The Principles of International Law

Jeremy Bentham

Essay 4, Footnote #05
Disarmament precedents


  1. Convention of disarmament between France and Britain 1787,---this this is a precedent of the measure or stipulation itself;
  2. Armed neutrality code,---this is a precedent of the mode of bringing about the measure, all may serve to disprove the impossibility of a general convention among nations;
  3. Treaty forbidding the fortifying of Dunkirk.

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