Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/90

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BRAZIL, 1828. 83 ject to the jurisdiction of each other, as well with respect to the consignment and sale of their goods and merchandise by wholesale or retail, as with respect to the loading, unloading, and sending off their ships; thev being in all these cases to be treated as citizens or subjects of the country in which they reside, or at least to be placed on a footing with the subjects or citizens of the most favored nation. Ancrrcmr VII. The citizens and subjects of neither of the contracting parties shall Embargoes. be liable to any embargo, nor be detained with their vessels, cargoes, or merchandise or effects, for any military expedition, nor for any public or private purpose whatever, without allowing to those interested a sumcient indemnification. Anrrcmr VIII. Whenever the citizens or subjects of either of the contracting parties Vessel an meshall be forced to seek refuge or asylum in the rivers, bays, ports, or “°¤°· domiuions of the other, with their vessels, whether of merchant or of war, public or private, through stress of weather, pursuit of pirates, or enemies, they shall be received and treated with humanity, giving to them all favor and protection, for repairing their ships, procuring provisions, and placing themselves in a situation to continue their voyage without obstacle or hindrance of any kind. Anrrcma IX. All the ships, merchandise, and effects belonging to the citizens or sub- PMPMX ¤ ¤· P- jects of one of the contracting parties, which may be captured by pirates, *“"d by P‘““°“· whether within the limits of its jurisdiction, or on the high seas, and may be carried or found in the rivers, roads, ports, bays, or dominions of the other, shall be delivered up to the owners, they proving in due and proper form their rights before the competent tribunals, it being well understood that the claim should be made within the term of one year by the parties themselves, their attorneys, or agents of their respective Governments. Anrioms X. When any vessel belonging to the citizens or subjects of either of the shipwreck;. contracting parties shall be wrecked, foundered, or shall suffer any damage on the coasts or within the dominions of the other, there shall be given to them all assistance and protection, in the same manner which is usual and customary with the vessels of the nation where the damage happens, permitting them to unload the said vessel, if necessary, of its merchandise and sheets, without exacting for it any duty, impost, or coutribution whatever, until they may be exported, unless they be destined for consumption. Ancrronn X1. The citizens or subjects of each of the contracting parties shall have, P¤¤¤¤¤l P'°P‘ power to dispose of their personal goods within the jurisdiction of the °"°Y‘ other, by sale, donation, testament, or otherwise ;_and their representatives, being citizens or subjects of the other party, shall succeed to the said personal goods, whether by testament, or ab intestate, and they may take possession thereof, either by themselves, or others acting for them, and dispose of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the iuhabitants of the country wherein said goods are sball_be subject to Rm rt pay in like cases; and if, in the case of real estate, the said heirs would P"°P° 7· be prevented from · entering into the possession of the inheritance on