American Neutrality: Its Honorable Past, Its Expedient Future : a Protest Against the Proposed Repeal of the Neutrality Laws, and a Plea for Their Improvement and Consolidation

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Little, Brown, 1866 - 211 páginas

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Página 95 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, begin or set on foot, or provide or prepare the means for, any military expedition or enterprise, to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominions of any foreign prince, or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are [at] peace, every person so unending shall bo deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned...
Página 209 - State ; in every such case it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, or such other person as he shall have empowered for that purpose, to employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States...
Página 205 - States," and to repeal the Acts therein mentioned. [April 20, 1818.] THAT if any citizen of the United State shall, within the territory of jurisdiction thereof, accept and exercise a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people in war, by land or by sea, against any prince, state, colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace> the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars,...
Página 16 - That the district courts shall take cognizance of complaints, by whomsoever instituted, in cases of captures made within the waters of the United States, or within a marine league of the coasts or shores thereof.
Página 192 - ... more than three years ; and every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, together with all materials, arms, ammunition and stores, which may have been procured for the building and equipment thereof, shall be forfeited, one half to the use of the informer, and the other half to the use of the United States.
Página 192 - ... 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, and be imprisoned not exceeding three years...
Página 209 - People, in every such case it shall be lawful for the President of The United States, or such other Person as he shall have empowered for that purpose, to employ such part of the Land or Naval Forces of the United States...
Página 205 - That if any citizen of the United States shall, within the territory or jurisdiction thereof, accept and exercise a commission to serve a foreign prince, state, colony, district, or people, in war, by land or by sea, against any prince, state, colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace...
Página 194 - ... to cruise or commit hostilities against the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district? or people, with whom the United States are at peace.
Página 207 - States, increases or augments, or procures to be increased or augmented, or knowingly is concerned in increasing or augmenting, the force of any ship of war, cruiser, or other armed vessel which at the time of her arrival within the United States was a ship of war, or cruiser, or armed vessel in the service of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people...

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