Account and Papers; Twenty Volumes

Account and Papers; Twenty Volumes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...situation of things. V. The English nation shall enjoy the liberty of refitting their merchant-ships in the southern triangle, included between the point of Cayo Casina, and the cluster of small Confirmed by the 1st Additional Article to the Treaty of 5th July, 1814. islands, which are situated opposite that part of the coast occupied by the cutters, at the distance of eight leagues from the river Wallis, seven from Cayo Casma, and three from the river Sibun, a place which has always been found well adapted to that purpose. For which end, the edifices and storehouses, absolutely necessary for that service, shall be allowed to be built; but in this concession is also included the express condition of not erecting fortifications there at any time, or stationing troops, or constructing any military works; and in like manner it shall not be permitted to station any ships of war there, or to construct an arsenal, or other building, the object of which might be the formation of a naval establishment. VI. It is also stipulated, that the English may freely and peaceably catch fish on the coast of the country assigned to them by the last treaty of peace, as also of that which is added to them by the present convention; but without going beyond their boundaries, and confining themselves within the distance specified in the preceding article. VII. All the restrictions specified in the last treaty of 1783, for the entire preservation of the right of the Spanish sovereignty over the country, in which is granted to the English only the privilege of making use of the wood of the different kinds, the fruits and other produce, in their natural state, are here confirmed; and the same restrictions shall also be observed with respect to the new grant. In...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634276
  • 9781236634276