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FRANCE, 1853. 249 in the second article of the convention of extradition concluded between [Sec Article 11, the United States of America and France, on the ninth of November, °°“'°““°“°f18‘3» 1843,1tis agreed by the present article, between the high contracting DMB'] parties, that persons charged with those crimes shall be respectively delivered up,1n conformity with the first article of the said convention; and the premnt article, when ratitied by the parties, shall constitute a part of the said convention, and shall have the same force as if it had been originally inserted in the same. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the signatures » pl-resgnt article, in duplicate, and have affixed thereto the seal of their m Done at Washington this twenty-fourth of February, 1845. Daw- J. C. CALHOUN. L. s. A. PAGEOT. li,. S.] FRANCE, 1853. CONSULAR CONVENTION WI`1‘H FRANCE, CONCLUDED FEBRUARY 23, 1853 ; F5b_23'185.'$, RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE, WITH AMENDMENTS, MARCH 29, 1853; --4-- RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT APRIL 1, 1853; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON AUGUST 11, 1853; PROCLAIMED AUGUST 12, 1853. Consular convention between the United States of America and his Majesty the Emperor of the French. The President of the United States of America, and his Majesty the _0<>¤f¤wt~i¤sz par- Emperor of the French, being equally desirous to strengthen the bonds "‘°“· of friendship between the two nations, and to give a new and more ample development to their commercial intercourse, deem it expedient, for the accomplishment of that purpose, to conclude a special convention which shall determine, in a precise and reciprocal manner, the rights, privileges, and duties of the consuls of the two countries. Accordingly they have named: The President of the United States, the Honorable Edward Everett, Negotiators. Secretary of State of the United States; His Majesty the Emperor of the French, the Count de Sartiges, Commander of the Imperial Order of the Legion of Honor, &c., &c., his Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Washington; Who, after communicating to each other their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles: Airrroma I. The Consuls General, Consuls, and Vice-Consuls, or consular agents Consular omcers. of the United States and France shall be reciprocally received and recognized, on the presentation of their commissions, in the form established in their respective countries. The necessary exequatur for the exercise Exequemm. of their functions shall be furnished to them without charge; and on the exhibition of this exequatur, they shall be admitted at once, and without ditlicnlty by the territorial authorities, federal or State, judicial or executive, of the port;, cities, and places of their residence and district, to the enjoyment the prerogatives reciprocally granted. The Government that furnishes the exequatur reserves the right to withdraw it on a statement of the reasons for which it has thought proper to do so. Anrrcrn II. The Consnls General, Consuls, Vice-Consuls, or consular agents of the _ a n d United States and France, shall enjoy in the two countries the privileges “’“"“'“*‘°°· usually accorded to their omces, such as personal immunity, except in the case of crime, exemption from military billetings, from service in the militia or the national guard, and other duties of the same nature; and