Legislation of the Convention of 1861

Legislation of the Convention of 1861

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...than English vessels. c That the Jay Treaty with Great Britain discriminated against France. d That the Cabinet in 1793 discussed the question whether the treaties with France were binding, also whether they would receive the agents of the proscribed princes. e That the United States made an insidious proclamation. of neutrality. f By chicaneries the courts of the United States were unjust to French privateers. g The United States had eluded the offered mediation of France with Algiers for relieving American prisoners. /z It allowed French vessels of state to bearrested, contrary to treaty. 1' It suffered England to interrupt its commerce with France. 7' It suffered English vessels. which had insulted the United States, to take refuge in her ports and thence cruise against the French. k It in effect applauded English audacity; allowed French colonies to be blockaded. I It eluded French advances for more favorable treaties, while it sought a treaty with England which prostituted its neutrality, and forgot the services France had rendered in the war of the Revolution. m That from the New York Coffee House the entwined flags of the two nations had been removed by the proprietors. n That an American almanac had failed to give precedence to French diplomacy. 0 That the consular convention between the two nations had been rendered illusory in two particulars. 15 That Minister Fauchet, on leaving the United States, hed been subjected to annoying treatment by a British ship. 'The answer of the United States as given by Tucker was, in substance: That the United States did not violate our treaty or weaken our engagements with France; that no resistance was made to the measures of Genet and others of her agents, except what was required...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236990412
  • 9781236990419