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THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON.
VOLUME III.-GENEVA ARBITRATION.
CONTAINING THE ARGUMENT OF THE UNITED STATES; ARGUMENT OF HER
STATEMENTS OR ARGUMENTS MADE BY THE
RESPECTIVE AGENTS OR COUNSEL.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The issues to be determined are now settled
The right to do this unquestioned; other nations no parties to the con-
in the exercise of belligerent powers by the Sovereign..
cided as they arise...
equality between contending parties which resembles what is known
The Queen's proclamation
was voluntary and anticipatory
was not called for by the relations between the Goverments.
had no justification ...
and changed the legal relations between Great Britain and the in-
This aid was organized, systematic, and official
Nature of the injuries inflicted on the United States
No nation but Great Britain instrumental in inflicting them.
They form the subject of this arbitration....
Provisions of the Treaty of Washington respecting the arbitration.
Description of the claims
The Rules of the Treaty
The provisions of Article VII
Effect of an award..
The measure of indemnity claimed
The claims preferred are national
The authority of the Tribunal absolute for their determination
Its award will be final......