History of Two Reciprocity Treaties: The Treaty with Canada in 1854, the Treaty with the Hawaiian Islands in 1876, with a Chapter on the Treaty-making Power of the House of Representatives

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Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Press, 1904 - 220 pagina's

A History of Two Reciprocity Treaties: The Treaty with Canada in 1854: The Treaty with the Hawaiian Islands in 1876 by Chalfant Robinson, first published in 1904, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Pagina 105 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and His Majesty the King of the French, taking into consideration the existence in the Sandwich Islands of a government capable of providing for the regularity of its relations with foreign nations, have thought it right to engage reciprocally to consider the Sandwich Islands as an Independent State, and never to take possession, either directly or under the title of Protectorate, or under any other form, of any part of the...
Pagina 85 - The High Contracting Parties hereby solemnly engage to consider the decision of the Commissioners conjointly, or of the Arbitrator or Umpire, as the case may be, as absolutely final and conclusive in each case decided upon by them or him, respectively.
Pagina 203 - the Date at which it may come into operation, and further ' until the Expiration of Twelve Months after either of the ' High Contracting Parties shall give Notice to the other of ' its Wish to terminate the same...
Pagina 85 - Edward's island, and of the several islands thereunto adjacent, without being restricted to any distance from the shore; with permission to land upon the coasts and shores of those colonies and the islands thereof, and also upon the Magdalen islands, for the purpose of drying their nets and curing their fish...
Pagina 84 - The Commissioners so named shall meet at London at the earliest convenient period after they shall 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, to the best of their judgment, and according to justice and equity...
Pagina 83 - States fishermen by the convention between the United States and Great Britain, signed at London on the 20th day of October, 1818, of taking, curing, and drying fish on certain coasts of the British North American colonies therein defined, the inhabitants of the United States shall have, in common with the subjects of her...
Pagina 84 - ... and also upon the Magdalen islands, for the purpose of drying their nets and curing their fish ; provided that, in so doing, they do not interfere with the rights of private property, or with British fishermen, in the peaceable use of any part of' the said coast in their occupancy for the same purpose.
Pagina 198 - ... butter, cheese, lard, tallow; bullion; coal; cordage, naval stores including tar, pitch, resin, turpentine raw and rectified; copper and composition sheathing; nails and bolts; cotton and manufactures of cotton bleached and unbleached, and whether or not colored, stained, painted, or printed...
Pagina 198 - ... staves, and headings; wool and manufactures of wool, other than ready-made clothing; wagons and carts for the purposes of agriculture or of drayage; wood and manufactures of wood, or of wood and metal except furniture either upholstered or carved and carriages; textile manufactures, made of a combination of wool, cotton, silk, or linen, or of any two or more of them other than when readymade clothing; harness and all manufactures of leather; starch; and tobacco, whether in leaf or manufactured.
Pagina 87 - ... her Majesty's said subjects ; it being understood, however, that the British Government retains the right of suspending this privilege on giving due notice thereof to the Government of the United States. It is further agreed that, if at any time the British Government should exercise the said reserved right, the Government of the United States shall have the right of suspending, if it think fit...

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