Cases decided in the district and circuit court of the United States for the Pennsylvania district: and also a case decided in the district court of Massachusetts relative to the employment of British licences on board of vessels of the United States
United States. Circuit Court (3rd Circuit), United States. District Court (Pennsylvania), United States. District Court (Massachusetts)
R. Fisher, 1813 - Admiralty - 91 pages
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admiral Sawyer American vessels ANDREW ALLEN appears ballast belligerent belonging bill of lading bills of exchange bona fide bound to Portuguese brig Britain British consul captain capture cause cense certified character citizens claim claimant's advocates claimants command condemnation conduct consular seal copy cruisers declaration decree despatches destination direct document dry provisions enemy country enemy's England evidence Farris Foster found on board Funk further proof Griffiths illegal innocent instructions invoice laden with flour laws of nations letter majesty's government majesty's ships master ment minister mode neutral neutral countries New-York objection officers operation opinion owner papers found pass or license passport ports of Spain Portugal principles prize court proceeds prohibited protection purchase racter remit RICHARD PETERS Shaw and Carroll shippers Spain and Portugal supercargo supply of flour suspicion tion trade Tulip ture United unlawful vessel and cargo Vice Admiral voyage whereof William Shaw
Page 39 - Lisbon, the annexed documents to avail only for a direct voyage to Cadiz or Lisbon, and back to the United States of America. Requesting all officers commanding his majesty's ships of war or private armed vessels belonging to subjects of his majesty, not only to suffer the said ship Ariadne to pass without any molestation...
Page 89 - MAJESTY'S SHIP CENTURION, At Halifax, the 5th of August, 1812. SIR : I have fully considered that part of your letter of the 18th ult. which relates to the means of insuring a constant supply of flour and other dry provisions to Spain and Portugal, and to the West India islands, and being aware of the importance of the subject, concur in the propositions you have made.
Page 38 - Halifax station, has addressed to me a letter under the date of the 5th of August, 1812, (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) wherein I am instructed to furnish a copy of his letter certified under my Consular Seal, to every American vessel so laden and bound, destined to serve as a perfect safeguard and protection of such vessel in the prosecution of her voyage.
Page 81 - That every person, being a citizen of the United States, or residing therein, who shall receive, accept, or obtain a license from the Government of Great Britain, or any officer thereof, for leave to carry any merchandise, or send any vessel in any port or place within the dominions of Great Britain, or to trade with any such port or place, shall, on conviction for every such offence, forfeit a sum equal to twice the value...
Page 37 - CLERK'S OFFICE, DETROIT I, Thomas D. Leadbetter, city clerk of the city of Detroit, in said State, do hereby certify that the annexed p'aper is a true copy of a resolution adopted by the common council, at...
Page 91 - Sawyer's letter certified under his consular seal, requesting all officers of his majesty's ships of war, or of private armed vessels belonging to subjects of his majesty, not to offer any molestation to the said vessel, but, on the contrary, to grant her all proper assistance and protection on her passage to Lisbon, and on her return from thence to her port of departure, laden with salt or in ballast only. Under an order...
Page 6 - An act to prohibit American vessels from proceeding to or trading with the enemies of the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 90 - United States, every degree of protection and encouragement should be given to American vessels laden with flour and other dry provisions and bound to the ports of Spain and Portugal or their colonies ; and whereas in furtherance of these views of his majesty's government, Herbert Sawyer, Esq.
Page 38 - Spain and Portugal, it has been deemed expedient by his Majesty's government, that, notwithstanding the hostilities now existing between Great Britain and the United States of America, every protection and encouragement should be given to American vessels laden with flour and other dry provisions, and...
Page 38 - Portugal, it has been deemed expedient by his Majesty's government that, notwithstanding the hostilities now existing between Great Britain and the United States of America, every protection and encouragement should be given to American vessels so laden with flour and other dry provisions, and bound to the ports of Spain and Portugal.