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454 PUBLIC TREATIES. Anrrorn XIII. Revision of Amr the (4th of July, 1872) fourth day of July, one thousand eight

  • '°°*Y· hundred an seventy-two, upon the desire of either the American or

Japanese Governments, and on one year’s notice given by either party, this treaty, and such portions of the treaty of Kanagawa as remain unrevoked by this treaty, together with the regulations of trade hereunto annexed, or those that may be hereafter introduced, shall be subject to revision by commissioners appointed on both sides for this purpose, who will be empowered to decide on, and insert therein, such amendments as experience shall prove to be desirable. Anrronn XIV. Tr¤•¢y, Whw W This treaty shall go into effect on the (4th of July, 1859) fourth day “k° °°`°°°· of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty- nine, on or before which day the ratiiicatious of the same shall be exchanged at the city of Washington; but if, from any unforeseen cause the ratiflcations cannot be exchanged by that time, the treaty shall still go into eifect at the date above mentioned. gsunsstions. The act of ratification on the part of the United States shall be veriiied by the signature of the President of the United States, countersigned by the Secretary of State, and sealed with the seal of the United States. The act of ratification on the part of Japan shall be verified by the name and seal of His Majesty the Ty-coon, and by the seals and signatures of such of his high officers as he may direct. Dutch version of This treaty is executed in quadruplicate, each copy being_ written in ¤‘¤¤*y· the English, Japanese, and Dutch languages, all the versions having the same meaning and intention, but the Dutch version shall be considered as being the original. Signatures. In witness whereof, the abovemamed Plenipotentiaries have hereunto Date. set their hands and seals, at the city of Yedo, this twenty-ninth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the eighty- third, corresponding to the Japanese era, the nineteenth day of the sixth month of the filth year of Ansei Mma. TOWN SEN D HARRIS. [sm;..] mr.-,4. rsgui., Regulation under which American trade is to be conducted in Japan.


" "REGULATION Bm w. Entry or vessels Within (48) forty-eight hours (Sundays excepted) after the arrival of 3 J:P•¤¤¤¤ °¤¤· an American ship in a Japanese port, the captain or commander shall '“' °“'°" exhibit to the Japanese custom-house authorities the receipt of the American Consul, showing that he has deposited the ship’s register and other papers, as required by the laws of the United States, at the American consulate, and he shall then make an entry of his ship, by giving a written paper, stating the name of the hip and the name of the port from which she comes, her tonnage, the name of ber captain or commander, the names of her passengers, (if any,) and the number of ho! crew, which paper shall be certified by the captain or commander to be Knew., a true statement, and shall be signed by him. He shall at the samo time deposit a written manifest of his cargo, setting forth the marks and numbers of the packages and their contents, as they are described in his bills of lading, with the names of the person or persons to. whom they are_ consigned. A list of the stores of the. ship shall be added to the manifest. The captain or commander shall certify the manifest to be a true account of all the cargo and stores on board the ship, and