Reports of Cases Decided During the Present War in the Admiralty Prize Court and the Court of Appeal, Volumes 1-2

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Queen's Printing Office, 1856 - Admiralty - 346 pages
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Page i - To preserve the commerce of neutrals from all unnecessary obstruction, her Majesty is willing, for the present, to waive a part of the belligerent rights appertaining to her by the Law of Nations.
Page iii - ... that their cargoes were taken on board before the expiration of the above term : Provided, that nothing herein contained shall...
Page x - Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable George William Frederick, , Earl of Clarendon, Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her Britannic Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs...
Page 8 - Government. 5. Any Spanish merchant vessel which prior to April 21, 1898, shall have sailed from any foreign port bound for any port or place in the United States shall be permitted to enter such port or place and to discharge her cargo, and afterwards forthwith to depart without molestation; and any such vessel, if met at sea by any United States ship, shall be permitted to continue her voyage to any port not blockaded.
Page 91 - And her Majesty is further pleased, by and with the advice of her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby further ordered, that, save and except only as aforesaid, all the subjects of her Majesty and the subjects or citizens of any neutral or friendly state shall and may, during and notwithstanding the present hostilities with Russia, freely trade with all ports and places wheresoever situate, which shall not be in a state of blockade, save and except that no British vessel shall under any circumstances...
Page vi - Majesty's dominions all goods and merchandise, whatsoever, to whomsoever the same may belong; and to export from any port or place in her Majesty's dominions, to any port, not blockaded, any cargo or goods not being contraband of war, or not requiring a special permission, to whomsoever the same may belong.
Page 50 - Majesty's dominions, to take cognizance of, and judicially proceed upon all and all manner of captures, seizures, prizes and reprisals of all ships and goods that are or shall he taken, and to hear and determine the same...
Page 36 - Captors are supposed to lay ^ their hands on the gross tangible property, on which there may be 'many just claims outstanding, between other parties, which can have no operation as to them.
Page xxiii - 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, his Majesty the King of Prussia...
Page 38 - The same principle is received in our courts of the law of nations; they are so far British courts, that no man can sue therein who is a subject of the enemy, unless under particular circumstances that pro...

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