Establishment of a Boundary Waters International Commission: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, August 23, 1985, International Falls, MN.

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986 - 190 pages
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Page 72 - The parties mutually stipulate that each shall prepare, equip, and maintain in service, on the coast of Africa, a sufficient and adequate squadron, or naval force of vessels, of suitable numbers and descriptions, to carry in all not less than eighty guns, to enforce, separately and respectively, the laws, rights, and obligations of each of the two countries, for the suppression of the slave-trade...
Page 73 - ... he may be brought before such Judges or other Magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered...
Page 69 - Francis, and of the lakes through which it flows, to the outlet of the Lake Pohenagamook; thence southwesterly, in a straight line, to a point on the northwest branch of the river St. John, which point shall be ten miles distant from the main branch of the St. John, in a straight line, and in the nearest direction, but if the said point shall be found to be less than seven miles from the nearest point of the summit or crest of the highlands that divide those rivers which empty themselves into the...
Page 70 - Falls, from which the Commissioners traced the line to the most northwestern point of the Lake of the Woods ; thence, along the said line, to the said most northwestern point, being in latitude 49 23...
Page 71 - ... claims arising from a possession and improvement of any lot or parcel of land by the person actually in possession, or by those under whom such person claims, for more than six years before the date of this treaty, shall, in like manner, be deemed valid...
Page 69 - Collins, previously to the year 1774, as the 45th degree of north latitude, and which has been known and understood to be the line of actual division between the States of New York and Vermont on one side, and the British province of Canada on the other; and from said point of intersection, west, along the said dividing line, as heretofore known and understood, to the Iroquois or St. Lawrence river.
Page 68 - United States; Who, after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powers, have agreed upon the following articles: ARTICLE I.
Page 71 - ... improvement of any lot or parcel of land by the person actually in possession, or by those under whom such person claims, for more than six years before the date of this treaty, shall, in like manner, be deemed valid, and be confirmed and quieted by a release to the person entitled thereto, of the title to such lot or parcel of land, so described as best to include the improvements made thereon ; and in all other respects the two contracting parties agree to deal upon the most liberal principles...
Page 71 - ... Government of the United States, within six months after the ratification of this treaty; and the proportion of the amount due thereon to the States of Maine and / Massachusetts, and any bonds or securities appertaining thereto shall be paid and delivered over to the Government of the...
Page 73 - Washington within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight.

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