Liability of the Government of Great Britain for the Depredations of Rebel Privateers on the Commerce of the United States, Considered

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A.D.F. Randloph, 1863 - Alabama claims - 37 pages

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Page 6 - Navigation ; and that every such Ship and Vessel, with the Tackle, Apparel, and Furniture, together with all the Materials, Arms, Ammunition, and Stores which may belong to or be on board of...
Page 6 - States shall then be at peace with such belligerent. ) 8. Fitting out and arming, or attempting to fit out and arm, or procuring to be fitted out and armed, or knowingly being concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship...
Page 6 - ... vessel, with the tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all the materials, arms, ammunition, and stores, which may belong to or be on board of any such ship or vessel, shall be forfeited ; and it shall be lawful for any officer of His Majesty's Customs or Excise, or any officer of His Majesty's Navy, who is by law empowered to make seizures for any forfeiture incurred under any of the laws of Customs or Excise, or the laws of trade...
Page 6 - ... fine and imprisonment, or either of them, at the discretion of the Court in which such offender shall be convicted...
Page 6 - That if any person, within any part of the United Kingdom, or in any part of His Majesty's dominions beyond the seas, shall, without the leave and...
Page 6 - ... province or people, or of any person or persons exercising or assuming to exercise any powers of government in or over any foreign state, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Page 6 - ... or by changing those on board for other guns, or by the addition of any equipment for war, increase or augment, or procure to be increased or augmented, or shall be knowingly concerned in increasing or augmenting, the warlike force of any ship or vessel of war, or cruiser, or other armed vessel, which at the time of her arrival...
Page 6 - Majesty shall not then be at war ; or shall within the United Kingdom, or any of his Majesty's dominions, or in any settlement, colony, territory, island, or place belonging or subject to his Majesty, issue or deliver any 'commission for any ship or vessel, to the intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed as aforesaid...
Page 6 - ... knowingly concerned in increasing or augmenting the warlike force of any ship which at the time of her being within the dominions of...
Page 6 - ... furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel with intent or in order that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of any foreign prince, state, or potentate, or of any foreign colony, province, or part of any province or people...

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