Memoir of George Bemis: Prepared Agreeably to a Resolution of the Massachusetts Historical Society (Google eBook)

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John Wilson and Son, 1878 - 7 pages
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Page 97 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince, or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are [at] peace, every person so unending shall bo deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned...
Page 203 - States shall then be at peace with such belligerent. ) 8. Fitting out and arming, or attempting to fit out and arm, or procuring to be fitted out and armed, or knowingly being concerned in the furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel with intent that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of either of the said belligerents.
Page 207 - States" and to repeal the Act* therein mentioned. [April 20, 1818.] THAT if any citizen of the United State shall, within the territory of jurisdiction thereof, accept and exercise a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people in war, by land or by sea, against any prince, state, colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace> the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars,...
Page 18 - That the district courts shall take cognizance of complaints, by whomsoever instituted, in cases of captures made within the waters of the United States, or within a marine league of the coasts or shores thereof.
Page 193 - An act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States," which does abridge the freedom of the press, is not law, but is altogether void and of no effect.
Page 199 - ... or for, or under or in aid of, any foreign prince, state, potentate, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Page 194 - ... as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque or privateer, every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned not exceeding three years...
Page 198 - ... any person or persons exercising, or assuming to exercise, the powers of government in or over any foreign country, colony, province, or part of any province or people...
Page 207 - That if any citizen of the United States shall, within the territory or jurisdiction thereof, accept and exercise a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people, in war, by land or by sea, against any prince, state, colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace...
Page 211 - People, in every such case it shall be lawful for the President of The United States, or such other Person as he shall have empowered for that purpose, to employ such part of the Land or Naval Forces of the United States...

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