Law of Contraband of War: With a Selection of Cases from the Papers of the Right Hon. Sir Geo. Lee

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W. G. Benning & Company, 1856 - 342 sidor
 

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Sida 244 - And whereas the difficulty of agreeing on the precise cases in which alone provisions and other articles not generally contraband may be regarded as such, renders it expedient to provide against the inconveniences and misunderstandings which might thence arise...
Sida xxxi - Contra, if the great predominant character of a port be that of a port of naval military equipment, it shall be intended that the articles were going for military use, although merchant ships resort to the same place, and although it is possible that the articles might have been applied to civil consumption...
Sida lvi - The case of dispatches is very different ; it is impossible to limit a letter to so small a size as not to be capable of producing the most important consequences in the operations of the enemy. It is a service, therefore, which, in whatever degree it exists, can only be considered in one character, as an act of the most noxious and hostile nature.
Sida 244 - Contraband, be confiscated unless after warning of such blockade or investment from the commanding officer of the blockading forces, she shall again attempt to enter, but she shall be permitted to go to any other port or place she shall think proper.
Sida 298 - Person or Persons commencing the same, any Law, Usage, or Custom to the contrary notwithstanding...
Sida 240 - ... and any other kind of corn and pulse, tobacco, and likewise all manner of spices, salted and smoked flesh, salted fish, cheese and butter, beer, oils...
Sida lxvii - The seat of judicial authority is, indeed, locally here, in the belligerent country, according to the known law and practice of nations ; but the law itself has no locality. It is the duty of the person who sits here to determine this question exactly as he would determine the same question if sitting at Stockholm ; to assert no pretensions on the part of Great Britain which he would not allow to Sweden in the same circumstances, and to impose no duties on Sweden, as a neutral country, which he would...
Sida 240 - ... prepared for war by land or by sea, shall not be reputed contraband, much less such as have been already wrought and made up for any other use, all which shall be...
Sida 244 - And whereas it frequently happens that vessels sail for a port or place belonging to an enemy without knowing that the same is besieged, blockaded, or invested, it is agreed that every vessel so circumstanced may be turned away from such port or place, but shall not be detained ; nor shall any part of her cargo, if not contraband, be confiscated, unless, after...
Sida 243 - ... and generally whatever may serve directly to the equipment of vessels, unwrought iron and fir planks only excepted...

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