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SWEDEN AND NORWAY, 1816. 735 ARTICLE IX. The citizens or subjects of one of the contracting parties shall enjoy Rights and priviin the ports of the other, as well for their vessels as for their merchan· l°S°¤ °f °¤*¥`°P°*- disc, all the rights and privileges of entrepot, which are enjoyed by the ` most favoured nations in the same ports. Anzrrcmc X. In case any vessel, belonging to either of the two States or to their Wmckcdcrdamcitizens or subjects, shall be stranded, shipwrecked, or have sndered wed v<>¤¤¤l¤- any other damage on the coasts under the dominion of either of the parties, all aid and assistance shall be given to the persons shipwreckcd, or who may be in danger thereof, and passports shall be granted them to return to their own country. The ships and merchandise wrecked, or the proceeds thereof, if the effects be sold, being claimed in a year and a day, by the owners, or their attorney, shall be restored on paying the same costs of salvage, contormably to the laws and usages of the two nations, which the citizens or subjects of the country would pay in the same circumstances. The respective governments shall watch over the companies which are or may be instituted for saving hipwrecked persons and property, that vexations and abuses may not take place. Amrcrn XI. It is agreed that vessels arriving direct from the United States, at a Q,m,um,,,_ port under the dominion of His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, or from the ports of his said Majesty in Europe at a port of the United States, furnished with a certificate of health from the competent health onicer of theport whence they took their departure, certifying that no malignant or contagious disease existed at that port, shall not be subjected to any other quarantine than such as shall be necessary for the visit of the health officer of the port at which they may have arrived, but shall, after such visit, be permitted immediately to enter and discharge their cargoes; provided, always, that there may not be found any person on board who has been, during the voyage, afflicted with a malignant or contagious disease, and that the country from which the vessel comes may not be so generally regarded at the time as infected, or suspected, that it has been previously necessary to issue a regulation by which all vessels coming from that country are regarded as suspected and subjected to quarantine. Ancrrorn XII. The treaty of amity and commerce concluded at Paris in 1783, by the Treaty of 1783, Plenipotentiaries of the United States and of His Majesty the King of ¤>v·v¤<1.¤¤ Pim- Sweden, is renewed and put in force by the present treaty, in respect [SW PP- 722-7%] to all which is contained in the second, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twenty-iirst, twenty-second, twenty-third, and twenty-iitth articles of the said treaty, aswell as the separate articles one, two, four, and live, which were signed the same day by the same Plenipotentiaries; and the articles specified shall be considered to have as full torce and vigour as if they were inserted word for word: provided, nevertheless, that the stipulations contained in the articles above mentioned shall always be considered as making no change in the conventions previously concluded with other friendly and allied nations. Aarroms XIII. Considering the distance of the respective countries of the two high Blockoded ports. contracting parties, and the uncertainty that results therefrom in relation to the various events which may take place, it is agreed that a