Bayard, T. F
Title: In the Senate ... Letter of the Secretary of State, addressed to Hon. George P. Edmunds, inclosing copies of dispatches relative to the seizure of the vessels of the Venezuela Steam Transportation Company in 1871
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Washington, DC G.P.O. 1888
Seller ID: 36973
24 pages; Letter of the Secretary of State, Addressed to Hon. George F. Edmunds Removed Document. This long standing issue was finally resolved in 1892 by the Joint Resolution of June 19, 1890, 26 Stat 674: "Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and lie is hereby, authorized and empowered to take such measures as in his judgment may be necessary to promptly obtain indemnity from the Venezuelan Government for the injuries, losses, and damages suffered by the Venezuela Steam Transportation Company of New York, and its officers, by reason of the wrongful seizure, detention, and employment in war or otherwise of the said company's steamers Hero, San Fernando, and Nutrias by Venezuelan belligerents in theyear eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and to secure this end he is authorized to employ such means or exercise such power as may be necessary. Received by the President June 7, 1890. [NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.—The foregoing resolution having beenpresented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] " ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.
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