Commentaries Upon International Law

Commentaries Upon International Law

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...an annual interest of 5 per cent, on the said capitals, together with a sinking fund of 1 per cent. In the third and fourth articles it was agreed that these payments should be made through the agency of Russia? and that Russia should " continue as heretofore to be security to the creditors for the whole of the said loan, and shall be charged with the administration of the same, their Belgic and Britannic Majesties remaining liable to his Imperial Majesty, each for the punctual discharge of the respective proportions of the said charge." By the fifth article it was said to be " understood and agreed r-inq-between the high contracting parties, that the said payments on L-- the part of their Majesties the King of the Netherlands and the King of Great Britain, as aforesaid, shall cease and determine should the possession and sovereignty (which God forbid!) of the Belgic provinces at any time pass or be severed from the dominions of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands previous to the complete liquidation of the same. Ifc is also understood and agreed between the high contracting parties, that the payments on the part of their Majesties the King of the Netherlands and the King of Great Britain, as aforesaid, shall not be interrupted in the event (which God forbid!) of a war breaking out between any of the three high contracting parties; the government of His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias being actually bound to its creditors by a similar agreement." In 1831, after the separation of Holland and Belgium, Great Britain having changed her mind, with respect to the advantage accruing to Europe from the union of these territories, was anxious to induce Russia to assent with her to their severance, and to the establishment of the new...show more

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  • Paperback | 478 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656679
  • 9781236656674