History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United States Has Been a Party: Together with Appendices Containing the Treaties Relating to Such Arbitations, and Historical and Legal Notes ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - Arbitration (International law)
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Page 1311 - The high contracting parties agree that all claims on the part of corporations, companies, or private individuals, citizens of the United States...
Page 1708 - States, contrary to the public safety," shall cease to be operative, and shall continue in force and effect until and including the 4th day of March, 1921. Keceived by the President, October 29, 1919. [NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE. — The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a...
Page 1287 - ... by the arbitration of commissioners appointed on each side, or by that of a friendly nation. And should such course be proposed by either party, it shall be acceded to by the other, unless deemed by it altogether incompatible with the nature of the difference, or the circumstances...
Page 1135 - ... make and subscribe a solemn declaration that they will impartially and carefully examine and decide, to the best of their judgment, and according to justice and equity, without fear, favor, or affection to their own country...
Page 1148 - Treaty ; and all claims, with the like exception, on the part of Corporations, Companies, or private individuals, subjects of Her Britannic Majesty, upon the Government of the United States...
Page 1294 - It shall be competent for each government to name one person to attend the commissioners as agent on its behalf, to present and support claims on its behalf, and to answer claims made upon it, and to represent it generally in all matters connected with the investigation and decision thereof.
Page 1842 - A treaty, then, is a law of the land as an act of Congress is, whenever its provisions prescribe a rule by which the rights of the private citizen or subject may be determined. And when such rights are of a nature to be enforced in a court of justice, that court resorts to the treaty for a rule of decision for the case before it as it would to a statute.
Page 1842 - A treaty is primarily a compact between independent nations: It depends for the enforcement of its provisions on the interest and the honor of the governments which are parties to it. If these fail, its infraction becomes the subject of international negotiations and reclamations, so far as the injured party chooses to seek redress, which may in the end be enforced by actual war. It is obvious that with all this the judicial courts have nothing to do
Page 1106 - ... it is plain that the government itself is not responsible for the misfeasances, or wrongs, or negligences, or omissions of duty of the subordinate officers or agents employed in the public service ; for it does not undertake to guarantee to any persons the...
Page 1287 - If unhappily any disagreement should hereafter arise between the Governments of the two republics, whether with respect to the interpretation of any stipulation in this treaty, or with respect to any other particular concerning the political or """*• commercial relations of the two nations...