Messages of the President: Message of the President of the United States, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate of the 25th Inst., Calling for Correspondence Between Governments of the United States and Great Britain, Relative to the Enlistment of Soldiers by the Agents of the Latter Government, Within the Territory of the United States; and the Message of the President of the United States, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate of the 28th Inst., Calling for Information Relative to Any Proposition Submitted to the United States Government by that of Great Britain, to Refer the Difference Between the Two Governments as to the Construction of the Treaty of July 4, 1850, to Arbitration. Ordered to be Printed Together; and that 10,000 Additional Copies be Printed, of which 1,000 to be for the Use of the Department of State

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A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1856 - 251 páginas

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Página 82 - States, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted or entered in the service of any foreign prince, State, colony, district, or people, as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars,...
Página 105 - ... it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, or such person as he shall empower for that purpose, to employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States, or of the militia thereof, as shall be necessary to compel any foreign...
Página 73 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted or entered in the service of any foreign prince, State, colony, district, or people, as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty...
Página 105 - I have given instructions to those officers, to whom it belongs, to cause prosecutions to be instituted against all persons, who shall within the cognizance of the courts of the United States violate the law of nations with respect to the powers at war, or any of them.
Página 68 - Whoever, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, enlists or enters himself, or hires or retains another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted or entered in the service of any foreign prince, State, colony, district, or people as a soldier or as a marine or seaman on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer shall be fined not more than $1,000 and imprisoned not more than three...
Página 104 - And I do hereby also make known that whosoever of the citizens of the United States shall render himself liable to punishment or forfeiture under the law of nations, by committing, aiding, or abetting hostilities against any of the said powers, or by carrying to any of them those articles which are deemed contraband by the modern usage of nations, will not receive the protection of the United States against such punishment or forfeiture...
Página 109 - ... 4. Hiring another person to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted as aforesaid. 5. Hiring another person to go beyond the limits of the United States with the intent to be entered into service as aforesaid. 7. Retaining another person to go beyond the limita of the United States with intent to be entered into service as aforesaid.
Página 105 - States is disobeyed or resisted by any person having the custody of any vessel of war, cruiser, or other armed vessel of any foreign prince or state, or of...
Página 102 - ... within the United States, and shall on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer, which at the time of its arrival within the United States, was fitted and equipped as such...
Página 102 - ... within the United States, was fitted and equipped as such, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another subject or citizen of the same foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people, who is transiently within the United States, to enlist or enter himself to serve such foreign...

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