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SAN SA · LVADOB, 1800. an exhibition of the registers of the vessels or · •s . documents, that those men were part of thesgdid drzuvgll Odddrogutgiig demand, so proved, (saving, however, where the contrary’ig prgvgd b other testimonies,) the delivery shall not be refused. Such desertersy when arrested, shall be put at the disposal of the said Consuls and may be put in the public prisons at the request and expense of those who reclaim them, to be sent to the ships to which they belonged or to others of the same nation; but if they be not sent back within two months, to be conmted from the day of arrest, they shall be set at liberty, and shall be no more arrested for the same cause. Anrrorn XXXIV. For the purpose of more effectually protecting their commerce and 0¤¤¤¤l¤r¤¤nv¤n- navigation, the two contracting parties do hereby agree to form as soon "°"· hereafter as circumstances will permit, a consular convention which shall declare specially the powers and immunities of the Consdls and Vice-Consuls of the respective parties. An·rror.n_XXXV. The United States of North America and the Republic of San Salvador, desiring to make as durable as possible the relations which are to be established by virtue of this treaty, have declared solemnly and do agree to the following points: 1st. The present treaty shall remain in full force and vigor for the p,,,,,,,,,,,, 0,- term of twenty years from the day of the exchange of the ratiiications; treaty. and if neither party notides the other of its intention of reforming any or all the articles of this treaty twelve months before the expiration of the twenty years stipulated above, the said treaty shall continue binding on both parties beyond the said twenty years until twelve months gem the time that ope of the parties notifies the other of its intention proceeding a re orm. 2d. If any one or more of the citizens of either party shall infringe Infringement of any of the articles of this treaty, such citizens shall be held personally mnty- responsible for the same, and the harmony and good correspondence between the nations shall not be interrupted thereby; each party engaging in no way to protect the ofender, or sanction s`uch violation. 3d. If, unfortunately, any of the articles contained in this treaty should Bcprtnls and be violated or infringed in any way whatever, it is expressly stipulated d¤<=I¤*¤**<>¤ • °f that neither of the two contracting parties shall ordain or authorize any W"' acts of reprisal, nor shall declare war against the other, on complaints of injuries or damages, until the said party considering itself offended shall have laid before the other a statement of such injuries or damages, verified by competent proots, demanding justice and satisfaction, and the same shall have been denied, in violation of the laws and of international right. g Asmcrn XXXVI. The present treaty of peace, amity, commerce, and navigation shall B¤’¤i¤¤•¤i¤¤•- be approved and ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by the President of the Republic of San Salvador, with the consent and approbation of the Congress of the same; and the ratiilcations shall be exchanged in the city of Wasliington or San Salvador, within eight months from the date of the signature thereof, or sooner if possible. _ _ In faith whereof we, the Plenipoteutiaries of the United States of Signatures. America and of the Republic of San Salvador, have signed and sealed these presents, in the city of Leon, on the second day of January, in the D,,;,,_ year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty, and of the Independence of the United States the seventy-fourth. · E. GEO. SQUIER. 1.. s. AGUSTIN MORALES. L. s.]