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PRUSSIA, 1828. 659 individuals formed part of the crews · aud, on ‘ · · thus substantiated, the surrender shall not be refwgclwgahmdgexdgg when arrested, shall be placed at the disposal of the said Consuls, Vicei Consnls, or Commercial Agents, and may he confined in the public prisons, at the request and cost of those who shall claim them in order to be sent to the vessels to which they belonged, or to others of the same country. But if not sent back within three months from the day of their arrest, they shall be set at liberty, and shall not he again arrested for the same cause. However, if the deserter should be found to have committed any crime or offence, his surrender may be delayed until the tribunal before which his case shall be depending shall have paonpunced its sentence, and such sentence shall have been carried into e ec . Aarrcnn XII. The twelfth article of the treaty of amity and commerce, concluded Stipulations in between the parties in 1785, and the articles from the thirteenth to the f¢3¤¤¤r ¤r¤¤|>i¤¤ M- twenty-fourth, inclusive, of that which was concluded at Berlin in 1799, ""°d· _ with the exception of the last paragraph in the nineteenth article, relat- mESf° A{*;2é’5XH¤ ing to treaties with Great Britain, are hereby revived with the same MR {uz, A,,,},,,?, force and virtue as if they made part of the context of the present xiii to XXIV, treaty, it being, however, understood that the stipulations contained in *=¤‘¤=·*q'_ 0F 1799, PP- the articles thus revived shall be always considered as in no manner °°l`6"‘·] affecting the treaties or conventions concluded by either party with other Powers, during the interval between the expiration of the said treaty of 1799, and the commencement of the operation of the present treaty. The parties being still desirous, in conformity with their intention suhjectoffuture declared in the twelfth article of the said treaty of 1799, to establish ir¤=>¢y· between themselves, or in concert with other maritime Powers, further provisions to ensure just protection and freedom to neutral navigation and commerce, and which may, at the same time, advance the cause of pivilization and humanity, eggage again to treat on this subject at some uture and convenient perio . Anrrcmn XIII. Considering the remoténess of the respective countries of the two Bloekaded pcm. high contracting parties, and the uncertainty resulting therefrom, with respect to the various events which may take place, it is agreed that a merchant vessel belonging to either of them, which may be hound to a port supposed at the time of its departure to be blockaded, shall not, however, be captured or condemned for having attempted a iirst time to enter said port, unless it can be proved that said vessel could and ought to have learnt, during its voyage, that the blockade of the place in question still continued. But all vessels which, after having been warned off once shall, during the same voyage, attempt a second time to enter the same blockaded port, during the continuance of the aid blockade, shall then subject themselves to be detained and condemned. Ancrrcnn XIV. The citizens or subects of each arty shall have power to dispose of D¤¤i><>¤¤·1 Md hl: their personal good {within the jurisdiction of the other, by testament, ;‘,f;;Q“;f3P°‘;fy_P°' donation, or otherwise; and their representatives, being citizens or subjects of the other party, shall succeed to their said personal goods, whether by testament or ab intestate, and may take possession thereof, either by themselves or by others acting for them, and dispo e of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the inhabitants of the country wherein the said goods are shall be subject to pay in like cases. And in case of the absence of the representative, such care shall taken of the said goods as would be taken of the goods of a native, in