The Alaska Frontier

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Allen, Lane and Scott, 1903 - 198 pagina's
Canada-Alaska boundary dispute. Statement of United States claims. Includes a chronicle of international negotiations, texts of documents, maps, etc., in support of the author's views.
 

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Pagina 167 - Adverse holding or prescription during a period of fifty years shall make a good title. The arbitrators may deem exclusive political control of a district, as well as actual settlement thereof, sufficient to constitute adverse holding or to make title by prescription.
Pagina 11 - IV. With reference to the line of demarcation laid down in the preceding article, it is understood— "1st. That the island called Prince of Wales Island shall belong wholly to Russia," (now by this cession to the United States).
Pagina 9 - The line of demarcation between the Possessions of the High Contracting Parties, upon the Coast of the Continent, and the Islands of America to the North-West...
Pagina 11 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to...
Pagina 50 - to consider the state of those British possessions in North America which are under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company, or over which they possess a license to trade...
Pagina 11 - ... degree of west longitude, shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia as above...
Pagina 9 - Island, which point lies in the parallel of 54 degrees 40 minutes north latitude, and between the 131st and 133d degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th degree of north latitude...
Pagina 85 - Wales, lequel point se trouve sous la parallèle du 54-me degré 40 minutes de latitude Nord. et entre le 131-me et le 133-me degré de longitude Ouest (méridien de Greenwich) la dite ligne remontera au Nord le long de la passe dite Portland Channel...
Pagina 11 - Meridian); and, finally, from the said point of intersection, the said Meridian Line of the 141st degree, in its prolongation as far as the Frozen Ocean, shall form the limit between the Russian and British Possessions on the Continent of America to the North-West.
Pagina 144 - It is, nevertheless, understood that during a term of ten years. counting from the signature of the present convention, the ships of both Powers, or which belong to their citizens or subjects respectively, may reciprocally frequent, without any hindrance whatever. the interior seas, gulfs, harbors, and creeks, upon the coast mentioned in the preceding article, for the purpose of fishing and trading with the natives of the country.

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