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472 PUBLIC TREATIES. MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN, 1853. Nov. 26,18.33. DECLARATION OF ACCESSION* TO CONVENTION OF JUNE 16, 1852, BETWEEN -———-————— THE UNITED STATES AND PRUSSIA AND OTHER STATES OF THE GER- MANIC CONFEDERATION, FOR EXTRADITION OF CRIMINALS, AND TO ADDITIONAL ARTICLE THERETO OF NOVEMBER 16, 1852; DATED NO- VEMBER 26, 1853; PROCLAIMED JANUARY 6, 1854. `D ¤9I=»¤¢¤¢i<>¤ of Whereas a treaty for the reciprocal extradition of fugitive criminals, Qggiggfnfofcxizz in special cases, was concluded between Prussia and other States of the ,,,,,0,, ,,,~,,,,,,,,,,,,l,,_ Germanic Confederation on the one hand, and the United States of North America on the other, under date of June 16th, 1852, at Washington, by the Plenipotentiaries of the contracting parties, and has been ratified by the contracting Governments; and whereas, in the second article of the same, the United States of North America have declared that they agree that the stipulations of the aforesaid treaty shall be applicable to every other State of the Germanic Confederation which shall have subsequently declared its accession to the treaty: Now, therefore, in accordance therewith, the Government of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin hereby declares, through the undersigned Grand Ducal Minister of Foreign Affairs, its accession to the aforesaid treaty of June 16th, 1852, which is, word for word, as follows: [See "PRUsSu [The original declaration here includes a copy, in German and EngT§;’ES,,]°'*`HE“ glish, of the treaty of June 16, 1852, and of the additional article ` thereto of November 16, 1852.] and hereby expressly gives assurance that each and every article and stipulation of this treaty shall be faithfully observed and enforced within the territory of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Signature. In testimony whereof the Grand Ducal Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the name of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg- Schwerin, has executed this declaration of accession, and caused the Ministerial seal to be thereunto affixed. Date. Done at Schwerin, November 26th, 1853. [sEAL.] GR. V. BULOW, Grand Ducal Minister of Foreign Afairs of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.