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THE UNITED STATES,
LAID BEFORE THE
TRIBUNAL OF ARBITRATION,
CONVENED AT GENEVA,
UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED
WASHINGTON, MAY 8, 1871.
Meeting of the Joint High Commission at Washington
What the United States will attempt to establish
The British government informed of his purposes..
Lord John Russell promises to await Mr. Adams's arrival before acting.
The insurgents to issue letters of marque...
Proclamation giving notice of blockade.
Objects of that proclamation........
The joint action of France invited by Great Britain....
When the President's proclamation was received in Great Britain..
Her Majesty's government decide on the first of May to recognize a
Lord John Russell and the insurgent commissioners discuss the recog-
Contrast between conduct of Great Britain toward the United States
Its judicial construction.....
International law is a part of the common law of England...
Duties recognized by instructions to British officials during the insur-