CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE UNITED STATES MINISTER AT MADRID AND THE CONSULAR REPRESENTATIVES OF THEUNITED STATE IN THE ISLAND OF CUBA AND OTHER PAPERS RELATING TO CUBAN AFFAIRS, TRANSMITTED TO THE HOURS OF REPRESENTATIVES IN OBEDIENCE TO A RESOLUTION

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Page 135 - The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note addressed to him on the loth ultimo by Mr.
Page 79 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are (at) peace, every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars and imprisoned...
Page 11 - ... colony, district, or people, to cruise or commit hostilities against the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign prince or state, or any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace...
Page 134 - But the contest has at no time assumed the conditions which amount to a war in the sense of international law, or which would show the existence of a de facto political organization of the insurgents sufficient to justify a recognition of belligerency.
Page 1 - Representatives dated the igth ultimo as requests the President, if not incompatible with the public interest, to communicate to that body...
Page 79 - Beginning or setting on foot or providing or preparing the means for any military expedition or enterprise to be carried on from the territory or jurisdiction of the United States against the territories or dominions of either of the said belligerents.
Page 79 - No such persons must expect the interference of this government, in any form, on their behalf, no matter to what extremities they may be reduced in consequence of their conduct.
Page 78 - Whereas there is reason to believe that a military expedition is about to be fitted out in the United States with the intention to invade the Island of Cuba, a colony of Spain, with which this country is at peace; and whereas it is believed that this expedition is instigated and set on foot chiefly by foreigners, who dare to make our shores the scene of their guilty and hostile preparations against a friendly power, and seek by falsehood and misrepresentation to seduce our own citizens, especially...
Page 134 - Whenever facts occur of which it is necessary to take notice, either because they involve a necessity of protecting personal interests at home or avoiding an implication in the struggle, then it appears to be just and right to provide for the emergency by specific measures, precisely to the extent that may be required, but no further.
Page 75 - Vessels which may be captured in Spanish waters, or on the high seas near to the island, having on board men, arms and munitions, or effects that can in any manner contribute, promote, or foment the insurrection in this province, whatsoever their derivation and destination, after examination of their papers and register, shall be...

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