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Page 330 - for the Free Navigation of the Suez Maritime Canal, that is to say : 1. The canal shall be free and open, in time of war as in time of peace, to the vessels of commerce and of war of all nations, on terms of entire equality, so that
Page 332 - IX.—The ratifications of this convention shall be exchanged at Washington within six months from this day, or sooner if possible. In faith whereof we, the respective plenipotentiaries, have signed this convention, and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done at Washington, the nineteenth day of April, anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty. JOHN M. CLAYTON. [L. 8.]
Page 331 - consent of the Senate thereof, and by Her Britannic Majesty ; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington or at London within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Convention and thereunto affixed their seals. Done in duplicate at Washington, the fifth day of February, in the year of
Page 330 - shall never be blockaded, nor shall any right of war be exercised nor any act of hostility be committed within it. 8. Vessels of war of a belligerent shall not revictual nor take any stores in the canal except so far as may be strictly necessary
Page 330 - Lord Pauncefote, G. С. В., GCMG, Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States; Who, having communicated to each other their full powers, which were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed upon the following articles : ARTICLE I.—It is agreed that the
Page 331 - CLAYTON-BULWER TREATY. The United States of America and Her Britannic Majesty, being desirous of consolidating the relations of amity which so happily subsist between them, by setting forth and fixing in a convention their views and intentions with reference to any means of communication by ship-canal which may
Page 331 - of the United States or Great Britain traversing the said canal shall in case of war between the contracting parties, be exempted from blockade, detention, or capture by either of the belligerents ; and this provision shall extend to such a distance from the two ends of the said canal as may hereafter be found expedient to establish. ARTICLE
Page 54 - by them from among the members of the permanent court of arbitration established by the present act. In default of the constitution of the tribunal by the direct agreement of the parties, it shall be formed in the following manner : Each party shall name two arbitrators, and these
Page 330 - A Convention Between the United States and Great Britain to Facilitate the Construction of a Ship Canal to Connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and to Remove any Objection Which Might Arise Out of the Convention Commonly Called the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty.