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" A vessel on the high seas beyond the distance of a marine league from the shore, is regarded as part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs, and subjected exclusively to the jurisdiction of that nation. "
Niles' National Register - Page 60
1842
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1843
...decision has received genera! approbation, that if a vessel be driv. en, by necessity, into a pori strictly blockaded, this necessity is good defence,...beyond the distance of a marine league from the shore, ia regarded as part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs, and subjected exclusively...
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 61

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1843
...emphatically exempts from interference. The maritime law is full of instances of the application of that great and practical rule, which declares that that which...to the land, or even into port, those who have or who ought to have control over her, struggling all the while to keep her upon the high seas, and so...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1843
...penalty. A vessel on the high eeaa, beyond the distance of a marin*1 leacue from the shore, is regarded aa part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs, and subjected exclusively to the jurisdiction ol that nation If, against the will of her master, or owner, she be driven or earned nearer lo the...
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History of the Law of Nations in Europe and America: From the Earliest Times ...

Henry Wheaton - Electronic books - 1845 - 797 pages
...be driven, by stress of weather, into a prohibited port, or into an open port with prohi- • bited articles on board, in neither case is any forfeiture...to the land, or even into port, those who have, or who ought to have, control over her, struggling all the while to keep her upon the high seas, and so...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 12

Commerce - 1845
...A vessel on the high seas, beyond the distance of a marine league from the shore, is regarded as a part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs...master or owner, she be driven or carried nearer to land, or even into port, those who have, or who ought to have, control over her, struggling all the...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 12

1845
...belong. This right is shown, on the part of the American secretary, to be exclusive ; he says : — " A. vessel on the high seas, beyond the distance of a marine league from the shore, is regarded as a part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs •. and subjected, exclusively, to the...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 12

Commerce - 1845
...belong. This right is shown, on the part of the American secretary, to be exclusive ; he says : — " A vessel on the high seas, beyond the distance of a marine league from the shore, is regarded as a part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs ; and subjected, exclusively, to the jurisdiction...
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The Diplomatic and Official Papers of Daniel Webster, While Secretary of State

Daniel Webster, United States. Department of State - United States - 1848 - 392 pages
...if a vessel be driven by necessity into a port strictly blockaded, this necessity is good defense, and exempts her from penalty. A vessel on the high...to the land, or even into port, those who have, or who ought to have, control over her, struggling all the while to keep her upon the high seas, and so...
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The Diplomatic and Official Papers of Daniel Webster, While Secretary of State

Daniel Webster, United States. Department of State - United States - 1848 - 392 pages
...if a vessel be driven by necessity into a port strictly blockaded, this necessity is good defense, and exempts her from penalty. A vessel on the high...of the nation to which she belongs, and subjected exc!usively~to the jurisdiction of that nation. If, against the will of her master or owner, she be...
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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 1

James Kent - Law - 1851
...that necessity exempted the vessel from all penalty and all hazard : that a vessel on the high seas is regarded as part of the territory of the nation to which she belongs, and subject to ita exclusive jurisdiction; and if it be forced by such necessity into a foreign port, her...
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