Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/301

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294 PUBLIC TREATIES. ` ’ n of an artlcles the rowth, produce, ortmanggiztdik gfthiballhitzhmgtzws, to lilis Britanniclr Majesty’s territories in Europe, whether such exportation shall be in British vessels or in wessels of the United States. D¤“'b¤°*“· It is further agreed that in all cases where drawbacks are or may be allowed upon the reexportatiou of any goods the growth, produce, or mannfacture of either country, respectively, the amount of the sniddrawbacks shall be the same, whether the said goods shall have been originally imported in a British or an American vessel ; but when such re-exportation shall take place from the United States ln a British vessel, or from the territories of His Britannick Majesty in Europe in an American vessel, to any other foreign nation, the two contracting parties reserve to themselves, respectively, the right of regulating or diminishing, in such case, the amount of the said drawback. _ _ _ _ Exception as to The intercourse between the United States and His Britannick Ma]- iifitilh W¤¤* I¤· csty’s possessions in the West Indies, and on the continent of North mum N°"°h America, shall not be affected by any of the provisions of this article, ,,,,,,,,_ P°°°°°` but each party shall remain in the complete possession of its rights, with respect to such an intercourse. Anrrcm III. American trade His Britannick Majesty agrees that the vessels of the United States "**P 3******* B¤°'* of America shall be admitted and hospitably received at the principal Im"" settlements of the British dominions in the East Indies, videlicet: Calcutta, Madras, Bombay, and Prince of Wales’ Island; and that the citizens of the said United States may freely carry on trade between the said principal settlements and the said United States, in all articles of which the importation and exportation, respectively, to and from the said territories, shall not be entirely prohibited; provided only, that it shall not be lawful for them, in any time of warbetween the British Govemment and any State or Power whatever, to export from the said territories, without the special permission of the British Government, any military stores, or naval stores, or rice. The citizens of the United States shall pay for their vessels, when admitted, no higher or other duty or charge than shall be payable on the vessels of the most favor’d European nations, and they shall pay no higheror other duties or charges on the importation or exportation of the cargoes of the said veiisels than shall be payable on the same articles when imported or exported in the vessels of the mo t favored European nations. Trade to be di- But it is expressly agreed that the vessels of the United States shall '°°*’· not carry any articles from the said principal settlements to any port or place, except to some port or place in the United States of America, where the same shall be unladen. Coasting trade It is also understood that the permission granted by this article is }:£*° 1******* Em not to extend to allow the vessels of the United States to carry on any °" part of the coasting trade of the said British territories; but the vessels of the United States having, in the first instance, proceeded to one of the said principal settlements of the British dominions in the East Indies, and then going with their original cargoes or part thereof, from one of the said principal settlements to another, shall not be considered American vessels as carrying on the coasting trade. The vessels of the United States H_¤;Jing<:::]*ihaf;L* ¤‘¤· may also touch for refreshment, but not for commerce, in the course of [sm ubc6in_.- gheir voyage to or from the British territories in India, or to or from the mn'., v_29m _ omimons of the Emperor of China, at the Cape of Good Hope, the island of St, Helena, or such other places as may be in the possession of Great Britain, in the African or Indian seas ; it being well understood that in all that regards this article the citizens of the United States shall be subject, in all respects, to the laws and regulations of the British Government from time to time established. Anrxona IV. C°¤¤¤l¤· It shall be free for each of the two contracting parties, respectively,