American and British Claims Arbitration

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913

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Página 15 - Parties agree that all claims on the part of corporations, companies, or private individuals, subjects of her Britannic Majesty, upon the government of the United States, and all claims on the part of corporations, companies, or private individuals, citizens of the United States...
Página 112 - ... jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States; but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States.
Página 15 - Majesty conjointly; and in case the third Commissioner shall not have been so named within a period of three months from the date when this article shall take effect, then the third Commissioner shall be named by the Representative at London of His. Majesty the Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary. In case of the death, absence, or incapacity of any Commissioner, or in the event of any Commissioner...
Página 11 - All claims owned by citizens of the United States of America against the Republic of Venezuela which have not been settled by diplomatic agreement or by arbitration between the two Governments...
Página 123 - Article 5, either of the High Contracting Parties shall move such Tribunal to decide, and thereupon it shall decide, that the determination of such claim necessarily involves the decision of a disputed question of principle of grave general importance...
Página 1 - Whoever uses a citizen ill, indirectly offends the state, which is bound to protect this citizen ; and the sovereign of the latter should avenge his wrongs, punish the aggressor, and, if possible, oblige him to make full reparation ; since otherwise the citizen would not obtain the great end of the civil association, which is, safety.
Página 113 - ... owe to the country of their birth when they continue In its territory. (Moore, Int. Arb., vol. 3, p. 2454.) Under substantially identical conditions with the case now under consideration the question before this tribunal was passed upon by the Commission sitting in virtue of the convention between the United States and Venezuela of December 5, 1885. The questions were very ably discussed, and it was unanimously held that the Commission had no jurisdiction of the claim. The claimants were women...
Página 124 - Whereas certain differences have arisen between Great Britain and the United States of Venezuela in connection with the claims of British subjects against the Venezuelan Government, the undersigned, His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir Michael H.
Página 15 - XIV of this treaty, shall be referred to three Commissioners, to be appointed in the following manner, that is to say : One Commissioner shall be named by the President of the United States, one by Her Britannic Majesty, and a third by the President of the United States and Her Britannic Majesty conjointly; and in case the third Commissioner shall not have been so named within a period of three months from the date of the exchange of the ratifications of this treaty, then the third Commissioner shall...
Página 15 - Washington at the earliest convenient period after they shall have been respectively named, and shall, before proceeding to any business, make and subscribe a solemn declaration that they will impartially and carefully examine and decide, to the best of their judgment, and according to justice and equity...

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