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TREATY WITH VENEZUELA. AUGUST 27, 1860. 1143 Treaty. between the United States of America andthe Republic of T/Tenezueia. Avsvst 27, 1860 Amity, Oommerce, Navzigation, and surrender of Fugitives. Ooncluded at Caracas, August 27, 1860. Ratified ky the President of the United States, February 26, 1861. Exchange of Rati/ications, August 9, 1861. Practazmed by the President of the United States, Sept. 25, 1861. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A PROCLAMATION. Wunnnas a Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, and for the Preamble. surrender of fugitive criminals, between the United States of America, and the Republic of Venezuela, was concluded and signed at Caracas, on the twenty-seventh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and sixty, which Treaty being in the English and Spanish languages, is word for word as follows: The United States of America` La Republica de Venezuela ylos gonumung and the Republic of Venezuela, Estados Unidcs de América,igual- parties. equally animated with the desire meme animados del deseo de manof maintaining the cordial relations, tener las cordiales relaciones que and of tightening, if possible, the existen entre ambos paises, de esbonds of friendship between the two trechar, si es posible, sus lazos de countries, as well as to augment amistad, y de aumentar por todos by all the means at their disposal, los medics que estan a su alcance the commercial intercourse of their las relaciones comerciales de sus rerespective citizens, have mutually spectivos ciudadanos, mutuamente resolved to conclude a general con- han resuelto celebrar un convenio vention of amity, commerce and general de amistad, comercio y nanavigation, and for the surrender vegacion, y de entrega de reos proof fugitive criminals. For this fugos. Con este fin han nombrado purpose, they have appointed as por sus plenipotenciarios a. saber: el their plenipotentiaries, to wit: the Presidente de Venezuela, a Pedro President of the United States, Ed- de Las Casas, Secretario de Estado ward A. Turpin, Minister Resident en el Despacho de Relaciones Esnear the Government of Venezuela; teriores; y el Presidente de los and the President of Venezuela, Pe- Estados Unidos, é. Eduardo A. dro de Las Casas, Secretary of State Turpin, Ministro Residente cerca in the Department of Foreign Rela- del Gobierno de Venezuela, los cuations, who, after a communication of les, despues de haberse comunicado their respective full powers, have sus respectivos plenos poderes, han agreed to the following articles: convenido en los articulos siguientes: ARTICLE 1. ARTICUL0 1. It is the intention of the high con- Quieren las altas partes contra- pe,,,,,, and tracting parties that there shall con- tantes que continue habiendo paz friendshiptinue to be a firm, inviolable, and tirme, inviolable yuniversal, yamisuniversal peace, and a true and sin- tad verdadera y siucera entre las cere friendship between the Repub- Republicas de Venezuela y los Eslics of the United States of America tados Unidos de América, y entre and Venezuela, and between their sus respectivos paises, territories, respective countries, territories, cit- iciudades, villas y poblaciones sm