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TREATY WI'I`H MOROCCO. LIAY 31, 1865. 679 Uonvention between the United States, Austria, Belgium, Qzain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the llktherlanels, Portugal, and Sweden on the cme part, and the Sultan of Morocco on the other part ; Oonvluded May 31, 1865; Proclaimed, March 12, 1867. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: M°Y81»1865· A PROCLAMATION. Wnnmus a Convention between the United States, Austria, Belgium, Pmgmblg, Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden on the one part, and the Sultan of Morocco on the other part, concerning the administration and upholding of the lighthouse at Cape Spartel, was concluded and signed by their respective plenipotentiaries on the thirty-first day of May, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-tive, which Convention, being in the French and Arabic languages, is word for word as follows : — CONVENTION between the United States, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Contracting France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden P“”‘°“· on the one part, and the Sultan of Morocco on the other part, concerning the administration and upholding of the lighthouse at Cape Spartel. In the name of the only God! There is no strength nor power but of God. His Excellency the President of the United States of America, and His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia, his Majesty the King of the Belgians, her Majesty the Queen of Spain, his Majesty the Emperor of the French, her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, his Majesty the King of Italy, his Majesty the King of the Netherlands, his Majesty the King of Portugal and the Algarves, his Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, and his Majesty the Sultan of Morocco and of Fez, moved by a like desire to assure the safety of navigation along the coasts of Morocco, and desirous to provide, of common accord, the measures most proper to attain this end, have resolved to conclude a special convention, and have for this purpose appointed their plenipotentiaries, to wit : —— His Excellency the President of the Republic of the United States: _P1enipotenti•- Jesse Harland McMath, Esquire, his consul·general near his Majesty the “°’· Sultan of Morocco; His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and of Bohemia: Sir John Hay Drummond Hay, commander of the very honorable Order of the Bath, his general agent ad interim near his Majesty the Sultan of Morocco; His Majesty the King of the Belgians: Ernest Daluin, knight of his Order of Leopold, commander of number of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, of Spain, commander of the Order of Nichan Eftikhar, of Tunis, his consul-general for the west coast of Africa; Her Majesty the Queen of Spain: Don Francisco Merry y Colom, Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, knight of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, decorated with the Imperial Ottoman Order of Medjidie of the third class, officentof the Order of the Legion of Honor, her minister resident near his Majesty the Sultan of Morocco; His Majesty the Emperor of the French: Auguste Louis Victor, Baron Ayme d’Aquim, officer of the Legion of Honor, commander of the