Development of the American Merchant Marine and American Commerce

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - 563 páginas

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Página 385 - Every vessel belonging to a citizen of the United States, bound from a port in the United States to any foreign port, or being of the burden of seventy-five tons or upward, and bound from a port on the Atlantic to a port on the Pacific, or vice versa, shall...
Página 459 - SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the state of Louisiana...
Página 336 - The defence of Great Britain, for example, depends very much upon the number of its sailors and shipping. The Act of Navigation, therefore, very properly endeavours to give the sailors and shipping of Great Britain the monopoly of the trade of their own country, in some cases by absolute prohibitions and in others by heavy burdens upon the shipping of foreign countries.
Página 495 - All materials of foreign production which may be necessary for the construction of vessels built in the United States for foreign account and ownership or for the purpose of being employed in the foreign trade, including the trade between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States, and all such materials necessary for the building of their machinery, and all articles necessary for their outfit and equipment...
Página 315 - But if particular nations grasp at undue shares, and, more especially, if they seize on the means of the United States, to convert them into aliment for their own strength, and withdraw them entirely from the support of those to whom they belong, defensive and protecting measures become necessary on the part of the nation whose marine resources are thus invaded...
Página 99 - ... o•clock pm, a recess was taken until 2 o•clock pm) AFTER RECESS.
Página 546 - Senate, the Speaker Of the House of Representatives,' and to each of our Senators and Representatives -In' the Congress of 'the United States'.
Página 65 - I thank my countrymen for this beautiful gift which shall be an heirloom in my family forever as an evidence that republics are not ungrateful, and I thank you, Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the committee, for the gracious, cordial and kindly welcome which you have given me to my home.
Página 338 - ... at its proper level ; and in times of war — that is to say, when those nations who may be our principal carriers shall be at war with each other, if we have not within ourselves the means of transportation, our produce must be exported in belligerent vessels, at the increased expense of war freight and insurance, and the articles which will not bear that must perish on our hands.
Página 550 - Commission as worthy of the support of the Senators and Representatives in the Congress of the United States from the State of...

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