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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... with or without their consent, neutral vessels to Allied ports, there to effect the seizures and confiscations above referred to, and thus exercise over those vessels a more extensive belligerent right than that which is theirs on the high seas. According to the Government of the United States there should be, in point of law, no distinction to be made between seizure of mails on the high seas, which the Allies have declared they will not apply for the present, and the same seizure practised on board ships that are, whether willingly or not, in an Allied port. 6. On this first point and as regards vessels summoned on the high seas and compelled to make for an Allied port, the Allied Governments have the honor to advise the Government of the United States that they have never subjected mails to a different treatment according as they were found on a neutral vessel on the high seas or on neutral vessels compelled to proceed to an Allied port, they have always acknowledged that visits made in the port after a forced change of course must in this respect be on the same footing as a visit on the high seas, and the criticism formulated by the Government of the United States does not therefore seem warranted. 7. As to ships which of their own accord call at Allied ports it is important to point out that in this case they are really "voluntarily" making the call. In calling at an Allied port the master acts, not on any order from the Allied authorities, but solely carries out the instructions of the owner; neither are those instructions forced upon the said owner. In consideration of certain advantages derived from the call at an Allied port, of which he is at full liberty to enjoy or refuse the benefits, the owner instructs his captain to...
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