What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Alaska American appears approved arrived August authorities Behring's Sea British Columbia British vessels called Canada Canadian Captain catch charge claim close coast Colonial Committee communication Company copy Corwin Council Court crew cutter dated Department despatch directed District dollars Dominion engaged fact Fisheries fishing Foreign Office forward fur-seal further honour inclose Inclosure instant instructions interest islands JOHN July jurisdiction killing land latitude lease letter limit Lord Majesty's Government March Marine Marquis of Salisbury master mate miles Minister months October Office Onward Ounalaska owners passed persons port possession present proposed protection provisions question received reference regard reply Report request respecting Rush Russia schooner seals season Secretary seized seizure sent September shore Signed Sitka skins statement taken telegram Telegraphic Territory Thornton Treasury Treaty United vessels Victoria violation voyage Washington waters West
Page 25 - Choukotski, to the meridian of one hundred and seventy-two west longitude; thence, from the intersection of that meridian, in a southwesterly direction, so as to pass midway between the island of Attou and the Copper island of the...
Page 337 - Straits on the parallel of sixty-five degrees thirty minutes north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the islands of Krusenstern or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or Noonarbook, and proceeds due north without limitation, into the same Frozen Ocean.
Page 78 - It is agreed, that, in any part of the Great Ocean, commonly called the Pacific Ocean or South Sea, the respective citizens or subjects of the high contracting powers shall be neither disturbed nor restrained either in navigation, or in fishing, or in the power of resorting to the coasts upon points which may not already have been occupied, for the purpose of trading with the natives, saving always the restrictions and conditions determined by the following articles.
Page 338 - States, by this convention, immediately upon the exchange of the ratifications thereof, all the territory and dominion now possessed by his said Majesty on the continent of America and in the adjacent islands, the same being contained within the geographical limits herein set forth, to wit...
Page 43 - ... or imprisoned not more than six months, or both, and all vessels, their tackle, apparel, furniture and cargo, found engaged in violation of this section .shall be forfeited...
Page 107 - ... the citizens of the United States shall not resort to any point where there is a Russian establishment without the permission of the Governor or commander; and that reciprocally, the subjects of Russia shall not resort without permission to any establishment of the United States upon the Northwest Coast.
Page 60 - ... exclusive original cognizance of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, including all seizures under laws of impost, navigation or trade of the United States, where the seizures are made on waters which are navigable from the sea by vessels of ten or more tons burden, within their respective districts, as well as upon the high seas...
Page 225 - States to diligently cruise said waters and arrest all persons and seize all vessels found to be or to have been engaged in any violation of the laws of the United States therein.
Page 337 - The cession of territory and dominion herein made is hereby declared to be free and unencumbered by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions, by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian or any other, or by any parties, except merely private individual property holders ; and the cession hereby made, conveys all the rights, franchises, and privileges now belonging to Russia in the said territory or dominion, and appurtenances thereto.
Page 234 - Sea, and it shall be the duty of the President at a timely season in each year to issue his proclamation, and cause the same to be published for one month in at least one newspaper (if any such there be) published at each United States port of entry on the Pacific coast, warning all persons against entering such waters for the purpose of violating the provisions of said section...