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TRIPOLI, 1796. 755 T R I P O L I. TRIPOLI, 1796-1797. TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSH OF mma AND mw, CONe‘€U€§§°l$§%‘éM£*é% Bti52E3G? ,,;*3; ;»,,.};°6· UARY 3, 1797; RATHFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE JUNE 7, 1797. y ’. Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States of America, and the Bey and Subjects of Tripoli, of Barbary. AE·r1oLE I. There is a iirm and perpetual peace and iriendship between the United pcm and mend. States of America and the Bey and subjects of Tripoli of Barbary, made ship. by the free consent of both parties, and guaranteed by the Most Potent Dey and Regency of Algiers. A1z·r1cLm II. If any goods belonging to any nation with which either of the parties E¤°¤‘Y’¤, §,°°g° is at war, shall be loaded on board of vessels belonging to the other g:,‘;,;°f§°bB°f,;B° party, they shall pass free, and no attempt shall be made to take or de- ` tain them. ARTICLE III. If any citizens, subjects, or effects belonging to either party, shall be BF¤¤>¤*i•>¤ 0 f found on board a prize-vessel taken from an enemy by the other party, '“b·l°°°“ 'md g°°d“‘ such citizens or subjects shall be set at liberty, and the effects restored to the owners. ARTICLE IV. Proper passports are to be given to all vessels of both parties, by Passports. which they are to be known. And considering the distance between the two countries, eighteen months from the date of this treaty shall be allowed for procuring such passports. During this interval, the other papers belonging to such vessels shall be sufficient for their protection. A1z.r1o1.n V. A citizen or subject of either party having bought a prize-vessel cou- P*l¤°·"°°°°1°· demned by the party or by any other nation, the certificate of condemnation and bill of sale shall be a suhicient passport for such vessel for one year; this being a reasonable time for her to procure a proper passport. A1z·r1cLn VI. Vessels of either party putting into the ports of the other, and having Vessels needing Deed of provisions or other supplies, they shall be furnished at the mar- P;‘;'*°*°“° °' ’°‘ ket price. And if any such vessel shall so put in from a disasterat sea, Y °‘ and have occasion to repair, she shall be at liberty to land and reimbark her cargo, without paying any duties. But in no case shall she be compelled to land her cargo.