Elements of International Law; With a Sketch of the History of the Science

Elements of International Law; With a Sketch of the History of the Science : In Two Volumes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ... been determined that the neutral court of admiralty will restore it to the original owner, where it is found in the hands of the 13 Mr. Jefferson's Letter to M. Genet, Nov. 8, 1793. Waite's State Papers, vol. vi. p. 195. Opinion of the Attorney-General on the capture of the British ship Grange, May 14, 1793. Ibid. vol. i. p. 75. Mr. Jefferson's Letter to Mr. Hammond, Sept. 5, 1723. Waite's State Papers, vol. i. p. 165. Wheaton's Reports, vol. iv. p. 65, Note a. captor himself claiming under the sentence of condemnation. But the illegal equipment will not affect the validity of a capture, made after the cruize, to which the outfit had been applied, is actually terminated.14 Right of pimon s expressed by some text writers asylum in that belligerent cruizers not only are entitled neutral D ports de-to seek an asylum and hospitality in neutral pendent on in the consent ports, but have a right to bring in and sell of the neu-...... T 1 trai state, their prizes within those ports. But there seems to be nothing in the established principles of public law which can prevent the neutral state from withholding the exercise of this privilege impartially from all the belligerent powers, or even from granting it to one of them, and refusing it to others, where stipulated by treaties existing previous to the war. The usage of nations, as testified in their marine ordinances, sufficiently shows that this is a rightful exercise of the sovereign authority, which every state possesses, to regulate the police of its own sea-ports, and to preserve the public peace within its own territory. But the 11 Wheaton's Rep. vol. v. p. 385. The Amistad de Rues, vol. viii. p. 108; vol. ix. p. 858; vol. vii. p. 519. The Santissima Trinidad. absence of a positive...
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