Papers relating to foreign affairs [afterw.] Foreign relations of the United States, Part 1

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Page 134 - And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
Page 459 - SIR: I have received the letter which you did me the honor to address to me on the 24th of this month.
Page 418 - Majesty's government. I have the honor to be, with high consideration, sir, your most obedient, humble servant, LYONS. Hon. WILLIAM H.
Page 330 - I, AB, do solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm and declare that the taking of any oath is, according to my religious belief, unlawful ; and I do also solemnly, sincerely and truly affirm and declare, &c.
Page 277 - ... 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 such ship or vessel, may be prosecuted and condemned in the like manner and in such courts as ships or vessels may be prosecuted and condemned for any breach of the laws made for the protection of the Revenues of Customs and Excise, or of the laws of trade and navigation.
Page 277 - Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or Country, or against the Inhabitants of any Foreign Colony, Province, or Part of any Province or Country, with whom His 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 277 - 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 and navigation...
Page 586 - I have the honour to be, with the highest respect, Sir, Your most obedient, humble Servant, JAMES BRYCE The Honourable ROBERT BACON, Secretary of State.
Page 10 - The undersigned, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a note from the right honorable Earl...
Page 296 - But if you think the object really was to build a ship in obedience to an order, and in compliance with a contract, leaving it to those who bought it to make what use they thought fit of it, then it appears to me that the Foreign Enlistment Act has not been in any degree broken.

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