Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/254

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FRANCE, 1843. 247 In consideration of this stipulation which shall be hindi Certain reclama- United States for ten years, the Frenbh Government abandoilig the **°“° °·‘°**¤d°¤¤d- lamations which It had formed in relation to the Sth article of the [S*’°A’**°*°Vmi treaty of cession of Louisiana. It engages, moreover, to establish on QEQMY °f 180:* p' the long staple cottous of the United States, which, after the exchange `] of the ratitications of the present convention, shall be brought directly thence to France by the vessels of the United States, or by French vessels, the same duties as on short staple cottons. Anrroms VIII. The present convention shall be ratified, and the ratitications shall R°**6°¤**°¤¤· be exchanged at Washington, in the space of eight months, or sooner if possible. In faith of which,·the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed these S*s¤¤*¤*¤¤~ articles, and thereto set their seals. Done at Paris the fourth day of the month of July, one thousand D‘*°°· eight hundred and thirty-one. W. C. RIVES. [L. s.] HORACE SEBASTIANI. [L.S._| FRANCE, 1843. EXTRADITION CONVENTION WITH FRANCE, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON N°"·9·18‘3· NOVEMBER 9. 1843; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE FEBRUARY 1, 1844; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT FEBRUARY 2, 1844; RATIFICATIONS EEBHANGED AT WASHINGTON APRIL 12, 1844; PROCLAIMED APRIL 13. Convention for the surrender of criminals, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of the French. The United States of America and His Majesty the King of the _Contracting pm- French having judged it expedient, with a view to the better adminis— *'°°· tration of justice, and to the prevention of crime within their respective territories and jurisdictions, that persons charged with the crimes hereinafter enumerated, and being fugitives from justice, should, under certain circumstances, be reciprocally delivered up, the said United States of America and His Majesty the King of the French have named as their Plenipotentiaries to conclude a convention for this purpose: That is to say, the President of the United States of America, Abel N¤g<>ti¤t<>r¤· P. Upshnr, Secretary of State of the United States, and His Majesty the King of the French, the Sieur Pageot, officer of the Royal Order of the Legion of Honor, his Minister Plenipotentiary, ad interim, in the United States of America; Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles: Anrrcms I. It is agreed that the high contracting parties shall, on requisitions E¤E*¤f¤*i°¤ °f made in their name, through the medium of their respective diplomatic °'“““‘“ “‘ agents, deliver up to justice persons who, being accused of the crimes enumerated in the next following article, committed within the jurisdiction of the requiring party, shall seek an asylum, or shall be found _ within the territories of the other: Provided, That this shall be done EY¤<}_:¤°° °f only when the mot of the commission of the crime shall be so estab- °"““‘““‘ Y' lished as that the laws of the country in which the fugitive or the person so accused shall be found would justify his or her apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime had been there committed.