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Commission under Article VII., Jay Treaty, 1794—Continued.

powers of commission ...
provision orders considered
results of commission....
suspension of proceedings.

resumption; new treaty, 1802.
text of Article VII..

cases included..
Commission under Article IV., Treaty of Ghent, 1814,

appointment authorized..
text of Article IV., islands in Bay of Fundy, etc..
commissioner named by Great Britain, Thomas Barclay

by United States, John Holmes..
agent for Great Britain, Ward Chipman.

for United States, James Trecothick Austin..
first formal meeting.
claims submitted
arguments filed by agents.
final meeting ..
decision reached...

report of Mr. Barclay

text of; assignment of islands
instructions to British commissioner
Commission under Article V., Treaty of Ghent, 1814 (see also Arbitration

of Northeastern Boundary, and Northeastern Boundary),
previous negotiations...
appointment authorized; northeastern boundary

text of Article V.......
commissioner named by Great Britain, Thomas Barclay.

by United States, Cornelius P. Van Ness .....
agents for Great Britain, Ward Chipman and Ward Chipman, jr ..

for United States, William C. Bradley
first meeting ....
questions to be decided
arguments submitted
northwest angle of Nova Scotia, counter claims of agents....
northwesternmost head of Connecticut River, counterclaims of

agents.
error in locating forty-fifth parallel of north latitude....
last meeting
disagreement; Mr. Van Ness's opinion ..

Mr. Barclay's opinion......
reports of commissioners; adjournment..

surveys directed ...
Commission under Article VI., Treaty of Ghent, 1814.
appointment authorized; river and lakes boundary..

text of Article VI..
commissioner named by Great Britain, John Ogilvy...

Anthony Barclay.
by United States, Peter B. Porter..

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Commission under Article VI., Treaty of Ghent, 1814Continued. Page.
agent for Great Britain, John Hale ..

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for United States, Samuel Hawkins

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Joseph Delafield ..

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first meeting; secretarios appointed ..

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conference with commissioners under Article V...

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final meeting

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death of commissioner Ogilvy..

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award agreed upon....

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decision; no fixed rules used

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Commission under Article VII., Treaty of Ghent, 1814.
appointment authorized, northern boundary..

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text of Article VII., northern boundary

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commissioners

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first meeting; personnel..

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surveys; instructions

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agreement as to line in Lake Superior from Neebish Channel to
Isle Royale

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boundary, Lac la Pluie to northwestern point of Lake of the
Woods..

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disagreement as to islands in St. Marys River.

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Neebish channels, views of American commissioner

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views of British commissioner ...

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St. Georges Island, claim of American commissioner

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claim of British commissioner..

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Isle Royale to Lac la Pluie, claim of American commissioner. 180, 185
claim of British commissioner..

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compromise proposed

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not accepted

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final meeting; reports

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Commission under Article II., Treaty of 1822,
award of Emperor of Russia as to meaning of Article I., Treaty of
Ghent ...

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appointment authorized under Article II

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commissioner named by Great Britain, George Jackson

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by United States, Langdon Cheves....

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arbitrator named by Great Britain, John McTavish.

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by United States, Henry Seawell..

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agent for United States, George Hay

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average value of slaves at time of Treaty of Ghent to be deter-
mined ....

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agreement as to average value

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first meeting.....

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final meeting and decision

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procedure; evidence.

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functions considered.

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Commission under Article III., Treaty of 1822,
commissioner for Great Britain, George Jackson...
for United States, Langdon ('heves..

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first meeting.....

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Commission under Article III., Treaty of 1822–Continued.

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definitive list of slaves, etc., submitted

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disagreements; omitted claims...

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British evidence.

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interest....

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Dauphin Island..

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compromiso proposed by Mr. Clay...

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effected by treaty of 1826..

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amount accepted....

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continuance of..

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final meeting

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omitted claims, disagreement of commissioners ..

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procedure; evidence.

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Commission under Treaty with Great Britain, 1826,
act directing appointment of.....

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commissioners appointed: Langdon Cheves, Henry Seawell, James
Pleasants.

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claims submitted

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omissions from definitive list admitted
Dauphin Island....

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differences; Chesapeake claims..

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Halifax claims.

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Louisiana claims.

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first meeting..

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final meeting

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procedure

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sums awarded

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Commission under Treaty with Great Britain, 1853,
text of treaty, claims referred......

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commissioner named by Great Britain, Edmund Hornby.

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by United States, Nathaniel G. Upham..

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umpire considered

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Martin Van Buren declined

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Joshua Bates selected..

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agent of Great Britain, James Hannen..

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of United States, John Addison Thomas .

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counsel appearing..

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first meeting

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hearings.

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final meeting

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award ...

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case of Albion; unauthorized trade in foreign territory..

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Creole; liberation of slaves from vessel taken by mutineers. 410, 4375
Enterprise; unlawful liberation of slaves from vessel seeking
shelter....

.... 409, 4349
George Honghton; restitution of property taken by pirates.... 4387
Hermosa; slaves freed from wrecked vessels ..

410, 4374
Kerford and Jenkin; alleged illegal detention

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Lord Nelson; no jurisdiction on account of time origin... 413, 4390
McCalmont, Greaves & Co., tariff duties imposed by belliger-
ent

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Washington; fishing in Bay of Fundy.

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Commission under Treaty with Great Britain, 1853—Continued. Page.
claims considered, total...

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Alexander McLeod, steamer Caroline

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brig Comet....

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brig Encomium....

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for alleged illegal acts of revenue officers.

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for refund of excess of duties, etc., considered

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of Hudson's Bay Company allowed; aid to United States citizens 3458
of John; seizure after conclusion of peace

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of Jones; irregular seizure, etc., alleged slave trading

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domicil, as affecting rights of claimants; cases..

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jurisdiction; claims embraced

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lapse of time no bar to claims..

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list of claims; American

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British

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nonliability of United States for bonds of Texas and Florida 3591
procedure adopted by commission...

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rules adopted by commission

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seizure of fishing vessel on high seas; case of Argo8.

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case of Pallas ......

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settlement; jurisdiction exercised..

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Commission under Reciprocity Treaty of 1854.
history of fisheries negotiations

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authorized by treaty; reserved fisheries .

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commissioner named by Great Britain, M. H. Perley.

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Joseph Howe.

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by United States, G. G. Cushman..

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B. Wiggin

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John Hubbard..

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E. L. Hamlin...

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surveyor named by Great Britain, George H. Perley..

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by United States, Richard D. Cutts..

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umpire selected, John Hamilton Gray.

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awards of umpire....

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disagreements referred.

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text of..

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dissatisfaction and protest by United States.

431
decisions

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declarations of the commissioners.

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first meeting...

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ended by termination of treaty.

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labors of commission...

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places decided by umpire..

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report of proceeding by Surveyor Cutts

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"rivers" defined by American commissioner.

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by umpire ....

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rivers examined.

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reserved from right of fishery, British possessions

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United States......

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suspension owing to disagreements.

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Commission on Boundary, Lake of the Woods to Rocky Mountains,
commissioner named by United States, Archibald Campbell.

Great Britain, Maj. D. R. Cameron
determination of boundary
Commission to Locate Boundary West of Rocky Mountains,
act authorizing ....

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commissioner named by Great Britain, James C. Prevost.

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by United States, Archibald Campbell.

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first meeting; instructions

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final meeting

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disagreement, views of British commissioner..

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views of American commissioner

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reply of British commissioner ..

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reply of American commissioner

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compromise offered and refused

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Commission under Treaty with Great Britain, 1863,
arbitration of claims of Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agri-
cultural Companies .....

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commissioner named by Great Britain, Sir John Rose

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by United States, Alexander S. Johnson..

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counsel for the companies, Charles Dewey Day

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for United States, Caleb Cushing ...

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umpire selected, Benjamin R. Curtis..

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first meeting...

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memorials submitted.

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testimony taken

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arguments submitted

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claim submitted for Hudson's Bay Company

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argument of couusel.....

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reply of United States counsel

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claim of Paget's Sound Agricultural Company.

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argument of counsel....

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reply of United States counsel.

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award rendered

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amount ...

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Hudson's Bay Company's claim, opinion of British Commis-
sioner...

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of United States commissioner..

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Puget's Sound Agricultural Company, opinion of British com-
missioner ...

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of United States commissioner.

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text of ......

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Commissioners,
ad interim appointed ....

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cessation of functions.

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form of commission...

1371
powers of a majority of, considered; St. Croix boundary arbitra-
tion ....

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question as to vacation of powers of.

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termination of commission....

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