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BOLIVIA, 1858. 69 that by consequence there remains reserved the right of the Bolivian Government to grant privileges to any association or company as well foreign as national, which should undertake the navigation ’of those rivers from which, in order to be succeed, there are difficulties to overcome, such as the clearing out of rapids, &c., &c. Anwronn III. The United States of America and the Republic of Bolivia mutually Reciprocal liberagree that there shall be reciprocal liberty of commerce and naviga- *Y¤f¢<>¤¤¤1<>¤¤<>¤¤d tion between their respective territories and citizens. The citizens of “"·"ig*“l°“· either republic may frequent with their vessels all the coasts, ports, and [S°° A" i ° 1° places of the other where ioreign commerce is permitted, and reside in XXVH'] all parts of the territory of either, and occupy dwellings and warehouses; and everthing belonging thereto shall be respected, and and shall not be subjected to any arbitrary visits or search. The said citi- Rights of resizens shall have full liberty to trade in all parts of the territory of either, deucswd businessaccording to the rules established by the respective regulations of commerce, in all kinds of goods, merchandise, manufactures. and produce, not prohibited to all, and to open retail stores and shops, under the same municipal and police regulations as native citizens; and they shall _N e discriminanot in this respect be liable to any other or higher taxes or imposts than “°“ '“ °“‘°°· those which are or may be paid by native citizens. No examination or inspection of their books, papers, or accounts, shall be made without the legal order of a competent tribunal or judge. The provisions of this treaty are not to be understood as applying to coasting trade. the navigation and coasting trade between one port and another, situated in the territory of either of the contracting parties-the regulation of such navigation and trade being reserved respectively by the parties according to their own separate laws. Vessels of either country shall, however, be permitted to discharge part of their cargoes at one port, open to foreign commerce, in the territories of either of the high contracting parties, paying only the custom-house duties upon that portion of the cargo which may be discharged, and to proceed with the remainder of their cargo to any other port or ports of the same territory, open to ioreign commerce, without paying other or higher tonnage duties or port charges in such cases than would be paid by national vessels in like circumstances ; and they shall be permitted to load in like manner at different ports in the same voyage outward. The citizens of either country shall also have the unrestrained right Right to travel. to travel in any part of the possessions of the other, and shall in all cases enjoy the same security and protection as the natives of the country in which they reside, on condition of their submitting to the laws, decrees, and ordinances there prevailing. They shall not be called Exemption from upon for any forced loan or occasional contribution, nor shall they be fvwsdissusi &¤· liable to any embargo, or to be detained with their vessels, cargoes, merchandise, goods or effects, for any military expedition, or for any public purpose whatsoever, without being allowed therefor a full and sufdcieut indemnification, which shall in all cases be agreed upon and paid in advance. Anrromn IV. All kinds of roduce manufactures, or merchandise of any foreign _N° d*°°'*”’m’; country which dan, from time to time, be lawfully imported into the ESQ b°tw°°u v° United States in their own vessels, may be also imported in vessels of the Republic of Bolivia; and no higher or other duties upon the tonnage of the vessel and her cargo shall be levied and collected, whether the importation be made in the vessels of the one country or of the other; and in like manner all kinds of produce, manufactures, and merchandise of any foreign country that can be, from time to time, lawfully imported into the Republic of Bolivia in its own vessels, whether in her ports upon the Paciiic or her ports upon the tributaries ot » the