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BOLIVIA, 1858. 77 Anrrcnn XXXIV. The said Consuls shall have ower to re uire h . ° authorities of the country for the arrest, (detentioii qhlidtacliigodjrtlof Vcgilgims from deserters from the public and private vessels of their,country· and for that purpose they shall address themselves to the courts judges and officers ·competent, and shall demand the said deserters in writing proving by an exhibition of the registers of the vessels or ships’ roll or other public documents, that those men were part of the said crewsand on this demand, so proved, (saving, however, when the contrary is proved,) the delivery shall not be refused. Such deserters when arrested, shall be put at the disposal of said Consuls, and mav’be put in the public prisons, at the request and expense of those who reclaim them, to be sent to the ships to which they belonged or to others of the same nation; but if they be not sent back within two months, to be counted from the day of their arrest, they shall be set at liberty, and shall be no more arrested for the same cause. Anricmz XXXV. For the purpose of more eifectually protecting their commerce and Consular conven. navigation, the two contracting parties agree, as soon hereafter as cir- ti¤¤· cumstauces will permit them, to form a consular convention which shall declare especially the powers and immunities of the Consuls and Vice- Consnls of the respective parties. Anrrcma XXXVI. The United States of America and the Republic of Bolivia, desiring to make as durable as circumstances will permit the relations which are established between the two parties by virtue of this treaty of peace, amity, commerce, and navigation, declare solemnly and agree to the following points: 1st. The present treaty shall remain in full force and virtue for the Duration or term of ten years, to be counted from the day of the exchange of the tf6M?- ratifications, and further, until the end of one year after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of its intention to terminate the same; each of the contracting parties reserving to itself the right of giving such notice to the other at the end of said term of ten years; and it is agreed between them that, on the expiration of one year after such notice shall have been received by either from the other party, this treaty, in all its parts relative to commerce and navigation, shall altogether cease and determine; and in all those parts which relate to peace and friendship, it shall be perpetual and permanently binding on both powers. 2d. If one or more of the citizens of either party shall infringe any of Infringement of the articles of this treaty, such citizen shall be held p zrsonally respon- ti-eats'- sible for the same, and harmony and good correspondence between the two nations shall not be interrupted thereby, each party engaging in no way to protect the offender or sanction such violation. 3d. If, (what indeed cannot be expected,) unfortunately, any of the Reprisals and articles contained in the present treaty shall be violated, or infringed in `*l_°;:’**¤l° I ° ll B 0* any other mode whatever, it is expressly stipulated that neither of the ‘ contracting parties will order or authorize any act of reprisal, nor declare war against the other, on complaints of injuries or damages until the said party considering itself oeeiiueu shall have first presented to the other a statement of such injuries or damages, veriiied by competent proofs, and demanded justice, and the same shall have been either refused or unreasonably delayed. 4th. Nothing in this treaty shall, however, be construed or operate Treaties with contrary to iormer and existing public treaties with other Sovereigns gg;;_0§¤f¤¤¤¤ Mt and States. '