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nvention concluded July 3, 1880. (See ante, Appendix I, Morocco,

Article 15.)

NORTH GERMAN UNION.

(See GERMANY.)

SWEDEN AND NORWAY.

Convention and Protocol signed May 26, 1869.

1721. ARTICLE I.

Citizens of the United States of America who have resided in Sweden Norway for a continuous period of at least five years, and during such sidence have become and are lawfully recognized as citizens of Sweden · Norway, shall be held by the Government of the United States to be wedish or Norwegian citizens, and shall be treated as such. Reciprocally, citizens of Sweden or Norway who have resided in the nited States of America for a continuous period of at least five years, ad during such residence have become naturalized citizens of the United tates, shall be held by the Government of Sweden and Norway to be merican citizens, and shall be treated as such. The declaration of an intention to become a citizen of the one or the ther country has not for either party the effect of citizenship legally cquired.

1722. ARTICLE II. A recognized citizen of the one party, on returning to the territory of the other, remains liable for trial and punishment for an action punishable by the laws of his original country, and committed before his emigration, but not for the emigration itself, saving always the limitation established by the laws of his original country, and any other remission of liability to punishment.

1723. ARTICLE III. If a citizen of the one party, who has become a recognized citizen of the other party, takes up his abode once more in his original country and applies to be restored to his former citizenship, the Government of the last-named country is authorized to receive him again as a citizen, on such conditions as the said Government may think proper.

1724. ARTICLE IV. The convention for the mutual delivery of criminals, fugitives from justice, in certain cases, concluded between the United States on the one part and Sweden and Norway on the other part, the 21st of March, 1860, remains in force without change.

1725. ARTICLE V.

The present convention shall go into effect immediately on the exchange of ratifications, and shall continue in force for ten years. It neither party shall have given the other six months' previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

1726. PROTOCOL.

Done at Stockholm, May 26, 1869. The undersigned met to-day to sign the convention agreed upon in conformity with their respective full powers, relating to the citizenship of those persons who emigrate from the United States of America to Sweden and Norway, and from Sweden and Norway to the United States of America; on which occasion the following observations, more exactly defining and explaining the contents of this convention, were entered in the following protocol:

1727, I. RELATING TO THE FIRST ARTICLE OF THE CONVENTION. It is understood that if a citizen of the United States of America has been discharged from his American citizenship, or, on the other side, it a Swede or a Norwegian has been discharged from his Swedish or Nor wegian citizenship, in the manner legally prescribed by the Government of his original country, and then in the other country in a rightful and perfectly valid manner acquires citizenship, then an additional e years' residence shall no longer be required; but a person who has that manner been recognized as a citizen of the other country shall, om the moment thereof, be held and treated as a Swedish or Norgian citizen, and, reciprocally, as a citizen of the United States. 1728. II. RELATING TO THE SECOND ARTICLE OF THE CONVENTION. If a former Swede or Norwegian, who under the first article is to be old as an adopted citizen of the United States of America, has emigrated ter he has attained the age when he becomes liable to military service, ad returns again to his original country, it is agreed that he remains able to trial and punishment for an action punishable by the laws of is original country and committed before his emigration, but not for le act of emigration itself, unless thereby have been committed any unishable action against Sweden or Norway, or against a Swedish or Torwegian citizen, such as non-fulfillment of military service, or deserion from the military force or from a ship, saving always the limitation stablished by the laws of the original country, and any other remission f liability to punishment; and that he can be held to fulfill, according o the laws, his military service, or the remaining part thereof.

1729. III. RELATING TO THE THIRD ARTICLE OF THE CONVENTION.

It is further agreed that if a Swede or Norwegian, who has become a naturalized citizen of the United States, renews his residence in Sweden or Norway without the intent to return to America, he shall be held by the Government of the United States to have renounced his American citizenship.

The intent not to return to America may be held to exist when the person so naturalized resides more than two years in Sweden or Norway.

WÜRTTEMBERG.

Convention concluded July 27, 1868.

1730. ARTICLE I. | Citizens of Württemberg who have become, or shall become, naturalized citizens of the United States of America, and shall have resided uninterruptedly within the United States five years, shall be held by Württemberg to be American citizens and treated as such. Reciprocally, citizens of the United States of America who have become, or shall become, naturalized citizens of Württemberg and shall have residd uninterruptedly within Württemberg five years, shall be held by the United States to be citizens of Württemberg, and shall be treated as such. The declaration of an intention to become a citizen of the one ? the other country has not, for either party, the effect of naturalization

1731. ARTICLE II. A naturalized citizen of the one party on return to the territory of the other party remains liable to trial and punishment for an action parishable by the laws of his original country and committed before his emigration; saving always the limitation established by the laws of his orignal country, or any other remission of liability to punishment.

1732. ARTICLE III.

The convention for the mutual delivery of criminals, fugitives from justice, in certain cases, concluded between Wüttemberg and the United States the 16th June, 1852 [13th October, 1853), remains in force without change.

1733. ARTICLE IV.

If a Württemberger, naturalized in America, renews his residence in Württemberg without the intent to return to America, he shall be held to haverenounced his naturalization in the United States. Reciprocally, if an American, naturalized in Württemberg, renews his residence in the United States without the intent to return to Württemberg, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in Württemberg. The intent not to return may be held to exist when the person naturalized in the one country resides more than two years in the other country.

1734. ARTICLE V.

The presentconvention shall go into effect immediately on theexchange of ratifications, and shall continue in force for ten years. If neither party shall have given to the other six months' previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

APPENDIX No. v.

MISCELLANEOUS

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