Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/787

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780 PUBLIC TREATIES. cavalry, together with al: that appertains to them; as also every other munition of war, and, generally, every species of arms, and instruments in iron, steel, brass, copper, or any other material whatever, manufactured, prepared, and made expressly for purposes of war, whether by land or sea. Forfeitures. And it is expressly declared and understood that the merchandize above set forth as contraband of war shall not entail conhscation, either on the vessel on which it hall have been loaded, or on the merchandise forming the rest of the cargo of said vessel, whether the said merchandise belong to the same or to a different owner. Anerrcnn IV. Right of travel The citizens and subjects of each of the high contracting parties md *`°¤*d°¤°°· shall have free and undoubted right to travel and reside in the States of the other, remaining subject only to the precautions of police which are practiced towards the citizens or subjects of the most favored nations. Antrronn V. Sxemption from The citizens or subjects of one of the high contracting parties, travel-

2****5* ¤91‘V¤¢<>» ling or residing in the territories of the other, shall be free from all

‘ military service, whether by land or sea, from all billetiug of soldiers in their houses, from every extraordinary contribution, not general and by law established, and from all forced loans; nor shall they be held, under any pretence whatever, to pay any taxes or impositions, other or greater than those which are or may hereafter be paid by the subjects or citizens of the most favored nations, in the respective States of the high contracting parties. Their dwellings, warehouses, and all premises appertaining thereto, destined for purposes of commerce or residence, shall be respected. No arbitrary search of or visit to their houses, whether private or of business, and no arbitrary examination or inspection whatever of their books, papers, or accounts of trade, shall be made; but such measures shall have place only in virtue of warrant granted by the judicial authorities. And each of the high contracting parties expressly engages that the citizens- or subjects of the other, residing in their respective States, shall enjoy their property and personal security, in as full and ample a manner as their own citizens or subjects, or the citizens or subjects of the most favored nations. Ancrromt VI. Right to manage The citizens and subjects of each of the contracting parties residb¤¤¤¤¤¤¤»&<>- ing in the States of the other, shall be entitled to carry oil com- . merce, arts, or trade, and to. occupy dwellings, shops, and warehouses, and to dispose of their property of every kind, whether real or personal by sale, gift, exchange, or in any other way, without hinderance or obstacle. And they shall be free to manage their own affairs theinselves, or to commit those affairs to persons whom they may appoint a broker, factor, or agent; nor shall they be restrained in their choice of persons to act in such capacities; nor shall they be called upon to pay any salary or remuneration to any person whom they shall not choose to employ. Absolute freedom shall also be given in all cases to the buyer and seller to bargain together, and also to fix the price of any goods or merchandise imported into or to be exported from the States of either of the contracting parties, save and except cases where the laws of the said States may require the intervention of special agent , or where, in either of thecountries, articles may be the subject of a_Government monopoly, as at present in the Kingdom of the Two Sgglggsbthtglrgyal monopolies of tobacco, salt, playing cards, gunpowder, It being expressly understood, however, that none of the rovisions of the present treaty shall be so construed as to take away tile right of