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THE BALKAN PENINSULA, ETC.: TEXTS.

Commercial Intercourse.

Interim rights. Art. XXXII. Until the Treaties or Conventions which existed before the war between the belligerent Powers have been either renewed or replaced by new Acts, commerce of importation or of exportation shall take place reciprocally on the footing of the regulations in force before the war; and in all other matters their subjects shall be respectively treated upon the footing of the most favored nation[1].


Aland Islands.

[Art. XXXIII. The Convention concluded this day between Their Majesties the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Emperor of the French, on the one part, and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias on the other part, respecting the Aland Islands, is and remains annexed to the present Treaty, and shall have the same force and validity as if it formed a part thereof[2].]

Ratifications. Art. XXXIV. The present Treaty shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Paris in the space of four weeks, or sooner if possible[3] .

In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto the seal of their arms.

Done at Paris, the thirtieth day of the month of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.

CLARENDON.
COWLEY.
BUOL-SCHAUENSTEIN.
HÜBNER.
A. WALEWSKI.
BOURQUENEY.
MANTEUFFEL.
C. M. D'HATZFELDT.
ORLOFF.
BRUNNOW.
C. CAVOUR.
DE VILLAMARINA.
AALI.

MEHEMMED DJEMIL.
  1. New Commercial Treaties have probably been made with the Porte by all the signatory Powers.
  2. This Article has no reference to the Eastern Question.
  3. Ratifications were exchanged on 27th April, 1856.