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proof is on the neutral to show due diligence to prevent them.
Diligence not a technical word...
“Due” implies seasonableness, appropriateness, and adequate-
Objections to British definition of the term....
Judicial definitions by British and American Courts...
The United States do not desire a severe construction ....
They do not propose to become guarantors of their people...
The Arbitrators the judges of what constitutes due diligence...
The responsibility of Great Britain for these failures in due diligence
Used in the same sense in this discussion.
What claims are within the jurisilietion of the Tribunal
Rósumé of negotiations respecting Alabama Claims.
Mr. Adams, November, 1862, asks “ rediess for private and na-
Liability denied by Great Britain..
United States refuse to relinquish their claims..
Many claims lodged during the war, but discussion deferred..