PARAGUAY, 1859. 5g']' form, be approved and admitted by the Government to which he is sentand either of the two contracting parties may except from the residence of Gonsuls such particular places as either of them may judge tit to be exciepteizd. I ’ he ip omatic Ageutos and Consuls of the United States of Americ· - i · - in the territories of the Republic of Paraguay, shall enjoy whatever lohihh heggsgog s privileges, exemptions, and immunities are or may be there granted to Md °°¤¤¤l¤· the Diplomatic Agents and Consnls of any other nation whatever; and, in like manner, the Diplomatic Agents and Cousuls of the Republic of Paraguay in the United States of America shall enjoy whatever privileges, exemptions, and immunities are or may be there granted to agents of any other nation whatever. Anrrcnn XIII. For the better security of commerce between the citizens of the United Rights of rosa- States of America and the citizens of the Republic of Paraguay, it is dents in tm <>f agreed that if at any time any interruption of friendly intercourse or l"'- any rupture should unfortunately take place between the two contracting parties, the citizens of either of the said contracting parties, who may be established in the territories of the other in the exercise of any trade or special employment, shall have the privilege of remaining and continuing such trade or employment therein without any manner of interruption, in full enjoyment of their liberty and property, as long as they behave peaceably and commit no offence against the laws; and their goods and effects, of whatever description they may be, whether in their own custody or intrnsted to individuals or to the State, shall not be liable to seizure or sequestration, or to any other charges or demands than those which may be made upon the like effects or property belonging to native citizens. If, however, they prefer to leave the country, they shall be allowed the time they may require to liquidate their accounts and dispose of their property, and a safe conduct shall be given them to embark at the ports which they shall themselves select. Consequently, in the case referred to of a rupture, the public funds of the contracting States shall never be coniiscated, sequestered or detained. Anricnn XIV. The citizens of either of the two contracting parties residing in the Protection of the territories of the other shall enjoy in regard to their houses, persons, G°"‘=‘¤*m°¤°· and properties, the protection of the Government in as full and ample a manner as native citizens. In like manner the citizens of each contracting party shall enjoy, in Religiousliberty. the territories of the other, full liberty of conscience, and shall not be molested on account of their religions belief; and such of those citizens as may die in the territories of the other party shall be buried in the public cemeteries, or in places appointed for the purpose, with suitable decorum and respect. _ _ _ _ The citizens of the United States of America residing within the ter- Rights of burial. ritories of the Republic of Paraguay shall be at liberty to exercise, in private and in their own dwellings, or within the dwellings oroffices of the Consuls or Vice-Oonsuls of the United States of America, their religious rites, services, and worship, and to assemble therein for that purpose without hindrance or molestation. Anrrcnn XV. The present treaty shall be in force during ten years, counted from D in r atio n of the day of the exchange of the ratitiations · and, further, until the end ***5** Y- of twelve months after the Government of the United States of America on the one part, or the Government of Paraguay on the other, shall have given notice of its intention to terminate the same.