TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP Nav. 4, 1796. Between the United States <y" America, and the Bey and Subjects of Trzyaolz, of Barbary. (a) ARTICLE I. P d Tama is a firm and perpetual peace and friendship between the
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jf,;,,§,”°Y °f bury, made by the free consent of both parties, and guaranteed by the I Most Potent Dey and Regency of Algiers. ARTICLE II. Emmyv, If any goods belonging to any nation with which either of the parties goods to be free is at war, shall be loaded on board of vessels belonging to the other l" ’h‘l" b°1"“g' party they shall pass free, and no attempt shall be made to take or gluijgsthe detairi them. ARTICLE HI Persons and If any Citizens, Subjects or Effects belonging to either party, shall propertyinenc- be found on board a prize-vessel taken from an enemy by the other any “ vqssels t° party such Citizens or Subjects shall be set at liberty, and the effects 8 IFES lll CKSB ’ of capture. restored to the owners. ARTICLE IV Passports who Proper passports are to be given to all vessels of both parties, by ElV<·>¤- which they are to be known. And considering the distance between the two countries, eighteen months from the date of this treaty shall be allowed for procuring such passports. During this interval, the other papers belonging to such vessels shall be sufficicnt for their protection. ARTICLE v. Condemnation A Citizen or Subject of either party having bought a prize-vessel
- ::’ condemned by the party or by any other nation, the certificate of con-
,8; gb., ,,,3;;, demnation and bill of sale shall be a sufficient passport for such vessel able fas pass- for one year; this being a reasonable time for her to procure a proper pill'! Ol` 0116 passport. ’°"· Arvrrom VI. Yesselspuutng Vessels of either party putting into the ports of the other, and hav- “";’dl;g’j§r°f£‘° ing need of provisions or otl1er supplies, they shall be furnished at the Ejsicns 0,. lL_market price. And if any such vessel shall so put in from a disaster at pairs. sea, and have occasion to repair, she shall be at liberty to land and reimbark her cargo, without paying any duties. But in no case shall she be compelled to land her cargo. ARTICLE VII. Shipwrecks. Should a vessel of either party be cast on the shore of the other, all proper assistance shall be given to her and her_people—No pillage shall be allowed; the property shall remain at the disposition of the owners, and the crew protected and succoured till they can be sent to their country. WY (a) The treaties betvgiihe United States and Tripoli have been: The treaty of November 4, 1796. The treaty of June 4, 1805, post, 214. (154)