Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/557

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55() PUBLIC TREATIES. N E W G R A N A D A . [See Colombia.] NEW GRAN ADA, 1846. D,,,,_;2 1g4g_ TREATY WITH NEW GRANADA, CONCLUDED AT BOGOTA DECEMBER 12, .;..4... 1846; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JUNE cs, 1848; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT JUNE 10, 1848- RATIFICATIONS EXGHANGED AT WASHINGTON JUNE 10, 1848; PROCLAILAED JUNE 12, 1848. A general treaty of peace, amity, navigation, and commerce between the United State: of America and the Republic of New Granada. _C¤¤¤1‘¤·¤¤i¤s per- The United States of North America and the Republic of New Granada, “°'· in South America, desiring to make lasting and firm the friendship and good understanding which happily exist between both nations, have resolved to fix, in a manner clear, distinct, and positive, the rules which shall in future be religiously observed between each other, by means of a treaty, or general convention of peace and friendship, commerce and navigation. Nsgoggawm, For this desirable object the President of the United States of America has conferred full powers on Benjamin A. Bidlack, a citizen of the said States, and their Charge d’Affaires in Bogota; and the President of the Re;-mblio of New Granada has conferred similar and equal powers upon Manuel Maria Mallarino, Secretary of State and Foreign Relations; who, after having exchanged their said full powers in due form, have agreed to the following articles: Anrrom I. Pau md mm1_ There shall be a perfect, firm, and inviolable peace and sincere friend- ,,1,,,, ship between the United States of America andthe Republic of New Granada, in all the extent of their possessions and territories, and between their citizens respectively, without distinction of persons or places. Anrrom II. Favors granted The United States of America and the Republic of New Granada,

  • 0 ¤¢h·>¤‘ ¤¤ii<>¤¤ desiring to live in peace and harmony with all the nations of the earth,

°°"°°°'“°°°“““°“· by means of a policy frank and equally friendly with all, engage mutually not to grant any particular favor to other nations, in respect of commerce and navigation, which shall not immediately become common to the other party, who shall enjoy the same freely, if the concession was freely made, or on allowing the same compensation, if the concession was conditional. Anrronu III. Freedom cfinter- The two high contracting parties, being likewise desirous of placing °°‘“"°- the commerce and navigation of their respective countries on the liberal basis of perfect equality and reciprocity, mutually agree that the citizens of each may frequent all the coasts and countries of the other, and reside and trade there, in all kinds of produce, manufactures, and merchandise; and that they shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, and exemptions, in navigation and commerce, which native citizens do or shall enjoy, submitting themselves to the laws, decrees, and usages there established, to which native citizens are subjected. But it is understood