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" States which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin, or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular State. "
The Works of the Honourable James Wilson - Page 374
by James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 1804
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 25

Law - 1891 - 1240 pages
...according to the meaning of the statutes of the United States which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin, or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular state." The test applied in Com. v. Peters, decided in the year 1847, was that the place was within...
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Amending the Merchant Marine Act of 1936: Hearing[s] Before the Committee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - Merchant marine - 1937 - 662 pages
...Act of April 30, 1790, c. 9, 8, 1 Stat. 112, 113, provided for the punishment of murder committed "upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any ' In England, serious offenses committed "upon the sea, or in any other haven, river, creek, or place...
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Laws Relating to the Navy, Annotated ...: In Force January 1, 1945, Volume 2

United States - Naval law - 1945 - 724 pages
...provided for *h~ |rnrn' rrtinim of persons convicted of murder, -robbery and other offenses if committed "upon the high seas, or in any, river} haven, basin or bay, out of the jurisdiction of~any particular state." In United States v. Bevans. 3 Wheat. 336, Feb. 21, 1818, it was held that...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1864 - 1042 pages
...jurisdiction of the United States, but which are not piracy by the law of nations, viz., " robbery in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular state of the United States, upon any vessel or upon the lading or ship's company of any vessel in any...
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International Law Reports, Volume 17

Hersch Lauterpacht - Law - 1956 - 492 pages
...3o, 179o, i Stat. 112. One section of that statute dealt with murder committed on the high seas, or any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular state. Another section of the same statute dealt with manslaughter committed upon the high seas, but...
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United States Supreme Court Reports, Volume 5

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910 - 756 pages
...[*99 nies, committed on the water, and is full in the description of place. "If any person or persons shall commit upon the high seas, or in any river,...the jurisdiction of any particular state, murder," etc. The oth section of the act applies to a citizen who shall commit any of the offenses described...
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United States Supreme Court Reports, Volume 35

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1919 - 1154 pages
...according to the meaning of the Statutes of the United States which punished certain offenses committed upon the high seas or in any river, haven, basin or bay "out of the jurisdiction of any particular State." The test applied in Com. v. Peters, which was decided in the year 1847, was that the place...
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Current Comment and Legal Miscellany, Volume 3

Law - 1891 - 286 pages
...place or district of the country, under the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States," or " upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin or bay out of the jurisdiction of any particular State." In his charge to the Grand Jury for the District of Pennsylvania, in the Circuit Court of the...
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The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800 ...

Maeva Marcus, James R. Perry - History - 1985 - 652 pages
...consequence is, that, by the laws of self-defence, every community has a right to inflict upon him that punishment, which, in a state of nature, every...commit, upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, bason or bay, out of the jurisdiction of any particular state, murder or robbery or any other offence,...
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Crime And Punishment In American History

Lawrence M. Friedman - Law - 1994 - 590 pages
...other crimes "within any fort, arsenal, dock-yard, magazine," or other place under federal control; or "upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin or bay, out of the jurisdiction of any particular state." It was a crime to forge "any certificate, indent, or other public security of the United States";...
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