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736 PUBLIC TREATIES. merchant-vessel, belonging to one of the contracting parties and destined to a port supposed to be blockaded at the time ot her departure, shall not, however, be captured or condemned for having a first time attempted to enter the said port unless it may be proved that the said vessel could and ought to have learned on her passage, that the place in question continued to bein a state of, blockade. But vessels which, after having been once turned away, shall attempt a second time, during the same voyage, to enter the same port of the enemy, while the blockade continues, shall be liable to detention and condemnation. ARTICLE XIV. Duration of The present treaty, when the same shall have been ratitied by the ¤'°¤W· President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and by His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, shall continue in force, and be obligatory on the United States and His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, for the term of eight years from R¤*i¤¤¤*i¤¤¤· the exchange of the ratitlcations; and the ratitications shall be exchanged in eight months from the signature of this treaty, or sooner if possible. $is¤¤i¤¤r¤¤· In faith whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present treaty, and have thereunto set the seal of their arms. Done at D"*°· Stockholm, the fourth day of September, in the year of Grace one thousand eight hundred aud sixteen. , _JONA. RUSSELL. L. S.] LE COMTE D’ENGESTR.OM. L. S.] LE COMTE A. G. DE MORNER. |L. S.] SWEDEN AND NORWAY, 1827. July 4, 1827. TREATY OF COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION, AND SEPARATE ARTICLE, BE- —————-— TWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SWEDEN AND NORWAY, CONCLUDED JULY 4, 1821; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JANUARY 1, 1828; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT; RATI- FICATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON JANUARY 18, 1828; PROCLAIMED JANUARY 19, 1828. Treaty with Sweden and N orway! In the name of the Most Holy and Indivisible Trinity. _ Contracting par- The United States of America and His Majest the King of Sweden ties. and Norway, equally animated with the desire ofy extending and consolidating the commercial relations subsisting between their respective territories, and convinced that this object cannot better be accomplished than by placing them on the basis of a perfect equality and reciprocity, have, in consequence, agreed to enter into negotiation for a new treaty of commerce and navigation; and to this effect have appointed Plenipotentiaries, to wit: Negotiators. The President of the United States of America, John James Appleton, Charge d’Atfaires of the said States at the court of His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway; and His Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway, the Sieur Gustave Count de Wetterstedt, his Minister of State and of Foreign Affairs, Knight Commander of his orders, Knight of the Orders of St. Andrew, St. Alexander Newsky, and St. Ann, of the first class, of Itussia; Knight of the Order of the Red Eagle, of the first class, of Prussia; Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold, of Austria; one of the Eighteen of the Swedish Academy; Who, after having exchanged their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles: 'Trauslation from the original, which is in the French language.