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accept action Adams addressed adopted already American answer arms assurance August authority belligerent blockade Britain British cause character citizens commerce communication condition Confederate congress consideration considered Constitution consul convention copy course dated Dayton declaration of Paris DEPARTMENT desire despatch directed duty effect enter excellency existing expected expressed extract fact favor federal flag force foreign affairs France French friendly further give honor hope important instant instructions insurgents interests Italy July June LEGATION letter Lord Lord John Russell Majesty Majesty's government maritime matter ment minister necessary negotiation neutral obedient servant occasion opinion Paris parties peace persons ports powers practice present President principles privateers proposed question reason received recognition referred regard relations reply respect respectfully Russell Secretary September Seward ship taken tion treaty undersigned Union United vessels Washington WILLIAM H
Page 189 - 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 enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 165 - Government, directly or indirectly, commences or carries on any verbal or written correspondence or intercourse with any foreign Government or any officer or agent thereof, with an intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign Government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the Government of the United States...
Page 192 - 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 enemy's flag; 4.
Page 19 - Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Page 19 - No men living are more worthy to be trusted than those who toil up from poverty; none less inclined to take or touch aught which they have not honestly earned. Let them beware of surrendering a political power which they already possess, and which if surrendered will surely be used to close the door of advancement against such as they and to fix new...
Page 16 - National authority would render the war unnecessary, and it would at once cease. If, however, resistance continues, the war must also continue, and...
Page 18 - It is not needed nor fitting here that a general argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point with its connections not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above, labor in the structure of government.
Page 395 - I have the honor to be, with much respect, your obedient servant, BF ANGEL.
Page 19 - It is not forgotten that a considerable number of persons mingle their own labor with capital — that is, they labor with their own hands, and also buy or hire others to labor for them; but this is only a mixed, and not a distinct class. No principle stated is disturbed by the existence of this mixed class.
Page 147 - Considering : That maritime law, in time of war, has long been the subject of deplorable disputes; That the uncertainty of the law and of the duties in such a matter gives rise to differences of opinion between neutrals and belligerents which may occasion serious difficulties, and even conflicts; That it is consequently advantageous to establish a uniform doctrine on so important a point...