Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/682

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SAN _ ... A SAIAVADOR, 1850. SAN SALVADOR. SAN SALVADOR, 1850. TBEATY OF AMITY, NAVIGATION, AND 1 mm OF AMERICA its THE m§’éi?t“ti§"éi=”§f§V€i€r€i‘1i»i?"%`iii£ CEUDED AT LEON JANUARY 2, 1850: RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE SEPTEMBER 24, 1So0; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT NOVEMBER 14, 1850; TIME FOR EXCHANGE OF RATIFICATIONS EXTENDED BY SENATE SEPTEMBER 27, 1850, TO APRIL 1, 1851; RATIFICATIONS EXCHANGED AT CITY OF SAN SALVADOR JUNE 2, 1852; EXCHQGE OF RATIFICATIONS CONSENTED TO BY SENATE APRIL 4, 1853; PROCLAIMED APRIL 18, 1853. A general treaty of amity, navigatwn, and commerce between the United States of North America and the Republic of San Salvador. The United States of North America and the Republic of San Salva- C<>¤*¤‘¤}¤¢i¤s PM- dor, desiring to make lasting and iirm the friendship and good under- u°‘· standing which happily exists between both nations, have resolved to tix, in a manner clear, distinct, and positive, the rules which shall in future be religiously observed between each other, by means of a treaty or general convention of peace and friendship, commerce, and navigation. For this desirable object the President of the United States of America N°K°*i°*°1`¤· has conierred full powers upon E. G. Squier, acitizen of the said States, and their Charge d’Ai}`aires to Guatemala; and the President of the Republic of San Salvador has conferred similar and equal powers upon Senor Licenciado Don Augustin Morales, who, after having exchanged their said full powers in due form, have agreedto the following articles: Anrrcrn I. There shall be a perfect firm, and inviolable peace and sincere friend- sh¥’¤¤<>° ¤·¤dfPi¤¤d- ship between the United States of America and the Republic of San ‘*" Salvador, in all the extent of their possessions and territories, and between their citizens respectively, without distinction of persons or places. Arvrroms II. The United States of America and the Republic of San Salvador, de- tc]£Kg;°¤°léf_;)“t'g siring to live in peace and harmony with all the nations of the earth, by become 00mm0n_ means of a policy frank and equally iriendl y with all, engage mutually not to grant any particular favor to other nations in respect of commerce and navigation which shall not immediately become common to the other party, who shall enjoy the same freely, if the concession was freely made, or on allowing the same compensation, if the concession was conditional. Anricrm III. The two high contracting parties, being likewise desirous of placing Fmedorg of wmthe commerce and navigation of their respective countries on the liberal ““ “‘“"g“‘ basis of perfect equality and reciprocity, mutually agree that the Cl(l· zcns of each may frequent all the coasts and countries of the other, and R_ hm f _ reside therein, and shall have the power to purchase and hold lands, and dwg am,°b [1**;*;*: all kinds of real estate, and to engage in all kinds of trade, manufactures, Mss_ · and mining, upon the same terms with_the native citizen, and shall enjoy