Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/792

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TWO SIOILIES, 1855. 785 culpability of the fugitive, in case such sentence or declaration shall Evi<l¤¤r=¤ nf have been pronounced. But if uch sentence or declaration shall not °'*”““““*Y· have been pronounced, then the surrender may be demanded, and shall be made, when the demanding Government shall have furnished such proof as would have been sufficient to justify the apprehension, and commitment for trial, of the accused, if the oiience had been committed in the country where he shall have taken refuge. Aarrromi XXlI. Persons shall be delivered up, according to the provisions of this Crimes for which treaty, who shall be charged with any of the following crimes, to wit: ““"°°d°' ma? b° Murder, (including assassination, parricide, infanticide, and poison- ""'d°‘ ing;) attempt to commit murder; rape; piracy; arson; the making and uttering of false money, forgery, including forgery of evidences of public debt, bank-bills and bill of exchange; robbery` with violence; intimidation or forcible entry of an inhabited house; embezzlement by public officers, including appropriation of public funds; when these crimes are subject, by the code of the Kingdom of .the Two Sicilies, to the punishment della rcclusionc, or other severer punishment, and by the laws of the United States to infamous punishment. Amucmc XXIH. On the part of each country, the surrender of fngitives from justice S¤¤¤¤¢l¤r. lww shall be made only by the authority of the Executive thereof. And all '"‘“‘°· expenses whatever of detention and delivery, eifected in virtue of the preceding articles, shall be at the cost of the party making the demand. Anmcm XXIV. The citizens and subjects of each of the high contracting parties shall Political offenses. remain exempt from the stipulations of the preceding articles, so far &°··“°*’“°l“'l°d· as they relate to the surrender of fugitive criminals; nor shall they apply to offences committed before the date of the present treaty, nor to offences of a political character,‘nnless the political offender shall g have been guilty of some one of the crimes enumerated in Article II. AnrrcLn XXV. The present treaty shall take effect from the day in which raiiiica- Duration or contions shall be exchanged, and shall remain in force for the term of ten V¤¤*l<>¤— years, and further, until the end of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of its intention to terminate the same; each of the said contracting parties reserving to itself the right to give such notice at the end of said term of ten years, or at any subsequent time. ` Aurrcma XXVI. The present treaty shall be approved and ratified by the President Ruliucations. of the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, and by His Majesty the King of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Naples within twelve months from the date of its signature, or sooner if possible. In faith whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the Signatures. foregoing articles in the English and Italian languages, and have hereunto adlxed the seals of their arms. Done in duplicate, at the city of Naples, this first day of October, in Date. the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred fifty-five. ROBERT DALE OWEN. [L. s.[ LUIGI OARAFA. |L. s. PRINCIPE DI OOMITINI. [L. s. GIUSEPPE MARIO ARPINO. [L. s. B s rv-50