Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/514

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MEXlCO, 1861. 507 jurisdictions, that persons charged with the crimes hereinafter enu·. merated. and being fugitives from justice, should, under certain circum- - stances, be reciprocally delivered up, have resolved to conclude a treaty ¤¤§:ish>r:`3taJhI§ fplgglggstpnsrpose, and have named as their respective Plenipotentiaries, 10, 1868.P- 512-] The President of the United States of America has a intedTh mu · Corwin, a citizen of the United States, and their Enmgpgtxtraordiinarv Nogommm and Minister Plenipotentiary near the Mexican Government; and the President of the United Mexican States has appointed Sebastian Lerdo de Tejada, a citizen of the said States, and a Deputy of the Congress of the Union; Who, atter having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles: Aarronn I. _ It is agreed that the contracting parties shall, on requisitions made Exu-mmm gf in their name, through the medium of their respective diplomatic agents, criminalsdelxver up to justice persons who, being accused of the crimes enumerated in article third of the present treaty, committed within the jurisdiction of the requiring party, shall seek an asylum, or shall be found within the territories of the other: Provided, That this shall be done .EYi"°”°°°*`°'*m‘ only when the fact of the commission of the crime shall be so estab- "‘“h°" lished as that the laws of the country in which the fugitive or the person so accused shall be found, would justify his or her apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime had been there committed. Asrrom II. In the case of crimes committed in the frontier States or Territories of Crimes committhe two contracting parties, requisitions may be made through their *¤di¤ **1** *`*°¤°*°’ respective diplomatic agents, or througlhllthe chief civil authority of S°"“’“‘ said States or Territories, or through suc chief civil or judicial anthority of the districts or counties bordering on the frontier as may for this purpose be duly authorized by the said chief civil authority of the said frontier States or Territories, or when from any cause, the civil authority of such State or Territory shall he suspended, through the chief military officer in command of such State or Territory. Amromu HI. Persons shall be so delivered up who shall be charged, according to E ¤¤‘¤<U*i°¤ the provision of this treaty, with any of the following crimes, whether °"*“‘°'* as principals, accesories, or accomplices, to wit: Murder, (including assassination, parricide, infanticide, and poisoning;) assault with intentto commit murder; mutilation; piracy; arson; rape; kidnapping, deuning the same to be the taking and carrying away of a free person by force or deception; forgery, including the forging or making, or knowingly passing or putting in circulation counterfeit coin or bank notes, or other paper current as money, with intent to defraud any person or persons; the introduction or making of instruments for the fabrication of counterfeit coin or bank notes, or other paper current as money; embezzlement of public moneys; robbery, defining the same to be the felonious and forcible taking from the person of another of goods or money to any value, by violence or putting him in fear; burglary, defining the same to be breaking and entering into the house of another with intent to commit felony; and the crime of larceny of cattle, or other goods and chattels, of the value of twenty-fivexdollars ‘or more, when the same is committed within the frontier States or Territories ot' the contracting parties.