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CHAPTER 57. A BILL to be entitled An Act to amend Section 3 of
Chapter 540, House Bill 693, Acts of 1907, passed April 15, 1907,
and approved April 15, 1907, increasing the salaries of Chief Mine
Inspectors and the District Mine Inspectors. Mr. Biggs .- --
Members of the Tennessee Bar Association, it affords me now very
great pleasure to present to you as the . speaker of the morning a
Southern gentleman, the son of a distinguished and gallant
Confederate soldier, who has made for some years his home in one of
the metropolitan cities of the North, but the severity of the
climate of that city in winter has not been able to change or in
any wise to darken the genial sunshine of this most affable
gentleman, nor has it in any way affected the milk of human
kindness which dwells so largely in his heart. He has been for a
long time one of my closest friends, and it affords me, gentlemen
of the Bar Association, ladies and guests, the very greatest
pleasure to be able to present to you the Hon. Blewett Lee of
Chicago, who will speak to you on the Sovereignty of the Air.
SOVEREIGNTY OF THE AIR. By Blewett Lee, Of Chicago, Ill. When
Grotius was a young lawyer he served for a time as counsel for the
Dutch East India Company. Out of his early labors as a corporation
lawyer there grew later two wonderful books -- one the De Jure
Belli et Pads, the greatest gift that any lawyer ever gave to the
world, and the other, published in 1608, the Mare Liberum. In 1868
came to light the brief which he haid written in a celebrated case
in which the Company had captured a rich Portuguese galleon in the
Straits of Malacca. It was found that one chapter of the Mare
Liberum had been taken bodily from this brief. At the time the book
was written, Portugal claimed dominion of the eastern a...
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