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t APPENDIX. PRUCLAMAT ION S. Nos. 45, 46. 793 No. 45. Revoking the Exequalur of the .Brilish Oonsul at Cincinnati. FRANKLIN PIERCE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF MAY 28, 1856· AMERICA. *“""""_‘ To all whom it may concern : VVHEREAS by letters-patent, under the seal of the United States, hearing Preambledate the seventeenth day of August, A. D. 1852, the President recognized Charles Rowcroft as consul of Her Britannic Majesty at Cincinnati, and declared him free to exercise and enjoy such functions, powers, and privileges as are allowed to the consuls of the most favored nations; but, for good and sufficient reasons, it is deemed proper that he should no longer exercise the said functions within the United States: Now, therefore, be it known that I, FRANKLIN PIERCE, President of the E"°‘l“‘*t“” °f United States of America, do hereby declare that the powers and privilcves con- Ch§1€S Rgllg ferred as aforesaid on the said Charles Rowcroft, are revoked and annullisd. Bm mm 3 ° In testimony whereof, I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed. Given under my hand, at the city of Washinrrton, the twenty-eighth day [L. s.] of May, A. D. 1856, and of the independence of the United States of America the 80th. FRANKLIN PIERCE. BY run Pnnsrnnnrz W. L. MARCY, Secretary of Slate. No. 46. Respecting the Boundary with Ilkxico. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. June 2, 1856. A PROCLAMATION. WHnnnAs pursuant to the first article of the treaty between the United Vo!. x. p. 1032. States and the Mexican Republic, of the thirtieth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, the true limits between the territories of the contracting parties were declared to be as follows: " Retaining the same dividing line between the two Californias as already dctined and established, according to the fifth article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the limits between the two republics shall be as follows: " Beginning in the Gulf of Mexico, three leagues from land, opposite the mouth of the Rio Grande, as provided in the fth article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; thence, as defined in the said article, up the middle of that river to the point where the parallel of 31° 47 ’ north latitude crosses the same; thence due west one hundred miles; thence south to the parallel of 31° 20' north latitude; thence along the said parallel of 31° 20' to the 111th meridian of longitude west of Greenwich; thence in a straight line to a point on the Colorado River twenty English miles below the junction of the Gila and Colorado rivers; thence up the middle of the said River Colorado until it intersects the present line between the United States and Mexico : " And whereas, the said dividing line has been surveyed, marked out, and established, by the respective commissioners of the contracting parties, pursuant to the same article of the said treaty: Now, therefore, be it known, that I, FRANKLIN PIERCE, President of the United States of America, do hereby declare to all whom it may concern, that the line aforesaid shall be held and considered as the boundary between the United States and the Mexican Republic, and shall be respected as such by the United States and the citizens thereofl In testimony whereof; I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed. voL. xi. Arr·.——1O 3