Congressional Edition Volume 6382

Congressional Edition Volume 6382

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said court at New Castle, in said county, this 4th day of November, A. D. 1912. seal. S. B. Crawford, Prothonotary. Mrs. Celia Griffiths v. United States of Mexico. Original Papers In Claim For Death Of Claimant's Husrand. William R. Griffiths, Deceased, At El Paso, Tex.. May 8, A. D. 1911. Presented by Coldwell & Sweeney, counsel for claimant. Offices, Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Co. Building, El Paso, Tex. EXTRACT FROM PRESIDENT Madero's MESSAGE TO THE MEXICAN CONGRESS. Anticipating the investigation ordered by both Houses of the American Congress to ascertain the injuries to the persons and amount of damages thereby occasioned to citizens residing in El Paso. Tex., or in Douglas, Ariz., during the revolution of 1910, the Government of Mexico directed two of its consuls to collect with the utmost care the information required, in order to ascertain the existence and amount of the injuries. The result was that only 11 persons in El Paso, Tex., and 6 in Douglas. Ariz., made claim for personal injuries, received in some cases on account of their own negligence or impertinent curiosity to be spectators of a battle. From a spirit of justice and in consideration of the damages suffered, compensation was adjudged to them in an amount similar to that allowed in similar cases by the American courts and by the State Department of the United States and of Mexico when the injuries were in part, at least, occasioned by the fault of the sufferer. The matter has not yet been terminated in consequence of the exorbitancy of the claims made by the interested parties, who believed that the commission created by the American Congress was an unconditional indorsement for...show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 621g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577140
  • 9781236577146