Mediation of the Honduran-Guatemalan Boundary Question: Held Under the Good Offices of the Department of State, 1918-1919 ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919
 

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Page 242 - A Complete Collection of the TREATIES and CONVENTIONS, and RECIPROCAL REGULATIONS, at present subsisting between GREAT BRITAIN and FOREIGN POWERS, and of the Laws, Decrees, and Orders in Council concerning the same...
Page 243 - January, 1850, and have continued to exist up to the present time, was and is as follows : — Beginning at the mouth of the River Sarstoon in the Bay of Honduras, and proceeding up the mid-channel thereof to Gracias a Dios Falls ; then turning to the right and continuing by a line drawn direct from Gracias a Dios Falls to Garbutt's Falls on the River Belize, and from Garbutt's Falls due north until it strikes the Mexican frontier.
Page 465 - ... the bed and channel are changed by the natural and gradual processes known as erosion and accretion, the boundary follows the varying course of the stream; while if the stream from any cause, natural or artificial, suddenly leaves its old bed and forms a new one, by the process known as an avulsion, the resulting change of channel works no change of boundary, which remains in the middle of the old channel, although no water may be flowing in it, and irrespective of subsequent changes in the new...
Page 114 - It has been asserted as a principle of the common law that the division of an empire creates no forfeiture of previously vested rights of property.
Page 242 - Jabon, and continue up to the source of the said River; from thence it shall cross in a straight line the intermediate land, till it intersects the River Wallis; and by the centre of the same River, the said Line shall descend to the point where it will meet the Line already settled...
Page 238 - Dios, there are some rich farms of cattle and wheat; but because it lieth as near to the country of Guatemala as to Comayagua, and on this side the ways are better than on that, therefore more of that wheat is transported to Guatemala and to the towns about it than to Comayagua or Trujillo.
Page 241 - I. His Britannic Majesty's subjects and the other colonists who have hitherto enjoyed the protection of England, shall evacuate the country of the Mosquitos, as well as the continent in general, and the islands adjacent, without exception...
Page 241 - With the object of practically carrying out the views set forth in the preamble of the present convention for improving and perpetuating the friendly relations which at present so happily exist between the two High Contracting Parties, they mutually agree conjointly to use their best efforts, by taking adequate means for establishing the easiest communication (either by means of a cart-road or employing the rivers, or both united, according to the opinion of the surveying engineers) between the fittest...
Page 242 - The Catholic King, to prove, on his side, to the King of Great Britain, the sincerity of his sentiments of friendship toward his 91814— 19— VOL 1 16 said Majesty and the British nation, will grant to the English more extensive limits than those specified in the last treaty of peace...
Page 590 - ... the lines marked in public documents not contradicted by others of the same nature and of greater force, giving to each the value corresponding to it according to its antiquity and juridical efficacy; the extent of the territory which formed the ancient provinces of Guatemala and Honduras at the date of their independence; the dispositions of the Royal Ordinance of Intendants which then ruled; and, in general, all documents, maps, plans, etc., which may lead to clearing up the truth, preference...

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