HONDURAS, 1864. 429 Anrronn X. It shall be free for each of the two hi h contractin .' . . (lonsnls for the protection of trade, to rgeside in any %>tP;the(i;Se:iiit?>i~ie(s1Iof Comm the other party; but before any Consul shall act as such he shall in the usual form, approved and admitted by the Governm,ent to which he is sent; and either-of the high contracting parties may except from the residence of Gonsnls such particular places as they judge fit to bc excepted. The Diplomatic Agents and Consuls of Honduras shall enjoy PfiVil°S**S rf in the territories of the United States whatever privileges, exemptions, ‘“*"°‘“"°l" "Y" *1 and immunities are or shall be granted to agents of the same rank °°°°mlM °m°m` belonging to the most favored nation; and in like manner the Diplomatic Agents and Consuls of the United States in the territories of Honduras shall enjoy, according to the strictest reciprocity, whatever privileges, exemptions, and immunities are or may be granted in the Republic of Honduras to the Diplomatic Agents and Consuls of the most favored nation. Aurrcmt XI. For the better security of commerce between the citizens of the Rights o r resi- United States and the citizens of the Republic of Honduras, it is agreed d°“” ie ° M ° °f that if at any time any interruption of friendly intercourse, or any WM' rupture, should unfortunately take place between the two high coutractin g parties, the citizens of either of the two high contracting parties who may be within any of the territories of the other shall, it' residing upon the coast, be allowed six months, and, if in the interior, a whole year, to wind up their accounts and dispose of their property ; and a safe conduct shall be given them to embark at the port which they themselves shall select. And even in the event of a rupture, all such citizens of either of the two high contracting parties who are established in any of the territories of the other, in the exercise of any trade or special employment, shall have the privilege of remaining, and of continuing such trade and employment therein without any manner of interruption, in the full enjoyment of their liberty and property as long as they behave peaceably, and commit no offense against the laws; and their goods and effects, of whatever description they may be, whether in their own custody or intrusted to individuals or to the State, shall not be liable to seizure or sequestration, nor to any other charges or demands than those which may be made upon the like edects or property belonging to the native citizen of the country in which such citizens may reside. In the same case debts between individuals, property in public funds, and shares of companies, shall never be confiscated, sequestered, nor detained. Antrrcnn XII. The citizens of the United States and the citizens if the Republic of Exisbivg su =g¤· Honduras, respectively, residing in any of the territories of the other "“t°°“ °"“°‘“"°" party, shall enjoy in their houses, persons, and properties the protection of the Government, and shall continue in possession of the guarantees _ _ _ which they now enjoy. They shall not be disturbed, molested, or annoyed R**l'8‘°“°1‘b°*‘*>"· in any manner on account of their religious belief, nor in the proper exercise of their religion, either within their own private houses or in the places of worship destined for that purpose, agreeably to the system of tolerance established in the territories of the two high contracting parties; provided they respect the religion of the nation in which they reside, as well as the constitution, laws, and customs of the country. _ . _ Liberty shall also be granted to burythe citizens of either of the two high R·i;l¤t¤ of bum]- contracting parties who may die in the territories aforesaid, in burial places of their own, which in the same manner may be freely established and maintained; nor shall the funerals or sepulchres of the dead be disturbed in any way, or upon any account.