GREAT BRITAIN, 1783. 267 Croix ltiver to tue Highlands; along the said Highlands which divide [See Articles IV those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from Md V» *>'¤¤*Y 0* those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head :794*-p' %%Q4“”l°g of Connecticut River; thence down along the middle of that river, to 12oz1g1c;; 53.3511 the forty-ilfth degree of north latitude; from thence, by a line due west 315-520-] g on said latitude, until it strikes the river Iroquois or Cataraquy; thence along the middle of said river into Lake Ontario, through the middle of said lake until it strikes the communication by water between that lake and Lake Erie; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron; thence through the middle of said lake to the water communication between that lake and Lake Superior; thence through Lake Superior northward of the Isles Royal and Phelipeanx, to the Long Lake; thence through the middle of said Long Lake, and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods, to the said Lake of the Woods; thence through the said lake to the most northwestern point thereof; and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmcst part of the thirty-first degree of north latitude. South, by a line to be drawn due east from the determination of the line last mentioned, in the latitude of thirt -one degrees north cf the Equator, to the middle of the river Apalachicola or Uatahouche; thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Flint River; thence straight to the head of St. Mary’s Biver; and thence down along the middle of St. Mary’s River to the Atlantic Ocean. East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the Bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid Highlands, which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic Ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean; excepting such islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia. Anrronm III. It is agreed that the people of the United States shall continue to Rishi ¤f fl¤l¤¤¢‘y· enjoy nnmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand · Bank, and on all the other banks of Newfoundland; also in the Gulph of Saint Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea where the inhab1t- ants of both countries used at any time heretofore to ilsh. And also that the inhabitants of the United States shall have liberty to take fish of every kind on such part of the coast of Newfoundland as British fishermen shall use (but not to dry or cure the same on that_1slaud) and also on the coasts, bays, and creeks of all other of His Britanmc Ma]- esty’s dominions in America; and that the American fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours, and creeks of N ova Scotia, Magdalen Islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled; but so soon as the same or either of them shall be settled, it shall not be lawful for the_ aid fishermen to dry or cure ii h at such settlement, without a previous agreement for that purpose with the inhabitants, proprietors, or possessors of the ground. It is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful dclgzscvery fl f "impedimentto the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all lsu Arma II. bona fide debts heretofore contracted. oouztérmon of 1802, p. .