Treaties, Conventions, International Acts, Protocols, and Agreements Between the United States of America and Other Powers ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - United States

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Page 1506 - whether by testament or ah intestato, and may take possession thereof, either by themselves or by others acting for them, and dispose of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the inhabitants of the country wherein the said goods are shall be subject to pay in like cases. And in case of
Page 1375 - unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads which endangers human life. 9. Rape; abduction; kidnapping. 11. Crimes committed at sea. (b) Revolt, or conspiracy to revolt, by two or more persons on board a ship on the high seas against the authority of the master. (a) Piracy, by statute! or by the laws of nations.
Page 1614 - ARTICLE IV. The present Convention shall be ratified as soon as possible, and shall come into force immediately after the exchange of ratifications. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this Convention and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in triplicate, at Washington, the second day of December, in the year of
Page 1712 - shall be exchanged at Washington within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of
Page 1520 - of January, 1858, and if neither party shall have given to the other six months' previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention;
Page 2262 - Being desirous of avoiding between nations armed conflicts of a pecuniary origin arising from contract debts which are claimed from the Government of one country by the Government of another country as due to its nationals, have resolved to conclude a Convention to this effect, and have appointed the following as their Plenipotentiaries
Page 1289 - ABTICLE I. Differences which may arise of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting Parties, and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, shall be referred to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The
Page 1708 - title to Cuba. ARTICLE II. Spain cedes to the United States the island of Porto Rico and other islands now under Spanish sovereignty in the West Indies, and the island of Guam in the Marianas or Ladrones. ARTICLE III. A line running from west to east along or near the twentieth parallel
Page 2004 - 1892. Resolved, (two thirds of the Senators present concurring therein,) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the General Act signed at Brussels, July 2, 1890, by the plenipotentiaries of the United States and other powers, for the suppression of the African Slave-trade, and for other purposes.
Page 2287 - On the other hand, the High Contracting Parties clearly do not intend that unforeseen cases should, in the absence of a written undertaking, be left to the arbitrary judgment of military commanders. Until a more complete code of the laws of war has been issued, the High Contracting Parties deem it expedient to declare that, in cases

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