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Vessels of the United States must not touch at St. Helena,

231 Note of the cessation of this restriction on the 30th July, 1831,

231 Arrangement between the Uniled States and

Great Britain relative to the Naval Force
of the United States and Great Britain on
the Lakes. April 28, 1817,

231 Naval Force on the Lakes,

. 231 Lake Ontario,

. 231 Upper Lakes,

. 231 Lake Champlain,

231 Other vessels to be dismantled,

231 Stipulations may cease on six months' no. tice,

231 Naval force to be restricted so as not to in.

terfere with the proper duties of the armed vessels of the other party,

231 Convention with Great Britain. October 20, 1818,

248 Article 1. Definition of the extent of the

common right of fishing, &c., on the coast of the British dominions in America. Ex. ception as to the Hudson Bay Company. Renunciation by the United States as to

other fisheries, with exceptions, 248 Art. 2. Definition of the northern boundary

of the United States from the Lake of the

Woods to the Stony Mountain, 249 Art. 3. Country claimed by either party

westward of the Stony Mountains to be free to both parties till October 20, 1828,

249 Art. 4. Convention of London of July 3d, 1815, continued for ten years, •

249 Art. 5. Reference to first article of treaty of

Ghent. Claims for slaves under the first article of treaty of Ghent. Differences growing out of the claim for slaves to be referred to some friendly sovereign or state,

249 Art. 6. The convention obligatory on exchange of ratifications,

249 Decision of the Commissioners under the

Sixth Article of the Treaty of Ghent. June 18, 1822,

274 Boundary of the United States to be established,


Great Britain.

not agreed upon as compensation, commissioners and arbitrators shall fix an average value. In case they do not agree the evidence, &c., shall be submitted to the minister of the mediating power ;-his decision to be final,

286 Art. 3. Two commissioners to constitute a

board for the examination of claims. His Britannic Majesty to cause evidence of the number of slaves carried away to be produced,

286 Art. 4. The two commissioners to examine and determine claims,

286 Art. 5. If the commissioners shall not agree

in any case, they shall draw by lot the name of one of the arbitrators. Final de. cision to be given,

288 Art. 6. The decision of the commissioners

shall be binding. His Britannic Majesty agrees to pay the sums awarded in specie,

288 Art. 7. Payments for the commissioners and arbitrators,

288 Art. 8. Certified copies of this convention to

be delivered to the minister of the mediat. ing power,

288 Documents referred to in the treaty, 290 Letter: Count Nesselrode to Mr. Middleton, April 22, 1822,

290 Award of the Emperor of Russia. April 22,

292 Letter: Count Nesselrode to Mr. Middleton. April 27, 1822,

294 Convention with Great Britain. August 6, 1827,

360 Article 1. Third article of convention of 3d

of October 1818, relative to the territory westward of the Stony Mountains, indefi. nitely extended,

360 Art. 2. Convention may be annulled on due notice of twelve months by either party,

360 Art. 3. Certain claims not to be affected by

360 Renewal of commercial convention with Great Britain. Aug. 6, 1827,

361 Article 1. Provisions of the convention of 3d July 1815, further continued for ten years,

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274 Description of the boundary of the United States,

274 Islands,

276 Treaty with Great Britain. July 12, 1822,

282 Award of his Majesty the Emperor of all

the Russias, under the fifth article of the Convention of October 20, 1818,

282 Plenipotentiarics of Russia, United States, and Great Britain,

284 Article 1. Agreement of the plenipotentiaries.

Arbitrators and commissioners to be ap. pointed to meet in the city of Washington. Oath or affirmation to be taken in the presence of each other. Vacancies to be

284 Art. 2. If an average value of each slave be

361 Art. 2. Either party, at any time after ten

years, may abrogate this convention, giv. ing twelve months' notice,

362 Convention between the United States and

Great Britain. Sept. 29, 1827, • 362 Article 1. Reference of differences as to the

boundary between American and British dominions to a friendly power,

363 Art. 2. Statements of the respective cases to

363 Art. 3. Each of the contracting partics shall

communicate to the other the evidence to be offered,

363 Art. 4. Maps to be annexed to the statements

364 Art. 5. Statements, &c. to be delivered to the

arbitrating power within two years, 364

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Great Britain.

Greece. Art. 6. In case the arbiter should desire fur. Art. 2. Tonnage dutics, &c., to be on the

ther evidence, mode of producing it, 364 footing of the most favored nation, · 498 Art. 7. The decision of the arbitrators shall Art. 3. Vessels of the United States may im. be final,

365 port into Greece whatever Greck vessels Art. 8. Ratifications to be exchanged within may import. Reciprocal as to importa. nine months, 365 tions in Greek vessels,


Art. 4. Vessels of the United States may ex. Convention belween the United States of Ame. rica and Great Britain. Nov. 13, 1827, 344

port from Greece whatever Greek vessels

may export. Reciprocal as to exportations Article 1. One million two hundred and four

in Greek vessels from the United States, 500 thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars to

Art. 5. Coasting trade excepted, • 500 be paid by Great Britain to the United

Art. 6. Neither party to grant any preference States, to carry into effect the first article

in its purchases to importations in its own of the treaty of Ghent, of Dec. 24, 1814, vessels, or in the vessels of other nations, 500


Art. 7. No other or higher duties to be im. Art. 2. Convention being fulfilled, annulled

posed than are imposed on vessels of other except part of the third article, 344

powers, except the reservations in the fifth Art. 3. When the sums are to be paid by article,

500 Great Britain,


Art. 8. Prohibitions not to be imposed on the Art. 4. The sums to be in full of all claims

productions of either power,

502 under the convention,


Art. 9. Al privileges of transit to become Art. 5. Papers of the commission, 345


502 Art. 6. Ratification of this convention, 345 Art. 10. Vessels of either party, entering the A Treaty to settle and define the Boundaries ports of the other, but not wishing to un.

between the Territories of the United States load, may depart. They must conform to and the Possessions of Her Britannic Ma. custom-house regulations,

502 jesty in North America ; for the final sup:

Art. 11. Vessels unloading part of their cargo pression of the African Slave Trade; and may depart with the remainder without for giving up Criminals, fugitives from paying duties. Duties chargeable on ves. justice, in ceriain cases. Aug. 9, 1842, 554 sels, where to be paid,

502 Article 1. Boundary line between the United Art. 12. Consuls, &c. Archives of consuls to States and the British possessions, 555

be exempt from search. Consuls, &c., to

judge and arbitrate in certain cases, 504 Art. 2. Description of the boundary line, 555 Art. 3. Navigation of the river St. John to be Art. 13. Consuls may require the assistance free to both parties,


of local authorities for the arrest of deArt. 4. Grants of land, &c., within the terri. serters. Deserters, when arrested, how to tory, confirmed to persons in possession of

be disposed of. Deserters guilty of a crime,

504 such grants,

556 Art. 5. Distribution of " disputed territory

Art. 14. Aid to shipwrecked vessels, &c. 506 fund," 557

506 Art. 15. Regulations as to quarantine,

506 Art. 6. Commissioners to be appointed to

Art. 16. Regulations as to blockade, mark the line between the St. Croix and Art. 17. Duration of the treaty to be for ten St. Lawrence rivers, 557

506 Art. 7. Certain waters free to both parties,

Art. 18. Ratifications to be exchanged within 557 twelve months,

508 Art. 8. Mutual agreement for the suppression Hanover. of the slave trade,


Treaty with the King of Hanover. May 20, Art. 9. Parties to unite in remonstrances with


534 other powers, within whose dominions a market is found for slaves,


Article 1. Reciprocal liberty of commerce Art. 10. Criminals to be delivered up to either

and navigation. Inhabitants of the respec.

558 party upon requisition,

tive countries to be allowed admission into Art. 11. Treaty to be in force for five years,

the territories of the other. Residence to and afterwards until one or the other party

be permitted. Allowed to manage their shall signify a wish to terminate it. Tenth

business. Free access to tribunals of jus. tice,

534 article in force until either party shall wish to terminate it,


Art. 2. Duties to be the same as on national Art. 12. Ratifications to be exchanged within

vessels. Vessels to which this privilege six months,


extends. Same duties on imports, whether

in vessels of the United States or of HanoGreece.

Samc duties on exports,

536 Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between

Art. 3. Same duties on importation of certain the United States of America and His Ma.

articles, the growth of either party, &c. jesty the King of Greece. Dec. 10-22, 1837,

Exportations. All prohibitions shall be 498 general,

536 Article 1. Ports of either party open to the Art. 4. Coasting trade excepted,

536 other. Citizens of each party at liberty to Art. 5. No preference of importations to be reside in the territories of the other, 498 given,


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Art. 6. Consuls. Their authority and privi.

leges. Consuls to judge and arbitrate cases. Contending parties not to be de. prived of their right to resort to the tribu. nals of their country on their return. Consuls may require the aid of the local authorities to arrest deserters. Deserters, how to be disposed of,

538 Art. 7. Power to dispose of personal property.

Personal representatives may succeed to property by testament or ab intestato. Possession to be had, on payment of certain duties. Care of property in the absence of representatives. ' In case of several claim. ants. In case of real estate, alien heirs to be allowed time to dispose thereof. Effects of persons removing from their domi.

cile to be exempt from duties, - 538 Art. 8. Right to wrecks abolished. Assist.

ance in case of shipwreck. Salvage paya. ble. Duties in case of vessels unloading to repair. The cargo to be liable for stor.

age on goods landed to repair vessels, 540 Art. 9. The treaty to continue twelve years,

and for one year after notice of either

party of desire to terminate it, 540 Art. 10. Ratifications to be exchanged in ten

months. The signatures to the treaty in two languages not to be cited as a prece. dent,

540 Hanseatic Republics.

Convention of Friendship, Commerce and

Navigation, between the United States of America and the free Hanseatic Republics of Lubeck, Bremen and Hamburg. De. cember 20, 1827,

366 Article 1. Imports,

366 Art. 2. No higher duties to be paid by either

of the contracting parties than are paid by other powers, :

368 Art. 3. No priority or preference to be given by either party,

368 Art. 4. What shall be vessels of Lubeck, Bre. men, or Hamburg,

368 Art. 5. Vessels of the Hanseatic Republics coming to the United States,

368 Art. 6. Merchants may manage their own

affairs, submitting themselves to the laws, &c.,

368 Art. 7. Power to dispose of personal goods,

370 Art. 8. Special protection to persons and property,

370 Art. 9. Favours granted to other nations to bc common to both parties,

370 Art. 10. Convention to be in force for twelve years,

370 Art. 11. To be ratified within nine months,

372 Additional Article to the Convention of

Friendship, Commerce and Navigation, concluded at Washington, on the 20th day of December, 1827, between the United States of America and the Hanseatic Re. publics of Lubeck, Bremen and Hamburg. June 4, 1828, :


Hanseatic Republics.
Consuls, &c., authorized to arrest deserters,

336 Assistance to be afforded to Consuls, . 388 If a deserter has committed any offence, his surrender to be delayed,

388 This article to have the same force as if

forming part of the convention of 1827. Ratifications to be exchanged within nine months, •

• 388 Merico.

Treaty of Limits between the United States

of America and the United Merican States.

January 12, 1828, . · · 372 Article 1. Boundary the same as fixed by treaty of Washington, February 22, 1817,

374 Art. 2. Boundary to begin on the Gulf of

Mexico, and end on the South Sea, in lati. tude 42. Islands in the Sabine, &c., to belong to the United States,

374 Art. 3. Commissioners to be appointed to run the line,

374 Art. 4. Ratifications to be exchanged in four months,

• 376 Additional Article. April 5, 1831, · 376 Ratifications of the treaty of January 12,

1828, to be exchanged at the city of Wash.

ington, within the term of one year, 376 Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation

between the United States of America and the United Merican States. April 5,

410 Article 1. Peace and friendship between both nations,

410 Art. 2. The footing of the most favoured nation secured to both parties,

410 Art. 3. Entry into the ports of each other coasting trade excepted, •

410 Art. 4. Duties on the products of the par.

ties. Export duties and prohibitions, 412 Art. 5. Tonnage duties the same on vessels of either party,

412 Art. 6. Import duties. Export duties, boan. ties, and drawbacks,

412 Art. 7. Merchants, &c., put on the same

footing in the ports of either party, 412 Art. 8. Embargoes, detention, compensation for,

412 Art. 9. Citizens of either party exempted

from service in the army or navy, · 414 Art. 10. Citizens seeking refuge in the ports

either party, Art. 11. Delivery of vessels, &c., captured by pirates,

414 Art. 12. Shipwrecks,

414 Art. 13. Succession to personal estate, and disposal thereof,

414 Art. 14. Persons and property to be pro. tected,

416 Art. 15. Security as to religion in Mexico. In the United States,

. 416 Art. 16. Security to vessels sailing to or from

cnemies' ports. Free ships make free

goods. Limitation of the principle, 416 Art. 17. Where neutral Aag protects encmies' property,





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Art. 18. Contraband goods excepted and de. ments shall be referred to the king of

Prussia, -

Art. 19. Blockade defined,

418 Art. 8. The King of Prussia to be invited to
Art. 20. Contraband liable to condemnation. appoint an umpire, -

Vessels not to be detained if contraband Art. 9. In case the King of Prussia declines
articles be delivered up,

418 lo appoint an umpire, Her Britannic Ma.
Art. 21. Notice of blockade. Free egress jesty to be invited to appoint; and in case
allowed in certain cases,

418 she declines, the King of the Netherlands
Art. 22. Examination of vessels at sea, 420 to be invited to appoint an umpire, · 532
Art. 23. Passports and sea-letters during Art. 10. The decision of the umpire to be
war; if not provided, vessels, &c., to be ad. final,

judged lawful prizes,

420 Art. 11. Mexico to be exonerated from certain
Art. 24. Vessels under convoy,


Art. 25. Prize courts, •


Art. 12. Compensation to the commissioners
Art. 26. In the event of war between the two and their secretaries,

countries, removal of property and persons Art. 13. Ratifications to be exchanged within
to be allowed,

twelve months,

Art. 27. Immunities of merchants and public

Convention further to provide for the pay-

Art. 28. Consuls,


ment of awards in favour of claimants

under the Convention between the United
Art. 29. Deserters from vessels,

Art. 30. Arrest and detention of deserters,

States and the Mexican Republic of 11th

of April, 1839. January 30, 1813, · 560
Art. 31. A consular convention to be entered Article 1. Mexico to pay all interest due on

the 30th April, 1843,

Art. 32. Interior commerce, routes and es. Art. 2. Principal and interest to be paid in

Art. 33. Indian hostilities to be prevented. Art. 3. Payments to be made in the city of
Prisoners made by Indians to be liberated,

Mexico in gold or silver,


Art. 4. Mexico pledges the proceeds of direct

Art. 34. Points adjusted between the parties.
Treaty in force for eight years. Harmony

Art. 5. Mexico to pay two and a half per
of the parties not to be interrupted by the

cent. on each payment to cover charges, 562
acts of individuals. Demand of satisfac. Art. 6. A new convention to be entered into
tion to precede hostilities. Nothing in this

for the settlement of all claims on Mexico,

treaty to operate contrary to treaties with
other powers:
Ratifications to be ex.
Art. 7. Ratifications,

changed within one year, or earlier, 426

Additional Article. April 5, 1831, · 428

Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the
Substitution for the fifth and sixth articles of United States of America and his Imperial
the treaty of April 5, 1831,

428 Majesty the Emperor of Morocco. January
Duties to be equal on the productions and 1787,

manufactures of Mexico to those paid on Article 1. Emperor's consent to the treaty,
like goods of other nations in the ports of

the United States,


Art. 2. Neither party shall take commissions
Convention with Mexico. April 3, 1835, 464 from the enemy of the other,

Commissioners and surveyors to be appointed

Art. 3. Regulations in case of capture, 101
to run the boundary line,

Art. 4. Signal or pass to be given to vessels,

Convention for the Adjustment of Claims of Art. 5. How vessels shall be examined in time
Citizens of the United States of America on

the Government of the Mexican Republic. Art. 6. Citizens of tho United States captured,
April 11, 1839,

to be released,

Article 1. Certain claims to be referred to a Art. 7. Vessels wanting supplies to be fur.
board of four commissioners, Manner of nished,

their appointment,

528 Art. 8. Provision in case of misfortune, 101
Art. 2. The board to have two secretaries, Art. 9. Regulation in case of shipwreck and

being forced into port,

Art. 3. Meeting of the board,

528 Art. 10. Vessels protected in certain cases,
Art. 4. Documents to be delivered to the


528 Art. 11. Privileges of vesscls in case of war,
Art. 5. The commissioners to decide on the

justice of the claims,

530 Art. 12. Ships of war belonging to the United
Art. 6. Mexico to be at liberty to issue trea. States not to be exainined,

sury notes for the amount found due, 530 Art. 13. Ships of war to be saluted, - 102
Art. 7. In case of difference between the Art. 14. Conımerce on the footing of the most
commissioners as to the claims, the docu. favoured nation,


of war,

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| Morocco. Art. 15. Privileges of merchants, 102 Final ratification reserved for the President Art. 16. In case of war, prisoners not to be of the United States,

487 enslaved, but exchanged,


Muscat. Art. 17. Merchants may buy and sell all

goods except those prohibited to other Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between christian nations,


the United States and the Sultan of Muscat Art. 18. Goods to be examined before sent on and his Dependencies. June 24, 1837, 458 board, and not after, unless in case of fraud, Article 1. Perpetual peace between the two


458 Art. 19. Vessels not to be detained, 103 Art. 2. Citizens of the United States may en. Art. 20. How disputes shall be settled, 103 ter all the ports of the Sultan with their Art. 21. How crimes shall be punished, 103

cargoes, and trade, &c., •

458 Art. 22. How estates of deceased citizens Art. 3. Dutics payable by vessels of the shall be disposed of,

United States,

458 Art. 23. Consuls and their privileges, 103 Art. 4. Americans to pay no other duties than Art. 24. Regulations in case of war, 104

are paid by the most favoured nation, 458 Art. 25. This treaty to be in force for fifty Art. 5. Assistance in case of shipwreck, 458 years,

104 Art. 6. American citizens residing in the ports

of the Sultan not to be taxed, . 458 Treaty with Morocco. September 16, 1836, 484

Art. 7. Citizens of the United States taken by Article 1. Mutual agreement between the pirates, to be set at liberty,

459 partics to the treaty,

484 Art. 8. Vessels of the Sultan in the ports of Art. 2. Neither party to take commissions the United States to pay no higher duties from an enemy,


than are paid by the most favoured nation, Art. 3. Persons, &c., of one party captured in

459 an cnemy's vessel to be released, 484 Art. 9. Consuls may be appointed, 459 Art. 4. Vessels to have passports,

484 Final ratification reserved to the President Art. 5. Visits of vessels at sea,

of the United States,

459 Art. 6. American citizens and effects to be restored,

484 Netherlands. Art. 7. Vessels in port to be applied with

Treaty with the United Netherlands. October provisions, &c.,

8, 1782,

32 Art. 8. No duty on vessels of the United States putting in for repair,

485 Article 1. Peace and friendship between the Art. 9. Siranded vessels to be protected, 485 two nations,

32 Art. 10. Vessels engaged within gunshot of Art. 2. Subjects of the Netherlands to have forts to be protected,

485 the same privileges in the United States as Art. 11. Enemics' vessels not allowed to fol.

the most favoured nations,

32 low for twenty-four hours,

485 Art. 3. Citizens of the United States to have Art. 12. Ships of war not to be examined in the same privileges in the United Nether. port,


lands as the most favoured nations, - 34 Art. 13. Salutes to be returned,

485 Art. 4. Liberty of conscience secured to the Art. 14. American commerce on the most citizens of each party in each other's do. favoured footing,


• 34 Art. 15. Employment of interpreters, &c., Art. 5. Both parties to protect vessels of the

485 other in their dominions, to restore them Art. 16 Exchange of prisoners in case of when captured, and to convoy them in cer. war, 485

34 Art. 17. No compulsion in buying or selling Art. 6. Citizens of either party may dispose goods,

486 of their estates by will or otherwise. Re. Ari. 18. No examination of goods on board, gulations,

36 except where contraband is proved, • 486 Art. 7. Subjects of either party may employ Art. 19. No detention of vessels, 486 such advocates as they think proper, Art. 20. Disputes between Americans, &c., Art. 8. Vessels not to be detained,

to be decided by the consul, &c. Assist. Art. 9. Privileges of citizens in transacting ance to be rendered to the consul, 486 business,

38 Art. 21. Killing, &c., punished by the law Art. 10. Merchant ships, if required, shall ex. of the country,


hibit sea-letters, &c.; and if no contraband Art. 22. Persons dying intestate, care of their goods on board, shall pass,

38 effects to be taken,

486 Art. 11. Mode of proceeding when contraband Art. 23. Residence of the consul to be where goods are on board,

38 he thinks proper, and to be protected, 486 Art. 12. Goods found in an enemy's ship Art. 24. No appeal to arms unless refusal of liable to confiscation, unless put on board

friendly arrangement. In case of war, before the declaration of war, or within six
nine months allowed to settle affairs, and months, -
to remove,

486 Art. 13. Vessels of war or privatecrs to do no Art. 25. Treaty to remain in force for fifty injury to either party. If they do, repara. years,

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