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" I believe it cannot be doubted, but that by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize. "
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States - Page 414
by United States. Supreme Court - 1817
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Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections ..., Volume 12

William Cobbett - United States - 1801 - 358 pages
...can be, are as follow : " I fcelieve it cannot be doubted, but that, by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize. , Upon this principle,...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 1

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1802 - 756 pages
...I believe," says Mr. Jefferson, " it cannot be doubted, but -' that by the general law of nations, the goods *' of a friend, found in the vessel of. an enemy, " are free, and the goods of an enemy, found m " the vessel of a friend, are lawful prize.* Upon " this principle,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876 - 592 pages
...States on the outbreak of the French Revolutionary war, ' but ' that by the general Law of Nations the goods of a friend ' found in the vessel of an enemy are free ; and the goods ' of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize.' The whole chain...
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The Massachusetts Manual, Or, Political and Historical Register, Volume 1

William Burdick - Almanacs, American - 1814 - 240 pages
...1793, expresses himself thus, " I believe it cannot be doubted but that by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize. It is true that sundry...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 3

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814 - 634 pages
...thus expresses himself : " I believe it cannot be doubted but that, by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prizes. It is true that...
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Speech of the Honourable Artemas Ward: Delivered in the House of ...

Artemas Ward - United States - 1814 - 68 pages
...1793, expresses himself thus, " I believe it cannot be doubted but that by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize. It is true that sundry...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 3

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814 - 602 pages
...thus expresses himself : " I believe it cannot be doubted but that, by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are^free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prizes. It is true that...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the Accession ...

United States - 1815 - 508 pages
...taken out as lawful prize. I believe it cannot be doubted, but that, by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize. Upon this principle,...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession ...

United States - 1817 - 512 pages
...tKe 24th, declaring " his belief that it cannot be doubted but that by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy arc lawful prize." — " It is true that sundry nations, desirous of avoiding the inconveniences of...
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A Treatise on the Law of Insurance

Wendell Phillips - Insurance law - 1823 - 572 pages
...the vessel of a shlp' friend are prize of war, and that the goods of a friend in the (2) Barker r. vessel of an enemy are to be restored, is believed to be a part J^^BS of the original law of nations as generally, perhaps universally, acknowledged. It has been fully...
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