Treaty of Washington: Message from the President... Relative to the Differences of Opinion which Have Arisen with Regard to the Powers of the Tribunal of Arbitration Created Under the Treaty of Washington...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1872 - Alabama claims - 59 pages
 

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Page 47 - Whereas differences have arisen between the Government of the United States and the Government of Her Britannic Majesty, and still exist, growing out of the acts committed by the several vessels which have given rise to the claims generically known as the "Alabama Claims...
Page 39 - Alabama, and other cruisers, which had been fitted out, or armed, or equipped, or which had received augmentation of force in Great Britain, or in her colonies, and of the operations of those vessels, showed extensive direct losses in the capture and destruction of a large...
Page 24 - Her Majesty's Government must therefore decline either to make reparation and compensation for the captures made by the " Alabama," or to refer the question to any foreign State.
Page 24 - States. 8. That, in addition to this direct injury, the action of these Britishbuilt, manned, and armed vessels has had the indirect effect of driving from the sea a large portion of the commercial marine of the United States, and to a corresponding extent enlarging that of Great Britain...
Page 16 - It shall be competent for the commissioners to decide in each case whether any claim has or has not been duly made, preferred, and laid before them, either wholly or to any and what extent, according to the true intent and meaning of this treaty.
Page 30 - Majesty during the same period, which may have been presented to either government for its interposition with the other, and which yet remain unsettled, as well as any other such claims which may be presented within...
Page 22 - ... case of an impossibility to arrive at any common conclusion I am directed to say, there is no fair and equitable form of conventional arbitrament or reference to which they will not be willing to submit. Entertaining these views, I crave permission to apprise your lordship that I have received directions to continue to present to your notice...
Page 19 - Britain or in her colonies, and of the operations of those vessels, showed extensive direct losses in the capture and destruction of a large number of vessels with their cargoes, and in the heavy national expenditures in the pursuit of the cruisers ; and indirect injury in the transfer of a large part of the American commercial marine to the British flag, in the enhanced payments of insurance, in the prolongation of the war, and in the addition of a large sum to the cost of the war and the suppression...
Page 48 - Majesty's Government, the high contracting parties agree that all the said claims, growing out of acts committed by the aforesaid vessels, and generically known as the
Page 15 - And the High Contracting Parties agree to observe these rules as between themselves in future, and to bring them to the knowledge of other maritime Powers and to invite them to accede to them.

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