Letters on International Relations Before and During the War of 1870, Volume 2

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Tinsley brothers, 1871 - Europe

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Page 604 - WHEREAS the laws and treaties of the United States, without interfering with the free expression of opinion and sympathy, or with the commercial manufacture or sale of arms or munitions of war, nevertheless impose upon all persons who may be within their territory and jurisdiction the duty of an impartial neutrality during the existence of the contest...
Page 393 - S'il survenait entre la Sublime Porte et l'une ou plusieurs des autres puissances signataires un dissentiment qui menaçât le maintien de leurs relations, la Sublime Porte et chacune de ces puissances, avant de recourir à l'emploi de la force, mettront les autres parties contractantes en mesure de prévenir cette extrémité par leur action médiatrice.
Page 190 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia, His Majesty the King of the French...
Page 597 - ... carried coastwise : arms, ammunition and gunpowder, military and naval stores, and any articles which Her Majesty shall judge capable of being converted into or made useful in increasing the quantity of military or naval stores, provisions, or any sort of victual which may be used as food by man, and if any goods so prohibited shall be exported from the United Kingdom or carried coastwise, or be water-borne to be so exported or carried, they shall be forfeited.
Page 237 - La Prusse s'engage à obtenir du Roi de Bavière et du Grand-Duc de Hesse, sauf à fournir à ces Princes des dédommagements, la cession des portions de territoire qu'ils possèdent sur la rive gauche du Rhin et à en transférer la possesion à la France.
Page 570 - ... to the Treaty. Whatever might have been the result of such communications, a risk of future complications and a very dangerous precedent as to the validity of international obligations would have been avoided. I am, &c., GRANVILLE.
Page 568 - March, 1856, to which you allude in your telegram of yesterday afternoon. In my despatch of yesterday I gave you an account of what passed between us, and I now propose to observe upon Prince Gortschakoff's despatches of tho 19th and 20th ult., communicated to me by the Russian Ambassador on that occasion.
Page 570 - Treaty on the ground of allegations of which she constitutes herself the only judge. The question therefore arises, not whether any desire expressed by Russia ought to be carefully examined in a friendly spirit by the co-signatory Powers, but whether they are to accept from her the announcement that, by her own act, without any consent from them, she has released herself from a solemn covenant.
Page 235 - Tous les commandants de corps détachés auront le droit d'or^donner la réquisition de fournitures nécessaires à l'entretien de leurs troupes. La réquisition d'autres fournitures jugées indispensables dans l'intérêt de l'armée ne pourra être ordonnée que par les généraux et les officiers faisant fonctions de généraux. Sous tous les rapports, il ne sera exigé des habitants que ce qui est nécessaire pour l'entretien des troupes, et il sera délivré des reçus officiels pour toutes...
Page 234 - Les communes auxquelles les coupables appartiendront, ainsi que celles dont le territoire aura servi à l'action incriminée , seront passibles, dans chaque cas, d'une amende égale au montant annuel de leur impôt foncier...

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