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GREAT BRITAIN, 1794. 281 Neither of the said parties shall rmit the shi s s ‘ to the subjects or citizens of the other to be takgh vtiiltgiiilndadshhughhi of the coast, nor in any of the bays, ports, or rivers of their territories, by ships of war or others having commission from any Prince, Republic or State whatever. But in case it should so happen,`the party whose territorial rights shall thus have been violated shall use his utmost endeavors to obtain from the offending party full and ample satisfaction for the vessel or vessels so taken, whether the same be vessels of war or merchant vessels. Anrrcrn XXVI. If at any time a rupture should take place (which God forbid) between Privileges of ris- His Majesty and the United States, the merchants and others of each i<!¤¤¤¤ in cm of of the two nations residing in the dominions of the other shall have the “"“'· privilege of remaining and continuing their trade, so long as they behave peaceably and commit no offence against the laws; and in case their conduct should render them suspected, and the respective Government-s should think proper to order them to remove, the term of twelve months from the publication of the order shall be allowed them for that purpose, to remove with their families, effects, and property, but this favor shall not be extended to those who shall act contrary to the established laws; and for greater certainty, it is declared that such rupture shall not be deemed to exist while negotiations for accommodating diiferences shall be depending, nor until the respective Ambassadors or Ministers, if such there shall be, shall be recalled or sent home on account of such differences, and not on account of personal R¤¤¤U of ¤¤i¤i¤- misconduct, according to the nature and degrees of which both parties "°'“· retain their rights, either to request the recall, or immediately to send home the Ambassador or Minister of the other, and that without prejudice to their mutual friendship and good understanding. Anrxomaz XXVII. It is further agreed that His Majesty and the United States, on Qurrcu <1 or of mutual requisitions, by them respectively, or by their respective Minis- °'"'““"l°- ters or officers authorized to make the same, will deliver up to justice all persons who, bein g charged with murder or forgery, committed within the jurisdiction of either, shall seek an asylum within any of the countries of the other, provided that this shall only be done ou such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place, where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the offence had there been committed. The expence of such apprehension and delivery shall be home and defrayed by those who make the requisition and receive the fugitive. Aarican XXVIII. It is agreed that the first ten articles of this treaty shall he perma.- Duration of nent, and that the subsequent articles, except the twelfth, shall be lim- *¤'°¤*Y- ited in their duration to twelve years, to be computed from the day on which the ratitlcations of this treaty shall be exchanged, but subject to this condition, That whereas the said twelfth article will expire by the limitation therein contained, at the end of two years from the signing of the preliminary or other articles of peace, which shall terminate the present war in which His Majesty is engaged, it is agreed that proper measures shall by concert be taken for bringing the subject of that article into amicable treaty and discussion, so early before the expiration of the said term as that new arrangements on that head may by that time be perfected and ready to take place. But if it should unfortunately happen that His Majesty and the United States should not be able to agree on such new arrangements, in that case all the articles of this treaty, except the tirst ten, shall then cease and expire together.