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Alaska Commercial Company Aleutian American Anna Beck Article August Bayard Behring's Sea Blaine Britain British Columbia British schooner British vessels Canada Canadian Captain catch claim Colonial Office copy Corwin crew declaration despatch District Court District of Alaska dollars Dolphin Dominion fishing Foreign Office Foreign Office.—(Received fur-seal Governor-General Governor-General of Canada herewith hunters Inclosure instant July jurisdiction killing lease letter Lord Knutsford Lord Salisbury Lordship Majesty's Government Marine and Fisheries Marquis of Salisbury Marquis of Salisbury.—(Received master miles Minister of Marine negotiations north-west coast number of seals October Ounalaska owners Pacific Ocean Pauncefote port Privy Council proposed protection question reference reply Report Richard Rush rookeries Russia schooner seal fisheries Seal Islands seal-skins sealers Secretary seized September Signed Sitka skins taken telegram Telegraphic territory Thornton tion Treasury Treaty Ukase ultimo United States Government United States Revenue voyage W. P. Sayward Washington West
Page 616 - ... that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim which either of the two high contracting parties may have to any part of said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other power or state to any part of the said country, the only object of the high contracting parties in that respect being to prevent disputes and differences among themselves.
Page 365 - His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias agrees to cede to the United States, by this convention, immediately upon the exchange of the ratifications thereof, all the territory and dominion now possessed by his said Majesty on the continent of America and in the adjacent islands, the same being contained within the geographical limits herein set forth...
Page 365 - It is agreed that in any part of the Great Ocean, commonly called the Pacific Ocean, or South Sea, the respective citizens or subjects of the high contracting Powers shall be neither disturbed nor restrained, either in navigation or in fishing, or in the power of resorting to the coasts, upon points which may not already have been occupied, for the purpose of trading with the natives, saving always the restrictions and conditions determined by the following articles.
Page 621 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia, as above mentioned...
Page 534 - I told him specially that we should contest the right of Russia to any territorial establishment on this continent, and that we should assume distinctly the principle that the American continents are no longer subjects for any new European colonial establishments.
Page 365 - In the cession of territory and dominion made by the preceding article are included the right of property in all public lots and squares, vacant lands, and all public buildings, fortifications, barracks, and other edifices which are not private individual property.
Page 621 - ... point the line of demarcation shall follow the summit of the mountains situated parallel to the coast as far as the point of intersection of the 141st. degree...
Page 270 - ... under such regulations as he may prescribe, and it shall be the duty of the Secretary to prevent the killing of any fur seal, and to provide for the execution of the provisions of this section until it is otherwise provided by law, nor shall he grant any special privileges under this section.
Page 616 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the northwest coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open...
Page 365 - Straits on the parallel of sixty-five degrees thirty minutes north latitude, at its intersection by the meridian which passes midway between the islands of Krusenstern, or Ignalook, and the island of Ratmanoff, or Noonarbook, and proceeds due north, without limitation, into the same Frozen Ocean.