The Panama Canal Tolls Controversy: Or, A Statement of the Reasons for the Adoption and Maintenance of the Traditional American Policy in the Management of the Panama Canal

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Chapple Publishing Company, Limited, 1914 - 208 pages

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Page 168 - Britain hereby declare that neither the one nor the other will ever obtain or maintain for itself any exclusive control over the said ship-canal ; agreeing that neither will ever erect or maintain any fortifications commanding the same, or in the vicinity thereof, or occupy, or fortify, or colonize, or assume or exercise any dominion over Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito Coast, or any part of Central America...
Page 91 - The Government of New Granada guarantees to the Government of the United States, that the right of way or transit across the Isthmus of Panama upon any modes of communication that now exist, or that may be, hereafter, constructed, shall be open and free to the Government and citizens of the United States...
Page 172 - The governments of the United States and Great Britain having not only desired, in entering into this convention, to accomplish a particular object, but also to establish a general principle, they hereby agree to extend their protection, by treaty stipulations, to any other practicable communications, whether by canal or railway, across the isthmus which connects North and South America...
Page 190 - Treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof , and by His Britannic Majesty; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington or at London at the earliest possible time within six months from the date hereof.
Page 181 - The United States of America and her Majesty, the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain...
Page 7 - In granting, however, their joint protection to any such canals or railways as are by this article specified, it is always understood by the United States and Great Britain that the parties constructing or owning the same shall impose no other charges or conditions of traffic thereupon than the aforesaid governments shall approve of, as just and equitable...
Page 171 - ... that of constructing and maintaining the said canal as a ship communication between the two oceans, for the benefit of mankind, on equal terms to all, and of protecting the same...
Page 37 - The Suez Maritime Canal shall always be free and open, in time of war as in time of peace, to every vessel of commerce or of war, without distinction of flag.
Page 83 - The canal shall never be blockaded, nor shall any right of war be exercised nor any act of hostility be committed within it. The United States, however, shall be at liberty to maintain such military police along the canal as may be necessary to protect it against lawlessness and disorder.
Page 192 - The Republic of Panama further grants to the United States in perpetuity the use, occupation and control...

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