Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/633

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626 PUBLIC TREATIES. with like exemption from tonnage and harbor 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 cmzens or subjects of the most favored nations :” Have agreed and declared : Amucma I. Extent orexcmp- That the permission to the whale-ships of the United States to barter WP °f "' h **1** or sell their supplies and goods to the value of two hundred dollars ad ']"p° fm"' duty' valorem, without being obliged to pay port or tonnage dues, or other imposts, should not be understood to comprehend every kind of merchandise without limitation, but those only that whale-ships are usually provided with for their long voyages. ATRICLE II. Articles exempt- That in the said exemption from duties of every kind are included the 0*]- following articles, in addition to the produce of their fishery, viz: White unbleached domestics. Axes, hatchets. _ White bleached domestic . Biscuit of every kind. Wide cotton cloths. Flour. Blue drills. Lard. Twilled cottons. Butter. Shirting stripes. Rum. Ticking. Beef. Cotton Shirtings. Pork. Prints. Spermaceti and composition candles. Sailors’ clothing of all kinds. Canvass. Soap. Rope. Slash. Tobacco. Boots, shoes, and brogans. Aamonu III. Enumerated M-- It is also agreed upon and understood between the contracting parties, tides in value of that the whale-ships of the United States may land and sell or barter, $500 f’°° °f ‘1“°Y· free of all duties or imposts whatsoever, the supplies and merchandise specined in the preceding article, to the amount of five hundred dollars, ad valorem, in conformity with article 81 of the General Commercial Regulations; but for every additional quantity from five hundred dollars to one thousand dollars, ad valorem, the exemption shall only extend to port and tonnage dues. Aarrcnn IV. pom and Bmw', The stipulation in this convention shall have the same force and of ¤tir¤¤1¤¤'¤i<>¤¤- effect as if inserted, word for word, in the treaty concluded in Lima on the 26th of July, 1851, and of which they shall be deemed and considered Ratmcations. as explanatory. For which purpose the present convention shall be approved and ratified by the President of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by the Executive Power of the Republic of Peru, with the authorization of the national Peruvian legislature; and the ratifications shall be exchanged in Washington in as short a time as possible. Signatures. In faith whereof, the above-named plenipotentiaries have signed, in quadruplicate, this convention, explanatory of the treaty of the twenty- sixth of July, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and have hereunto affixed their seals. Dato. Done at Lima, the fourth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nfty-seven. J. RANDOLPH CLAY. L. s. MANUEL ORTIZ DE ZEVALLOS. {L. s.