724: CONVENTION—WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. MAY 20, 1875. ARTICLE 6. ARTICLE 6. International The immediate formation of the Le Comité international est au- °°mm‘“°°· international committee is author- toriséase constituer immediatement ized, and that body, when formed, et a faire toutcs les études preparais hereby empowered to make all toires nécessaires pour Ia misc at necessary preparatory examina execution de la Convention, sans tions for the carrying into eifect engager aucune dépenso avant of the convention, without, how- Péchange des ratincations de ladite ever, incurring any expense before Convention. the exchange of the ratiiications of the said convention. SiE¤¤t‘¤°¤· E. B. WAs1mUnNm. E. B. WAsmwm~nz.· HOHELIOHE. HOIIENLOIIE. Arroxu. APPOXYI. Bmrizxs. Burr-nas. Vrscotmr D’IrA.1unA. Viscouxr D’I·rAJmxA. M. BALcAncr:. M. BAI.c.u:cu. LIOLTKE-HW'Y[FELDT. l`lOL'l`KE·H\'ITFELD'I`. MARQUIS DE LIOLINS. Mzmqvis Dr: Momivs. Cinros IBAFEZ. C.&m.os Imxinz. Dmcxzns. DmcAzIas. C. DE M1:AUx. C. D12 MLA0x. DuMAs. Deans. NIGRA. NIGRA. P. GALVEZ. P. GALVEZ. , FnAN’co D1: Rrvmzo. FRAN’CO Dm Rrvnno. J ost DA SILVA Miamucs L1uAI.. J osu DA SILVA Mmxnmz LEAL. Oizocxmrr. Oxovxnrr. For M. le BARoN (prevented). Pour M. le BA110x ADELSWXRD (empeché). H. Auxcizum. H. Ziimimn. Kmm. linux. Husxv. llrqsxr. E. Acosm. E. Acosn. And whereas the said convention has been duly ratiiied on both parts, and the respective ratiiications were exchanged at Paris on the 2nd of _ August last; P¤>¤l¤¤¤¤¤10¤- Now, therefore, be it known that I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States of America, have caused the said convent-ion to be made public to the end that the same and every clause and article thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done in the City of lVashington this twenty-seventh day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [SEAL.] seventy-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and third. R. B. HAYES. By the President: WILLIAM LIAXWELL EVARTS, Secretary; cj State.