Treaty of Paris (1815)

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Definitive Treaty between Great Britainand France, signed at Paris the 20th November 1815, and other Conventions and Documents
The plenipotentiaries of the high powers who signed the treaty
The treaty and conventions (as were most treaties of the day) was written in French. Most of these English translations are from British and Foreign State Papers, Volume 3 (1815–1816), published by the Great Britain Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1838. Any conventions and documents not published in English by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are taken from the translations laid before Parliament (Hansard The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time ..., Volume 32. 1 February to 6 March 1816)

Foreign Office[edit]

TREATIES &c. between Austria, Great Britain, Prussia and Russia, and France. — Signed at Paris, the 20 November, 1815.[1]

Contents:
  1. Definitive Treaty Paris, 20th November, 1815
    Additional Article—Slave Trade
  2. Convention—Pecuniary Indemnity
  3. Convention—Military Line
    Additional Article—Deserters
    Tariff—Provisions, Hospitals, &c.
  4. Convention—Private Claims upon France
    Additional Article—Claim of the Cti. de Bentheim and Steinfurtfth
    Separate Article, between Russia and France
    Claim of the Duchy of Warsaw
  5. Convention—Claims of British Subjects
    Additional Article—Bourdeaux Claims
    Notification—Period for presenting Claims
  6. Act—Neutrality of Switzerland

Hansard[edit]

DEFINITIVE TREATY BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, SIGNED AT PARIS THE 20TH NOVEMBER 1815, AND OTHER CONVENTIONS AND DOCUMENTS. Lord Castlereagh also presented a Paper, intituled, "CLASS C. Definitive Treaty between His Majesty and his Most Christian Majesty, signed at Paris, the 20th of November 1815; and other Conventions and Documents;" of which the following are Copies;[2]
Class C.
DEFINITIVE TREATY
BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY AND HIS MOST CHRISTIAN MAJESTY. Signed at Paris the. 20th of November, 1815; and other
CONVENTIONS AND DOCUMENTS.
1. Definitive Treaty between Great Britain and France, signed at Paris, 20th November 1815.
2. Additional Article to the preceding Treaty, relative to the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 20 November.
3. Convention between Great Britain and France, relative to the Pecuniary Indemnity to be furnished by France to the Allied Powers, 20 November.
4. Convention between Great Britain and France, relative to the occupation of a Military Line in France by an Allied Army, 20 November,
5. Additional Article to the preceding Convention, relative to Deserters, 20 November
6. Tarif, annexed to the preceding Convention, 20 November.
Note from the Ministers of the Allied Powers to the Duke of Richelieu, on the nature and extent of the powers attached to the Command of the Duke of Wellington, 20 November.
7. Convention between Great Britain and France, relative to the claims British subjects on the French Government, 20 November.
8. Additional Article to the preceding Convention, relative to British Merchandize at Bordeaux, 20 November.
9. Treaty of Alliance between His Majesty and the Emperor of Austria, 20 Nov.[3]
10. Note from the Ministers of the United Cabinets to the Duke of Richelieu, communicating a copy of the said Treaty of Alliance, 20 November.[4]
11. Extract of a Protocol, relative to the territories and places ceded by France, 20 November.[5]
12. Protocol, respecting the distribution of the Seven Hundred Militant of Francs which France is to pay to the Allied Powers, 20 November.
13. Convention between Great Britain and France, relative to the examination and liquidation of the claim of the subjects of the Allied Powers on France, 20 Nov.
Additional Article to the preceding Convention, relative to the claims of the House of the Count de Bentheim and Steinfurth, 20 November.
14. Treaty between His Majesty and the Emperor of all the Russias, respecting the Ionian Islands, 5 November.[6]
15. Note from Viscount Castlereagh to the Ministers of the Allies, respecting the restitution of the Work of Art, 11 Sept.[7]
16. Dispatch from the Duke of Wellington to Viscount Castlereagh, on the same subject, 23 September.[8]
17. Dispatch from Viscount Castlereagh to the Earl of Liverpool, relative to to the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 27 July.[9]
Two Inclosures on the same subject.
First.— Extract of Protocol of 15th Conference.[9]
Second. — Note from Viscount Castlereagh to Prince Talleyrand thereupon.[9]
18. Dispatch from Viscount Castlereagh to the Earl of Liverpool, on the same subject, 30 July.[9]
19. Dispatch from Viscount Castlereagh to the Earl of Liverpool, on the same subject, 31 July.[10]
Two Inclosures.
First.—Note from Prince Talleyrand to Viscount Castltreagh, declaring the Slave Trade for ever abolished throughout the dominions of France, 30 July.[10]
Second. — Viscount Custlereagh's reply to the preceding Note, 31 July.[10]
20.A. Act of Acknowledgment and Guarantee of the Neutrality of Switzerland, on the part of Great Britain, Austria, Russia, Prussia, and France, 20 Nov.
20.B. Extract of Protocol respecting the Neutrality of Switzerland, 3 November.[11]

Notes[edit]

  1. British and Foreign State Papers, p. 280
  2. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time, p 246
  3. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 269
  4. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 273
  5. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 274
  6. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 294
  7. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 297
  8. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 301
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 305
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 306
  11. The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time p. 307

References[edit]

  • Great Britain Foreign Office. British and Foreign State Papers, Volume 3 (1815–1816), Great Britain Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1838.
  • Hansard, The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time ..., Volume 32. 1 February to 6 March 1816, T.C. Hansard, 1816.