Report of the Proceedings and Evidence in the Arbitration Between the King and Government of the Hawaiian Islands and Messrs. Ladd & Co., Before Messrs. Stephen H. Williams & James F.B. Marshall, Arbitrators Under Compact 13th July, 1846

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Charles E. Hitchcock, printer, Government Press, 1846 - Arbitration and award - 671 pages
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Page 93 - I am directed by the Earl of Aberdeen to state to you for the information of the Government of the United States, that the occupation of the Sandwich Islands was an act entirely unauthorized by Her Majesty's Government, and that with the least practicable delay, due inquiry will be made into the proceedings which led to it.
Page 53 - CD, of the city aforesaid, merchant, my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name, and for my...
Page 281 - By means of it the situation of the witness with respect to the parties, and to the subject of litigation, his interest, his motives, his inclination and prejudices, his means of obtaining a correct and certain knowledge of the facts to which he bears testimony...
Page 282 - ... and prejudices, his means of obtaining a correct and certain knowledge of the facts to which he bears testimony, the manner in which he has used those means, his powers of...
Page 13 - I might or could do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney and agent shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of these presents.
Page 243 - Agency, 193, note. These elementary principles are founded on the doctrine that where one of two persons must suffer by the act of a third person, he who has held that person out as worthy of trust and confidence, and as having authority in that matter, should be bound by it: Evans
Page 282 - It is not easy for a witness who is subjected to this test to impose on a Court or Jury ; for, however artful the fabrication of falsehood may be, it cannot embrace all the circumstances to which a cross-examination may be extended."* "The fraud, therefore,
Page 473 - We have received your communication of yesterday's date, and must decline having any private interview, particularly under the circumstances which you propose. We shall be ready to receive any written communication from you to-morrow, and will give it due consideration. In case you have business of a private nature, we will appoint Dr. Judd our confidential agent to confer with you, who, being a person of integrity and fidelity to our government, and perfectly acquainted with all our affairs, will...
Page 305 - ... a party has no right to cross-examine any witness except as to facts and circumstances connected with the matters stated In his direct examination. If he wishes to -examine him as to other matters, he must do so by making the witness his own, and calling him, as such, in the subsequent progress of the cause.
Page 29 - ... in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.

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