... ..of establishing rules for deciding in all cases, what captures on land or water shall be legal, and in what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be divided or appropriated.. ..of granting letters... Manual of Parliamentary Practice - Seite 171826 - 211 SeitenVollansicht
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...citizens. But the lessons of the immediate past were not forgotten. Article IX gave Congress the power of "appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures."...