The National and Private Alabama Claims and Their Final and Amicable Settlement (Civil War)

By: Beaman, Charles

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1871 Original Publisher: Printed by W. H. Moore Subjects: Alabama claims History / United States / General History / United States / 20th Century Law / International Political Science / International Relations / General Political Science / Peace Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General Social Science / Popular Culture Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: THE BRITISH BUILT AND EQUIPPED CRUISERS. The Florida, the Alabama, the Georgia, and the Shenandoah, were each built and equipped in the ports of Great Britain; other cruisers escaping from the ports of the insurgents were received and harbored in the ports of Great Britain, and the United States maintain that England is liable for damages occasioned to citizens of the United States by all of these vessels; but for the present, I confine myself to the consideration of her liability for damages caused by the four vessels above-mentioned. The facts attending the building, equipping, escape, arming, and reception of those cruisers were somewhat different in each case; and an attempt has been made to argue that though England might be liable for damages occasioned by one or more, she was not liable for damages by the others. Before arguing to show her liability for damages from either of these cruisers, it is well to have as full knowledge as possible of the facts in regard to them all. I, therefore, go on to state these facts somewhat fully, considering the case of each vessel in the order of time at which she left the ports of Great Britain. THE FLORIDA. This vessel was an iron screw steam gunboat, built at Liverpool by Miller and Sons for Fawcet, Preston

Title: The National and Private Alabama Claims and Their Final and Amicable Settlement (Civil War)

Author Name: Beaman, Charles

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ISBN Number: 1429015691

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