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226 PUBLIC TREATIES. be certitlcates, containing the several particulars of the cargo, the place whence the ship sailed and whither she is bound, so thatnthe forbuhleg and contraband goods may be distinguished by the oerti cates· w ic certiilcates shall have been made out by the officers of the place bjvhence the ship set sail, in the accustomed form of the country. And it such passport or certificates, or both, shall have been destroyed by accident or taken away by force, their deficiency may be supplied by such other proofs of ownership as are admissible by the general usage of nations. Proof with respect to other than merchant ships shall be the commission they bear._ Whenthisartiole This article shall take effect from the date of the signature of the mw ¤¤¤¤¤· present convention. And if, trom the date of the said signature, any property shall be condemned contrary to the intent of the said convention, before the knowledge of this stipulation shall be obtained, the property so condemned shall, without delay, be restored or paid for. Anrrcm V. Paymsntofdebts The debts contracted by one of the two nations with individuals of due by indnvidsels the other, or bylthe individuals of one with the individuals of the other, 0f[8:°;f¤;0°¤§$ shall be paid, or the payment may be prosecuted, in the same manner Pp_ 2§2_,m_j * as_1f there had been no misunderstanding between the two States. But this clause slhallénot extend to indemnities claimed on account of captures or con sca ons. . Anrionn VI. Freedom or com- Commerce between the parties shall be free. The vessels of the two ¤¤¤¤‘¤¤· nations and their privateers, as well as their prizes, shall be treated in their respective ports as those of the nation the most favoured; and, in general, the two partres shall en_]oy_in the ports of each other, in regard to commerce and navigation, the privileges of the most favoured nation Aamcmr VH. Aequireinentond The citizens andh b°t nts f th Un't a li di¤1>¤¤¤1 of P!`°P· to dispose by testai:erlit,ldibnati)on, ot; officggigandfsthleirllgldodb ibblvtg "°" able and immoveable, holden in the territory of the French Republic in Europe, and the citizens of the French Republic shall have the same liberty with regard to goods, moveable and immoveable holden in the territory of the United States, in favor of such persons as they shall think proper. The citizens and inhabitants of either of the two countries who shall be heirs of goods, moveable or immoveable, in the other shall be able to succeed ab intestate, without being obliged to obtain letters of naturalization, and without having the effect of this provision contested or impeded, under any pretext whatever· and the said heirs

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. ¤·¤ .a is ‘ sha111n no manner derogate from tnsiewe w1hiclfle‘ithie:lSz’ttsttg]ma‘yrbbb$ have in force, or hereafter may enact, to prevent emigration · and also . . _ v . that in case the laws of either of the two States should restrain strangers from the exercise of the rights of propert with res act to real estate, such real estate ma b ld · ‘y · p , _ _ y e so , 01 otherwise disposed of, to citizens or inhabitants of the country where it may be, and the other nation shall be at liberty to enact similar laws. Anmonn VIII. rmaiegee ones- To favor commerce on both sid 't is a 3 ·n ,8 a 5:* *¤ ¤••• _¢f should break out between the two ntazibns wlEi:hdGg]i lbrbidm the tevrim ‘ of sigsmoénths after the declaration of war shall be allowed th the merc an an other citizens ann inhabitants respectively, on one side and the