Report of the Proceedings of the Mixed Commission on Private Claims, Established Under the Convention Between Great Britain and the United States of America, of the 8th February, 1853: With the Judgments of the Commissioners and Umpire
Commission of Claims under the Convention of February 8, 1853, between the United States and Great Britain
Harrison and Sons, 1856 - Great Britain - 485 pages
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15th of January alleged American appointed arbitrator or umpire authorities awarded the sum barque Bay of Fundy bonds brig Britain Britannic Majesty British Commissioner British Government British subjects Captain Gilbert capture cargo character charge Charles Wirgman circumstances citizens Claim disallowed claim of Messrs claimants coast Collector Commission Commissioners attended Commissioners disagreed Congress Convention Court damage debt December detention domiciled due the 15th evidence Florida ground Hannen presented hearing Holford Hudson Bay Company hundred John JOSHUA BATES judgment July June jurisdiction Laurent liable Lieutenant Littlehales Lord Lord Palmerston Majesty's Majesty's Government master Matamoras ment November October opinion owners papers parties payment persons Philip Dawson pledge port Presented March 13 presented the claim proceedings referred Republic of Texas respect return of duties revenues schooner seized seizure ship Sierra Leone Slave Trade submitted—Disallowed territory Thomas thousand dollars Treaty Treaty of 1818 umpire awarded United Upham vessel
Page 308 - And the United States hereby renounce forever, any liberty heretofore enjoyed or claimed by the inhabitants thereof, to take, dry, or cure fish on, or within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbours of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 320 - ... dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours, and creeks of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled; but so soon as the same or either of them shall be settled, it shall not be lawful for the said fishermen to dry or cure fish at such settlement, without a previous agreement for that purpose with the inhabitants, proprietors, or possessors of the ground.
Page 7 - The Commissioners so named shall meet in the city of Halifax, in the Province of Nova Scotia, at the earliest convenient period after they have been respectively named, and shall, before proceeding to any business, make and subscribe a solemn declaration that they will impartially and carefully examine and decide the matters referred to them to the best of their judgment, and according to justice and equity ; and such declaration shall be entered on the record of their proceedings.
Page 12 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed.
Page 308 - American fishermen shall be admitted to enter such bays or harbours for the purpose of shelter and of repairing damages therein, of purchasing wood, and of obtaining water, and for no other purpose whatever. But they shall be under such restrictions as may be necessary to prevent their taking, drying or curing fish therein, or in any other manner whatever abusing the privileges hereby reserved to them.
Page 184 - ... applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said republic of Texas, and the residue of said lands, after discharging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed of as said State may direct ; but in no event are said debts and liabilities to become a charge upon the government of the United States.
Page 6 - Majesty, and one by the President of the United States, by and with the...
Page 43 - In testimony, whereof I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States of America, have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
Page 9 - Commissioners within six months from the day of their first meeting, unless in any case where reasons for delay shall be established to the satisfaction of the Commissioners, and then, and in any such case, the period for presenting the claim may be extended by them to any time not exceeding three months longer.
Page 9 - Convention; and further engage that every such claim, whether or not the same, may have been presented to the notice of, made, preferred, or laid before the said Commission, shall, from and after the conclusion of the proceedings of the said Commission, be considered and treated as finally settled, barred, and thenceforth inadmissible.