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264 PUBLIC TREATIES. d Signatures; Done at Paris the thigtiethmday of November, in the year one thouate. sa, an ei · wo. nd °°v°° hunmd g y RICHARD osWALD. [L. sj JOHN ADAMS. [L. sj B. FRANKLIN. [L. s.| JOHN JAY. L. s.} HENRY LAURENS. L. s.] Witness: OALEB Wmrmroonn, _ _ Secr’y to the British Oommuswn. W. T. Fnsmum _ Becrly to the American Commission. Sept. a0. 1782. SEPARATE ARTICLE. West Florian. It is hereby understood and agreed that in case Great Britain, at the conclusion of the present war, shall recover, or be put in possession of West Florida, the line of north boundary between the said province and the United States shall be a line drawn from the mouth of the river Yassous, where it unites with the Mississippi, due east, to the river Apalachicola. Signatures; Done at Paris the thirtieth day of November, in the year one thoud¤¢¤· sand seven hundred and eighty-two. RICHARD OSWALD. L. s.] JOHN ADAMS. L. s. B. FRANKLIN. L. s. JOHN JAY. L. S.! HENRY LAURENS. |L. s.] Attest: CALEB Wnrrnroonn, »Secr’g to the British Commission. W. T. FRANKLIN, Sccr’y to the American Oommissicm. GREAT BRITAIN, 1783. ARMISTICE DECLAIIING A CESSATION OF HOSTILITI T . UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, CONCLUDEES AgE'¥71T1§SErgLL%]IS JANUARY 20, 1783. A.-mgm.,,, We, the undersigned Ministers Plenipotentiary of the United States of North America, having received from Mr. Fitz Herbert, Minister Plenipotentiary of His Britannic Majesty, a declaration relative to a suspension of arms to be established between his said Majesty and the said States, the tenor whereof is as follows: D,,,,,,,,,,,,,, of ¢¢ Whereas the preliminary articles agreed upon and signed this day, British minister. between His Majesty the King of Great Britain and His Majesty the Most Christian King on the one part, and likewise between his said Britannic Majesty and His Catholic Majesty on the other putt, contain the stipulation of a cessation of hostilities between those three Powers, which is to take place after the exchange of the ratiiications of the said preliminary articles: And whereas, by the provisional treatv signed on the thirtieth day of November last, between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of North America, it hath been stipulated that that treaty should take effect as soon as peace should be established between the said Crowns: The undersigned Minister Plenipoteutiary of His Britannia Majesty does declare, in the name and by the express order of the King, his master, that the said United States of North America, their subjects, and their possessions, shall becomprehended in the above—