Reports of Cases in Prize: Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the Southern District of New York, 1861-65

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1866 - Admiralty - 729 pages

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Page 201 - ... preserve all the papers and writings found on board and transmit the whole of the originals unmutilated to the judge of the district to which such prize is ordered to proceed...
Page 91 - States; and that from and after fifteen days from the issuing of this proclamation all ships and vessels belonging in whole or in part to any citizen or inhabitant of any of said States, with said exceptions, found at sea or in any port of the United States will be forfeited to the United States...
Page 337 - Carolina, a person learned in the law to act as attorney of the United States in such district." . . . Section 771 is — "It shall be the duty of every District attorney to prosecute in his district all delinquents for crimes and offences cognizable under the authority of the United States...
Page 18 - I shall hold therefore that a neutral master can never be heard to aver against a notification of blockade, that he is ignorant of it.
Page 76 - Residing in the dominions of the other shall have the privilege of remaining and continuing their trade therein, without any manner of interruption, so long as they behave peaceably, and commit no offence against the...
Page 450 - Bynkershoek zu erklären: it is to be observed that the penalty of contraband extends to all the property of the same owner involved in the same unlawful transaction.
Page 685 - What lading did the vessel carry at the time of her first setting sail in her last voyage, and what particular sort of lading and goods had she on board at the time she was taken ? In what year and in what month was the same put on board ? Set forth the different species of the lading and the quantities of each sort.
Page 674 - You shall true answer make to all such questions as shall be asked of you on these interrogatories, and therein you shall speak the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God.
Page 405 - ... that of the transportation of the contraband cargo from the English port to the port of the enemy, as was intended when it left the English port. This court holds that, in all such cases, the transportation or voyage of the contraband goods is to be considered as a unit, from the port of lading to the port of delivery in the enemy's country; that if any part of such voyage or transportation be unlawful, it is unlawful throughout; and that the vessel and her cargo are subject to capture, as well...
Page 532 - That the right of visiting and searching merchant ships upon the high seas, whatever be the ships, whatever be the cargoes, whatever be the destinations, is an incontestable right of the lawfully commissioned cruisers of a belligerent nation.

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