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Page 72 - 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 or vessel with intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of either of the said belligerents.
Page 40 - ... more than three years; and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition, and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited, one-half to the use of the informer and the other half to the use of the United States.
Page 38 - Porte admitted to participate in the advantages of the public law and system (concert^ of Europe.
Page 53 - Court in which such offender shall be convicted, and every such ship or 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...
Page 72 - Potentate, or against the Subjects or Citizens of any Prince, State, or Potentate, or against the Persons exercising or assuming to exercise the Powers of Government in any Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or Country...
Page 53 - Excise, or under the laws of trade and 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 53 - 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 17 - We have answered that our citizens have "always been free to make, vend and export arms; that it is the constant "occupation and livelihood of some of them. To suppress their callings, the "only means, perhaps, of their subsistence, because a war exists in foreign "and distant countries, in which we have no concern, would scarcely be ex"pected. It would be hard in principle, and impossible in practice.
Page 40 - ... or by changing those on board of her for guns of a larger calibre, or by the addition thereto of any equipment solely applicable to war.
Page 26 - The measure is proposed under a thorough conviction that it is in strict accord with the law of nations, that it is just and right as to the parties, and that the United States owe it to their station and character in the world, as well as to their essential interests, to adopt it.