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THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON.
VOLUME III.-GENEVA ARBITRATION.
CONTAINING THE ARGUMENT OF THE UNITED STATES; ARGUMENT OF HER
STATEMENTS OR ARGUMENTS MADE BY THE
RESPECTIVE AGENTS OR COUNSEL.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The issues to be determined are now settled
II. THE CONTROVERSY SUBMITTED TO ARBITRATION:
The Arbitrators already acquainted with the general nature of the facts..
erent powers, and prevented insurgents from carrying on maritime
war from their own resources
in the exercise of belligerent powers by the Sovereign...
This aid was organized, systematic, and official
Nature of the injuries inflicted on the United States.
No nation but Great Britain instrumental in inflicting them..
They form the subject of this arbitration!.
Provisions of the Treaty of Washington respecting the arbitration.
Description of the claims
The Rules of the Treaty
The provisions of Article VII
Effect of an award..
The measure of indemnity claimed
The claims preferred are national
The authority of the Tribunal absolute for their determination
Its award will be final......
Great Britain guilty of culpable negligence, even when measuring its du-
ties by the Foreign-Enlistment Act.
Responsibility of Sovereign for violation of neutrality
such violation ......
The history of the United States as a neutral a part of the British plead-
British enlistments during the Crimean War.
Course toward France during the American Revolution
Course toward the Netherlands
Her adaptation to war is not disputed.
The question to be decided..
Mr. Adams gives information respecting the Alabama June 23, 1862. 81
Referred to Law Officers of the Crown..
Their action upon it...
Proceedings of Customs Authorities..
Mr. Adams informed that the American Consul may submit evidence to
the Collector at Liverpool
The Consul directed to furnish information to the Collector..
He does so
Conduct of the Collector.
He declines to act...
Mr. Adams instructs the Consul to continue to collect proof.
The Consul does so, and presents it to the Collector, with a request to
seize the vessel..
Law-Advisers of the Customs.