Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain; Transmitted to the Senate of the United States in Answer to the Resolutions of December 4 and 10, 1867, and of May 27, 1868 Volume 3

Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain; Transmitted to the Senate of the United States in Answer to the Resolutions of December 4 and 10, 1867, and of May 27, 1868 Volume 3

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...has been engaged in completing the necessary papers, and she was this day handed over to the court of vice-admiralty. I have further to inform your lordship that, having learned that goods had been landed from the Chesapeake in the country districts in this province, I dispatched duly commissioned revenue officers in search of them, and they have seized all that could be found and sent them to this port, where they are now warehoused, and will abide the decision of the court. As your lordship has been already advised, I issued a commission to investigate the charge contained in a telegram to the vice-consul here, to the effect that Braine had been arrested at Petite Riviere, but rescued by the people. The report of this commission proves that statement was inaccurate, as Braine had not been served with any legal process on the occasion referred to. Up to the present time none of the parties against whom warrants were issued have been apprehended in this province, although every facility has been rendered by njy government for that purpose. In accordance with my previous letter to his worship the mayor of this city, offering any assistance the civil power might require, that officer made application to me to aid him with a military force, a few days since, when Braine was expected here by the railway train. This was promptly granted, and every means taken to secure him, but in vain, as he was not found. ( Vide accompanying copies of letters from the mayor.) The parties accused of having prevented the arrest of Wade were summoned to appear before the proper authorities with a view to requiring bonds for their appearance to answer that charge at the first sitting of the supreme court in April next; upon their application for time for defense the....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236582365
  • 9781236582362