Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/14

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ALGIERS, 1815. 7 Aumrcna VIII. A_citizen or subject of either of the contracting parties having bought What shall be a pr1ze vessel condemned by the other party, or by any other nation, ¤°m°*°¤* P”°P°"’ the certificates of condemnation and bill of sale shall be a sufficient passport for such vessel for six months ; which, considering the distance between the two countries, is no more than a reasonable time for her to procure proper passports. ‘ Arrrrcnn IX. Vessels of either of the contracting parties putting into ports of the Vessels needing other, and having need of provisions or other supplies, shall be fur- suprliw M ¤‘•=l>¤i¤¤- nished at the market price; and if any such vessel should so put in from a disaster at sea, and have occasion to repair, she shall be at liberty to land and re-embark her cargo without. paying any customs or duties whatever; but in no case shall she be compelled to land her cargo. Aaericna X. Should a vessel of either of the contracting parties be cast on shore Wwecks. within the territories of the other, all proper assistance shall be given to her crew; no pillage shall be allowed; the property shall remain at the disposal of the owners; and, if reshipped on board of. any vessel for exportation, no customs or duties whatever shall be required to be paid thereon, and the crew shall be protected and succored until they . can be sent to their own country. Aarrcm XI. U If a vessel of either of the contracting parties shall be attacked by Protection of an enemy within cannon-shot of the forts of the other, she shall be "°°°°1°’” P"'"- protected as much as is possible. If she be in port she shall not be seized or attacked when it is in the power of the other party toprotect her; and, when she proceeds to sea, no enemy shall be permitted to pursue her from the same port within twenty-four hours alter her departnre. Anrxor. XH. The commerce between the United States of America and the Regency _ Most favored na- 0f Algiers, the protections to be given to merchants, masters of vessels, wm ¤lv·¤¤<¤· and seamen, the reciprocal rights of establishing Cousuls ln each country, and the privileges, immunities, and jurisdictions be enjoyed by such Consuls, are declared to be on the same footing, in every respect, with the most favored nations, respectively. Aazrronm XIII. The Consul of the United States of America shall not be responsible f Coénssgsnzglizlpie for the debts contracted by citizens of his own nation, unless he pre- Z:`"` ° viously gives written obligations so to do. Aacrrcnu XIV. On a vessel or vessels of war belonging to the United States anchor- Salam, ing before the city of Algiers, the Consul is to mform the Dey of her arrival, when she shall receive the salutes which are, by treaty or custom, given to the ships of war of the most favored nations on similar occasions, and which shall be returned gun for gun; and lt, after slwh Christian G uP_ arrival, so announced, any Christians whatsoever, captives in Algiers, tives_ make their escape and take refuge on board any of the ships ot war,