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THE CASE

OF

THE UNITED STATES,

LAID BEFORE THE

TRIBUNAL OF ARBITRATION,

CONVENED AT GENEVA,

UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA AND HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
OF GREAT BRITAIN, CONCLUDED AT

WASHINGTON, MAY 8, 1871.

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nition of southern independence....

Communication with the French government.

Answers of the French government....

When the President's proclamation was received by Great Britain...

Effect of recognition of a state of war..

The Queen's proclamation .....

Uncertainty of Her Majesty's government.

Effect of the Queen's proclamation...
Mr. Bright's views.
The sovereign right to issue such a proclamation not denied

It was an unfriendly act....

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Great Britain has recognized its obligations in various ways..

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The obligations recognized by the foreign enlistment act of 1819..... 105 47

Municipal laws designed to aid a government in the performance of

international duties ....

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History of the foreign enlistment act of 1819...

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Great Britain bound to perform the duties recognized by that act.... 108 48

The duties recognized by that act.....

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Royal commission to revise the foreign enlistment act of 1819

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Report of that commission

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The foreign enlistment act of 1870 .

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Its judicial construction....

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International law is a part of the common law of England...

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Duties recognized by the Queen's proclamation of neutrality

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Definition of neutrality ...

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Duties recognized by instructions to British officials during the insur-
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Correspondence between the two governments in 1793-'94.

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Treaty of November 19, 1794..

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Construction of that treaty by the commissioners appointed under it. 132 57

The neutrality laws of the United States enacted at the request of

Great Britain

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Case of the bark Maury

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Principles thus recognized by the two governments

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Obligation to make compensation for injuries.

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