Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/494

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MEXICO, 1839. 487 also as to their respective escorts, should such be d ecesgg gv And the ratiiications of said treaty having been excaligliggduin thelgty of Washington, on the 5th day of April, in the year of 1832, but from various causes the contracting parties have been unable to perform the stipulations contained in the abovementioned 3d article, and the period within which the said stipulations could have been executed has elapsed; and both Republics being desirous that the said treaty should N°8°*i¤°°'¤· be carried into effect with all due solemnity, the President of the United States of America has for that purpose fully empowered on his part Anthony Butler, a citizen thereof and Charge d’Aifaires of said States in Mexico, and the acting President of the United Mexican States having in like manner fully empowered on his part their Excellencies José Maria Gutierrez de Estrada, Secretary of State for Home and Foreign Affairs, and José Mariano Blasco, Secretary of the Treasury; and the said Plenipotentiaries, after having mutually exchanged their fullpowers, found to be ample and in form, they have agreed and do hereby agree to the following second additional article to the said treaty: Within the space of one year, to be estimated from the date of the Commissioners exchange of the ratifications of this said additional article, there shall °“'l °'“"°¥°'°· be appointed by the Government of the United States of America and of the Mexican United States, each a commissioner and surveyor, for the purpose of fixing with more precision the dividing-line, and for establishing the landmarks of boundary and limits between the two L¤·¤d¤¤¤¤‘k¤ <>*` nations, with the exactness stipulated by the 3d article of the Treaty }Q,‘;§,s"d""' ""° of Limits, concluded and signed in Mexico on the 12th day of January, ' 1828, and the ratiilcations of which were exchanged in Washington city , _ on the 5th day of April, 1832. And the present additional article shall ,,£E’_j"f,_,‘};,:dd" have the same force and effect as if it had been inserted word for word ' in the above-mentioned treaty of the 12th of January, 1828, and shall _ _ be approved and ratified in the manner prescribed by the Constitutions R“°‘i°“*"’““· ot' the respective States. In faith of which the said Plenipotentiaries have hereunto set their Signatures. hands and affixed their respective seals. Done in the city of Mexico on the third day of April, in the year of D¤*¤· our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-Eve, in the fifty-ninth yearof the Independence of the United States of America, and of the fifteenth of that of the United Mexican States. A. BUTLER. L. s. J. M. GUTIERREZ DE ESTRADA. L. s. JOSE MARIANO BLASCO. L. S.] MEXICO, 1839. NVENTI WITHMEXIC RTHE ADJUSTMENT OF CLAIMS, GONCLUDED Apr-I111, 1839. (NAT WAS;-l)'gGTON APB1I??;? 1839; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE ——————— MARCH 17, 1840; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT APRIL 6 1840; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON APRIL 1, 1840; PROISLAIMED APRIL 8, 1840. Convention or the adp0s12noon!' of claims of citizens of the United States of 41% upon the government of the Mexican Republic. Whereas a convention for the adjustment of claims of citiaens of the Preamble,. United States upon the Government of the Mexican Republic was concluded and signed at Washington on the 10th day of September, 1838, which convention was not ratified on the part of the Mexican Govern— ment, on the alleged ground that the consent of His Majesty the King of Prussia to provide an arbitrator to act in the case provided by said convention could not be obtained;