Alien Property Custodian Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, Sixty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 12651 and H.R. 12884. March 23, April 2, April 27, 1920

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Page 36 - After the end of the war any claim of any enemy or of an ally of enemy to any money or other property received and held by the alien property custodian or deposited in the United States Treasury, shall be settled as Congress shall direct...
Page 60 - President, said claimant may institute a suit in equity in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia or in the district court of the United States...
Page 46 - States for the district in which such claimant resides, or, if a corporation, where it has its principal place of business (to which suit the Alien Property Custodian or the treasurer of the United States, as the case may be, shall be made a party defendant), to establish the interest, right, title, or debt so claimed, and if...
Page 33 - It may not be unworthy of remark, that it is very unusual, even in cases of conquest, for the conqueror to do more than to displace the sovereign and assume dominion over the country. The modern usage of nations, which has become law, would be violated ; that sense of justice and of right which is acknowledged and felt by the whole civilized world would be outraged, if private property should be generally confiscated, and private rights annulled.
Page 56 - VI. They may be charged in the second place with payment of the amounts due in respect of claims by the nationals of such Allied or Associated Power with regard to their property, rights and interests in the territory of other enemy Powers, in so far as those claims are otherwise unsatisfied.
Page 32 - The Food Control and District of Columbia Rents Act," approved October 22, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes, page 297), the Act known as the Trading with the Enemy Act...
Page 56 - ... payment of amounts due in respect of claims by the nationals of that Allied or Associated Power with regard to their property, rights and interests, including companies and associations in which they are interested, in German territory, or debts owing to them by German nationals...
Page 35 - An Act to punish persons who make threats against the President of the United States", approved February 14, 1917; section 871 of title 18, United States Code ; an Act entitled "An Act to define, regulate, and punish trading with the enemy, and for other purposes...
Page 7 - ... court of Philadelphia county, duly commissioned and sworn, to all whose acts, as such, full faith and credit are and ought to be given, as well in courts of judicature as elsewhere.
Page 6 - Before me, the subscriber, one of the justices of the peace in and for the said county personally appeared the abovenamed petitioner, who being duly sworn according to law, doth depose and say that...

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