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SIAM, 1856. Anrronn VIII. If any citizens of the United States, or their vessels or . . any, shall be taken by pirates and brought within the dcmididliis esrtlie uwma by Pi gsqnnnwmtiggghgha persons shall be Set at hberty, and the property Anrrcnn IX. Merchants of the United States trading in the Kingdom of Siam Merch ants of shall respect and follow the laws and customs of the country in all U¤i¤¤¤ S¤¤¤>¤ in point;. gsgpect the laws, Anrzcnn X. ‘ [f hereafterany foreign nation other than the Portuguese shall request Ceneuls. and obtain His Maiestys consent to the appointment of Consuls to reside in Siam, the United States shall be at liberty toappoint Oonsuls to reside in Siam, equally with such other foreign nation. EDMUND ROBERTS. [1.. S.] Whereas the undersigned, Edmund Roberts, a citizen of Portsmouth, Certificate of in the State of New Hampshire, in the United States of America, being Edmund Bnbnrw duly appointed an envoy, by letters—patent, under the signature of the President and seal of the United States of America, bearing date at the city of Wuhington, the twenty-sixth day of January, A. D. 1832, for negotiating an concluding a treaty of amity and commerce between the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Siam : Now know ye, that I, Edmund Roberts, Envoy as aforesaid, do conclude the foregoing treaty of amity and commerce, and every article and clause therein contained ; reserving the same, nevertheless, for the mm.; mq5mg.,. final ratification of the President of the United States of America, by reserved for Presiand with the advice and consent of the Senate of the said United States. g:“:°°*` the U'“°°d Done at the royal city of Sia-Ynt’hia, (commonly called Bankok,) on ° * the twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ilfty-seventh. EDMUND ROBERTS. [1.. s.] SIAM, 1856.. TREATY OF AMITY AND COMMERCE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF my 29, 1868. AMERICA AND THEIR MAJESTIES THE FIRST AND SECOND KINGS OF —;-—-—-— SIAM, CONCLUDED AT BANGKOK MAY 29, 1856; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE, WITH AMENDMENT, MARCH 13.1857; RATIFIED BY PRESI- DENT MARCH 16, 1857; RATIFICATIDNS EXCHANGED AT BANGKOK JUNE 1s,’1e51; TIME FCE EXCHANGE OF RATIFICATIONS EXTENDED BY SEN- ATE JUNE I5, Ises; PROCLAIMED AUGUST 16, 1658. The President of the United States of America, and their Majesties Contracting per- Phra~Bard, Somdetch, Phra-Paramendr, Maha, Mongkut, Phra, Cham, **°°· Klau, Chau, Yu, Hua, the First King of Siam, and Phra, Bard, Somdetch, Phra, Pawarendr, Ramesr, Mahiswaresr, Phf8,‘PlD, Klan, Chau, Yu, Hua, the second King of Siam, desiring to establish upon_ nrm and lasting foundations the relations of peace and friendship ezristing between the two countries, and to secure the bestinterest of their respective citizens and subjects by encouraging, facilitating, and regulating their industry and trade, have resolved to conclude a treaty of amity and commerce for this purpose, and have therefore named as their Plempotentiaries, that is to say: _ _ The President of the United States Townsend Harris, Esq., of New Negotnators. York, Consul-General of the United States of America for the Empire of Japan, and their Majesties the First and Second Kings of Siam, His