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administration affluents Arabs Article Aruwimi attack authority Bahr Gazelle Baron Dhanis Baron Lambermont Baron Van Eetvelde basin Basoko Batetelas Belgian officers Belgium Berlin Conference Boma Britain Brussels camp campaign cannibalism Captain carried Cataracts Central Africa Chaltin chief civilisation coast colony command commerce Commission Congo region convention declared decree described difficulties district Djabbir east engaged established Europe European expedition fact favourable France frontier German Gongo Lutete Government hundred important International Kassai Kassongo Katanga Kerckhoven King Leopold labour Lake Tanganyika Leopoldville Lieutenant Lomami Lower Congo Lualaba Majesty Manyema Matadi Mbomu ment miles Msiri mutineers natives navigation necessary negro neighbours Niam Niam Nile Nyangwe possessions Powers practical race railway recognised represented river Sankuru Sir Charles Dilke slave trade soldiers Sovereign Stanley Falls Stanley Pool station steamers success task territory thousand tion Tippo Treaty tribes Ubangi Uelle Upper Congo
Page 409 - of the Congo, its Mouths and circumjacent Regions, with other Provisions connected therewith. Article 1. The trade of all nations shall enjoy complete freedom— 1. In all the regions forming the basin of the Congo and its outlets. This basin is bounded by the watersheds (or mountain ridges) of the adjacent basins, namely, in particular, those of the Niara, the
Page 410 - trade to this eastern zone the Conference Powers only undertake engagements for themselves, and that in the territories belonging to an independent Sovereign State this principle shall only be applicable in so far as it is approved by such State. But the Powers agree to use their good
Page 409 - and High Dignitary, his Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Court of His Majesty the German Emperor, King of Prussia; Who, being provided with full powers, which have been found in good and due form, have successively discussed and adopted
Page 412 - territories may not serve as a market or means of transit for the Trade in Slaves, of whatever race they may be. Each of the Powers binds itself to employ all the means at its disposal for putting an end to this trade and for punishing those who engage in it. Chapter III.—Declaration relative to the Neutrality of the
Page 410 - of the affluents of Lake Tanganyika, on the east; and by the watersheds of the basins of the Zambesi and the Logo, on the south. It therefore comprises all the regions watered by the Congo and its affluents, including Tanganyika, with its eastern tributaries. 2. In the maritime zone extending along the Atlantic Ocean from the parallel situated in 2°
Page 407 - in certain regions of Africa, and to assure to all nations the advantages of free navigation on the two chief rivers of Africa flowing into the Atlantic Ocean ; being desirous, on the other hand, to obviate the misunderstanding and disputes which might in future arise from newacts of occupation ("prises de possession") on the coast of Africa;
Page 419 - or destination. No maritime or river toll shall be levied based on the sole fact of navigation, nor any tax on goods on board of ships. There shall only be collected taxes or duties which shall be an equivalent for services rendered to navigation itself. The tariff of these taxes or duties shall not warrant any differential treatment. Article 28.
Page 410 - Tanganyika, with its eastern tributaries. 2. In the maritime zone extending along the Atlantic Ocean from the parallel situated in 2° 30' of south latitude to the mouth of the Loge\ The northern boundary will follow the parallel situated in 2° 30
Page 407 - GENERAL ACT OF THE BERLIN CONFERENCE In the name of Almighty God,— His Majesty the German Emperor, King of Prussia; His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Bohemia, &c., and Apostolic King of Hungary} His Majesty the King of the Belgians; His Majesty the King of Denmark ; His Majesty the King of Spain ; the President of the United States of
Page 443 - We entertain a very high opinion of Capt. Hayes' book on ' Horse Training and management in India,' and are of opinion that no better guide could be placed in the hands of either amateur horseman or veterinary surgeon newly arrived in that important division of our empire.
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