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876 TREATY WITH GREAT BRITAIN. MAY 8, 1871. fore the arbitm— their respective governments to conduct their cases before the arbitrator, t°’· who shall be requested to address all his communications, and give all his notices to such representatives or other public agents, who shall represent their respective governments generally, in all matters connected with the arbitration. Amicus XXXIX. Arbitrator to It shall be competent to the arbitrator to proceed in the said arbitration, gggailigl and all matters relating thereto, as and when he shall see fit, either in perperson, Or, gw, son, or by a person or persons named by him for that purpose, either in the presence or absence of either or both agents, and either orally or by written discussion or otherwise. AR·rrcLn XL. Secretary or The arbitrator may, if he think fit, appoint a secretary, or clerk, for the °1°'k· purposes of the proposed arbitration, at such rate of remuneration as he shall think proper. This, and all other expenses of and connected with the said arbitration, shall be provided for as hereinafter stipulated. Anrxcmc XLI. Com wd sx- The arbitrator shall be requested to deliver, together with his award, an 5Q‘;°';):_§,‘l h"' account of all the costs and expenses which he may have been put to in relation to this matter, which shall forthwith be repaid by the two governments in equal moieties. Anrxcnn XLIL Fgym of award The arbitrator shall be requested to give his award in writing as early

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°f$_°° ° v' him, and to deliver one copy thereof to each of the said agents. ARTICLE XLIII. Ratification. The present treaty shall be duly ratified by the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the.Senate thereof} and by her Britannic Majesty ; and the ratifications shall be exchanged either at Washington or at London within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. Signature. In faith whereof, we, the respective plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Washington the eighth day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one. L. s. HAMILTON FISH. L. s. ROBT. C. SCHENCK. L. s. SAMUEL NELSON. L. s. EBENEZER ROCKWOOD HOAR. L. s. GEO. H. WILLIAMS. L. s. Da GREY & RIPON. L. s. STAFFORD H. NORTHCOTE. L. s. EDWD. THORNTON. L. s. JOHN A. MACDONALD. L. s. MOUNTAGUE BERNARD. Proclamation. And whereas the said treaty has been duly ratified on both parts, and the respective ratitications of the same were exchanged in the city of London, on the seventeenth day of June, 1871, by Robert C. Schenck,