American Diplomacy

Paperback | January 18, 2012

byJohn Bassett Moore

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905. Excerpt: ... The counter cases with documents had been delivered by the agents to the secretary of the tribunal on April 15, 1872. On June 15 the printed arguments had been delivered. The counsel for neither party could thereafter present as a matter of right any further arguments or elucidations either orally or in writing. Article V of the treaty specified that the arbitrators alone could call for further arguments on any points indicated. The tribunal did call for such arguments on seven different points, 1, the meaning of due diligence; 2, the effect of a commission on a belligerent vessel entering a neutral port; 3, the amount of coal that a neutral may furnish a belligerent vessel; 4, the recruitment of men for the Shenandoah in Melbourne; 5, the effect of the entry of the Florida into the port of Mobile; 6, the question of interest and the rate; and 7, the amount of damages.1 As soon as Staempfli had received the cases and the counter cases of the parties, he secluded himself in an Alpine retreat to master their contents. And when the tribunal met on June 15, he appeared with abstracts of evidence and elaborately written opinions on the main questions involved. This gave him the advantage over Adams even, familiar as the latter was with the history of the claims; not to mention the advantage over Cockburn, who had been convinced the tribunal would break up in failure and who admitted that he had not yet begun to examine the cause. At the session of July 15 Staempfli submitted a program, proposing that the tribunal should consider the facts and the principles of law in the case of each cruiser in regular order. He mentioned that this order was the one he had pursued in the examination of the evidence and arguments and that he had reached conclusions on all point...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905. Excerpt: ... The counter cases with documents had been delivered by the agents to the secretary of the tribunal on April 15, 1872. On June ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217165354

ISBN - 13:9780217165358

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