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Congressional Serial Set (Volume 10546) (Paperback) Loot Price: R577
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Congressional Serial Set (Volume 10546) (Paperback): United States Government Office
Congressional Serial Set (Volume 10546) (Paperback): United States Government Office

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United States Government Office

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895. Excerpt: ... ORAL ARGUMENT OF MR. CARTER. SEVENTH DAY, APRIL 12TM, 1893. Mr. Carter. Mr. President: it would be evidence of insensibility on my part if in opening the discussion upon the important questions with which we are to deal I should fail to express my sense of the novelty, the importance, and the dignity of the case, and of the high character of the Tribunal which it is my privilege to address. You, Mr. President, in acknowledging the honor conferred upon you by your election as President, expressed in appropriate language those aspirations and hopes which are excited and gratified by so signal an attempt as this to remove all occasion for the employment of force between nations by the substitution of reason in the settlement of controversies. I beg to express my concurrence in those sentiments. Nor should I omit a grateful recognition of the extreme kindness with which the agent and counsel on the part of the United States Government have been received. Not only has this magnificent building with all its appliances been freely offered for the deliberations of the Tribunal itself, but every aid and assistance which we as counsel could desire have been freely extended to us. We recognize in this a fine and generous hospitality, worthy of France and her great capital--the fair and beautiful capital of the world. Mr. President, in reference to the statement which was made by my learned friend, Sir Charles Russell, as to the order of proceeding which counsel have agreed to adopt, subject to the approval of the Tribunal, I have only this to say; we do not admit that there is any special onus probandi resting upon the United States to substantiate its own contention in reference to the questions in dispute. Those questions, in our view, are submitted to the Tribuna...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: United States Government Office
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 264
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-33439-5
Barcode: 9781154334395
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-33439-2

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