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26 PUBLIC TREATIES. and ohicers, and shall demand said deserters, proving by the exhibition of the registers of the vessels, the muster-rolls oi the crews, or by any other official documents, that such individuals form legally part of the crews; and, on such claim being substantiated, the surrender shall not be f sed. _ Srdch deserters when arrested shall be placed at the disposal of the said Consnls, Vice-Consuls, Commercial Agents, and Vice-Commercial Agents, and may be confined in the public prisons, at the request and cost of those who shall claim them, in order to be sent to the vessels to which they belong, or to others of the same country. But if not sent back within three months from the day of their arrest, they shall be set at liberty, and shall not be again arrested for the same cause. If, however, the deserter shall be found to have committed any crime or oifence requiring trial, his surrender may be delayed until the tribunal before which his case shall be pending shall have pronounced its sentence, and such sentence shall have been carried into effect. ARTICLE V. Duration oftrea- The present treaty shall continue in force for two yea-rs, counting W- from the day of the exchange of its ratiiications; and if, twelve months before the expiration of that period, neither of the high contracting parties shall have announced by an onicial notification to the other its intention to arrest the operation of said treaty, it shall remain binding for one year beyond that time, and so on until the expiration of the twelve months which will follow a similar notification, whatever the time at which it may take place. Anricm VL R¤¢iii<>¤|=i<>¤¤- This convention is concluded subject to the ratitlcation of the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and of His Majesty the Emperor of Austria; and the ratitications thereof shall be exchanged in Washington within the of one year from the date of the signature thereof, or sooner if possi e.' - Signatures. In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the above articles, as well in German as in English, and have thereto ailixed their seal . D¤*¤· Done in the city of Washington, on the eighth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and fortyeight, in the seventy-second year of the independence of the United States of America, and in the 14th year of the reign of His Majesty the Emperor of Austria. {L. s.] JAMES BUCHANAN. L. s. HULSEMANN. AUSTRIA, 1856. Jul a, 1856. Eii'l‘RADI'l'10N CONVENTION WITH AUSTRIA, CCN L G- —;——- PON JULY 3, 1856; RAT1F1CAT10N ADVISED BY \$lPT:1véA%IEI§D- tfthiéitht {§aé*t’ii§€H`iE£iE‘éii%iS’EEET EEEEEEEE ‘”· """‘* CLAIMED DECEMBER 15, 1856. ON EEEEEEEE B' 1856; PRO- Convention for the mutual delivery of criminals fugitives from justice in certain cases, concluded between the United States, on the one part, dad Austria, on the other part. Preamble. Whereas it is found expedient, for the better administration of justice and the prevention of crime within the territories and jurisdiction of

H°¤1:¥'¥'::*2:3<;¤:l 3; ::3 E?3to1& Eebruary 13, 1850, the time for exchange of ratifica-