History and digest of the international arbitrations to which the United States has been a party: together with appendices containing the treaties relating to such arbitations, and historical and legal notes on other international arbitrations ancient and modern, and on the domestic commissions of the United States for the adjustment of international claims

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G.P.O., 1898 - Law
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Contents

Commissions of Governors of Nova Scotia
51
Signature of the Award
61
Views of Mr Sullivan
68
American Agent
74
North westernmost Head of Connecticut River
80
CHAPTER IV
85
Design of the Treaty of 1783
91
Report of Special Committee
97
Northwest Angle of Nova Scotia
101
Term Atlantic Ocean
114
Analysis of Award
136
Mr Websters Mode of Procedure
147
Compensation of Maine and Massachusetts
151
Boundary between Canada and New Brunswick
157
American Commissioner
163
Free Navigation of Channels
170
Relative Positions of Commissioners 17t
176
Views of American Commissioner
181
Claim of British Commissioner
182
Propositions of Compromise
188
Comments on the Settlement
194
Grounds of American Territorial Claim
198
Ukase of 1821
204
Fiftyfour Forty or Fight
210
British Proposal for Marking Boundary
216
American Commissioners Views
220
Rejection of Compromise 221
263
British Commissioners Special Instructions
222
British Agent
228
Other Boundaries
235
Rules L41
241
Reply of United States Counsel
248
Duration of Companys Rights
252
Possessory Rights
260
United States Commissioners Opinion
266
Provisions of Treaty of Peace
272
American Commissioners
278
Question aa to Finality of Awards ___
280
Practical Difficulties
286
Final Meeting and Rnptnre
292
Convention of January 8 1802
298
Order in Council November 6 1793
305
Course of Genet
311
Payment of Awards
317
First Meeting of Commissioners
320
Lough boroughs Opinion
326
Question as to Exhausting Judicial Remedies
332
Resumption in 1802
339
Immunities of Commissioners
347
Mixed Commissions under Convention of June 30 July 12 1822
363
Mixed Commissions under Conveiition of Juno 30 July 12 1822 Page
2
CHAPTER XII
391
Declination of Mr Van linreu
397
Irivate Counsel
404
Case of the Cresle
410
Payment of Commissions Expenses 4ir
419
CHAPTER XIII
426
Views of United States Commissioner and Surveyor
433
What Coasts were and were not to be examined
439
Text of the Umpires Award
449
Text of the Umpires AwardContinued Page No 4 Pianette
460
Cardigan
461
Souris
462
Tryon
463
Stanley
464
Pierre Jacques
465
Enmore
466
The Mirainichi
467
The Buctonche
471
Declarations of the Commissioners
473
The River Merrimack
474
The River Seekonk or Providence
475
Oath of the Umpire
476
Rivers Cocagne Shediae and St John
477
The Rivers Saco Kennebeck Penobscot Union and Machias in the State of Maine
478
The Rivers Salmon Shubenacadie Avon and Cornwallis in the Province of Nova Scotia
479
The River Liverpool in the Province of Nova Scotia
480
The River Pictou in the Province of Nova Scotia
481
The Pawcatuck River the Boundary between the States of Connecticut and Rhode Island
482
The Rivers Vernon Orwell Seal Cardigan Fortune Souris Tryon Winter Hunter Stanley Ellis Pierre Jacques Percival Enmore and Haldiman in Prince ...
483
The Murray River in Prince Edward Island
484
The Foxley River in Prince Edward Island
485
The River DCS Hubitana in the Island of Cape Breton Province of Nova Scotia
486
The River Hudson in the State of New York United States
487
The Rivers Saint John and Mingaum on theNorth Coast of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the River Jupiter in the Island of Auticosti Province of Can...
488
The River Fox in the Island of Anticosti Province of Canada
489
The Rivers Grand Bonaventnre and Grand Casca Pediac Province of Canada and River Caraquette Province of New Brunswick
490
The Rivera Susqnehaniia North East Elk and Sassafras
491
ChesterRiver
492
Patuxent River
493
Lord Stanleys Proposal
499
JohnsonClarendon Convention
505
National Claims
512
Motleys Interview with Lord Clarendon
519
Mr Sumners Memorandum
525
Lord Granvilles Response
531
Procedure of the Commission
537
Agreement as to the Alabama Claims
543
Provisions as to Alabama Claims
547
Other Subjects Included
553
Opening of the Arbitration
559
Trent Case
565
The Three Rules
572
The Rappahannock
578
Hospitalities to the Confederates
582
Case of the Alexandra
586
The British Case
593
ieniilii
648
Delivery of Cases
654
Arbitrators Expressions as to British Feeling
661
Payment of the Award
666
The Three Rules and the Award
671
An Incident of the Alabamas Escape
678
Analysis of Claims
684
Claims for Slaves 685
377
Fenian Raids
686
Reports of the Agents
692
i
699
CHAPTER XVI
703
Imperial Act of 1819
710
Action of Colonial Authorities
713
XXV Treaty of Washington
719
Appointment of the Halifax Commissioners
725
Taking of Testimony
731
The Liberty to Laud
737
Benefits of the Protective Service
738
British Reply
744
Reply of Lord Salisbury
750
FCR Si A i ARBITRATION
755
RussoBriti sh Convention of 1825
762
Mr Frenchn Letter of 1881
769
Condemnation of Vessels 775
823
Nonexecution of Orders of Release 775
5
Responses of Foreign Governments
776
Positions of Mr Blaiue
785
Conditions Proposed by Lord Salisbury
792
Agreement for a Commission of Experts
798
New Modus Vivendi and the Question of Damages
804
Case of the United States
810
The British Case
816
Russias Action in 1892
823
Questions of Jurisdiction and of Property
830
Mr Phelpss Written Argument
839
British Claim of Impressment
843
Question of Protection Apart from Property
849
Difference between Seals and Certain Wild Animals
856
Property in the Industry on the Prihilof Islands
864
Oral Argument of Sir Charles Russell
870
Novelty of Claim of United States
876
The Nature of the Seal
882
The Sealing Industry
889
Examination of the Authorities cited by the United States
895
The Arguinentum ad Hominem the Pearl Fisheries
901
Question as 4o Procedure
907
Shorthand Reports
910
Recognition of Russian Rights by Great Britain
916
The Question of Regulations
922
Ninth Article
928
Text of tho Award 93f
959
Proposal of Arbitration ____ 996
226
Discussion of Stipulations 997
257
Proceedings of Commission 1000
389
CASE OK THK COLONKL LLOYD AgPINWALL 1007
413
CHAPTER XXI
426
AGREEMENT OK FEBRUARY 12 1871 1019
595
The Spanish Volunteers 1020
602
Decrees as to Infiilencia ____ 1021
619
Demands for Redress 1032
638
Question as to Embargoed Estates 1035
819
Change in the Spanish Government 1040
55
The Naturalization Question 1041
61
Organization of the Commission 1046
74
Payment of Awards 1052
280
CHAPTER XXII
299
Diplomatic Protests 1056
524
Administrative and Judicial Proceedings 1057
660
Grounds of the Award 1064
666
CHAPTER XXIII
703
Hostilities at Fayal 1071
895
Instructions of Mr Webster 1085
911
Protest on behalf of the Claimants 1097
960
Debate in the Senate 10JKI
155
Reference to the Court of Claims 1102
211
Liability of United States 1106
515
Charges of Mismanagement 1105
568
Use of Nentral Territory as Base of Operations 1119
618
CHAPTER XXIV
703
Conclusion of the Convention 1133
715
Jurisdiction of the Commission 1134
733
Miscellaneous Provisions 1135
739
Agreement of Arbitration 1185
911
The Alleged Seizure and Detention 1189
8
Argument Against the Claim 1200
181
Award 1203
227
CHAPTER XXVI
237
Revolutions in Mexico 1209
278
Negotiation of a Convention 1216
295
Convention of April 11 1839 1218
386
Question as to Oaths 1221
395
Organization of the Board 1223
404
Appointment of Umpire 1224
414
Unfinished Business and its Cause 1232
420
Baron Roenues Reports 1238
498
Liability of Belligerents 1243
562
General Character of Claims 1244
959
Farther Record 1252
lxvi
Criticism of Commission 1261
12
CHAPTER XXVII
45
CONVENTION
51
General Arbitral Agreement 1287
58
Provisions as to the Commissioners 1293
85
First Meeting of the Commissioners 1296
99
The Umpires 1299
165
The Secretaries 1305
190
Suspension of the Commission 1305
241
CHAPTER XXIX
426
Seizure of the Montijo 1421
496
Representations to Colombia 1422
588
Presentation of Claims 1423
688
Award of the Umpire 1426
695
National Responsibility for State Acts 1439
746
CHAPTER XXX
755
Chilean Statement 1453
xciii
CHAPTER XXXI
1
CONVENTION
9
Provisions for Arbitration 1469
15
Public Sessions 1473
81
CHAPTER XXXII
85
CLIAM ov THE UNITED STATES AND PARAGUAY NAVIGATION COM
241
The Companys Misfortunes 1485
248
Noupresentation of the Companys Claim 1491
254
Opinion of Mr Johnson 1502
380
Mr E A Hopkins 1502
405
Various Demands of the Company 1507
643
Cbarges of Expulsion 1514
649
Provocations 1516
166
Suspension of the Claim 1542
194
Provisions for Arbitration 1551
215
Appointment of Umpire 1553
241
Adjournment 1554
332
Commissioners Report 1555
394
Records of the Commission 15
499
CHAPTER XXXIV
703
Arrest and Imprisonment of Mr Santos 1579
729
Further Action 1581
775
The Vivanco Insurrection 1593
137
Opinion of AttorneyGeneral Black 1602
212
Summary of Arguments 1606
227
Case of Raborg 1613
243
Provisions of the Convention 1615
380
Organization of the Commission 1616
517
Secretaries and Agents 1617
545
Final Report 1619
552
Case of the Alleghanian 1621
560
CHAPTER XXXVIII
703
New Claims Convention 1639
733
Organization of the Commission 1640
747
Appointment of a Special Commissioner 1642
960
Protests 1647
204
Defects in Jurisdiction 1647
303
The Mont mo Claim 1649
346
Commission of 186768 1659
366
Charges of Fraud 1660
372
Joint Resolution of 1883 1663
495
Negotiations 1665
503
CHAPTER XL
683
Exceptional Character of the Claim 1693
695
Navigation of the Orinoco 1696
706
The Claimant Company 1698
797
The Bines and the Yellows 1699
819
Seizure of the San Fernando 1700
829
Mr Fishs Instructions 1702
11
Further Correspondence 1704
68
Convention of Arbitration 1709
88
Appointment of Commissioners 1710
147
Organization of the Commission 1711
281
CHAPTER XLI
299
Wreck of the Canada 1733
440
Diplomatic Correspondence 1734
524
Agreement of Arbitration 1735
576
Award 1742
589
Terms of the Submission 1749
631
Evidence 1750
648
Rule of Decision 1750
670
Opening of the Pelletier Case 1751
677
The Awards 1757
693
Mr Bayards Report 1793
774
Pelletier Case 1794
894
Origin of the Case 1807
42
Request for Release 1809
60
Arbitration 1812
85
Opinion of the Arbitrator 1813
137
Statement of Claim 1813
253
Proceedings and Pleadings 1813
311
Statementof Facts 1814
418
Questions to be Arbitrated 1819
468
Payment of the Award 1852
666
MINOR OR PENDING CASES 1855
683
The KellettCase 1862
751
The Delagoa Bay RailwayContinued Page
5
CHAPTER XLV
426
The Portuguese Title 1910
571
Agreement of Arbitration 1914
635
Award 1920
643
CHAPTER XLVI
683
Territory in Dispute 1923
693
The Award 1943
700
Proceedings 1945
716
The Award 1964
745
CHAPTER XLVIII
755
Treaty of Arbitration 1969
797
Representatives of the Argentine Republic and Brazil 1969
820
Portuguese Aggressions 1975
lix
Instructions of 1751 1998
68
The PepiryGuacu Identified 2010
136
CHAPTER XLIX
162
ARBITRATIONS BEFORE UNITED STATES MINISTERS 2027
198
Case of Cotesworth Powell 2050
90
CHAPTER L
171
CHAPTER LI
196
PROCEDURE 2133
240
Rules of Commissions
413
Authority to Present Claims
751
2 Authority to Present ClaimsContinued Page
2
Evidence
151
POWER OF ARBITRATORS TO DETERMINE QUESTIONS AS TO THEIR
324
CHAPTER LIII
350
CHAPTER LIV
703
CONTRACT CLAIMSContinued
12
Convention between the United States and Venezuela of Decem
196
CHAPTER LXVII
703
CHAPTER LXVIII
755
THE GENEVA ARBITRATION
826
THE GENEVA ARBITRATIONContinued
4
CHAPTER LXIX
45
INTEREST 4313
59
DOMESTIC COMMISSIONS FOR TIIK ADJUSTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL
72
CONVENTION OF APRIL 301803 4399
314
Treatment of Prizes 4399
455
Consular Convention of 1788 4400
505
Powers of Consuls 4400
527
Commercial Discontents 4400
556
Genets Departure for the United States 4404
563
Course of Genet on his Arrival 4406
595
Controversy with Genet 4409
312
Morriss Recall 4414
391
Skipwiths Report 4414
444
Decree of January 4 1795 4414
499
Decrees of Special Agents 4419
507
Mission of Pinckney Marshall and Gerry 4422
513
Diplomatic Rupture 4425
663
Talleyrands Overtures 4427
683
Bonaparte as First Consul 4429
703
Difference as to the Treaties of 1778 4429
728
Nouexecntion by France 4432
752
The Conjectural Note 4436
906
Classification of Claims 4436
966
Page
lix
CONVENTION WITH FRANCE OF JULY 4 1831 4447
31
Reprisals on American Property 4452
95
An Erroneous Assumption 4455
201
Instructions of Mr Rives 4458
208
Mr Rivess Negotiations 4459
236
Delay in Execution of Convention 4463
498
Action in France 4466
601
Message of December 7 ig35 4466
666
Analysis of Awarln 4468
771
Meaning of Term Property 4472
38
Case of Holland 4473
228
Berlin Decree 4479
267
INDEMNITY UNDER THE FLORIDA TREATY 4487
444
Pinckneys Instructions 4488
502
Spanish Blockades 4488
515
Exchange of Ratifications SuHpended 4492
553
Suspension of Diplomatic Relations 4493
561
Decree of Januarys 1808 4494
627
The Florida Treaty 4496
649
Ratification of the Treaty 4497
667
Mutual Renunciations of Claims 4498
691
Rejection of Mr Meades Liqnidated Demand 4505
8
CHAPTER D
45
EAST AND WEST FLORIDA CLAIMS 4519
246
Revocation of Mathewss Powers 4521
329
THE VAN NESS CONVENTION 4533
562
Position of Spain 4534
577
AngloSpanish Conventions 4534
725
Note of Mr Van Ness 4536
761
Appointment of Commissioner 4538
83
Kales of Procedure 4539
147
Sessions of the Board 4540
293
Extension of Time 4540
312
CONVENTION OF MARCH 28 1830 4649
329
Origin of the Claims 4549
377
Privateering Instructions of 1810 4550
411
Remonstrances 4550
451
Terms of the Convention 4563
509
Act of Congress 4564
666
Notice of Organization 4566
670
CONVENTION OK OCTOBER 14 1832 4575
733
Conclusion of a Convention 4581
776
Terms of Settlement 4581
969
Rules 4582
4
Extension of Commission 4584
12
Fourth and Fifth Sessions 4585
154
Claims Included 4591
256
Delays in the Exchange of Ratifications 4592
287
Case of the Esther 4595
306
Acts of the Spanish Authorities 4603
317
CHAPTER I
350
CONVENTION OF JANUARY 24 1849 4609
392
Case of the Schooner John 8 Bryan 4613
409
Origin of the Fund 4627
702
Claims Allowed 4628
717
Case of the Caldera 4629
729
Page
lix
The Second Court
666
THE ALABAMA CLAIMS COURTSContinued pge
2
APPENDIX II
774
Argentine Republic See Brazil and Paraguay
786
Colombia and Great Britain December 14 1872 4697
798
Great Britain and the United StatesContinued Page
xci
Paraguay and the United States February 4 1859 4781
167
Portugal and the United States February 26 1851 4791
207
APPENDIX III
685
HISTORICAL NOTES 4821
816
Arbitration Prior to the Nineteenth CenturyContinued Page
1
Arbitration of the Nineteenth CenturyContinued Page
2
Mediation
867
Plans for Permanent Arbitration
963
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