Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/539

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532 rnnnro rnnnrrns. Amrronn IV. Property of ab- In case of the absence of the heirs, the same care shall be taken, pro- ¤¢¤¤ ¤¤i¤¤· visionally, of such real or personal property, as would be taken in a like case of property belonging to the natives of the country, until the lawful owner, or the person who has a right to sell the same, according to Article II, may take measures to receive or dispose of the inheritance. Anrrcmz V. _S<>ttl¤m¤¤t ¤f If any dispute should arise between different claimants to the same ‘]‘“P“‘°°“· inheritance, they shall be decided, in the last resort, according to the laws and by the judges of the country where the property is situated, ARTICLE VI. _Arnli5=¤ti¢>¤ vf All the stipulations of the present convention shall be obligatory in “‘P“*'*"‘°““· respect to property already inherited or bequeathed, but not yet withdrawn from the country where the same is situated, at the signature of this convention. , Anrronn VII. Rmgmms, This convention is concluded subject to the ratification of the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of their Senate, and of His Royal Highness the Duke of Nassau, and the ratiilcations thereof shall be exchanged at Berlin, within the term of twelve months from the date of the signature hereof, or sooner if possible. Signatures. In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the above articles, as well in English as in German, and have thereto ahixed their seals. Date- Done in triplicate, in the city of Berlin, on the 27th day of May, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, in the 70th year of the Independence of the United States of America and the seventh of the reign of H1s Royal Highness the Duke of Nassau. HENRY WHEATON. L. s.] OTTO WILHELM CARL V. ROEDER. L. s.|