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BELGIUM, 1863. 59 Ancrxom VI. It is well understood that the provisions of Art' l III 'll 1 A ‘ ‘ obligatory with respect to the State which has tate: part ini, oiuthvolsg Aréégyiglon of wh1ch_shall adhere to, the treaty of this day, the King of the Belgians reserving to himself expressly the right to establish the manner of treat ment as to fiscal and customs regulations of vessels belonging to States which shall not be parties to this treaty. Anrxcm VII. The present treaty shall ratified, and the ratiilcations thereof shall uetineetiene. belexfchalpgeld at Fgissels with thelleast possible delay. n an w ereo e respective enipotentiaries ha e s` ed th si u . in duplicate, and aiiixed thereto their seals. · V lgu 0 mma gmt M _ Done at Brussels, the twentieth day of July, eighteen hundred and Date. sixty-three. [L. s.], H. S. SANFORD. L. s.] Ch. ROGIER. [Translation.] Treaty of May 12, 1863, between Belgium and the Netherlands, annexed to Treaty between the treaty of July 20, 1863. Ezlglignm gud the I' All B. His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, having come to an agreement upon the conditions of the redemption, by capitalization, of the dues established upon the navigation of the Scheldt and of its mouths, by paragraph 3 o the 9th article of the treaty of the 19th April, 1839, have re olved to conclude a special treaty on this subject, and have appointed for their plenipotentiaries., namely: His Majesty the King of the Belgians, M. Aldephonse Alexander Felix, _ Plenipotenti e- Baron du Jardin, Commander of the rder of Leopold, decorated with ¤°¤· the Iron Cross, Commander of the Lion of the Netherlands, Cheyalier Grand Cross of the Oaken Crown, Grand Cross and Commander of several other orders, his Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near to His Majesty the King of the Netherlands; His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, Messrs. Paul Vander Maesen de Sombrell`, Chevalier Grand Cross of the Order of the Nichan Ittihar of Tunis, his Minister of Foreign Affairs, M. Jean Rudolphe Thorbecke, Chevalier Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands, Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold of Belgium, and of many other orders, his Minister of Interior, and M. Gerard Henri Betz, his Minister of Finance; Who, after having exchanged their full powers, found in good and due form, have concluded upon the following articles: Aarrcrm I. His Majesty the King of the Netherlands renounces forever, for the Scheldt dues. sum of 17,140,640 ilorins of Holland, the dues levied upon the navigation of the Scheldt and of its months, by virtue of paragraph 3 of Article IX of the treaty of 19th April, 1839. Aurora II. This sum shall be paid to the Government of the Netherlands by the _Pnymeut uy2e1- Belgian Government, at Antwerp, or at Amsterdam, at the choice of the z¤¤¤¤· latter, the franc calculated at 47g cents of the Netherlands, as follows: