House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 12

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Page 27 - Provisions of this or the special Act, or any Act incorporated therewith, may be according to the Forms in the Schedules (A.) and (B.) respectively to this Act annexed, or as near thereto as the Circumstances of the Case will admit...
Page 1 - To preserve the commerce of neutrals from all unnecessary obstruction, her Majesty is willing, for the present, to waive a part of the belligerent rights appertaining to her by the law of nations. It is impossible for her Majesty to forego the exercise of her right of seizing articles contraband of war, and of preventing neutrals from bearing the enemy's despatches...
Page 4 - Majesty's intention to claim the confiscation of neutral property, not being contraband of war, found on board enemy's ships; and her Majesty further declares that, being anxious to lessen as much as possible the evils of war, and to restrict its operations to the regularly organized forces of the country, it is not her present intention to issue letters of marque for the commissioning of privateers.
Page 5 - Authorities whom it may concern, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain.
Page 9 - ... to the satisfaction of the emigration officer at the port of clearance, and shall throughout the voyage be kept so fitted and supplied.
Page 28 - ... but if any such variance shall appear to the justice or justices present and acting at such hearing to be such that the party so summoned and appearing has been thereby deceived or misled, it shall be lawful for such justice or justices, upon such terms as he or they shall think fit, to adjourn the hearing of the case to some future day.
Page 29 - Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon ; and no plaintiff shall recover in any such action, if tender of sufficient amends shall have been made before such action brought, or if a sufficient sum of money shall have been paid into court after such action brought, by or on behalf of the defendant...
Page 18 - Majesty, in like manner as in the case of other crown debts ; and a certificate purporting to be under the hand of any such secretary of state, governor or consular officer (as the case may be), stating the total amount of such expenses, shall in any suit or other proceeding for the recovery of such debt be received in evidence without proof of the handwriting or of the official character of...
Page 28 - ... over by the party receiving the same into the colonial treasury, and shall form part of the general revenue of the colony, and if recovered in the United Kingdom, shall be paid over to the...

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