French Spoliation Claims; Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Communication from the Secretary of State, Accompanied by a Report of Somerville P. Tuck, in Relation to French Spoliation Claims

French Spoliation Claims; Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Communication from the Secretary of State, Accompanied by a Report of Somerville P. Tuck, in Relation to French Spoliation Claims

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...of letter from French consul at Malaga to minister of foreign relations, dated 18th Frimaire, year VII, transmitting copy of list of all prizes brought in to the ports of bis arrondissement during the years IV, V, and VI, in which is mentioned the above. October 14, 1887, sent certified copy from 'Archives De'partmentales" at Aix, of decree rendered by the civil tribunal of the Bouches-du-Rh6no, 27th Frimaire, year VIII, confirming decree of French consul at Malaga, dated 25th Brnmaire, year VI, which had condemned vessel and cargo. The decree recites that captain and owner were assisted during trial by Consul Cathalan, that prize was captured during her voyage from Lisbon to Alicante by La Ziza, and condemned by French consul at Malaga on the 26th Brnmaire, year VI. It recites further that there is no considerable doubt as to the true nationality of the ship, which, by the papers found on board, is described now as tho Kitty, of Boston, then of Philadelphia, again of New York; that although Captain Horton claimed 820. Kitty; brig; Thomas Horton. (1234.)--Continued. ownership, some of her papers stated that Calvin Ellis, of Boston, is the owner; all the papers lack official anthenticity; there is no passport, no crew list, no bill of lading, nor even invoice or manifest. For these reasons condemnation is confirmed. 821 Kitty'; schooner; Jacob Singleton. (1237.) March 18, 1887, sent Department certified copy of decree of condemnation at Cape Hayti found at Colonial Archives, Paris. 822. Kitty; Hysham. Decree of condemnation at Cape Hayti found at Colonial Archives, Paris, 823. Kitty; John Harper. Decree of condemnation at Cape Hayti found at Colonial Archives, Paris. 824. Kitty; John Damminger. Decree of condemnation at Cape Hayti found at...show more

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