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SOMTER:
proceedings at Gibraltar as to....

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100
proceedings at Trividad as to.

217 101
coals at Trinidad

320 129
arrives at Gibraltar

321 1:29
shut up there by Kearsarge

321 129
sold under protest of United States consul.

321 130
treatment of, a partiality toward insurgents.

323 130
reasons why Great Britain liable for acts of ......

327 132
SCUTER, Fort:
surrender of......

44 24
SWEDISH VESSELS:
the case of.

187 78
Tacoxy, THE:
career of

363 145
TALLAHASSEE, T'HE:
fitted out in London as a privateer.

409

163
her career

410 163
what was done at Halifax as to

411 16:3
reasons why Great Britain liable for acts of..

412 164
TENTERDEX, LORD:
memorandum on neutrality laws

106

47
says privateering was suppressed by reason of the course
adopted by Wasbington..

131 57
TERCEIRA, (see Saldanha's expetition :)
Alabama arrives there.....

378 151
TRANSSHIPMENT OF CONTRABAND OF WAR :

the permission in colonial ports a failure to perform the
duties of a nentral......

227

93
injurious to the United States.

93
TREATY OF WASHINGTON :
expresses regret at escape of the cruisers

18
terms of submission of claims of the United States

18

12
meeting of the arbitrators, provisions for.

19

13
time for delivery of cases and evidence.

20

13
time for delivery of counter cases and evidence

21

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when originals inust be produced..

21

13
duties of agents of each government.

21

13
counsel may be heard.

14
rules applicable to the case, (see Neutrals).

14, 63
award, when and how made..

24

14
board of assessors, bow constituted and duties of..

25

15
the first clause in the first rule to be found in United States
neutrality law of 1794

150

64
what is due diligence..

150-158 61-67
fitting ont, arming, or equipping, each an offense.

159

68
reasons for words " specially adapted,” &c...

159

68
continuing force of second clause of first rule.

163

69
limitation and explanation of second rule...

71
recognizes obligation to make compensation for injuries.... 169 71
TREATY OF 1794. (See United States.)
TREXHOLM, GEORGE A.:

principal member of firm of Fraser, Trenholm & Co., and
secretary of insurgent treasury..

220 91
TREST. (See Great Britain.)
TRINIDAD:
The Sumter at..

247, 320 101, 129
TuscaLOOSA, OR CONRAD:
a prize captured by the Alabama..

270 110
claims to be received at Cape Town as a tender..

270 110
is seized, then released, and recived as man-of-war.

272

110
this decision reversed in London....

272 111
comes again to Cape Town and is seized.

273

111
this act disapproved in London.

274 111

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TWENTY-FOUR HOURS' RULE:
contained in admiralty and colonial instructions..

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UNITED STATES, (see Great Britain ; Washington :)
relations with Great Britain before 1860 friendly.

31
various treaties with Great Britain.....

31-33
number of States and Terr ies in 1860.

note

35
clection of Mr. Lincoln as President.

36
secession of South Carolina and other States..

36
cause of secession

37
neutrality law of 1818

note. 112
had no municipal law in 1793 to aid in performance of inter-
national duties..

127
course during President Washington's administration.

127
treaty of 1794..

131
construction thereof by commissioners.

132
enact neutrality laws at request of Great Britain

133
correspondence with Portugal.

137-146
principles recognized by that correspondence

146
what they regard as duo diligence.

158
seizure of Spanish gun-boats in 1869.

160
character of southern blockaded coast
VESSELS OF WAR, (see Commission ; Contraband; Neutrals :)
of belligerents, sale of, in neutral ports.

322
VIRGINIA, THE:
inquiries as to.....

298
WACHUSETT:
treatment of, at Bermuda..

353
WALKER, NORMAN S.:
made insurgent agent at Bermuda.

238
his urgent demand for coal...

277
is supplied with coal by Fraser, Trenholm & Co

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WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT :
his course toward Mr. Genet

1291-31
determines to restore prizes captured by privateers fitted out

in United States..
his course suppressed privateering.

131
WESTBURY, LORD:
appointed Lord High Chancellor, June, 1861.

98
regards animus of neutral as sole criterion.

101
says United States may use Queen's proclaination to prove
animus

101
says ship should not be built in neutral port by belligerent
with view to war.

185
WILKES, ADMIRAL:
correspondence with governor of Bermuda....

355

120

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LYDER ARTICLE 1 OF THE TREATY CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON ON THE STH MAY, 1871, BETWEEN HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY

AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

GENERAL CONTENTS.

The case now presented to the arbitrators on the part of the government of Her Britannic Majesty comprehends a statement of the facts which that government regards as material to a just adjudication on the claims of the United States, and of some general propositions on which it intends to rely, believing them to be in accordance with the principles of international law and the practice of nations.

THE CONTENTS OF THE CASE ARE AS FOLLOWS:

1-3

53-80 81-119

334-373

407-410

166-168

Geneva Present

edition. edition. 1. A statement of the matter referred to the arbitrators, as it is understood by Her Britannic Majesty's government, Part I, pages.

207-209 II. An introductory statement of the events which attended and followed the

commencement of the civil war in America, and of the course pursued by
Great Britain and the other maritime powers in relation to the war, and
particularly as to the reception of belligerent vessels of war into their
ports and waters, Part II, pages..

4-22 211-235 III. A further introductory statement on international rights and duties ; on the

powers which were possessed by Her Britannic Majesty's government of
preventing unlawful equipments; and setting forth the manuer and circum.
stances in and under which these powers were exercised during the war,
Part III, pages..

23-50 236-971 IV. Considerations proper to be kept in view by the arbitrators in entering on the

cases of the vessels specifically mentioned in the four following parts, V,
VI, VII, and VIII, Part IV, pages.

51-52 272, 273 V. Statement of facts relative to the Florida, Part V, pages.

274-307 VI. Statement of facts relative to the Alabama, Part VI, pages..

302_353 VII, Statement of facts relative to the Georgia, Part VII, pages..

120-133 VIII. Statement of facts relative to the Shenandoah, Part VIII, pages.

136-162 374-406 IX. Recapitulation of the material facis stated in the preceding parts, Part IX, pages.

163-165 X. Remarks in conclusion, Part X, pages..

411-413 TIR APPENDIX TO THE CASE CONSISTS OF FOUR VOLUMES, THE CONTENTS OF WHICH ARE AS FOLLOWS: Vol. I. Correspondence relating to the Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Shenandoah.

(See vol. I, pages 217 to 1002 of this edition.) Vol. II. Correspondence relating to the Sumter, Nashville, Geo rgiana, Phantom

Southerner, Alexandra, and other vessels respecting which representations were made by the Government of the United States to that of Her Bri

taupic Majesty during the civil war. (See vol. II of this edition.) Vol. III. Papers relating to the commencement of the civil war; proclamations and

regulations issued by the governments of Great Britain and other countries during that war; the neutrality laws of the United States and of Great Britain; judgments delivered by the British Court of Exchequer and by the Supreme Court of the United States; correspondence between the Government of the United States and the governments of Spain and Portugul relative to the fitting out of privateers in the ports of the firstnamed country; and the report of the royal commission appointed to inquire into the character, working, and effict of the British laws for the

enforcement of neutrality. (See rol. III, pages 1 to 395, of this edition.) Vol. IV. General correspondence on the “Alabama claims,” presented to Parliament.

(See vol. III, pages 397 to 965, of this edition.)

PART I.

STATEMENT OF THE MATTER REFERRED TO THIE ARBITRATORS, AS IT IS UN

DERSTOOD BY THE GOVERNMENT OF HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY.

PART I.-Introduc

The government of Her Britannic Majesty, in proceeding to state, for the information of the tribunal of arbitration, the facts and arguments which appear material to a just adjudication tory statement. on the claims to be presented by the Government of the United States, finds it necessary to remark, in the first place, that no definite and complete statement of those claims, with the grounds on which they are founded, has ever been furnished by the latter Government.

A general definition of them is, however, supplied by the terms of the reference to arbitration contained in Articles I to XI of the treaty of Washington, (8th May, 1871,) coupled with the previous correspondence between the two governments.

The parts of the treaty to which Her Britannic Majesty's government particularly refers are the following:

ARTICLE I. Whereas differences bave ariseu between the Government of the United States and the Government of Her Britannic Majesty, and still exist, growing out of the acts committed by the several vessels which have given rise to the claims generically known as the Alabama claims: and whereas Her Britannic Majesty has authorized her High Commissioners and Plenipotentiaries to express in a friendly spirit the regret telt by Her Majesty's Government for the escape, under whatever circumstances, of tho Alabama and other vessels froin Britisb ports, and for the depredations committed by thuse vessels : now, in order to remove and adjust all complaints and claims on the part of the United States, and to provide for the speedy settlement of such claims, which are not admitted by Her Britannic Majesty's Government, the High Contracting Parties agree that all the said claims, growing out of acts committed by the aforesaid vessels, and generically known as the Alabama claims, shall be referred to a Tribunal of Arbitration, to be composed of five Arbitrators, to be appointed in the following

manner:

ARTICLE II. The Arbitrators shall meet at Geneva, in Switzerland, at the earliest convenient day after they shall have been named, and shall proceed impartially and carefully to examine and decide all questions that shall be laid before them on the part of the Governments of Her Britannic Majesty and the United States respectively. All questions considered by the Tribunal, including the final award, shall be decided by a tuajority of all the Arbitrators.

ARTICLE VI. In deciding the matters submitted to the Arbitrators they shall be governed by the following three rules, which are agreed upon by the Contracting Parties as rules to be taken as applicable to the case, and by such principles of international law not inconsistent therewith as the Arbitrators shall determine to have been applicable to the case :

RULES.

A neutral Government is bound

First. To use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming, or equipping, within i's jurisdiction, of any vessel which it has reasonable grounds to believe is intended 10 cruise or to carry on war against a Power with which it is at peace; and also to use like diligence to prevent the departure from its jurisdiction of any vessel intended to

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