British and Foreign State Papers

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Page 89 - A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered if the offence in respect of which his surrender is demanded is one of a political character...
Page 1009 - MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN, WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary supplies to defray Your Majesty's public expenses, and making an addition to the public revenue, have freely and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the several duties herein-after mentioned...
Page 78 - In faith whereof, we. the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Convention, and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done, at Washington, the nineteenth day of April.
Page 90 - The requisition for extradition shall be made through the Diplomatic Agents of the High Contracting Parties respectively. || The requisition for the extradition of an accused person must be accompanied by a warrant of arrest issued by the competent authority of the State requiring the extradition, and by such evidence as, according to the laws of the place where the accused is found, would justify his arrest if the crime had been committed there...
Page 1065 - Chancellor, or other person intrusted by virtue of the Queen's Sign Manual with the care and commitment of the custody of the persons and estates of lunatics...
Page 48 - In case neither of the high contracting parties should have notified twelve months before the expiration of the said ten years the intention of terminating it, it shall remain binding until the expiration of one year from the day on which either of the high contracting parties shall have denounced it. But if when the date fixed for its expiration arrives either ally is actually engaged in war the alliance shall ipso facto continue until peace is concluded.
Page 654 - The spectacle of thousands of British subjects kept permanently in the position of helots, constantly chafing under undoubted grievances, and calling vainly to Her Majesty's Government for redress, does steadily undermine the influence and reputation of Great Britain and the respect for the British Government within the Queen's dominions.
Page 92 - The stipulations of the present treaty shall be applicable to the colonies and foreign possessions of Her Britannic Majesty, so far as the laws for the time being in force in such colonies a-id foreign possessions respectively will allow.
Page 112 - In case of the death of any subject of Siam in the United States or of any citizen of the United States in Siam without having in the country of his decease any known heirs or testamentary executors by him appointed...
Page 88 - Revolt, or conspiracy to revolt by two or more persons on board a ship on the high seas, against the authority of the master...

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