Remarks on the English Enlistment Question: With an Abstract of the Correspondence Thereon

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W.C. Bryant, 1856 - 103 sivua
 

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Sivu 67 - ... territory or dominions of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people, with whom the United States are at peace, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned not more than three years...
Sivu 22 - State, colony, district, or people, as a soldier, or as a marine or seaman, on board of any vessel of war, letter of marque, or privateer, every person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned not exceeding three years...
Sivu 22 - That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States with intent to be enlisted or entered...
Sivu 89 - It has been pretended, indeed, that the engagement of a citizen in an enterprise of this nature, was a divestment of the character of citizen, and a transfer of jurisdiction over him to another sovereign. Our citizens are certainly free to divest themselves of that character by emigration and other acts manifesting their intention...
Sivu 72 - ... be employed in any such service or employment as aforesaid, as an officer, soldier, sailor, or marine, either in land or sea service, or to go or agree to go or embark...
Sivu 46 - Thus it was brought to light that the British cabinet had proposed enlistments in the United States, and had employed her Majesty's envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary accredited to this government to aid in the undertaking. When this despatch was received at this department, Mr. Crampton was in the British provinces. It had direct reference to the enlistment, for the Queen's service, of foreigners and British subjects in the United States.
Sivu 67 - SEC. 2. And ~be it further enacted, That if any person shall, within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States, enlist or enter himself, or hire or retain another person to enlist or enter himself, or to go beyond the limits or jurisdiction of the United States...
Sivu 13 - ... when, a year since, the British Parliament passed an act to provide for the enlistment of foreigners in the military service of Great Britain. Nothing on the face of the act, or in its public history, indicated that the British government proposed to attempt recruitment in the United States ; nor did it ever give intimation of such intention to this government. It was matter of surprise, therefore, to find, subsequently, that the engagement of persons within the United States to proceed to Halifax,...
Sivu 14 - ... not to violate the municipal law of the United States. It is difficult to understand how it should have been supposed that troops could be raised here by Great Britain without violation of the municipal law. The unmistakable object of the law was to prevent every such act which if performed must be either in violation of the law...
Sivu 41 - ... civitas career est ;" and it may be the duty of other countries to abstain from actively assisting the captives to escape from the national prison in order to serve another master ; but the government of the United States has enacted no such law — it justly boasts of its complete freedom in this respect, "civitas non career est...

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