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6 PUBLIC TREATIES. five hundred, more or less, shall delivered up to him ;_ the United States, according to the usages of civilized nations, requiring no mnsom for the excess of prisoners in their favor. Amicus IV. Indemnliication A `ust and full compensation shall be made by-the Dey of Algiers to

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"““· _ by Algerine cruisers, or who have been forced to abandon their property X§§° °u_:::;,°;‘} in Algiers, in violation of the twenty-second article of the treaty of peace 1795,3 L] and amity concluded between the United States and the Dey of Algiers on the iiith of September, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five. And it is agreed between the contracting parties that, in lieu of the above, the Dey of Algiers shall cause to be delivered forthwith into the hands of the American Consul residing at Algiers, the whole of a quantity of bales of cotton left by the late Consul·General of the United Statesjn the public magazines in Algiers; and that he shall pay into the hands of the said Consul the sum of ten thousand Spanish dollars. Anrxonn V. En proper- If any goods belon 'ng to any nation with which either of the parties W- are at war should beglloaded on board vessels belonging to the other party, they shall pass free and unmolested, and no attempts shall be made to take or detain them. Anrronn VI. 1-,, ,4,,,,,,,; of lf any citizens or subjects, with their effects, belonging to either citizens taken on party, shall be found on board aprize vessel taken from an enemy by b°°'dL °¤ °°°°'¤¥’° the other party, such citizens or subjects shall be liberated immediately, "°°° and in no case, or on any other pretence whatever, shall any American citizen be kept in captivity or confinement, or the property of any American citizen found on board of any vessel belonging to any other nation with which Algiers may be at war be detained from its lawful owners after the exhibition of sudicient proofs of American citizenship andapf American property, by the Consul of the United States residing st giers. ARTICLE VII. Passportsto vu- Proper passport shall immediately be given to the vessels of both wb- the contracting- parties, on condition that the vessels of war belonging to the ltegency of Algiers, on meeting with menchantwessels belonging mgm of mit"- tt; tl;§“p13]zens‘gt£;hlel0U.;i11;e1tl1ISt;avt§s of America, shall not be permitted Imam_ em _ persons besides the rowers, these only shall bepermitted to go on board without first obtaining leave from the commander of said vessel, who shall compare the passport and immediately permit said vessel to proceed on her voyage; and should Abuseofrlgnter any of the subjects of Algiers insult or molest the commander, or any visit. other person, on board a vessel so visited, or plunder any of the property contained in her, on complaint being made by the Consul of the United States residing in Algiers, and on his producing suillcient proof to substantiate the fact, the commander or rais of said Algerine ship or gssellof war, as well as the offenders, shall be punished in the most _ emp ary manner. PL*;::t:;:"°;{’l: _ All vessels of war belonging to the United States of America, on meetmmm -ing a cruiser belonging to the Regency of Algiers, on having seen her passports and certiilcates from the Consul of the United States residing iu_ Algiers, shall permit her to proceed on her cruise unmolested and without detention. No passport shall be granted by either party to any vessels bnt such as are absolutely the property of citizens or subjects of the said contracting parties, on any pretence whatever.