Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/763

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756 PUBLIC TREATIES. Anrronn VII. W¤`¤¤k°d V°¤¤**]¤· Should a vessel of either party be cast on the shore of the other, all proper assistance shall be given to her and her people—no pillage shall be allowed; the property shall remain at the disposituon of the owners, and the crew protected and succoured till they can be sent to their country. Anrrcm VIII. Neutral i t y of If a vessel of either party shall be attacked by an enemy within gun- P¤f*·¤· shot of the forts of the other, she shall bedefended as much as possible. If she be in port, she shall not be seized or attacked, when 1t is in the power of the other party to protect her; and when she proceeds to_ sea, no enemy shall be allowed to pursue her from the same port within twenty-four hours after her departure. Anrrcnn IX. Commerce, &o., The commerce between the United States and Tripoli; the protecon footing ¤f_ most tion to be given to merchants, masters of vessels and seamen; the ref°"°“'°d ”***°”"· ciprocal right of establishing Consuls in each country, and the privileges, immunities, and jurisdictions to be enjoyed by such Consuls are declared to be on the same footing with those of the most favoured nations respectively. Anrrcnn X. Price ofpeace. The money and presents demanded by the Bey of Tripoli, as a full and satisfactory consideration- on his part, and on the part of his subjects, for this treaty of perpetual peace and friendship, are acknowledged to have been received by him previous to his signing the same, according to a receipt which is hereto annexed; except such part as is promised on the part of the United States, to be delivered and paid by them on the arrival of their Consul in Tripoli, of. which part a notice is likewise hereto annexed. And no pretence of any periodical tribute or farther payment is ever to be made by either party. Amronn XI. Religious me- As the Government of the United States of America is not in any dvm- sense founded on the Christian religion; as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquillity of Musselmen; and as the said States never have entered into any war or act of hostility against any Mahometan nation, it is declared by the parties, that no pretext arising from religious opinions shall ever produce an interruption of the harmony existing between the two countries Amronn XII. Viola tions or In case of any dispute arising from the violation of any of the articles treaty- of this treaty, no appeal shall be made to arms, nor shall war be declared on any pretext whatever. But if the Consul residing at the place where the dispute shall happen shall not be able to settle the same, Arbitration b an amicable reference shall be made to the mutual friend of the parties Y · . . . . . ’ Dey of A,g,m_ the Dey of Algiers, the parties hereby engaging to abide by his dec1s~ 10D. And he, by v1rtue of his signature to this treaty, engages for himself and his successors to declare the justice of the case according to the true interpretation of the treaty, and to use all the means in his power to enforce the observance of the same. ,