Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/698

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SAXONY, 1845. 691 Anrrcm IV. _I_u case of the absence of the heirs, the same care shall be taken, pro- Property of abvmoually, of such real or personal property as would be taken, in alike °°“* W"- case, of the property belonging to the natives of the country, until the lawful owner, or the person who has a right to sell the same, accord- Ig to Article Il, may take measures to receive or dispose of the inher- 1 nee. Anrrcm V. If any dispute should arise between the diderent claimants to the Settlement or same inheritance, they shall be decided according to the laws and by d*°P°*°°· the judges of the country where the property is situated. Anmrcm VI. All the stipulations of the present convention shall be obligatory in application or respect to property already inherited, devised, or bequeathed, but not ¤¤1> ¤i¤>¤¤- yet withdrawn from the country where the same is situated at the signature of this convention. Anrxcnn VIL This convention shall be ratified by the President of the United States Batineutiens. of America, by and with the advice and consent of their Senate, and by His Majesty the King of Saxony, and the ratinoations shall be exchanged at Berlin within the term of eighteen months from the date of the signature, or sooner if possible. _ In faith of which, the respective Pleuipotentiaries have signed the Signatures. above articles, both in German and English, and have thereto atlixed their seals. ‘ Done in triplicata, in the city of Berlin, on the 14th of May, in the Date. year of our Lord one thousand egght hundred and forty·livc,_and the sixty-ninth of the Independence o the United States of America. HENRY WHEATON. L. s.} MINCKWITZ. L. B.