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IN THE MATTER OF THE CLAIMS OF GREAT BRITAIN AGAINST
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BEFORE THE

BERING SEA CLAIMS COMMI

ARGUMENT FOR THE UNITED

STATES IN REPLY.

70476

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

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PERSONS IN WHOSE BEHALF GREAT BRITAIN CAN NOT INTER-

VENE UNDER THE CONVENTION-Continued.

Page.

Great Britain can not make reclamation against the United

States for....

46

Limit of Great Britain's right to intervene for protection..

The Treaty of 1815 covers case of .......

.. 51

Original citizens of United States even if domiciled, if not

naturalized, in Great Britain, not persons for whom that

nation can make reclamation.....

53-66

Authorities in British Argument analyzed ...

Such citizens still owe allegiance to sovereign claims and

extraterritorial laws of United States...

Nation of comicile can not make reclamation against country

of original allegiance for injuries suffered in violating such

allegiance and laws...

63

THE CLAIMS HERE NOT CLAIMS OF NATION..

.. 66, 84

VESSELS-REGISTRY AND FLAG NOT MATERIAL HERE....... 68–70

VESSELS-NATIONALITY FOLLOWS OWNERSHIP, NOT OWNER-

SHIP NATIONALITY ......

71-81

Registry by British and American authorities not conclu-

sive against anyone except person securing it. .....

It is a municipal regulation only....................

Authorities in British argument analyzed. ......

Registry, not effective like a “sea letter” or “ship's pass”..

THE SPECIFIC CLAIMS ELIMINATED BECAUSE OF CITIZENSHIP,

CIVIL OR POLITICAL..........

86-93

COMPENSATION OR “MEASURE OF DAMAGES”.............. 93–148

Prospective Catch, loss of Catch, etc .....

Prospective Catch-The Judgment of Geneva........

Error in opposing argument corrected

Prospective Catch-British and American authorities .. 101

Prospective Catch-Judgments of other International

Tribunals .....

105

Prospective Catch-Other judgments of the courts ....

Prospective Catch--Authorities in opposing argument

lyzed ..................

Compensation-- Warnings ......

116

No prospective catch

116

Proper measure ...........

124

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