Plain Directions to Naval Officers as to the Law of Search, Capture and Prize Under the Late Convention, Orders in Council, Prize Act, &c

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W.G. Benning & Company, 1854 - Capture at sea - 161 pages
 

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Page 104 - ... with the advice of our privy council, to issue this our royal proclamation, hereby...
Page 104 - An Act to prevent the enlisting or engagement of His Majesty's subjects to serve in foreign service, and the fitting out or equipping, in His Majesty's dominions, vessels for warlike purposes, without His Majesty's license...
Page 124 - States shall be permitted to enter such port or place and to discharge her cargo, and afterwards forthwith to depart without molestation; and any such vessel, if met at sea by any United States ship, shall be permitted to continue her voyage to any port not blockaded.
Page 103 - Majesty shall judge capable of being converted into, or made useful in increasing the quantity of, military or naval stores...
Page 125 - Granville, one of Her Majesty's principal secretaries of state, is to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Page 104 - ... by fine or imprisonment, or either of them, at the discretion of the court in which such offender shall be convicted...
Page 146 - Court of Admiralty from time to time to make such rules, orders, and regulations respecting the practice and mode of proceeding of the said Court, and the conduct and duties of the officers and practitioners therein, as to him...
Page 104 - ... the equipping, furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel, with intent or in order that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service of any foreign prince, state, or...
Page 109 - Russias, and of his subjects or others inhabiting within any of his countries, territories, or dominions, so that her Majesty's fleets and ships shall and may lawfully seize all ships, vessels and goods...
Page 122 - It is impossible for her Majesty to forego the exercise of her right of seizing articles contraband of war, and of preventing neutrals from bearing the enemy's despatches ; and she must maintain the right of a belligerent to prevent neutrals from breaking any effective blockade which may be established with an adequate force against the enemy's forts, harbors or coasts.

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