Inglaterra e Brasil: Trafego de escravos

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J.J. da Rocha, 1845 - Search, Right of - 273 pages

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Page 263 - or violence, or by any indirect practice whatsoever, take on board or carry away from. the coast of Africa any negro, or native of the said country, or commit any violence on the natives, to the prejudice of the
Page 219 - was legally criminal. To make it piracy or a crime by the universal law of nations, it must have been so considered and treated in practice by all civilised states, or made so by virtue of a general convention
Page 219 - on the contrary, had been carried on by all nations, including Great Britain, until a very recent period, and was still carried on by Spain and Portugal, and not yet entirely prohibited by France. It was not, therefore, a criminal traffic by the consuetudinary law of nations, and every nation, independently of special compact, retained a legal right to carry it
Page 219 - consented, but others had not; and the adjudged cases had gone no farther than to establish the rule, that ships belonging to countries that had prohibited the trade were liable to capture and condemnation, if found engaged in
Page 172 - be their destination, British cruisers have no pretension in any manner to interfere. Such vessels must be permitted, if engaged in it, to enjoy a monopoly of this unhallowed
Page i - enseada pertencente a uma das duas altas partes contractantes, ou ao alcance de tiro de peça das baterias de terra, mas dado o caso de que fossem encontrados nesta situação navios suspeitos,
Page 218 - but it was impossible to say that the slave-trade is contrary to the law of nations. It was, until lately, carried on by
Page 49 - para os navios de guerra inglezes e portuguezes, que tiverem a seu cargo o impedir o commercio illicito de escravos " - que os navios a bordo dos quaes se
Page 219 - A court of justice in the administration of law, must look to the legal standard of morality,—a standard, which, upon a question of
Page 180 - by treaty, is a purely belligerent right, and can have no existence on the high seas during peace-

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