786 PUBLIC TREATIES. DECLARATIONS. Duties on wines It having been stipulated in Article XI of the treaty of the first De. °“d °°""°"“- cember, 1845, that the red and white wines, of every kind, of the King. [S°° A"i°1,‘2XI· dom of the Two Sicilies, including those of Marsala, which may be
°f N"' P' imported directly into the United States of America, whether in vessels
` of the one or of the other country, shall not pay other or higher duties than the red and white wines of the most favored nations; and, in like manner, that the cottons of the United States of America which may be imported directly into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, whether in vessels of the one or of the other nation, shall not pay other or higher duties than the cottons of Egypt, Bengal, or the most favored nations: And it being agreed in the new treaty concluded between the United States oi' America and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and to-day signed by the undersigned, not only that no duties of customs shall be paid on merchandise the produce of one of the two countries imported into the other country, other or higher than shall be paid on merchandisc of the same kind the produce of any other country, but also that, as to all duties of navigation or of customs, there shall not be made, as to the vessels of the two countries, any distinction whatever between direct and indirect navigation-: The undersigned declare, as to the construction of the new treaty, from the day on which the ratitications thereof .shall be exchanged, that the red and white wines, of every kind, of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, including the wine of Marsala, which shall be imported into the United States of America, shall not pay other or higher duties than are paid by the red and white wines of the most favored nations. And, in like manner, that the cottons of the United States which shall be imported into the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies shall not pay other or giigher duties than the cottons of Egypt, Bengal, or the most favored na ions; Effect of deem- The present declaration shall be considered as an integral part of the ”*m°“· said new treaty, and shall be ratified, and the ratifications thereof ex- _ changed, at the same time as those of the treaty itself Signatures. In faith whereof, the undersigned have hereunto set their hands and atiixed the seal of their arms. mw Done in duplicate, in the city of Naples, this first day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nfty-five. ROBERT DALE OWEN. [L. s. LUIGI CARAFA. L. s. PRINCIPE DI COMITIN1. L. s. GIUSEPPE MARIO ARPINO. L. s.