The Curse of Central Africa

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R. A. Everett & Company, Limited, 1903 - Cannibalism - 276 pages
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Page 197 - ... compulsory entry into port. No maritime or river toll, based on the mere fact of navigation, shall be levied on vessels, nor shall any transit duty be levied on goods on board. Only such taxes or duties shall be collected as may be an equivalent for services rendered to navigation itself.
Page 197 - And, as on the river itself, so there shall be collected on these roads, railways, and canals only tolls calculated on the cost of construction, maintenance, and management, and on the profits due to the promoters.
Page 188 - State; and now that the progress of events has brought with it the general recognition of the jurisdiction of the association and opened the way for its incorporation as an independent and sovereign State, I have great satisfaction in congratulating...
Page 186 - Declaration relative to the essential Conditions to be observed in order that new Occupations on the Coasts of the African Continent may be held to be effective...
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Page 188 - ... possessions of the International Association of the Congo will hereafter form the Independent State of the Congo.
Page 197 - The roads, paths, railways, or lateral canals which may be constructed with the special object of obviating the innavigability or correcting the imperfections of the river route on certain sections of the course of the...

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