Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/622

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PERU, 1851. 615 v°“°l“ 9f °m‘°*` °°“m*"Y Shaun h0W¤"¤¤', be permitted to discharge Vessels touching part of their cargoes at one port open to foreign commerce in the terri- °* P°'*°· tories of either of the high contracting parties, and to proceed with the remainder of their cargo to any other port or ports of the same territories open to foreign commerce, without paying other or higher tonnagedues_or portcharges in such cases than would be paid by national vessels in like circumstances , and they shall be permitted to load in like manner at different ports in the same voyage outwards. A.n·r1cu: X. The Republic of Peru, desiring to increase the intercourse along its Privileges to coasts, by means of steam navigation, hereby engages to accord to any °*°'*'“"'°°°°1°· citizen or citizens of the United States who may establish a line of steamvessels, to navigate regularly between the diifcrcnt ports of entry within the Peruvian territories, the same privileges of taking in and landing freight, entering the by·ports for the purpose of receiving and landing passengers and their baggage, specie, and bullion, carrying the public mails, establishing depots for coal, erecting the necessary machine and workshops for repairing and redtting the steam-vessels, and all other favors enjoyed by any other association or company whatsoever. It is furthermore understood between the two high contracting parties, that the steam-vessels of either shall not be subject in the ports of the other party to any duties of tonnage, harbor, or other similar duties whatsoever, than those that are or may be paid by any other association or company. Anrrcnn XI. For the better understanding of the preceding articles, and taking what shall b• into consideration the actual state of the commercial marine of Peru, it ¤¤3¤¤i<l¤¤¤d ¤ P¤¤‘¤* is stipulated and agreed that every vessel belonging exclusively to a ""“‘ "°"°I· citizen or citizens of the said republic, and of which the captain is also a citizen of the same, though the construction or the crew is or may be foreign, shall be considered, for all the objects of this treaty, as a Peruvian vessel. Anrrcnn XII. The whale-ships of the United States shall have access to the port of rrivue g-is or Tumbez, as well as to the ports of entry in Peru, and may sail from one W*¤=··l9·¤l¤P¤ *¤ port to another for the purposes of refreshment and redtting, and they P°"'"“" p°m‘. shall be permitted to sell or barter their supplies or goods, including oil, of[§°;g,°°';;f“2§§ to the amount of two hundred dollars ad valorem, for each vessel with- 626] ’ ' out paying any tonnage or harbour dues, or any duties or imposts upon the articles so sold or bartered. They shall be also permitted, with like exemption from tonnage and harbour dues, further to sell or barter their supplies or goods, including oil, to the additional amount of one thousand dollars, ad valorem, for each vessel, upon paying for the said additional articles the same duties as are payable upon like supplies, or goods and oil, when imported in the vessels and by the citizens or subjects of the most iavored nation. Anrxom XIII. The merchants, commanders, or masters of vessels, and other citizens Itight to manage of either contracting party, shall be wholly free to manage their own "°*“¤°”» &°· business and afairs, in all the ports and places within the jur1sd1ction of the other, or to commit their business and aifairs to the management of any person whom they may choose to appoint, as agent, factor, consignee, or interpreter. They shall not be restrained in the choice of persons to act in such capacities, or be compelled to pay any salary or remuneration to any one whom they do not wish to employ. Absolute