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ECUADOR, 1872. 199 ECUADOR, 1872. TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATE · ~ · OF ECUADOR RELATIVE '1‘0 EXT1:§x3fTi¤g1b€RI<?ciNUi,IU1fEa1;l JUNE 29,.1872; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JANUARY 6, 187:;; {56E11i53E tfifttfiit i‘3€.“*i%‘.l'T§‘ti‘€’Zr“¥.i “‘“`**"·*“" BY ‘?"“‘°E“" °*` NOVEMBER 12, 1873; PROULALEED DECEMBE)11; g4Fi(s($§AN(1LD AT QUUO Ertradition treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Ecuador. The United States of America and the Republic of Ecuador, having Contracting pardeemcd it conduciveto the better administration of j ustice and the preven- WS- tion of crime within their respective territories that all persons convicted of or accused of the crimes enumerated below, being being fugitives from justice, shall be, under certain circumstances, reciprocally delivered up, have resolved to conclude a treaty upon the subject; and the President of N¤g¤¤i¤¢<»r¤- the United States has for this purpose named Rumsey Wing, a citizen of the United States, and their Minister Resident in Ecuador, as Plenipoteutiary on the part of the United States, and the President of Ecuador has named Francisco Javier Leon, Minister of the Interior and of Foreign Affairs, as Plenipotentiary on the part of Ecuador; who, having reciprocally communicated their full powers, and the same having been found ‘in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles, viz: Anrrcru 1s·r. The Government of the United States and the Government of Iixtredivi ¤¤_ of Ecuador mutually agree to deliver up such persons as may have been fY'i·"”“’°° from J"' convicted of or may be accused of the crimes set forth in the follow- ‘°°' ing article, committed within the jurisdiction of one of the contracting parties, and who may have sought refuge or be found within the territory of the other; it being understood that this is only to be done when Proof or crimithe criminality shall be proved in such manner that, according to the ¤¤1i¤y· laws of the country where the fugitive or accused may be found, such persons might be lawfully arrested and tried, had the crime been. committed within its jurisdiction. Anrrcm 21m. Persons convicted of or accused of any of the following crimes shall E 1** ¤<H**°¤ be delivered up. in accordance with the provisions of this treaty: °""'°'" Ist. Murder, including assassination, parricide, infanticide, and poison- M¤¤¥¤¤‘· mg. _ 2d. The crime of rape, arson, piracy, and mutiny on shipboard when Rum. §¤¤¤, P1- the crew, or a part thereon by fraud or violence against the command- ’“°Y· “'*“°"'Y· ing omcer, have taken possession of the vessel. _ 3d. The crime of burglary, this being understood as the act of breaking Burglary. r vb - or forcing an entrance into another’s house with intent to commit any b°’Y· crime; and the crime of robbery, this being defined as the_act of taking from the person of another goods or money with criminal intent, using violence or intimidation. , 4th. The crime of forgery, which is understood to be the wilful use or 1‘°"¤°"¥· circulation of forged papers or public documents. _ _ _ 5th. The fabrication or circulation of counterfeit money, either com c¤¤¤i¤rrsin¤s· or paper, of public bonds, bank bills and securities, and in general of any kind of titles to or instruments of credit, the counterfeiting_ ot stamps, dies, seals, and mark of the state and of the administrative authorities, and the sale or circulation thereof _ _ _ _ (ith. Embezzlement of public property, committed within the Juris- E¤¤b¤"I°¤¤¤*· diction of either party, by public officers or depositaries.