HAYTI, 1864. 419 either party, be arrested or seized, nor shall the omcers of the place make examination concerning the lawfulness of such prizes; but they may hoist sail at any time and depart and carry their prizes to the places expressed in their commissions, which the commanders of such ships shall be obliged to show. It is understood, however, that the privileges conferred by this article shall not extend beyond those allowed by law or by treaty with the most favored nation. Asrrcm XXX. It shall not be lawful for any foreign privateers who have commis- Foreign privasions from any Prince or State in enmity with either nation to fit their Wemships in the ports of either, to sell their prizes, or in any manner to exchange them; neither shall they be allowed to purchase provisions, except such as shall be necessary to their going to the next port of that Prince or State from which they have received their commissions. Aarrcm XXXI. No citizen of Hayti shall apply for or take any commission or letter L 6 t t 6 r , 0 5 of marqne for arming any ship or ships to act as privateers against the marqne. said United States, or any of them, or against the citizens, people, or inhabitants of the said United States, or any of them, or against the property of any of the inhabitants of any of them, from any Prince or State with which the said United States shall be at war; nor shall any citizen of the said United States, or any of them, apply for or take any commission or letters of marquc for arming any ship or ships to act as privateers against the citizens or inhabitants of Hayti, or any of ·them, or the property of any of them, from any Prince or State with which the said Republic shall be at war; and if any person of either nation shall take such commission or letters of marque, he shall be punished according to their respective laws. Aizrrcmr XXXI1. The high contracting parties, desiring to avoid all inequality in their Eimys, minispublic communications and official intercourse, agree to grant to their tm,&<>· Envoys, Ministers, and other diplomatic agents, the same favors, privileges, immunities, and exemptions which the most favored nations do or shall enjoy; it being understood that whatever favors, privileges, immunities, or exemptions, the United States of America or the Republic of Hayti may find it proper to give to the Envoys, Ministers, and other diplomatic agents, of any other Power, shall by the same act be extended to those of each of the contracting parties. Awrrcrn XXXIII. To protect more eifectually the commerce and navigation of their re- C<>¤¤¤1¤¤¤d VM- spective citizens, the United States of America and the Republic of °°"°“1’· Hayti agree to admit and receive, mutually, Consuls and Vice·Qonsuls in all their ports open to foreign commerce, who shall enjoy, within their respective consular districts, all the rights, prerogatives, and immunities of the Consuls and Vice-Consuls of the most favored nation. Anrrcm XXXIV. In order that the Consuls and Vice—Consuls of the two contracting E¤¤q¤¤t¤r¤· parties may enjoy the rights, prerogatives, and immunities which long to them by their public character, they shall, before exercising their official functions, exhibit to the Government to which they are accredited their commissions or patents in due form ; and, havin g obtained their exequatur, they shall be acknowledged, 1u their official character, by the authorities, magistrates, and inhabitants, ID the consular district in which they reside.