Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/779

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772 Punmo rnnyrins. Anrrom II. Method of pay- The sum of two millions one hundred and fifteen thousand N eapolitan ment. ducats agreed on in article the 1st, shall be paid In Naples, in nine eq nal installments of two hundred and thirty-tive thousand ducats, and with interest thereon at the rate of four per centum per annum, to becalcnlated from the date of the interchange of the ratiiicatious of this convention, until the whole sum shall be paid. The first installment shall be payable twelve months after the exchange of the said ratitications, and the remaining installments, with the interest, successively, one year after another. The said payments shall be made in Naples Into the hands of such person as shall be duly authorized by the Government of the United States to receive the same. ARTICLE III. Rstincatienn. The present convention shall be ratided and the ratitlcations thereof shall be exchanged in this capital, in the space of eight months from this date, or sooner if possible. ‘ signatures. In faith whereof the parties above named have respectively subscribed these articles, and thereto amxed their seals. Date. Done at Naples on the 14th day of October, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. JNO. NELSON. sEAL. Tm; PBINCE OF CASSARO. san... TWO SICILIES, 1845.* Dec. 1, 1845. TREATY OF COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES —-—-——— OF AMERICA AND HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF THE TW0 SICILIES, CONCLUDED AT NAPLES DECEMBER 1, 1845; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE APRIL 11, 1846; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT APRIL 14, 1846; RATIFIGATIUNS EXCHANGED AT NAPLES JUNE 1, 1846; PROOLAIMED JULY 24, 1846. _0¤¤¤*•<>¤¤z PM- The United States of America and His Majesty the King of the “°°‘ Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, equally animated with the desire of maintaining the `relations of good understanding which have hitherto so happily subsisted between their respective States, and consolidating the commercial intercourse between them, have agreed to enter in negotiation for the conclusion of a treaty of commerce and navigation, for which purpose they have appointed Plenipotentiaries, that is to say: Negetiaami. The President of the United States of America., William H. Polk, Charge d’Ali'aires of the same United States of America to the court of His Majesty the King of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies; and His Majesty the King of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, D. Giustino Fortunato, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Military Constantinian Order of St. George, and of Francis the Ist, Minister Secretary of State of His said Majesty; D. Michaer Gravina and Bequesenz, Prince of Comitini, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Francis the 1st, Gentleman of the Chamber in Waiting; and Minister Secretary of State of his said MajesI;y· and D. Antonio Spinelli, of Scalea, Commander of the Rl. Order o Francis the 1st, Gentleman of the Chamber of His said Majesty, Member of the General Consulta, and Surintendant·Geueral of the Archives of the Kingdom; · _ Who, after having each others exchanged their full powers, found mu and due orm, have concluded and signed the tbllowing

" See convention of 1855, pp. 7]8—7B6.