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TREATY WITH TRIPOLI. 1805. 217 citizens or subjects of any other nation having a consul or agent in Tripoli; such disputes shall be settled by the consuls or agents of the respective nations. Ama 19th. If a citizen of the United States should kill or wound a The Zea loci to Tripoline, or, on the contrary, if a Tripoline shall kill or wound a citi- P'°"°ll "'i‘h.'“‘ zen of the United States, the law of the country shall take place, and §j;igStg,,];,?I,;j{_ equal justice shall be rendered, the consul assisting at the trial; and if ted by a citizen any delinquent shall make his escape, the consul shall not be answerable PEI .U· S· °’ a for hirnin any manner whatever. 1"p°h"°‘ ART. 20th. Should any of the citizens of the United States of Ame- Citizens of rica die within the limits of the Regency of Tripoli, the Bashaw and U-S·dyi¤si¤ his subjects shall not interfere with the property of the deceased, but it Ejlg I;jQg‘jj‘,°{' °f shall be under the immediate direction of the consul, unless otherwise progerty tg be disposed of by will. Should there be no consul, the effects shall be Saved for *b¢i¤' deposited in the hands of some person worthy of trust, until the party "pr°sc"m°"'°°‘ shall appear who has a right to demand them, when they shall render an account of the property. Neither shall the Bashaw or his subjects give hindrance in the execution of any will that may appear. WHEREAS the undersigned, Tobias Lear, Consul-General of the United States of America, for the Regency of Algiers, being duly appointed Commissioner, by letters patent under the signature of the President, and seal of the United States of America, bearing date at the City of Washington, the 18th day of November, one thousand eight hundred and three, for negociating and concluding a treaty of peace, between the United States of America, and the Bashaw, Bey, and subjects of the Regency of Tripoli, in Barbary. Now xivow Ya, That I, Tobias Lear, Commissioner as aforesaid, do conclude the foregoing treaty, and every article and clause therein contained, reserving the same, nevertheless, for the final ratification of the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate of the said United States. Done at Tripoli, in Barbary, the fourth day of June, in the year one thousand eight hundred and five; corresponding with the sixth day 0f the first month of Rabbia, 1220. TOBIAS LEAR. Having appeared in our presence, Colonel Tobias Lear, Consul·General of the United States of America, in the Regency of Algiers, and Commissioner for negociating and concluding a treaty of peace and friendship, between us and the United States of America, bringing with him the present treaty of peace, with the within articles, they were by ns minutely examined, and we do hereby accept, confirm and ratify them, ordering all our subjects to fulfil entirely their contents without any violation, and under no pretext. IN WITNESS wunnnor, We, with the heads of our Regency, subscribe it. Given at Tripoli, in Barbary, the sixth day of the first month of Rabbia, 1220, corresponding with the fourth day of June, 1805. JUSUF CARAMANLY, Bas/raw. (1.. s.) MAHAMET CARAMANLY, Bay. (L. s.) MOHAMET, Ka/ria. (1.. s.) VoL. vur. 28 T