an amicable arrangement
Page 67 - constitutional act expressly declares, by " the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to them and their posterity.
Page 83 - the governments, whose independence they had recognized, they could not view any interposition for the purpose of oppressing them, or controlling in any other manner their destiny, in any other light than as a manifestation of an unfriendly disposition towards the United States. They had declared their neutrality in the war
Page 672 - ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people, to cruise or commit hostilities against the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace, or shall issue or deliver a commission