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other navigation, except that which soil or industry of the other con. they have reserved to themselves, tracting party, and on the importa. respectively, by the sixth article of tions and exportations made in its the esent treaty.

vessels. ARTICLE IX.

ARTICLE XI. There shall not be established, The citizens or subjects of one in the United States of America, of the high contracting parties, ar. upon the products of the soil or in riving with their vessels on the dustry of the kingdoms of Sweden coasts belonging to the other, but and Norway, or of the island of not wishing to enter the port, or St. Bartholomews, any prohibition after having entered therein, not or restriction of importation or ex. wishing to unload any part of their portation, or any duties of any kind cargo, shall be at liberty to depart or denomination whatsoever, un. and continue their voyage, without less such prohibitions, restrictions, paying any other duties, imposts, and duties, shall, likewise, be esta or charges, whatsoever, for the blished upon articles of like nature, vessel and cargo, than those of pi. the growth of any other country. lotage, wharfage, and for the sup

And reciprocally, there shall not port of light-houses, when such be established in the kingdoms of duties shall be levied on national Sweden and Norway, nor in the vessels in similar cases.

It is una island of St. Bartholomews, on the derstood, however, that they shall products of the soil or industry of always conform to such regulations che United States of America, any

and ordinances concerning naviga. prohibition or restrictions of impor. tion, and the places and ports which tation or exportation, nor any du. they may enter, as are, or shall be, ties of any kind or denomination in force with regard to national ves. whatsoever, unless such prohibi. sels ; and that the custom-house tions, restrictions, and duties, be officers shall be permitted to visit likewise established upon articles them, to remain on board, and to of like nature, the growth of the take all such precautions as may island of St. Bartholomews, or of be necessary to prevent all unlaw. any other place, in case such im. ful commerce, as long as the ves. portation be made into, or from, sels shall remain within the limits the kingdoms of Sweden and Nor of their jurisdiction. way; or of the kingdoms of Swe. den and Norway, or of any other It is further agreed, that the ves. place, in case such importation or sels of one of the high contracting exportation be made into, or from, parties, having entered into the the island of St. Bartholomews. ports of the other, will be permit. ARTICLE X.

ted to confine themselves to unla. All privileges of transit, and all ding such part only of their car. bounties and drawbacks which may goes, as the captain or owner may be allowed within the territories of wish, and that they may freely de. one of the high contracting parties, part with the remainder, without upon the importation or exportation paying any duties, imposts, or of any article whatsoever, shall, charges, whatsoever, except for that likewise, be allowed on the articles part which shall have been landed, of like nature, the products of the and which shall be marked upon,

ARTICLE XII.

and erased from, the manifest ex- formably to the laws, and deprived hibiting the enumeration of the of the exercise of their functions by articles with which the vessel was the offended government, which laden ; which manifest shall be shall acquaint the other with its presented entire at the custom motives for having thus acted; it house of the place where the ves. being understood, however, that sel shall have entered. Nothing the archives and documents rela. shall be paid on that part of the tive to the affairs of the consulate cargo which the vessel shall carry shall be exempt from all search; away, and with which it may con.

and shall be carefully preserved tinue its voyage, to one, or several under the seals of the consuls, vice other ports of the same country, consuls, or commercial agents, and there to dispose of the remainder of the authority of the place where of its cargo, if composed of arti. they reside. cles whose importation is permitted, The consuls, vice consuls, com. on paying the duties chargeable mercial agents, or the persons duly upon it; or it may proceed to any authorized to supply their places, other country. It is understood, shall have the right, as such, to sit however, that all duties, imposts, as judges and arbitrators in such or charges whatsoever, which are, differences as may arise between or may become chargeable upon the captains and crews of the ves. the vessels themselves, must be paid sels belonging to the nation whose at the first port where they shall interests are committed to their break bulk, or unlade part of their charge, without the interference of cargoes; but that no duties, im. the local authorities, unless the posts, or charges, of the same des. conduct of the crews, or of the cription, shall be demanded anew captain, should disturb the order or in the ports of the same country, tranquillity of the country; or the which such vessels might, after said consuls, vice consuls, or comwards, wish to enter, unless na. mercial agents, should require their tional vessels be, in similar cases, assistance to cause their decisions subject to some ulterior duties. to be carried into effect or support.

ed. It is, however, understood, Each of the high contracting that this species of judgment, or parties grants to the other the pri. arbitration, shall not deprive the vilege of appointing, in its com- contending parties of the right they mercial ports and places, consuls, have to resort, on their return, to vice consuls, and commercial the judicial authority of their counagents, who shall enjoy the full try. protection, and receive

every as. sistance necessary for the due The said consuls, vice consuls, exercise of their functions; but it or commercial agents, are authoris expressly declared, that, in case ized to require the assistance of the of illegal or improper conduct, local authorities for the arrest, de. with respect to the laws or govern- tention, and imprisonment, of the ment of the country in which said deserters from the ships of war consuls, vice consuls, or commer. and merchant vessels of their cial agents, shall reside, they may country ; and for this purpose, they be prosecuted and punished con. shall apply to the competent tribu.

ARTICLE XIII.

ARTICLE XIV.

ARTICLE XVI.

nals, judges, and officers, and those entitled thereto, if claimed shall, in writing, demand said de. within a year and a day, upon serters, proving, by the exhibition paying such costs of salvage as of the registers of the vessels, the would be paid by national vessels rolls of the crews, or by other offi. in the same circumstances; and cial documents, that such indivi. the salvage companies shall not duals formed part of the crews, and compel the acceptance of their on this reclamation being thus sub. services, except in the same cases, stantiated, the surrender shall not and after the same delays, as shall be refused.

be granted to the captains and Such deserters, when arrested, crews of national vessels. More shall be placed at the disposal of over, the respective governments the said consuls, vice consuls, or will take care that these compa. commercial agents, and may be nies do not commit any vexatious confined in the public prisons, at or arbitrary acts. the request and cost of those who claim them, in order to be sent to It is agreed that vessels arriving the vessels to which they belonged, directly from the United States of or to others of the same country. America, at a port within the do. But, if not sent back within the minions of bis majesty the king of space of two months, reckoning Sweden and Norway, or from the from the day of their arrest, they territories of his said majesty in shall be set at liberty, and shall not Europe, at a port of the United be again arrested for the same States, and provided with a bill of

health granted by an officer having It is understood, however, that competent power to that effect, at if the deserter should be found to the port whence such vessel shall have committed any crime or of. have sailed, setting forth that no fence, his surrender may be de. malignant or contagious diseases layed, until the tribunal before prevailed in that port, shall be subwhich the case shall be depending, jected to no other quarantine than shall have pronounced its sentence, such as may be necessary for the and such sentence shall have been visit of the health officer of the carried into effect.

port where such vessel shall have ARTICLE XV.

arrived ; after which, said vessels In case any vessel of one of the shall be allowed immediately to high contracting parties shall have enter and unload their cargoes; been stranded or shipwrecked, or provided always, that there shall shall have suffered any other da. be on board no person who, during mage on the coasts of the domi. the voyage, shall have been at nions of the other, every aid and tacked with any malignant or con. assistance shall be given to the tagious disease ; that such vessels persons shipwrecked or in danger, shall not, during their passage, and passports shall be granted to have communicated with any vesthem to return to their country. sel liable, itself, to undergo a quaThe shipwrecked vessels and mer. rantine;

and that the country chandise, or their proceeds, if the whence they came shall not, at same shall have been sold, shall that time, be so far infected or sus. be restored to their owners, or to pected, that, before their arrival an

cause.

and erased from, the manifest ex- formably to the laws, and deprived hibiting the enumeration of the of the exercise of their functions by articles with which the vessel was the offended government, which laden ; which manifest shall be shall acquaint the other with its presented entire at the custom motives for having thus acted; it house of the place where the ves. being understood, however, that sel shall have entered. Nothing the archives and documents rela. shall be paid on that part of the tive to the affairs of the consulate cargo which the vessel shall carry shall be exempt from all search, away, and with which it may con. and shall be carefully preserved tinue its voyage, to one, or several under the seals of the consuls, vice other ports of the same country, consuls, or commercial agents, and there to dispose of the remainder of the authority of the place where of its cargo, if composed of arti. they reside. cles whose importation is permitted, The consuls, vice consuls, com. on paying the duties chargeable mercial agents, or the persons duly upon it; or it may proceed to any authorized to supply their places, other country. It is understood, shall have the right, as such, to sit however, that all duties, imposts, as judges and arbitrators in such or charges whatsoever, which are, differences as may arise between or may become chargeable upon the captains and crews of the ves. the vessels themselves, must be paid sels belonging to the nation whose at the first port where they shall interests are committed to their break bulk, or unlade part of their charge, without the interference of cargoes; but that no duties, im. the local authorities, unless the posts, or charges, of the same des. conduct of the crews, or of the cription, shall be demanded anew captain, should disturb the order or in the ports of the same country, tranquillity of the country; or the which such vessels might, after said consuls, vice consuls, or comwards, wish to enter, unless na. mercial agents, should require their tional vessels be, in similar cases, assistance to cause their decisions subject to some ulterior duties. to be carried into effect or support. ARTICLE XIII.

ed.

It is, however, understood, Each of the high contracting that this species of judgment, or parties grants to the other the pri. arbitration, shall not deprive the vilege of appointing, in its com contending parties of the right they mercial ports and places, consuls, have to resort, on their return, to vice consuls, and commercial the judicial authority of their counagents, who shall enjoy the full try. protection, and receive every assistance necessary for the due The said consuls, vice consuls, exercise of their functions ; but it or commercial agents, are authoris expressly declared, that, in case ized to require the assistance of the of illegal of improper conduct, local authorities for the arrest, de. with respect to the laws or govern. tention, and imprisonment, of the ment of the country in which said deserters from the sbips of war consuls, vice cons

onsuls, or commer. and merchant vessels of their cial agents, shall reside, they may country ; and for this purpose, they be prosecuted and punished con shall apply to the competent tribu.

ARTICLE XIV.

ARTICLE XVI.

cause.

rals, judges, and officers, and those entitled thereto, if claimed shall, in writing, demand said de. within a year and a day, upon Berters, proving, by the exhibition paying such costs of salvage as of the registers of the vessels, the would be paid by national vessels rolls of the crews, or by other offi. in the same circumstances; and cial documents, that such indivi. the salvage companies shall not duals formed part of the crews, and compel the acceptance of their on this reclamation being thus sub- services, except in the same cases, stantiated, the surrender shall not and after the same delays, as shall be refused.

be granted to the captains and Such desorters, when arrested, crews of national vessels. More. shall be placed at the disposal of over, the respective governments the said corsuls, vice consuls, or will take care that these compa. commercial agents, and may be nies do not commit any vexatious confined in the public prisons, at or arbitrary acts. the request and cost of those who claim them, in order to be sent to It is agreed that vessels arriving the vessels to which they belonged, directly from the United States of or to others of the same country. America, at a port within the do. But, if not sent back within the minions of his majesty the king of space of two months, reckoning Sweden and Norway, or from the from the day of their arrest, they territories of his said majesty in shall be set at liberty, and shall not Europe, at a port of the United be again arrested for the same States, and provided with a bill of

health granted by an officer having It is understood, however, that, competent power to that effect, at if the deserter should be found to the port whence such vessel shall have committed any crime or of. have sailed, setting forth that no fence, his surrender may be de. malignant or contagious diseases layed, until the tribunal before prevailed in that port, shall be sub. which the case shall be depending, jected to no other quarantine than shall have pronounced its sentence, such as may be necessary for the and such sentence shall have been visit of the health officer of the carried into effect.

port where such vessel shall have

arrived ; after which, said vessels In case any vessel of one of the shall be allowed immediately to high contracting parties shall have enter and unload their cargoes ; been stranded or shipwrecked, or provided always, that there shali shall have suffered any other da.' be on board no person who, during mage on the coasts of the domi. the voyage, shall have been atnions of the other, every aid and tacked with any malignant or con. assistance shall be given to the tagious disease ; that such vessels persons shipwrecked or in danger, shall not, during their passage, and passports shall be granted to have communicated with any vesthem to return to their country. sel liable, itself, to undergo a quaThe shipwrecked vessels and mer. rantine; and that the country chandise, or their proceeds, if the whence they came shall not, at same shall have been sold, shall that time, be so far infected or sus. be restored to their owners, or to pected, that, before their arrival an

ARTICLE XV.

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