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" Privateering is, and remains abolished. 2. 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 the enemy's flag. "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 3
by United States. Congress. Senate - 1856
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Personal Memoirs

Ulysses S. Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 708 pages
...Mackenzie won fame in wars against the Plains Indians. 94. Under international law, a blockade had to be "maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy" if neutral nations were to respect its legitimacy. At first the Union blockade of Confederate ports...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 496 pages
...adding thereto the following propositions: "Privateering is and remains abolished," and "Blockades in order to be binding must be effective; that is to...really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy"; and to the declaration thus composed of four points, two of which had already been proposed by the...
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Sanctified Trial: The Diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, a Confederate Woman ...

Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 496 pages
...with the exception of contraband of war are not liable to capture under enemy flag. A. Blockade in order to be binding must be effective that is to say...really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy. Had Europe carried out these principles in strict accordance with international law how different would...
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German Naval Strategy, 1856-1888: Forerunners to Tirpitz

David H. Olivier - History - 2004 - 240 pages
...contraband. 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under the enemy's flag. 4. Blockades, in order to be binding,...sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.28 In theory, these four points were supposed to revolutionize warfare at sea, to bring it to...
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Naval Blockades and Seapower: Strategies and Counter-strategies, 1805-2005

Bruce A. Elleman, S. C. M. Paine - Blockade - 2006 - 356 pages
...Paris Declaration of 1 6 April 1 856 upon the principle, among others, of effectiveness: "Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective, that is to...sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy."34 Thus, fictitious or paper blockades had become illegal. It must be stressed, however, that...
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