Limitation of Armament on the Great Lakes

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The Endowment, 1914 - 57 Seiten
 

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Seite 20 - And whereas the Senate of the United States have approved of the said arrangement and recommended that it should be carried into effect, the same having also received the sanction of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, acting in the name and on the behalf of His...
Seite 17 - If either party should hereafter be desirous of annulling this stipulation, and should give notice to that effect to the other party, it shall cease to be binding after the expiration of six months from the date of such notice. The naval force so to be limited shall be restricted to such services as will in no respect interfere with the proper duties of the armed vessels of the other party.
Seite 10 - ... the naval force to be maintained on the lakes on each side to the following vessels, that is: On Lake Ontario to one vessel not exceeding 100 tons...
Seite 16 - Lakes shall be forthwith dismantled, and that no other vessels of war shall be there built or armed. And it further agrees, that if either party should hereafter be desirous of annulling this stipulation and should give notice to that effect to the other party, it shall cease to be binding after the expiration of six months from the date of such notice.
Seite 16 - All other armed vessels on these lakes shall be forthwith dismantled, and no other vessels of war shall be there built or armed. If either party should hereafter be desirous of annulling this stipulation, and should give notice to that effect to the' other party, it shall cease to be binding after the expiration of six months from the date of such notice.
Seite 25 - I have the Honor to be, with great Respect and Consideration, SIR, Your most obedient and humble Servant, SHELBURNE.
Seite 56 - States, shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side ; that is — On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen-pound cannon. On the upper lakes, to two vessels, not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Seite 2 - President is sincerely desirous to tprevent an evil which it is presumed is equally to be deprecated by both Governments. He therefore authorizes you to propose to the British Government such an arrangement respecting the naval force to be kept on the lakes by both Governments as will demonstrate their pacific policy and secure their peace.
Seite 3 - Government such an arrangement respecting the naval force to be kept on the lakes by both governments as will demonstrate their pacific policy and secure their peace. He is willing to confine it, on each side, to a certain moderate number of armed vessels, and the smaller the number the more agreeable to him; or to abstain altogether from an armed force beyond that used for revenue. You will bring this subject under the consideration of the British Government immediately after the receipt of this...
Seite 2 - It is evident, if each party augments its force there with a view to obtaining the ascendancy over the other, that vast expense will be incurred and the danger of collision augmented in like degree. The President is sincerely desirous to prevent an evil which it is presumed is equally to be deprecated by both Governments.