Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/402

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HANOVER, 1846. 395 a native in like ease, until the lawful owner may take measures for receiving it. If any question should arise among several claimants to which of them the said property belongs, the same shall be finally decided by the laws and judges of the country wherein it is sitnate. Where, on the decease of any person holding real estate within the Heirs of ml asterritories of one party, such real estate would, by the laws of the land, medescend on a citizen or subject of the other, were he not disqualified by alienage, such citizen or subject shall be allowed a reasonable time to sell the same, and to withdraw the proceeds without molestation, and exempt from all duties of detraction on the part of the Government of the respective States. The capitals and eEects which the citizens or subjects of the respect- N¤_<l¤*·ié¤ ¤f d¤· ive parties, in changing their residence, shall be desirous of removing '*'°°*‘°“·"°· from the place of their domicil, shall likewise be exempt from all duties of detractiou or emigration on the part of their respective Governments. Anrxonn Xl. The present treaty shall continue in force for the term of twelve years D nration of from the date hereof, and further until the end of twelve mouths after ¤’¤¤¤y· the Government of Hanover on the one part, or that of the United States on the other part, shall have given notice of its intention of terminating the same; but upon the condition hereby expressly stipu- Augmcnwivu ¤f lated and agreed, that if the Kingdom of Hanover shall determine, dur- d'"'? "° "°l‘“°°°· ing the said term of twelve years, to augment the existing import duty upon leaves, strips, or stems of tobacco imported in hogsheads or casks, a duty which at this time does not exceed one thaler and one gutengroschen per one lmndred pounds Hanoverian currency and weight, (seventy cents pr. one hundred pounds United States currency and weight,) the Government of Hanover shall give a notice of one year to the Government of the United States before proceedin g to do so ; and at the expiration of that year, or any time subsequently, the Government of the United States shall have full power and right to nbrogate the present treaty by giving a previous notice of six months to the Government of Hanover, or to continue it (at its option) in t°ull force until the operation thereof shall have been arrested in the manner tirst specified ln the present article. Aarrcnn XII. The United States agree to extend all the advantages and privileges Other States of contained in the stipulations of the present treaty to one or more of the g‘;'{:1“;"C:;_*;‘d°; other States of the Germanic Confederation, which may wish to aocede ,,,,,.,,,,_y_ y to them, by means of an official exchange of declarations; provided that such State or States shall confer similar favors upon the said United States to those conferred by the Kingdom of Hanover, and observe and be subject to the same conditions, stipulations, and obligations. Anrtom XIII. The present treaty shall be approved and ratified by the President of Rstiueatiens. the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent_ot' their Senate, and by His Majesty the King of Hanover; and the_ratilications thereof shall be exchanged at the city of Hanover, within the ` space of ten months from this date, or sooner if possible, when the T,,,,,, 0; ]840 treaty of commerce and navigation concluded between the high con- annulled. tracting parties, at Berlin, on the 20th day of May, 1840, shall become _ Dull and void to all intents and purposes. _ _ [See l>l>·40·*··407·] In faith whereof we, the Plenipotentiaries of the high contracting $¤z¤¤l·¤¤‘¤¤- parties, have signed the present treaty, and have thereto aihxed our Beals.