Centro-Amerika: Nach den gegenwärtigen Zuständen des Landes und Volkes, in Beziehung auf die Verbindung der beiden Oceane, und im Interesse der deutschen Auswanderung

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Vieweg, 1851 - Canals, Interoceanic - 256 pages
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Page 200 - be practicable, whether by canal or railway, which are now proposed to be established by the way of Tehuantepec or Panama. In granting, however, their protection to any such canals or railways as are by this article specified, it is always understood by the United States and Great
Page 200 - the said canals or railways being open to the citizens and subjects of the United Stales and Great Britain on equal terms shall also be open on like terms lo the citizens and subjects of every other state which is willing to grant thereto such protection as the United Stales and Great Britain engage to afford.
Page 198 - design of this convention, namely, that of constructing and maintaining the said canal as a ship communication between the two oceans for the benefit of mankind on equal terms to all and of protecting the same. And they also agree that the good offices of either shall be employed when
Page 199 - if, at the expiration of the aforesaid period such persons or company shall not be able to commence and carry on the projected enterprise, then the Governments of the United States and Great Britain shall be free to afford their protection to any persons or company that shall be prepared to commence and proceed with
Page 196 - or use any alliance, connexion, or influence that either may possess with any state or Government through whose territory the said canal may pass, for the purpose of acquiring or holding, directly or indirectly, for the citizens or the subjects of the one, any
Page 196 - or advantages in regard to commerce or navigation through the said canal, which shall not be offered on the same terms to the citizens or subjects of the other. Art. 2. Vessels of the United States or Great Britain
Page 198 - with them similar to those they have entered into with each other, to the end that all the states may share in the honour and advantage of having contributed to a work of such general interest and importance as the canal herein contemplated. And the contracting
Page 196 - the said canal shall, in case of a war between the contracting parties, be exempted from blockade, detention, or capture by either of the belligerents; and this provision shall extend lo such a distance from the two ends of said canal as
Page 197 - used or to be used for that object, shall be protected from the commencement of the said canal to its completion by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain from unjust detention, confiscation, seizure, or any violence whatsoever. Art. 4- The contracting
Page 196 - hereby declare that neither the one nor the other will ever obtain or maintain for itself any exclusive control over the said ship canal; agreeing that neither will ever erect or

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