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320 PUBLIC TREATIES. Amucnn X. S d Y It a reed that the United States and HSTIBFIIHDDIC Majesty s . `, criidiiislgu Br 0 |]l)()[]l$]][]€[l{[l requisitions by them, or their Ministers, ohicers, cg author- Extradi tion ities, respectively made, deliver up to justice all pGl‘S0¤S W Oz MUS <=¤i¤¤<¤¤· charged with the crimeof murder, or assault with intent to comnjit muii der, or piracy, or arson, or robbery,_or_forgery, or the utterance o forget paper, committed within the jurisdiction of either, shall seek an asy um E Yid_<>¤¤ 6 °f or shall be found within the territories of the other :_ Provided, that this ·°’“““"““’Y· shall only_ be done upon 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 apprehensiouand commitment for trialnf the crime or offence had there been committed; and the respective judges and other magistrates of the two Governments shall have power, jurisdiction, and authority, upon complaint made under oath, to issue a warrant for the apprehension of the fugitive or person so charged, that he may be brought before such judges or other m(ag11str(z;tes,1respec{t1vel§*, to the end that the evidence of criminality may ear an consi ere ; and if, on such hearing, the evidence be deemed sufficient to sustain the charge, it shall be the duty of the exarmnjgg jtudge] mr magistrate to certify the same to the proper executive au ori y a a warran may E¤P°¤¤°° ,°f °" issue for the surrender of such fugitive. The expeiise of such apprehen- "°““ ““d d°]"°'y‘ sion and delivery shall be borne and defrayed by the party who makes the requisition and receives the fugitive. Aurrcnn XI. D ¤rMi¤¤ ¤f The eighth article of this treaty shall bein force for uve years from

  • '““°Y· the date of the exchange of the ratitioations, and afterwards until one

or the other arty shall signif a wish to terminate it. The tenth article D .Y _ _ shall continue in force until one or the other of the parties shall signify its wish to terminate it, and no longer. Aiztrrcm XII. Batihcationm The present treaty shall be duly ratified, and the mutual exchange of ratitlcations shall take place in London, within six months from the date hereof or earlier if possible. Signatures. In faithlvyhereplf we, the réspelctive Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty ant ave ereunto a xe our sea s. Date. Done in duplicate at Washington, the ninth day of August, anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. DANL. WEBSTER. L. s. ASHBURTON. L. S. GREAT BRITAIN, 1846. June 15, 1846. TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER BRITANNIO ji MAJESTY FOR SETTLEMENT OF BOUNDARY WEST OF THE ROCKY MOUNT- AINS, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTONJ UNE 15, 1846; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JUNE 18, 1846; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT J UNE 19, 1846; RATII·‘I·


_Ccntra¤ti¤g iw- The United States of America and Her Majesty the Queen of the ms- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, deeming it to be desirable for the future welfare of both countries that the state of doubt and uncertainty which has hitherto prevailed respecting the sovereignty and government of the territory on the northwest coast of Ameri l ·' westward of the Rocky or Stony Mountains, should be iinall;’te`i·iiii$ natcd by an amicable compromise of the rights mutually asserted by the