Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/48

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BAVARIA, 1815. 4:1 B A V A R I A BAVARIA, 1845. CONVENTION WITH BAVARI , N D‘ ¤ * = · { RATIFICATION ADVISED tY°SD§t»}t,*%t%1 “t§é§°£t{tt¥?‘§Zttt&Str 1845; RATIFIBD BY PRESIDENT MARCH 1e, 1845; 1tAT1F10AT10NS EX: CHANGED AT BERLIN NOVEMBER 4, 1845 ; PROCLAIMED AUGUST 15, 1846. Convention for the mutual abolition of the droit d’aubatne and taxes on emigration between the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Bavaria. The United States of America and His Majesty the King of Bavaria, Connecting pmhaving agreed, for the advantage of their respective citizens and sub- **°“· jects, to conclude a convention for the mutual abolition of the droits d’aubaine and taxes on emigration, have named, for this purpose, their respective Plenipotentiaries, namely: The President of the United States of America. has conferred full Negotiators. powers on Henry \Vhcaton, their Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Royal Court of Prussia; and His Majesty the King of Bavaria, upon Count Maximilian von Lerchenfcld—Kmfering, his Chamberlain, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Royal Prussian Court, Commander of the Royal Order of the Knights of St. George, of the Order for Merit in Civil Service of the Bavarian Crown, of St. Michael, Grand Cross of the Russian Imperial Order of St. Anne of the first class, of the Royal Prussian Order of the Red Eagle of the first class, Commander, Grand Cross of the Royal Swedish Order of the North Star, and Great Commander of the Royal Greek Order of the Saviour; Who, after having exchanged their said full powers, found in due and proper form, have agreed to and signed the following articles: Anrrcnn I. Every kind of droit d’aubaine, droit de retraite, and droit de détrac- ’A1»¤1nion¤£dmit tion or tax on emigration, is hereby, and shall remain, abolished between 2S3S3T;? 12g:?' the two contracting parties, their States, citizens, and subjects, respect- g ° ively. Anrxouz II. Where, on the death of any person holding real property within the Heirs tv rw] territories of one party, such real property would, by the 1aws_ of the P‘°P°"Y· land, descend on a citizen or subject of the other, were he not disqualified by alienage, such citizen or subject shall be allowed a term of two years to sell the same, which term may be reasonably prolonged according to circumstances, and to withdraw the proceeds thereof, without molestation, and exempt from all duties of détraction. Anrronm III. The citizens or subjects of each of the contracting parties shall have Bisposa.1 and inpower to dispose of their personal property within the States of the ;¤:;;:{¤¤:§p$yP¤· other, by testament, donation, or otherwise; and their heirs, legatees, P ' and donees, being citizens or subjects of the other contracting party, shall succeed to their said personal property, and may take possession