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THE

TREATY-MAKING POWER

OF THE

UNITED STATES

BY

CHARLES HENRY BUTLER

OF THE NEW YORK BAR

VOL. II.
PART III. JUDICIAL DECISIONS AFFECTING THE TREATY-MAKING POWER

OF THE UNITED STATES, ITS EXTENT AND APPLICATION

THE BANKS LAW PUBLISHING CO.
21 MURRAY STREET, NEW YORK

1902

Copyright, 1902,
BY THE BANKS LAW PUBLISHING CO.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

JUDICIAL DECISIONS IN REGARD TO THE RELATIVE EFFECT OF TREATY

STIPULATIONS AND STATE LAWS, PAGES 1-62.

SECTION

PAGE

319–Subject reviewed thus far from historical and not from judi-

cial standpoint.......

............. 2

320_Views of members of Constitutional Convention not always

followed by courts......

321-Construction and effect of constitutional provisions to be

determined by courts; President Jackson's views as to

personal construction......

322—Views of publicists and courts as to extent and scope of

treaty-making power. ........

323_Treaty-making power to be considered as to scope and ex-

tent, its effect on State legislation, and the relative effect

of treaties and Congressional statutes.

324–First important treaty case; Ware vs. Hylton.............

325—Far-reaching effect of decision in Ware vs. Hylton ; five opin-

ions delivered.....

326~Opinions of Justices Chase and Paterson....

327-Opinions of Justices Wilson and Cushing...

328—Justice Iredell's dissenting opinion....

329—John Marshall's defeat; personnel of the court............

330—Ware vs. Hylton the leading authority for over a century..

331–Fairfax vs. Hunter ; Justice Story's opinion ; State law and

treaties, 1812................

332–Chirac vs. Chirac ; Chief Justice Marshall's opinion, 1817..

333—The Pollard Case ; Justice Baldwin's opinion; 1840........

334-Hauenstein vs. Lynham ; Justice Swayne's opinion; 1879.. 20

335–Geofroy vs. Riggs ; Justice Field's opinion 1889; the great

extent of the treaty-making power......... ........... 23

336—The Chinese influx; legal questions and treaty rights in-

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