Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/73

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66 PUBLIC TREATIES. been wrecked, and to carry into eifectthe arrangements made for the entry and exportation of the merchandise saved. It IS understood that such merchandise is not to be subjected to any custom-house charges, unless it he intended for consumption in the country where the wreck may have taken place. ARTICLE XV. _ R•=¤i<1¤¤t• dying In case of the death of any citizen of the United States in Belgium, ‘“*°°*°*°· or of a citizen of Belgium in the United _States, without having any known heirs or testamentary executor by him appointed, the competent local authorities shall inform the Consuls or Consular Agents of the nation to which the deceased belongs of the c1rcumstance, In order that the necessa information ma be immediately forwarded to parties nte ted ry y res . Aurora XVI. Duration of can- The present convention shall remain in force for the space of ten '¤¤¤°¤· years, counting from the day of the exchange of the ratiiications, which shall bemade in conformity with the respective constitutions of the Ratiacations. two countries, and exchantgfd at Brussels within the· period of six months or sooner if possi e. n case neither party gives notice twelve inonths after the expiration of the said period of ten years, of its intention not to renew this convention, it shall remain in force one year longer, and so on from year to year, until the expiration of a year from the day on which one of the parties shall have given such notice. ` Signatures. In faith whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed this convention, and have hereunto amxed their seals. Date. Done at Brussels, in duplicate, the fifth day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. [L. Si H. S. SANFORD. L. s. JULES VANDER STICHELEN. EQ2 Protocol additional it me mmm.. mm :1.. Um.: States .1 mmm, uyaed 5 December, 1868. t_E¤?¤¤*°§ °; The Blenipotentiaries of the President of the United States and of ofgtizzfggufg His Majesty the King of the Belgians, foreseeing that the exchange of ratiiications cannot be made within the delay prescribed, by reason of circumstances independent of the will of the high contracting parties, Dm have met this day, and have agreed to prolong the delay for two months. · Done at Brussels, the 1st of June, 1869. {L. S.] _H. S. SANFORD. L. s.] JULES VANDER STICHELEN. BELGIUM, 1868. Dec. 20,1&`B. ADDITIONAL ARTICLE T0 TH -..—.. 0. .» .. , mm %.$'.’E"%§‘.£‘i£.’.‘§ §i’i*.‘é§%‘i~E..‘i'€.".‘i.‘i3'§.i’.‘§ MLAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS, RELATIVE TO TRADE-MARKS; CONCLUDED AT BRUSSELS DECEMBER 20, 1868; RATII·‘IcATION ADVISED BY SENATE APRIL 12, 1869; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT APRIL 18, 1869- ¥lAhT§H3€{I'·ggNS EXCHANGE!) AT BRUSSELS JUNE 19, 1869; PROCLAIMED u£¤¤¤‘¤¤*i¤8 I>¤¤‘·__ fllho President of the United States of America and His Majesty the Xing of the Belgians, deeming it advisable that there should be an additional article to the treaty of commerce and navigation between them