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42D CONGRESS, ) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 3d Session.
Ex. Doc. 1,
THE FOREIGN RELATIONS
THE UNITED STATES,
TRANSMITTED TO CONGRESS WITH THE ANNUAL MESSAGE
OF THE PRESIDENT,
THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON. .
VOLUME IV.-GENEVA ARBITRATION.
CONTAINING THE REPORT OF THE AGENT OF THE UNITED STATES
OF THE UNITED STATES ;
OPINIONS OF STATESMEN, MAGAZINES, AND JOURNALS OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND THE CONTINENT ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TREATY.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Delivery of the case at Geneva.
Language of the case mild
Comments of the British press..
Action of the British government.
Contemplated request for withdrawal of the American case..
Opinion of the continental press favorable to the United States
Exchange of the counter case
Industry and zeal of the secretaries
Friendly views of the British agent
The argument by the counsel regarded as masterly
United States argument filed
British move for long adjournment
Adjudication on the indirect claims
Friendly feelings on both sides...
British argument filed; motions for further argument
Opinions on the Floridá..
Supplemental arguments ordered and made.
Decisions of the tribunal.
Determination to award a sum in gross.
Counsel advise at every stage...
Independence and ability of neutral arbitrators.
Due diligence; what was claimed by United States
Position of Great Britain..
Views of Count Sclopis
Decision of the tribunal..
Cofriendliness of England; views of Count Sclopis
Views of Viscount d’Itajuba.
Views of Mr. Adams.
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