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790 APPENDIX. PROCLAMATION S. NOS. 41, 42. undertakin as beinrr contr to their duty as good citizens and to the laws of their countgy, and tlneatenthrg to the peace of the United States. _ I do further admonish all persons who may depart from the United States, either singly or in numbers, organized or un0rga.mzed,_for auy_such purpose, that they will thereby cease to be entitled to the pmtecuou ofthis government. I exhort all good citizens to discountenance and prevent any sneh dxsrenntable and criminal undertaking as aforesaid, charging all officers, c1v1l and ml1l— tary, having lawful power in the premises, to exercise the same for the purpose of maintaining the authority and enforcing the laws of the United States. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents. Done at the city of Washington, the eighth day of December, one thousand eight hundred an fifty-Eve, and o the Independence of the [L` S`] United States the eightieth. FRANKLIN PIERCE. BY THE PRESIDENT: W. L. MARCY, Secretary of Slate. No. 41. Newfoundland to have Benefits of Reczjnrocitg Treaty. Dec. 12, 1855. BY THE I’B.ESH)EN'1` OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PRO CLAMATION. 1854,4:11. 269, §2. Wmanmas, by the second section of an act of the Cpugress of the United VOL x_ p_ 587 States approved the fifth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and fifty- four, enti.tIed “An act to carry into effect a treaty between the United States and Great Britain, signed on the fifth day of June, eighteen hundred and fifty- four," it is yilrovided that whenever the island of Newfoundland shall give xfs consent to the application of the stipulations and provisions of the,sa.id treaty to that province, and the le 'slature thereof, and the Imperial Parliament shall pass the necessary laws for gat pu e, grain, Hour, and breadsmifs ofyall kinds; animals of all kinds; fresh, smm, and salted meats; cotton wool; seeds and vegetables; undried fruits; dried fruits; fish of all kinds; products of fish, and all other creatures living in the water; poultry; eggs; hides, furs, skins, or tails undressed; stone or marble in its crude or unwrought state; slate; butter, cheese, tallow, lard; horns; manures; ores of metals of allkinds; coal; pitch, tar, turpentine; ashes; timber and lumber of all kinds, round, hewed and sawed, unmanufactured in whole or in part; fire wood, plants. shrubs, and trees; elts; w00l; fish oi} ; rice; broom com and bark; gypsum, ground or unground ;I1eWn or wrouéht or unwrought burr or grindstones; dye·stnH`s; flax, hemp, and tow, unmanu actured; unmanufactured tobacco; and ra.gs—shal1 be admitted free of duty from that province into the United States, from and after the date of a gcoclamation by the President of the United States, declaring that he has satistory evidence that the said province has consented, in a due and proper mauner, to have the provisions of the treaty extended to it, and to allow the United States the full benefits of all the stipulations therein contained: And whereas I have satisfactory evidence that the province of Newfoundland has consented, in a due and proper manner, to have the provisions of the aforesaxd tteaty extended to it, and to allow the United States the full benents of all the shpulaticns therein contained, so far as they are applicable to that province: Noni, therefore, I, FRANKLIN PIERCE, President of the United States of America, do hereby declare and proclaim that, from this date, the articles enumeratect m the preamble of this proclamation, being the growth and produce of the Bmush North American colonies, shall be admitted from the aforesaid province of Newfoundland into the United States free of duty, so long as the aforesaid treaty shall remain in force. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents.