Report and Accompanying Papers of the Commission Appointed by the President of the United States "to Investigate and Report Upon the True Divisional Line Between the Republic of Venezuela and British Guiana" ...
United States. Commission to Investigate and Report upon the True Division Line between Venezuela and British Guiana
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896
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Aberdeen accept according acts agents agree agreement Amacuro American answer appear appointed arbitration authorities bank Barima boundary Britain Britannic Majesty's British Guiana called Caracas citizens claim Colony Commission Commissioners communication consideration considered Contracting Parties controversy decision Demerara Department desire differences direction discussion dispute dominions Dutch duty England English erected Essequibo established Excellency existing express extended fact Foreign Foreign Affairs Fortique friendly frontier give given Government of Venezuela Governor Granville honor important instructions interests land letter limits London Lord Majesty Majesty's Government manner matter means ment Minister mouth negotiations object occupied Orinoco portion possessions present President proposed question reason received reference regard relations renew reply Republic respect river Rojas Schomburgk Secretary Señor sent settlement signed Spain submit taken territory tion titles Treaty undersigned United Vene Venezuelan Government vessels
Stran 396 - With the movements in this hemisphere we are of necessity more immediately connected, and by causes which must be obvious to all enlightened and impartial observers.
Stran 397 - This difference proceeds from that which exists in their respective governments. And to the defense of our own, which has been achieved by the loss of so much blood and treasure, and matured by the wisdom of their most enlightened citizens, and under which we have enjoyed unexampled felicity, this whole nation is devoted.
Stran 404 - To-day the United States is practically sovereign on this continent, and its fiat is law upon the subjects to which it confines its interposition. Why? It is not because of the pure friendship or good will felt for it. It is not simply by reason of its high character as a civilized state, nor because wisdom and justice and equity are the invariable characteristics of the dealings of d1e United States.
Stran 126 - Parties which may be compelled by stress of weather, or by reason of any other distress, to take shelter in a port of the other, shall be at liberty to refit therein, to procure all necessary...
Stran 87 - ... which either Contracting Party has actually granted, or may hereafter grant, to the subjects or citizens of any other State, shall be extended to the subjects or citizens of the other Contracting Party...
Stran 113 - ... consuls-general, consuls, viceconsuls, and consular agents shall, if the owner or master, or other agent of the owner is not present, or is present and requires it, be authorized to interpose in order to afford the necessary assistance to their fellow-countrymen.
Stran 301 - Commissions shall be selected by the two Governments by common consent, failing which each of the parties shall nominate an Arbitrator, or an equal number of Arbitrators, and the Arbitrators thus appointed shall select an Umpire.
Stran 103 - ... expenses, he shall be bound to conform to the regulations and tariffs of the place to which he may have come. If any...
Stran 127 - Paraguay, it is agreed that if, at any time, any interruption of friendly intercourse or any rupture should unfortunately take place between the two contracting parties, the subjects or citizens...
Stran 395 - Europe has a set of primary interests which to us have none or a very remote relation. Hence she must be engaged in frequent controversies, the causes of which are essentially foreign to our concerns. Hence, therefore, it must be unwise in us to implicate ourselves by artificial ties in the ordinary vicissitudes of her politics or the ordinary combinations and collisions of her friendships or enmities. Our detached and distant situation invites and enables us to pursue a different course.