373 PUBLIC TREATIES. G U A T E M AL A. GUATEMALA, 1849.
- , l MER ‘E, AND NAVIGATION WITH GUATE-
-M.L_... h 3’ um' T§l$L1A]; gdNgIIiU`gi]=1DA.:¥'le‘iIA;i9E}iiALA? MARCH 3, 1849; RATIFICATION AD- VISED BY SENATE SEPTEMBER 24, 1850; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT No- VEMBER 14, wsu; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT GUATEMALA MAY 1s, 1852; PROCLAIMED JULY 2s, 1852. General convention of peace, amity, commerce, and navigation between the United States of America and the Republic of Guatemala. Contracting par- The United States of America and the Republic of Guatemala, deli"- siring to make firm and permanent the peace and friendship which happily prevails between both nations, have resolved to fix, in a manner clear, distinct, and positive, the rules which shall in future be religiously observed between the one and the other, by means of a treaty or general convention of peace, friendship, commerce, and navigation. N,,g,,¤,t.m_ For this most desirable object the President of the United States of America has conferred full powers on Elijah Hise, Charge d’Aifaires of the United States near this Republic, and the Executive Power of the Republic of Guatemala on the Sr. Licdo. D. José Mariano Rodriguez, Secretary of State and of the Department of Foreign Relations; who, after having exchanged their said full powers in due and proper form, have agreed to the following articles: Amrcrn I. Peace and friend- There shall be a perfect, Erm, and inviolable peace and sincere friendshin- ship between the United States of America and the Republic of Guatemala, in all the extent of their possessions and territories, and between their people and citizens respectively, without distinction of persons or places. A-nrIcLE II. p,,,-0,, grgntgd The United States of America and the Republic of Guatemala, deto other nations to siring to live in peace and harmony with all the other nations of the l’°°°*¤° °°'¤m°¤· earth, by means of a policy frank and equally friendly with all, engage mutually not to grant any particular favor to other nations, in respect of commerce and navigation, which shall not immediately become common to the other party, who shall enjoy the same freely, if the concession was freely made, or on allowing the same compensation, if the concession was conditional. ARTICLE III. _ Freedom or mw- The two high contracting parties, being likewise desirous of placing igatwn and com- the commerce and navigation of their respective countries on the liberal ““"°°- basis of perfect equality and reciprocity, mutually agree that the citizens of each may frequent all the coasts and countries of the other and reside and trade therein all kinds of produce, manufactures and,merchandise; and they shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, and exemptions in navigation and commerce which native citizens do or shall enjoy submitting themselves to the laws, decrees, and usages there established, Qgggtiug mms, to which native citizens are Sub_j6Cl3€d· Bllt it is understood that thid