The Civil Law in Spain and Spanish-America: Including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Philippine Islands, and the Spanish Civil Code in Force, Annotated and with References to the Civil Codes of Mexico, Central and South America, with a History of All the Spanish Codes, and Summary of Canonical Laws, of the Principal Fueros, Ordenamientos, Councils and Ordenanzas of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Twentieth Century, Including the Spanish, Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican Autonomical Constitutions, and a History of the Laws of the Indies--Recopilacion de Leyes de Los Reynos de Las Indias

W. H. Lowdermilk & Company, 1900 - 672 páginas
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Página 592 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination, when that is accomplished, to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Página 589 - While the rule of conduct of the American Commander-in-Chief will be such as has just been defined, it will be his duty to adopt mensures of a different kind, if, unfortunately, the course of the people should render such measures indispensable to the maintenance of law and order. He will then possess the power to replace or expel the native officials in part or altogether, to substitute new courts of his own constitution for those that now exist, or to create such new or supplementary tribunals...
Página 589 - The real property of the state he may hold and administer, at the same time enjoying the revenues thereof, but he is not to destroy it save in the case of military necessity. All public means of transportation, such as telegraph lines, cables, railways, and boats belonging to the state may be appropriated to his use, but unless in case of military necessity they are not to be destroyed.
Página 589 - American land forces, and stated that "the powers of the military occupant are absolute and supreme and immediately operate upon the political condition of the inhabitants...
Página 597 - It will be the duty of the commander of the forces of occupation to announce and proclaim in the most public manner that we come not as invaders or conquerors, but as friends, to protect the natives in their homes, in their employments, and in their personal and religious rights.
Página 483 - ... shall be deemed or adjudged to be void, nor shall the validity thereof be in any way affected, on account of any want of jurisdiction or authority...
Página 596 - March the Congress voted the sum contemplated by the treaty, and the amount was paid over to the Spanish Government on the 1st of May. In this manner the Philippines came to the United States.
Página 589 - VI. All churches and places devoted to religious worship and to the arts and sciences, all educational institutions, libraries, scientific collections, and museums are, so far as possible, to be protected; and all destruction or intentional defacement of such places or property, of historical monuments, archives, or works of science and art, is prohibited, save when required by urgent military necessity.
Página 536 - II. To enlist in the National Guard. III. To vote at popular elections in the district to which he belongs. IV. To fill the federal offices to which he may be elected, and which in no case shall be gratuitous.
Página 599 - The hour of victory will be the hour of clemency and reconstruction. No effort will be spared to build up the waste places desolated by war and by long years of misgovernment. We shall not wait for the end of strife to begin the beneficent work. We shall continue, as we have begun, to open the schools and the churches, to set the courts in operation, to foster industry and trade and agriculture, and in every way in our power to make these people whom Providence has brought within our jurisdiction...

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