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Page 455 - Privateering is, and remains, abolished ; 2. The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war ; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag ; 4.
Page 30 - it is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 435 - That an humble address be presented to her Majesty, praying that she will be graciously pleased to direct...
Page 182 - Existing rights of every European nation should be respected, but it is due alike to our safety and our interests that the efficient protection of our laws should be extended over our whole territorial limits, and that it should be distinctly announced to the world as our settled policy that no future European colony or dominion shall with our consent be planted or established on any part of the North American continent.
Page 21 - SIRS, I here present unto you Queen VICTORIA, the Undoubted Queen of this Realm : Wherefore All you who are come this Day to do your Homage, Are you willing to do the same...
Page 339 - She expects to be kept informed of what passes between him and the foreign Ministers before important decisions are taken, based upon that intercourse ; to receive the foreign despatches in good time ; and to have the drafts for her approval sent to her in sufficient time to make herself acquainted with their contents before they must be sent off.
Page 15 - Wales ; we, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this realm, being here assisted with these of his late Majesty's Privy Council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen of quality, with the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and citizens of London...
Page 182 - It is well known to the American people and to all nations, that this government has never interfered with the relations subsisting between other governments. We have never made ourselves parties to their wars or their alliances ; we have not sought their territories by conquest ; we have not mingled with parties in their domestic struggles ; and believing our own form of government to be the best, we have never attempted to propagate it by intrigues, by diplomacy, or by force.
Page 291 - Gentlemen — the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and a living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting-point from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions.
Page 240 - An Act for the better Security of the Crown and Government of the United Kingdom.