Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 12

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William Cobbett
R. Bagshaw, 1807 - Great Britain
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Page 799 - ... ships, vessels and goods, that are or shall be taken, and to hear and determine the same ; and, according to the course of Admiralty, and the law of nations...
Page 829 - British islands were declared to be in a state of blockade" thereby subjecting to capture and condemnation all vessels, with their cargoes, which should continue to trade with His Majesty's dominions: And whereas, by the same order "all trading in English merchandise is prohibited, and every article of merchandise belonging to England, or coming from her colonies, or of her manufacture, is declared lawful prize.
Page 515 - The seat of judicial authority is, indeed, locally here, in the belligerent country, according to the known law and practice of nations ; but the law itself has no locality. It is the duty of the person who sits here to determine this question exactly as he would determine the same question if sitting at Stockholm...
Page 863 - And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty...
Page 799 - ... and goods, that are or shall be taken, and to hear and determine the same ; and. according to the course of admiralty and the laws of nations, to...
Page 831 - Port is permitted, direct to some Port or Place in the Colonies of His Majesty's Enemies, or from those Colonies direct to the Country to which such Vessel belongs, or to some Free Port in His Majesty's Colonies, in such cases, and with such articles, as it may be lawful to import into such Free Port...
Page 831 - Europe belonging to his majesty, and which shall be on her voyage direct thereto; but these exceptions are not to be understood as exempting from capture or confiscation any vessel or goods, which shall be liable thereto, in respect of having entered or departed from any port or place actually blockaded by his majesty's squadrons or ships of war, or for being enemies' property, or for any other cause than the contravention of this present order.
Page 795 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Page 251 - I have caused the premises to be made public; and I do hereby enjoin and require all persons bearing office, civil or military, within the United States, and all others, citizens or inhabitants thereof, or being within the same, faithfully to observe and fulfil the said treaty, and every clause and article thereof.
Page 543 - His Majesty had received the most positive information of the determination of the present ruler of France to occupy, with a military Force, the Territory of Holstein, for the purpose of excluding Great Britain from all her accustomed channels of communication with the Continent ; of inducing or compelling the Court of Denmark to close the passage of the Sound against the British Commerce and Navigation; and of availing himself of the aid of the Danish Marine for the invasion of Great Britain and...

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