98-1 COMMERCIAL CUN\FENTION—MEXICO. JANUARY 20, 1883. A1zT1cL1; X. ARTICULO X. R¤*i6¢=¤*i¤¤· The ratiiications of the present Las ratiiicaciones de la presentc convention shall be duly exchanged convcncion scran debidamente can- · at the city of \Vashington within geadas en la ciudad de Washingtwelve  months from the date ton, dentro de doce [I] meses conhereof, or carlier if possible. tados desde esta fecha, 6 antes si fuere posiblc. signatures. In faith whereof the respective En lc de lo cual los plcnipotenplenipotentiaries of the high con- ciarios de las altas partcs contratraeting parties have signed the tantes han ilrmado la presents present convention and have affixed convencion y le han puesto sus thereto their respective seals. respectivos sellos. Done in duplicate at the city of Hecho por duplicado en la ciudad Washington this twentieth day of de Washington, el dia veinte del January A. D. one thousand eight mes de Enero del aiio del Seiior de hundred and eighty-three. mil ochocientos ochenta y tres. U. S. GRANT. ‘ sun,. Wm. Hmuzv Timscor. s12A:.. M. Romano. sun,. E. Omnno. SEAL. And whereas the said Treaty as amended by the Senate of the United States by their Joint Resolution of March 11, 1884, with the protocols thereto numbered one and two and the protocol of the 11th February 1884, has been duly ratiiied on both parts, and the respective ratificacations exchanged at Washington on the twentieth day of May 1884; _ Now, therefore, be it known that I, Chester A. Arthur, President of P’°°]'””°**°”· the United States of America, have caused the said Treaty to be made public, to the end that the same and every clause and article thereof may be observed and fulnlled with good faith by the United State and the citizens thereof. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be adixed. Done in the city of Washington this 2nd day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-fou.r, and [ AL.] of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and eighth. CHESTER A. ARTHUR. By the President: Fmznx. T. Fannmeuursus, Secretary smc. Protocols. Pnorocox. [1.] Wssumctox, Saturday, January 20, 1883. The Commissioners met and upon further discussion the United States Commissioners consented to accept Article V. ss submitted by tho Mexican Commissioners. The remaining articles of the treaty were considered, and the treaty signed, with the followin s ment: As to steel tools. Whereas the man Commissioners state that although in their instructions the word steel (acero) is omitted from the item No. (35) 66 of the list of merchandise of the United States to be admitted into Mexico, free of duty, appended to article 2 of the said treaty, which reads as follows: “Tools and instruments of iron, brass, or wood, or composed of these articles, for srtisans," they doubt whether this omission is intentional or casushuand have consulted about it by the cable with their Government ; and Wheressthe mted Btstcs Commissioners assert that if tools wholly or partly of steel for the use of srtissus be excluded from the benefits of the treaty, the item in question is practically of no value ss s concession to the United States. [fSixtem. See Protocol Hay 20, 1$4.] [1 Disc y ssis. Véase el protooolu do 20 do mayo d•· lrit'4.]
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