934 TREATY-STATE OF THE CONGO. JANUARY 24, 1891. 1890, by the signatory Powers of Puissances signataires de l’Aete the Act of Berhn, should not enter de Berlin, ne devait pas entrer en into force, in that ease, the present vigueur, en ce cas, le present traité treaty would be absolutely null serait absolument nul et sans eiiet. and without eifect. ARTICLE XV. Ancr1cLE XV. nmnm. The present treaty shall be sub- Le present traite sera soumis a jected to the approval and the rati- Papprobation et at la ratification, iication, on the one hand, of the d’une part, du President des Etats President of the United States, Unis, agissant de Pavis et avec le acting by the advice and with eonseutement du Sénat, et d’autre the consent of the Senate, and, on part, de Sa Majeste le Boi des the other hand, of His Majesty the Belges, Souverain dc 1’Etat Indé- King of the Belgians, Sovereign of pendant du Congo. the Independent State of the Congo. The ratiiications of the present Lesratifications du présenttraité treaty shall be exchanged at the seront echangées en meme temps same time as those of the General que celles de l’Acte Général de Act of Brussels of July 2nd, 1890, Bruxelles du 2 juillet 1890, et il and it will enter into force at the entrera en vigueur a la meme date same date as the latter. que celui-ci. In iaith of which the respective En foi de quoi, les Plénipoten- Plenipotentiaries of the High con- tiaires respectifs des Hautes Partracting Parties have signed the ties contractantes ont signé le present treaty in duplicate, in present traité en double, en anglais English and in French, and have et en francais, et yont apposé leurs attached thereto their seals. cachets. Done at Brussels the twenty- Fait a Bruxelles, le vingt quafourth day of the month of Jan- trieme jour du mois de janvier de uary of the year Eighteen hundred Panmilhuit cent quatre-vingtonzc. and ninety one. Siz¤¤r¤~•- [SEAL.] Enwm H. Tnnnnnn. [scnAu.]Enm. VAN EETVELDE. “§*°:_‘**¤¤° °* ’°*“‘· And whereas the said Treaty has been duly ratified on both parts, and the ratiilcations of the two Governments were exchanged in the city of Brussels, on the 2nd day of February, 1892: mmmsum. Now, therefore, be it known that I, Benjamin Harrison, Pl`0Sl(l0llt of the United States of America, have caused the said Treaty to be nnulo public as amended, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good iaith by the United States and the citizens thereof. ln witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to he affixed. Done at the city of Washirigtrnii this second day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundredth and sixteenth. [sun,.] Bmw. Hlumrsou. By the President: Jnms G. Bmmn Secretary of State.
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