Foreign Relations of the United States; Enforcement of Regulations Respecting Fur Seals

Foreign Relations of the United States; Enforcement of Regulations Respecting Fur Seals

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...from the recent telegram of the State Department to this legation that our owli Government is ready to adopt. It will be observed that the method of putting the proposed arrangement into force suggested by the imperial minister is very simple, and I may be allowed to suggest that, if our own Government take the same view, a brief dispatch by cable to me to that effect would be well received here by the Imperial Government as showing that we are ready to meet their views with promptness. 1 am, etc., And. D. White. Inclosure in No. 64--Translation. Mr. Giers to Mr. White. Mr. Minister: The Government of the United States of North America, having agreed to an arrangement concerning fur-seal fishing similar to the one which already exists between us and Great Britain, I consider it my duty to address you the present note on the subject, accompanied by the reservations which we have formulated toward England. S. Ex. 67 6 1. It is understood, in the first piace, that the understanding established between our two Governments leaves unimpaired all the rights of Russia in its territorial waters. 2. In delivering to the authorities of the United States the American ships engaged in hunting fur seals in the prohibited waters, we do not in any way intend to prejudice the question of the rights of maritime power to extend its territorial jurisdiction in certain special cases beyond erritorial waters properly so called. 3. The Imperial Government reserves its entire liberty as to the choice in the future between the two systems of protecting fur seals, either by means of a prohibited zone or by means of complete prohibition of pelagic hunting, or by regulating it on the high seas. 4. The present arrangement shall only be in force until further orders, more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236514300
  • 9781236514301