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Page 40 - Panama grants to the United States the use of all the ports of the Republic open to commerce as places of refuge for any vessels employed in the Canal enterprise...
Page 40 - Dutchess and shall be paid quarterly on the first days of January, April, July and October in each year...
Page 33 - States, or upon the vessels or effects of any other country intended, bona fide, for transit across the said routes of communication, and not for consumption within the Republic of Nicaragua. The United States shall also be at liberty, on giving notice to the Government or authorities of Nicaragua, to carry troops and munitions of war in their own vessels, or otherwise, to either of...
Page 63 - That the Northern Pacific Railroad Company be, and hereby is authorized to issue its bonds to aid in the construction and equipment of its road, and to secure the same by mortgage on its property, and rights of property of all kinds and descriptions, real, personal and mixed, including its franchise as a corporation...
Page 35 - After ten years from the completion of a railroad or any other route of communication through the territory of Nicaragua, from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean, no company which may have constructed or be in possession of the same shall ever divide, directly or indirectly, by the issue of new stock, the payment of dividends or otherwise, more than fifteen per cent, per annum...