A Digest of the International Law of the United States: Taken from Documents Issued by Presidents and Secretaries of State, and from Decisions of Federal Courts and Opinions of Attorneys-general, Band 2

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Francis Wharton
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887
 

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Seite 413 - It is provided by law that ' all children born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth citizens thereof, are to be declared to be citizens of the United States ; but the rights of citizenship shall
Seite 252 - of Texas may be erected into a new State, to be called the State of Texas,' and on the 29th of December, 1845, it was jointly resolved 'that the State of Texas shall be one » » * of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal
Seite 219 - remaining or eighth article, which states that the two Governments ' having not only desired, in entering into this convention, to accomplish a particular object, but; also to establish a general principle (and this is the principle), hereby agree to extend their protection by treaty stipulation to any other practicable communication
Seite 15 - is not necessary to the validity of a treaty ; as the treaty with Great Britain exhibits in itself all the objects requiring legislative provision, and on these the papers called for can throw no light; and as it is essential to the due administration of the Government that the boundaries fixed by the Constitution between
Seite 99 - we are bound to guaranty the neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama, through which the Panama railroad passes, 'as well as the rights of sovereignty and property which New Granada has and possesses over the said territory.' This obligation is founded upon equivalents granted by the treaty to the government and people of the United States.
Seite 469 - citizens of the United States ; but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States.' That the citizenship of the father descends to the children born to him when abroad, is a generally acknowledged principle of international law. " It is further provided by law that any woman (who might lawfully
Seite 16 - rights reserved to the States, for surely the President and Senate cannot do by treaty what the whole Government is interdicted from doing in any way. (4) And also to except those subjects of legislature in which it gave a participation to the House of Representatives. This last exception is denied by some on the ground
Seite 393 - section 1992, Revised Statutes, " all persons born in the United States and not subject, to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are declared to be citizens of the United States.
Seite 413 - All children heretofore born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States, but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States.
Seite 323 - chap. 249, that the right of expatriation is " a natural and inherent right of all people," applies to citizens of the United States as well as to those of other countries. 14 Op., 295, Williams, 1873. For modern English

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