Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/521

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514 PUBLIC TREATIES. ARTICLE I. Duration of The high contracting parties agree that the term assigned in the conclnims °°¤““**i°¤ vention of the 4th of July, 1868, above referred to, for the duration of °x°°"d°d‘ the said commission, shall be extended for a time not exceeding one yearfrom the day when the functions of the said commission would terminate according to the convention referred to, or for a shorter time if it should be deemed sufficient by the commissioners, or the umpire in case of their disagreement. _ _ [See Article III, It is agreed that nothing contained in this article shall in anywise ¤<>¤V¤¤fi<>¤ <>fi968» alter or extend the time originally nxed in the said convention for the P· Sm] presentation of claims to the mixed commission. Anrroim II. R¤·f<=v·ti¤¤¤· The present convention shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchangedat Washington, as soon as possible. Signatures- In witness whereof the above·mentioned Plenipotentiaries have signed the same and affixed their respective seals. Date. Done in the city of Mexico the 19th day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one. THOMAS H. NELSON. [SEAL,] MANUEL AZPIROZ. [SEAL.] MEXICO, 1872. Nov. 27, 1872. CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE -————————- UNITED STATES OF MEXICO, FOR THE REVIVAL AND FURTHER EXTEN- SION OF DURATION OF THE JOINT COMMISSION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 27, 1872; RATI- FICATION ADVISED BY SENATE, WITH AMENDMENT, MARCH 9, 1873; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT MARCH 10, 1873; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON JULY 17, 1873; PROCLAIMED JULY 24, 1873. preamble, Whereas, by the convention concluded between the United States and [see pp,509-512,] the Mexican Republic on the fourth day of July, 1868, certain claims of citizens of the contracting parties were submitted to a joint commission, whose functions were to terminate within two years and six months, reckoning from the day of the first meeting of the commissioners; and whereas the t'unctions of the aforesaid joint commission were extended, according to the convention concluded between the same parties on the [Sec p. 513.] nineteenth day of April, 1871, for a term not exceeding one year from the day on which they were to terminate according to the first convention ; and whereas the possibility of said commission’s concluding its labors even within the period fixed by the aforesaid convention of April nineteenth, 1871, is doubtful: ‘ Contracting par- Therefore, the President of the United States of America and the ¤i<=¤- President of the United States of Mexico, desiring that the term of the aforementioned commission should be again extended, in order to attain Nogctiators. this end, have appointed, the President of the United States Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State, and the President of the United States of Mexico Ignacio Mariscal, accredited to the Government of the United States as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of said United States of Mexico, who, having exchanged their respective powers, which were found sufficient and in due form, have agreed upon the following articles: ARTICLE I. 0<>¤¤¤¤i¤¤i¤¤ f<>r The high contracting parties agree that the said commission be re-

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'1871, for the duration of the commission aforesaid, shall be extended