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" British Cruisers have been in the continued practice of violating the American flag on the great highway of nations and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it, not in the exercise of a belligerent right founded on the law of nations against... "
History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution, from the ... - Page 905
by C. H. Gifford - 1817
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...sailing unto it ; not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations, against sn enemy, but of a municipal prerogative over British...jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situaįon where no laws can operate but the law »* nations, and the laws of the country to »hrch...
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The Congressional Reporter

United States - 1811
...great highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it ; notinthe exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutral vcsseh'in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country...
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Report of the Committee of the Senate of Massachusetts, Comprising the ...

Massachusetts. General Court. Senate - United States - 1812 - 28 pages
...highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it ; not in the exercise of a belligerent right founded on the law of nations,...of the country to which the vessels belong : and a self redress is assumed, which if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned, is...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 22

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1812
...it, not in " the exercise of a belligerent right, found" ed on the law of nations against an ene" my, but of a municipal prerogative over " British subjects....jurisdiction is " thus extended to neutral vessels in a si" tuation where no laws csn operate but " the law of nations and the laws of the " country to which...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 22

Great Britain - 1812
...highway of Nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it ; not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations against an enemy, but of a municipal in. country to which the vessels belong; and a self redress is assumed, which if British subjects were...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1813
...great highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it, not in die exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of. nations...municipal prerogative over British subjects. British jarisdiction is thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where no laws can operate but the law...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 33

1813
...persons sailing under i<, not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the lawofnaiionsag.iinst an enemy, but of a municipal prerogative over British...thus extended to neutral vessels in a situation where Го laws can operate but the law of nations, and the laws of the country to which the vessels belong...
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The Historical Register of the United States: From the declaration of war in ...

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it ; not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations...of the country to which the vessels belong ; and a self redress is assumed, which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned, is...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 2; Volume 5, Part 2

Walter Scott - Europe - 1814
...great highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it, not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations,...subjects. British jurisdiction is thus extended to neutnl veMcls in a situation where no laws can operate but the law of nations and the laws of the country...
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The History of the War, Between the United States and Great-Britain, which ...

John Russell - United States - 1815 - 402 pages
...highway of nations, and of seizing and carrying off persons sailing under it : not in the exercise of a belligerent right, founded on the law of nations...assumed, which, if British subjects were wrongfully detained and alone concerned, is that substitution of force for a resort to the responsible sovereign,...
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