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MOROCCO, 1865. 525 CONSULATE OF THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA Fon THE Emrmn or Monocco. To all whom it may concern. Be it known. Whereas the undersigned, James R. Leib, a citizen of the United Certificate or States of North America, and now their resident Consul at Tangier, J‘“”“*‘R· L°“’· having been duly appointed Commissioner by letters-patent, under the signature of the President and seal of the United States of North America, bearing date, at the city of Washington, the fourth day of July, A. D. 1835, for negotiating and concluding a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of North America and the Empire of Morocco: I, therefore, James lt. Leib, Commissioner as aforesaid, do Final,-m,;gg.m;0n conclude the foregoing treaty and every article and clause therein con- reserved to Presitained, reserving the same, nevertheless, for the final ratification of the **0**** °f *h° U¤i*°‘1 President of the United States of North America, by and with the advice S°“°°°‘ and consent of the Senate. In testimony whereof I have hereunto affixed my signature and the seal of this consulate, on the first day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and of the Independence of the United States the sixty-iirst. JAMES R. LEIB. [L. s.] MOROCCO, 1865. CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AUSTRIA, MW mr 1865 BELGIUM, SPAIN, FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN, ITALY, THE NETHERLANDS, ‘—“""‘* PORTUGAL, AND SWEDEN, ON THE ONE PART, AND THE SULTAN OF MOROCCO, ON THE OTHER PART, RELATIVE TO THE LIGHT-HOUSE AT CAPE SPARTEL, CONCLUDED AT TANGIER MAY 31, 1865; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JULY 6, 1866; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT JULY 14, 1866; PROOLAIMED MARCH 12, 1867. Conrention between the United States, Austria, Belgium, Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden on the one part, and the Sultan of Morocco on the other part, concerning the administration and upholding of the light-house at Cape Spartel. In the name of the only God! There is no strength nor power but of God. His Excellency, the President of the United States of America, and _Contractingpm;- His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia, im- His Majesty the King of the Belgiaus, Her Majesty the Queen of Spain, His Majesty the Emperor of the French, Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, His Majesty the King of Italy, His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, His Majesty the King of Portugal and the Algarves, His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, and His Majesty the Sultan of Morocco and of Fez, moved by a like desire to assure the safety of navigation along the coasts of Morocco, and desirous to provide, of common accord, the measures most proper to attain this end, have resolved to conclude a special convention, and have for this purpose appointed their Plenipotentiaries, to wit: His Excellency the President of the Republic of the United States: Ncgotintcw Jesse Harland McMath, esquire, his Consul-General near His Majesty the Sultan of Morocco; His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, Kin g of Hungary and of Bohemia: Sir John Hay Drummond Hay, commander of the very honorable Order of the Bath, his General Agent ad interim near his Majesty the Sultan of Morocco; _ His Majesty the King of the Belgians: Ernest Daluin, knight of his Order of Leopold, commander of number of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, of Spain, commander of the Order of Nichan Eftikhar of Tunis, his Consul-General for the west coast of Africa;