Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/91

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84 PUBLIC '1`REATIES. account of their character of aliens, there shall be granted to them the term of three years to dispose of the same as they may think proper, and to withdraw the proceeds without molestation, nor any other charges than those which are imposed by the laws of the country. Arvrromn XII. Special protec- Both the contracting parties promise and engage formally to give "f’“ °",1§•*"*°¤·¤¤*l their special protection to the persons and property of the citizens and pu,]"". ·l' subjects of each other, of all occupations, who may be ill their territories, subject to the jurisdiction of the one or the other, transient or dwelling therein, leaving open and free to them the tribunals of justice for their judicial intercourse, on the same terms which are usual and customary with the natives or citizens and subjects of the country in which they may be; for which they may employ, in (deézence of the? rights, sgch advocates, solicitors, nota ries, agen an actors, as they may judge proper in all their trials at law. ts, Ancrromz XIII. security of cou- It is likewise agreed that the most perfect and entire security of con- °°‘°"°°· science shall be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of both the contracting parties, in the countries subject to the jurisdiction of the one and the other, without their being liable to be disturbed or molested on account of their religious belief, so long as they respect the laws and established Rights of burial. usages of the country. Moreover, the bodies of the citizens and subjects of one of the contracting parties who may die in the territories of the other shall be buried in the usual burying grounds, or in other decenlt or suitable places, and shall be protected from violation or distur ance. Aarrcnm XIV. N¤¤¤•l *¤d¤· It shall be lawful for the citizens and subjects of the United States of America, and of the Empire of Brazil, to sail with their ships, with all manner of liberty and security, no distinction being made who are the proprietors of the merchandise laden thereon, from any port to the places of those who now are, or who hereafter shall be, at enmity with either of the contracting parties. It shall likewise be lawful for the citizens and subjects aforesaid to sail with the ships and merchandises before mentioned, and to trade with the same liberty and security, from the places, ports, and havens of those who are enemies of either party, without any oposition or disturbance whatsoever, not only directly from the places of the enemy before mentioned to neutral places, but also from one place belonging to an enemy to another place belonging to an enemy, F V whether they be under the jurisdiction of one power or under several. fm*°m:P¤ *¤**k° And it IS hereby stipulated that free ships shall also give freedom to goods, g and that everything shall be deemed to be free and exempt which shall be found on board the ships belonging to the citizens or subjects of either of the contracting parties, although the whole lading, or any part thereof, should appertaiu to the enemies of either, contraband goods being always excepted. It is also agreed in like manner that the same liberty be extended to persons who are on board a free ship, with this effect, that, although they be enemies to both or either party they are not to be taken out of that free ship unless thev are officers of soldiers and in rmnltutioncftne the actual service of the enemies; prowjided, however and it is hereby n¤¤¤¤¤pl••- agreed, that the stipulations in this article contained, d,eclarin g that H10 flag shall cover the property,_shall be understood as applying to those powers only who recognize this principle; but if either of the two contiracting parties shall be at war with a. third and the other neutral, the ag of the neutral shall cover the property of enemies -whose governments acknowledge this principle, and not of others.