Proceedings of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal: Convened at London, Under the Treaty Between the United States of America and Great Britain, Concluded at Washington, January 24, 1903, for the Settlement of Questions ... with Respect to the Boundary Line Between the Territory of Alaska and the British Possessions in North America, Volume 7
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904
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54 degrees 56th degree Alaska American apply argument Article VII attention Attorney-General AYLESWORTH body of water boundary line Britain British Case Appendix British Columbia called Canadian claim Coast of America contention continent Count Nesselrode Dawson degrees 40 minutes DICKINSON drawn establishments fact give Government head of Lynn Hudson's Bay Company intended interior international law interpretation land letter lisière look Lord Lynn Canal mainland coast marine leagues matter meaning meant ment miles mountains negotiators never North-West Coast Observatory Inlet ocean Parties Pearse Island political coast line Portland Canal Portland Channel Portland Inlet possession PRESIDENT Prince of Wales proposition purpose question reference regard River ROBINSON Russia Russian-American Company sinuosities Sir Charles Bagot Sir EDWARD CARSON Stikine Stikine River submit survey TAYLOR thing tion Treaty Tribunal Ukase United Vancouver Vancouver's narrative Wales Island Watson whole word coast
Pagina 808 - 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.
Pagina 747 - Listen, O my son! There is no wisdom equal unto the belief in God! He created the world, and shall we liken ourselves unto Him in seeking to penetrate into the mysteries of His creation? Shall we say, Behold this star spinneth round that star, and this other star with a tail goeth and cometh in so many years ! Let it go ! He from whose hand it came will guide and direct it.
Pagina 747 - My illustrious Friend, and Joy of my Liver ! " The thing you ask of me is both difficult and useless. Although I have passed all my days in this place, I have neither counted the houses nor have I...
Pagina 747 - Of a truth thou hast spoken many words ; and there is no harm done, for the speaker is one and the listener is another. After the fashion of thy people, thou hast wandered from one place to another, until thou art happy and content in none.
Pagina 571 - ... present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood, that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim, which either of the two high contracting parties may have to any part of the said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other Power or State to any part of the said country; the only object of the high contracting parties, in that respect, being to prevent disputes and differences amongst themselves.
Pagina 805 - It is also understood, that, for the space of ten years from the signature of the present Convention, the vessels of the two Powers, or those belonging to their respective subjects, shall mutually be at liberty to frequent, without any hindrance whatever, all the inland seas, the gulfs, havens, and creeks on the coast mentioned in Article III for the purposes of fishing and of trading with the natives.
Pagina 694 - 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 Russia, as above mentioned...
Pagina 520 - In order to prevent the right of navigating and fishing, exercised upon the ocean by the subjects of the high contracting Parties, from becoming the pretext for an illicit commerce, it is agreed that the subjects of His Britannic Majesty shall not land at any place where there may be a Russian establishment, without the permission of the Governor or Commandant; and, on the other hand, that Russian subjects shall not land, without permission, at any British establishment on the Northwest coast.
Pagina 520 - I. It is agreed that the respective subjects of the High Contracting Parties shall not be troubled or molested in any part of the ocean, commonly called the Pacific Ocean, either in navigating the same, in fishing therein, or in landing at such parts of the coast as shall not have been already occupied, in order Nr.
Pagina 925 - If they have great power, they have also great responsibility. No cause they espouse can fail; no cause they oppose can triumph. The future is, in large part, theirs. They have the making of history in the times that are to come. The greatest calamity that could befall would be strife' which should divide them. "Let us pray that this -shall never be.