426 PUBLIC TREATIES. H O N D U R A S. HONDURAS, 1864. July 4, 1864. TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP, COMMERCE, AND NAVIGATION WITH HONDURAS,
- —·;· CONCLUDED AT COMAYAGUA, JULY 4, 1864; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY
SENATE FEBRUARY 20, 1865; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT MARCH 9, 1865; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT TEGUCIGALPA MAY 5, 1865; PROCLAIMED MAY 30, 1865. Treaty of friendshqz, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and the Republic of Honduras. Contracting per. Commercial intercourse having been for some time established between ties. the United States and the Republic of Honduras, it seems good for the security as well as the encouragement of such commercial intercourse, and for the maintenance of good understanding between the United States and the said Republic, that the relations now subsisting between them should be regularly acknowledged and coniirmed by the signature of a treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation. For this purpose they have named their respective Plenipotentiaries, that is to say: Negotiators. The President of the United States, Thomas H. Clay, Minister Resident of the United States to the Republic of Honduras; and His Excellency the President of the Republic of Honduras, Senor Licenciado Don Manuel Colindres, Minister of Foreign Relations of that Republic; Who, after having communicated to each other their full powers, found to bein due and proper form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles: Aurora I. P¤¤‘I>¤*¤¤\ emits'- There shall be perpetual amity between the United States and their citizens on the one part, and the Government of the Republic of Houduras and its citizens on the other. Anrrom II. Reciprocal me- There shall be, between all the Territories of the United States and demo ¤¤¤¤m¤r<>¤- the Territories of the Republic of Honduras, a reciprocal freedom of commerce. The subjects and citizens of the two countries, respectively, shall have liberty, ireely and securely, to come with their ships and cargoes to all places, ports, and rivers in the Territories aforesaid, to which other foreigners are or may be permitted to come; to enter into the same, and to remain and reside in any part thereof, respectively; also to hire and occupy houses and warehouses for the purposes of their commerce; and, generally, the merchant and traders of each nation, respectively, shall enjoy the most complete protection and security for their commerce; subject, always, to the laws and statutes of the two countries respectively. In like manner the respective ships of war and post—oEice packets of the two countries shall have liberty, freely and securely, to come to all harbors, rivers, and places to which other foreign ships of war and packets are or may be permitted to come, to enter into the same, to anchor and to remain there and rent; subject, always, to the laws and statutes of the two countries respectively.