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BOLIVIAN CONl·‘EDER.A'l`ION, CONCLUDED AT LIMA LOVEMBER 30, 1836; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE OCTOBER 10, 1837; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT OCTOBER 14, 1837; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT LIMA MAY 28, 1838; PROCLAIMED OCTOBER 3, 1838. [The Peru-Bolivian Confederation was dissolved in 1839.] .C°"“"°“l“l5 P"' The United States of America and the Peru-Bolivian Confederation, °'°S' desiring to make firm and permanent the peace and friendship which happily subsist between them, have resolved to fix, in a clear, distinct, and positive manner, the rules which shall, in future, be religiously observed between the one and the other, by means of a treaty, or general convention of peace, friendship, commerce, and navigation. N°8°*l°l°°”· For this desirable purpose, the President of the United States of America has conferred full powers on Samuel Larned, Charge d’Aii'aires of the said States near the Government of Peru; and the Supreme Protector of the North and South Peruvian States, President of the Republic of Bolivia,encharged with the direction of the foreign relations of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation, has conferred like powers on John Garcia del Rio, Minister of State in the Department of Finance of the North Peruvian States; Who, after having exhibited to each other their respective full powers, found to be in due and proper form, and exchanged certified copies thereof, have agreed to the following articles, to wit: Ancrrcrn I. I?•>¤¤¤ Md f¤i¤¤d· There shall be a perfect, iirm, and inviolable peace and sincere friend- “h‘l‘· ship, between the United States of America and the Peru—Bolivian Confederation, in all the extent of their respective territories and possessions, and between their people and citizens, respectively, without distinction of persons or places. Aurrcnu II 1·‘¤v<>¤¤ zr¤¤¤¤d The United States of America and the 1 eru~Bolivian Confederation, gg5g2r5g:?; °° desiring to live in peace and harmony, as well with each other as with ' all the nations of the earth, by means of a policy frank, and equally friendly with all, engage, mutually, not to concede any particular favor to other nations, in respect of commerce and navigation, which shall not immediately become common to the other party to this treaty; who shall en_)oy the same freely, if the concession was freely made, or on allowing the same compensation, if the concession was conditional. Anrxoma III. Freedom of com- The two high contracting parties, being likewise desirous of placing

  • 2;°° Md ¤*“'S°‘ the commerce and navigation of their respective countries on the liberal

‘ basis of perfect equality with the most favored nation, mutually agree that the citizens of each may frequent with their vessels all the coasts and countries of the other, and may reside and trade there in all kinds of produce, manufactures, and merchandize, not prohibited to all ; and