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with such supply, in consideration of the profits causing any destruction, or carrying away any of that they derive from the public in lieu of such the artillery or other public property originally
captured in the said forts or places, and which accommodation.
shall remain therein upon the exchange of the Here again the constitutional question meets us, ratifications of this treaty, or any slaves or other but certainly on no other ground than it was sup- private property. And all archives, records,
deeds, and papers, either of a public nature, or posed to have met the plan of establishing the na
belonging to private persons, which, in the course tional bank, now existing. As to the difficulty of || of the war, inay bave fallen into the hands of the equalizing the banks, or assigning to each its pro- officers of either party, shall be, as far as may be per footing; that might be settled upon general practicable, forth with restored and delivered to
the legal principles : but it might not be easy to in respectively belong. Such of the islands in the
authorities and persons to whom they
proper duce those that enjoy superior local advantages bay of Passamaquoddy as are claimed by both parto share them with those in less favoured portions ties, shall remain in the possession of the party in of the country.
whose occupation they may be at the time of the exchange of the ratifications of this treaty, until the decision respecting the title to the said islands
shall have been made in conformity with the fourth TREATY OF PEACE.
article of this treaty. No disposition made by James Madison, President of the United States of this treaty, as to such possession of the islands America,
and territories claimed by both parties, shall, in To all and singular to whom these presents shall any niander whatever, be construed to affect the come, greeting :
right of either. Whereas a treaty of peace and amity between Ant. II, Immediately after the ratifications of the United States of America and his Britannic || this treaty by both parties, its hereinafter mentionmajesty was signed at Ghent, on the twenty-fourth ed, orders shall be sent to the armies, squadrons, day of December, one thousand eight hundred officers, subjects and citizens, of the two powers and fourteen, by the plenipotentiaries respective. to cease from all hostilities: and to prevent all ly appointed for that purpose; and the said treaty || causes of complaint which might arise on account having been, by and with the advice and consent of the prizes which may be taken at sea after the of the Senate of the United States, duly accepted, || said ratifications of this treaty, it is reciprocally ratified, and confirmed, on the seventeenth day of agreed, that all vessels and effects which may be February, one thousand eight hundred and fifteen; || taken after the space of twelve days from the said and ratified copies thereof having been exchanged ratifications, upon all parts of the coast of Northagreeably to the tenor of the said treaty, which is America, from the latitude of twenty-three dein the words following, to wit:
grees north, to the latitude of fifty degrees north, Treaty of peace anél amity between his Britannic ma- and as far castward in the Atlantic ocean, as the
jesty and the United States of America. thirty-sixth degree of west longitude from the His Britannic majesty and the United States of | meridian of Greenwich, shall be restored to each America, desirous of terminating the war which | side : that the time shall be thirty days in all other has unhappily subsisted between the two coun- parts of the Atlantic ocean, nprih of the equinoctries, and of restoring, upon principles of perfect tial line or equator, and the same time for the Bri. reciprocity, peace, friendship, and good under- tish and Irish channels, for the Gulf of Mexico standing between them, have, for that purpose, and all parts of the West Indies: forty days for appointed their respective plenipotentiaries, that the North seas, for the Baltic, and for all parts of is to say: his Britannic majesty, on his part, has the Mediterranean : sixty days for the Atlantic appointed the right honorable James lord Gambier, ocean south of the equator as far as the latiuude of late admiral of the white, now admiral of the red | the Cape of Good Hope: ninety days for every squadron of his majesty's fleet, Henry Goulburn, part of the world south of the equator: and one esquire, a member of the imperial parliament and hundred and twenty days for all other parts of the under secretary of state, and William Adams, es. world, without exception. quire, doctor of civil laws: and the president of Art. III. All prisoners of war taken on either the United States, by and with the advice and side, as well by land as by sea, shall be restored consent of the Senate thereof, has appointed John as soon as practicable after the ratification of this Quincy Adams, James A. Bayard, Henry Clay, treaty, as hereinafter mentioned, on their paying Jonathan Russell and Albert Gullatin, citizens of the debts which they may have contracted during the United States, who, after a reciprocal commu- their captivity. The two contracting parties renication of their respective full powers, have a spectively engage to discharge in specie, the ad. greed upon the following articles:
vances which may have been made by the other ART. I. There shall be a firm and universal for the sust_nance and maintenance of such pripeace between his Britannic majesty and the United States, and between their respective coun- Arr. IV. Whereas it was stipulated by the setries, territories, cities, towns, and people, of eve- cond article in the treaty of peace, of one thousand ry degree, without exception of places or persons. seven hundred and eighty-three, between his BriAll hostilities, both by sea and land, shall cease tannic majusty and the United States of America, as soon as this treaty shall have been ratified by that the boundary of the United States should both parties, as hereinafter mentioned. All terri- || comprehend all islands within twenty leagues' of tory, places, and possessions whatsoever, taken || any part of the shores of the United States, and from either party by the other, during the war, or || lying between lines to be drawn due east from which may be taken after the signing of this trea- de points where the aforesaid boundaries, bety, excepting only the islands hereinafier mention- tween Nova Scotia, on the one part, and East-Flo. ed, shall be restored without delay, and without lirida on the other, shull respectively touch the Bay of Fundy, and the Atlantic ocean, excepting, St. Croix, and designated in the former treaty of guch islands as now are, or heretofore have been, peace between the two powers as the north-west within the limits of Nova Scotia ; and whereas the angle of Nova Scotia, now the north-westermost several islands in the Bay of Passamaquoddy, head of Connecticut river, has yet been ascertainwhich is part of the Bay of Fundy, and the island | ed; and whereas that part of the boundary line of Grand Menan in the said Bay of Fundy, are between the dominion of the two powers which claimed by the United States as being compre extends from the source of the river St. Croix dihended within their aforesaid boundaries, which || rectly north to the abovementioned north-west said islands are claimed as belonging to his Britan-angle of Nova Scotia, thence along the said high nic majesty, as having been at the time of, and lands which divide those rivers that empty theinprevious to the aforesaid treaty of one thousand selves into the river St. Lawrence from those seven hundred and eighty-three within the limits which fall into the Atlantic ocean to the northof the province of Nova Scotia : In order, there- || westermost head of Connecticut river, thence fore, finally to decide upon these claims, it is | down along the middle of the river to the fortyagreed that they shall be referred to two commis- | tifth degree of north latitude; thence by a line sioners, to be appointed in the following manner, I due west on said latitude until it strikes the river viz: one commissioner shall be appointed by his Iroquois or Cataraguy, has not yet been surveyed: Britannic majesty, and one by the president of the it is agreed, that for those several purposes two United States, by and with the advice and consent commissioners shall be appointed, sworn, and auof the Senate thereof, and the said two commis- | thorized, to act exactly in the manner directed - sioners so appointed shall be swom impartially to with respect to those mentioned in the next preexamine and decide upon the said claims accord-ceding article, unless otherwise specificd in the ing to such evidence as shall be laid before them || present article. The said commissioners shall on the part of his Britannic majesty and of the meet at St. Andrews, in the province of New United States respectively. The said commis- || Brunswick, and shall have power to adjourn to sioners shall meet at $t. Andrews, in the province such other place or places as they shall think fit. of New Brunswick, and shall have power to ad- The said commissioners shall have power to ascer. journ to such other place or places as they shall tain and determine the points abovementioned, in think fit. The said commissioners shall, by a de- conformity with the provisions of the said treaty claration or report under their hands and seals, || of peace of one thousand seven hundred and decide to which of the two contracting parties cighty-three, and shall cause the boundary afore. the several islands aforesaid do respectively be. || said, from the source of the river St. Croix to the long, in conformity to the true intent of the said river Iroquois or Cataraguy, to be surveyed and treaty of peace of one thousand seven hundred | marked according to the said provisions. The and eighty-three. And if the said commissioners said commissioners shall make a map of the said shall agree in their decision, both parties shall boundary, and annex to it a deciaration under consider such decision as final and conclusive. It || their hands and seals, certifying it to be the true is further agreed, that in the event of the two map of the said boundary, and particularizing the commissioners differing upon all or any of the latitude and longitude of the north-west angle of matters so referred to them, or even in the event | Nova Scotia, of the north-westermost heal of Conof both or either of the said commissioners re- || necticut river, and of such other points of the fusing, or declining, or wilfully omitting, to act as same boundary as they may deem proper. ‘And such, they shall make, jointly or separately, a re- both parties agree to consider such map and deport or reports, as well to the government of his claration as finally and conclusively fixing the said Britannic majesty as to that of the United States, boundary. And in the event of the said wo comstating in detail the points on which they differ, | missioners differing, or both, or either of them, and the grounds upon which their respective opi- refusing or declining, or wilfully omitting to act, nions have been formed, or the grounds upon such reports, declarations, or statements, shall be which they, or either of them, have so refused, made by them, or either of them, and such referdeclined, or omitted to act. And his Britannicence to a friendly sovereign or state, shall be majesty and the government of the United States, made, in all respects as in the latter part of the hereby agree to refer the report or reports of the fourth article is contained, and in as full a manner said commissioners, to some friendly sovereign or as if the same was herein repeated. state, to be then named for that purpose, and who Ant. VI. Whereas, by the former treaty of shall be requested to decide on the differences peace that portion of the boundary of the United which may be stated in the said report or reports, | States from the point where the forty-fifth degree or upon the report of one commissioner, together of north latitude strikes the river Iroquois or Catawith the grounds upon which the other commis- | raguy to the lake Superior, was declared to be sioner shall have refused, declined, or omitted to " along the middle of said river into lake Ontario, act, as the case may be. And if the commissioner through the middle of said lake until it strikes so refusing, declining, or omitting to act, shall also the communication by water between that lake wilfully omit to state the grounds opon which he || and lake Erie, thence along the middle of said has so done, in such manner that the said state communication into lake Erie, through the middle ment may be referred to such friendly sovereign || of said lake until it arrives at the water communior state, together with the report of such other cation into the lake Huron, thence through the commissioner, then such sovereign or state shall middle of said lake to the water communication decide ex parte upon the said report alone. And between that lake and lake Superior:” And his Britannic majesty and the government of the whereas doubts have arisen what was the middle United States engage to consider the decision of of said river, lakes and water communications, some friendly sovereign or state to be such and and whether certain islands lying in the same conclusive on all the matters so referred.
were within the dominions of his Britannic majesAxr. V. Whereas neither that point of the high || ty or of the United States: In order, therefore, landis lying due north from the source of the river finally to decide these doubts, they shall be referred to two commissioners, to be appointed, sworn, ed by them to the agents of his Britannic majesty, and authorized to act exactly in the manner di- || and to the agents of the United States, who may rected with respect to those mentioned in the be respectively appointed and authorized to manext preceding article, unless otherwise specified nage the business on behalf of their respective in this present article. The said commissioners governments. The said commissioners shall be shall meet, in the first instance, at Albany, in the respectively paid in such manner as shall be agreed State of New York, and shall have power to ad- || between the two contracting parties, such agreejourn to such other place or places as they shall ment being to be settled at the time of the exthink fit. The said commissioners shall, by a re- change of the ratifications of this treaty. And port or declaration, under their hands and seals, || all other expenses attending the said commisdesignate the boundary through the said river, sioners shall be defrayed coually by the two lakes, and water communications, and decide to parties. And in the case of death, sickness, re. which of the two contracting parties the several signation, or necessary absence, the place of eveislands lying within the said liver, lakes, and wa- ry such commissioner respectively shall be supter communications, do respectively, belong, inplied in the same manner as such commissioner conformity with the true intent of the said treaty was first appointed, and the new commissioner of one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three. || shall take the same oath or affirmation and do the And both parties agree to consider such designa- same duties. It is further agreed between the tion and decision as final and conclusive. And in two contracting parties, that in case any of the the event of the said two commissioners differing, islands mentioned in any of the preceding articles, or both, or either of them, refusing, declining, or which were in the possession of one of the parties wilfully omitting to act, such reports, declarations prior to the commencement of the present war or statements, shall be made by them, or either between the two countries, should, by the deciof them, and such reference to a friendly sovereign sion of any of the boards of commissioners aforeor state shall be made in all respects as in the lat. | said, or of the sovereign or state so referred to, ter part of the fourth article is contained, and in as in the four next preceding articles contained, as full a manner as if the same was herein re- fall within the dominions of the other party, all peated.
grants of land made previous to the commenceArt. VII. It is further agreed that the two last | ment of the war by the party having had such mentioned commissioners, after they sliall have il possession, shall be as valid as if such island or executed the duties assigned to them in the pre- || islands, had by such decision or decisions, been ceding article, shall be, and they are hereby au- | adjudged to be within the dominions of the party thorized, upon their oaths, impartially to fix and having had such possession. determine, according to the true intent of ART. IX. The United States of America engage the said treaty of peace, of one thousand se- to put an end, immediately after the ratification of ven hundred and eighty three, that part of the the present treaty, to hostilities with all the tribes boundary between the dominions of the two pow- or nations of Indians, with whom they may be at ers, which extends from the water communication war at the time of such ratification, and forth. between lake Huron and lake Superior, to the most with to restore to such tribes or nations, respecnorth-western point of the lake of the Woods, to tively, all the possessions, rights, and privileges, decide to which of the two parties the several || which they may have enjoyed or been entitled to islands lying in the lakes, water communications, || in one thousand eight hundred and eleven, previ. and rivers, forming the said boundary, do respec- ous to such hostilities: Provided always, That tively belong, in conformity with the true intent of such tribes or nations shall agree to desist from all the said treaty of peace, of one thousand seven hostilities against the United States of America, hundred and eighty-three; and to cause such parts their citizens or subjects, upon the ratification of of the said boundary, as require it, to be surveyed the present treaty being notified to such tribes or and inarked. The said commissioners shall, by a nations, and shall so desist accordingly. And his report or declaration under their hands and seals, || Britannic majesty engages, on his part, to put an designate the boundary aforesaid, state their deci- end, immediately after the ratification of the presions on the points thus referred to them, and par- sent treaty, to hostilities with all the tribes or naticularize the latitude and longitude of the most tions of Indians with whom he inay be at war at north-western point of the lake of the Woods, and the time of such ratification, and forth with to reof such 'other parts of the said boundary as they || store to such tribes or nations, respectively, all may deem proper. And both parties agree to con- the possessions, rights, and privileges, which they sider such designation and decision as final and con- may have enjoyed or been entitled to, in one clusive. And, in the event of the said two commis- thousand eight hundred and eleven, previous to sioners differing, or both, or either of them refus- || such hostilities: Provided always, That such tribes ing, declining, or wilfully omitting to act, such re- or nations shall agree to desist from all hostilities ports, declarations, or statements shall be made by against his Britannic majesty, and his subjects, them, or either of them, and such reference to a upon the ratification of the present treaty being friendly sovereign or state, shall be made in all re. notified to such tribes or nations, and shall so de. spects, as in the latter part of the fourth article is || sist accordingly, contained, and in as full a manner as if the same ART. X. Whereas the trafic in slaves is irreconwas herein repeated.
cilable with the principles of humanity and justice, ART. VIU. The several boards of two com- and whereas both his majesty and the United missioners mentioned in the four preceding arti- States are desirous of continuing their efforts to cles, shall respectively have power to appoint a promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed secretary, and to employ such surveyors or other that both the contracting parties shall use their persons as they shall judge necessary. Duplicates | best endeavours to accomplish so desirable an of all their respective reports, declarations, state object. ments, and decisions, and of their accounts, and of ART. XI. This treaty, when the same shall have t'ie journal of their proceedings, shall be deliver- "been ratified on both sides, without alteration by
either of the contracting parties, and the ratifica- lizing this arrangement; and having acknowledged tions mutually exchanged, shall be binding on that the indemnity due to the powers can neither both parties, and the ratifications shall be exchang- || be wholly territorial or pecuniary, without intered at Washington, in the space of four months tromfering in some degree with the essential interests this day, or sooner if practicable.
of France, and that it would be most expedient to In faith whereof, we, the respective plenipoten- || combine the objects proposed, in order to avoid
tiaries, have signed this treaty, and have those two inconveniences; their imperial and roythereunto affixed our seals.
al majesties have adopted this basis for their actual Done in triplicate, at Ghent, the twenty-fourth || negociations; and being mutually convinced of
day of December, one thousand eight hundred the necessity of preserving, for a determinate pe. and fourteen.
riod, in the frontier provinces of France, a certain (L. S.) GAMBIER,
number of allied troops, they have agreed to com(L. S.)
HENRY GOULBURY, bine the different dispositions founded upon this (L. S.)
WILLIAM ADAMS, basis, in a definitive treaty. (1. s.)
JOIN QUINCY IDAMS, To this end, and for this purpose, his majesty,
the king of France and Navarre, of the one part, 1... S.) H. CLAY,
and his majesty, the einperor of Austria, king of L. S.) JONA. RUSSELL,
Hungary and Bohemia, for himself and his allies, (L. S.)
ALBERT GALLATIN. of the other part, have named their plenipotenti. Now, therefore, to the end that the said treaty | aries, to discuss, conclude, and sign the said definiof peace and amity may be observed with good || tive treaty, to wit: faith, on the part of the United States, I, James (Here follows the names and qualities of the pleniMadison, President as aforesaid, have caused the il po:entiaries.) premises to be inacle public; and I do hereby en- Art. I. The frontiers of France shall remain as join all persons bearing office, civil or military, || they were in 1790, with the exception of the within the United States, and all others, citizens moclification of both parties, which are indicated or inhabitants thereof, or being within the same, in the present article. faithfully to vbserve and fulfil the said treaty and 1. On the frontiers of the north, the line of deevery clause and article thereof.
marcation shall remain such as the treaty of Paris In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal had fixed it until it reaches opposite to Quicerain;
of the United States to be affixed to these from thence it shall follow the ancient limits of the (L. S.)
presents, and signed the same with my | Belgic provinces, of the former bishoprick of hand.
Liege, and the duchy of Rouillon, such as it existDone at the city of Washington, this eigh-| ed in 1790; leaving the enclosed territories of
teenth day of February, in the year of our | Phillipville and Marienbourg, together with the Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fif- || places by that name, and the whole duchy of teen, and of the sovereignty and indepen-Rouillon, without the frontiers of France; from dence of the United States, the thirty- || Villas near Orval, on the confines of the departninth.
ment of Ardennes and the grand duchy of Luxem
JAMES MADISON. bourg, as far as Palc, upon the causeway which By the president,
leads from Thionville to Neves, the line shall reJAMES MONROE, Acting Secretary of State. main such as it was designated by the treaty of
Paris. Prom Palc it will pass by Launsdorf, Wal
lerich, Schardorf, Nicdaveiling, Pellweila, all THEATY OF PARIS,
which places, with their liberties (franchises )
shall remain to France, as far as Houve, and from Between France and the Whed Powers, concluded on
thence shall follow the ancient boundaries of the the 20th of November, 1815.
country of Sancbruck, leaving Sanc Louis and the In the name of the Most Holy and Undivided course of the Sana, with the places situated to the Trinity!
right of the line above designed, and their liberThe allied powers having, by their united ef. ties without the limits of France. From the boundforts, and by the success of their arms, preservedaries of Sancbruck the line of demarcation shall France and Europe from the destruction with | be the same which now separates from Germany which they were menaced by the last attempts the departments of the Moselle and the Lower of Napoleon Bonaparte, and by the revolutionary | Rhine, as far as Lauta, which shall hereafter be system reproduced in France in support of said at- the frontiers until where it empties into the Rhine. tempts;
The whole of the territory on the left bank of Participating with his most christian majesty in the Lauta, including laudan, shall compose part a wish to consolidate, by the inviolable preserva- of Germany; nevertheless, the town of Weissemtion of the royal authority, and the introduction | bourg, through which that river flows, shall remain of the constitutional charter to its full vigor, the entire to France, with a small portion of territory order of things happily re-established in France, on the left bank, not to exceed one thousand as well as to restore the relations of confidence | toises, and which will be more particularly deterand reciprocal good will between France and the mined by the commissioners who are to run the sirrounding nations, which the happy effects of boundary line. the revolution and the spirit of conquest have so 2. From the mouth of the Lauta, along the delong interrupted;
partinents of the lower and Upper Rhine, Doubs Persiaded that this last object can only be ac- and Jura us far as the Canton di Vaud, the froncomplished by an arrangement adequate to ensure tiers shall remain as they were fixed by the trealjust indemnity for the past, and a solid guaranty ty of Paris. The bed or course of the Rhine slall for the future;
form the demarcation between France and the Have taken into consideration, in concert with States of Germany; but the right to the islands his majesty the king of France, the means of real-therein, such as the same shall hereafter be decided upon, on a new survey of the course of the Ant. IV. The pecuniary indemnity to be fur. said river, shall remain immutable, whatever Inished by France to the allied powers is fixed at changes the course of said rivers may undergo in the sum of seven hundred millions of francs. The the lapse of time. Commissioners shall be ap- | mode, terms, and guarantee of the payment of pointed on both sides by the high contracting para said sum, shall be regulated by a particular con. ties within the term of three months, for the pur- || vention, which shall have the same force and valipose of proceeding to the said survey. The one dity as if it were formally inserted in the present half of the bridge between Stratsbourg and Kehl treaty. shall belong to France, and the other half to the Art. V. The state of disquiet and fermentation grand duchy of Baden.
to which France, after so many violent shocks, and 3. To establish a direct communication between more especially since the last catastrophe, notthe canton of Geneva and Switzerland, the part withstanding the paternal intentions of the king, of the country of Gex, bounded to the east by the land the advantages assured by the constitutional lake Leman, to the south by the territory of the charter to all classes of her subjects, must necessacanton of Geneva, to the north by the canton of || rily be subjected, requiring for the security of the Vaux, and to the west by the course of the Ver- | neighboring states, measures of precaution and soix, and by a line which includes the districts of temporary guarantees, the occupation, for a cerCollex-Bozzy and Meyrin; leaving the district oftain time, of the military positions along the fronFerney to France, shall be ceded to the Helvetic tiers of France, by a corps of the allied troops, Confederacy, in order to be re-united to the can- has been judged indispensable ; under the express ton of Geneva. The line of French custom reservation that such occupancy shall in no wise houses shall be placed to the west of Jura, so as to tend to the prejudice of the sovereignty of his most exclude the whole country of Gex without the line. christian majesty, nor the state of possession, such
-4. From the frontiers of the canton of Geneva, | as it is recognized and confirmed by the present as far as the Mediterranean, the line of demarca. || treaty. The number of these troops shall not ex. tion shall be that which in 1790 separated France || ceed 150,000 men. The commander in chief of from Savoy and the county of Nice. The rela- this army to be appointed by the allied powers. tions which the treaty of Paris of 1814 had esta- | The corps of the army shall occupy the places of blished between France and the principality of Conde, Valenciennes, Bouchain, Cambra, Le Ques. Munuco shall cease forever; and the same rela-noy, Maubeuge, Landrecy, Avrones, Rocroy, Givet tions shall continue between that principality and and Charlemont, Mezicres, Sedan, Montmedi, his majesty the king of Sardinia.
Thionville, Longwy, Bitche and the tete du point 5. All the territories and districts included with of Fort Louis, France having to furnish subsistence in the limits of the French territory, such as they for the army destined to this service, every thing have been determined by the present article, that has relation thereto will be regulated by a shall remain united to France.
particular convention. This convention, which 6. The high contracting parties, within three shall be of the same force and validity as if it were months after the signing of the present treaty, verbally inserted in the present treaty, will in like shall appoint commissioners for the purpose of manner, regulate the relations of the army of ocregulating whatever may have relation to the cupation with the civil and military authorities of boundaries of countries on either side; and on the the country. The maximum of the duration of completion of their labors, maps shall be drawn, such military occupation, is fixed at five years. It and boundary marks placed, to show the respec. may terminate before that time, if, at the expirative limits.
tion of three years, the allied sovereigns, in conArt. II. The places and districts which, accord. I cert with his majesty the king of France, after ing to the preceding article, shall no longer com having mutually examined the situation, the reci. pose a part of the French territory, shall remain l procal interests and the progress which the reat the disposition of the allied powers, in the terms establishment of civil order shall have made in fixed by the 9th article of the military convention France, shall unite in acknowledging that the moannexed to the present treaty; and his majesty tives which led them to the adoption of these the king of France, for himself, his heirs, and sic- measures have ceased to exist. But whatever may cessors, perpetually renounces the rights of sove. be the result of their deliberations, all the places reignty and property which he hath hitherto ex- and positions occupied by the allied troops, shall, ercised over the aforesaid places and districts. at the expiration of the term of fire years, be era
Arr. III. The fortification of liuninguen having cuated without any further delay, and restored been constantly an object of uneasiness to the to his most christian majesty, his heirs and sectown of Basle, the high contracting parties, in or- | cessors. der to give to the l'elvetic confideration a new Anr. VI. The foreign troops, exclusive of those proof of their good will and solicitude, have agreed which shall compose a part of the arıny of occupabetween each other to demolish the fortifications tion, shall evacuate the French territory within of iluminguen: ancì the French go!ernment, froin the period fixed by the 9th article of the military the same notives, stipulates, that they shall never convention annexed to the present treaty. be re-bruit and not re-placed by other fortifications ART. VU. In all comtries where the sovercignat « distance less than three leagies from the townty is transferred, either hy virtue of the present of Basle. The neutrality of Switzerland shall be treaty, or of arrangements that are to be inade in extended to the territory which is to the north of consequence thereof, the inhabitants, naiires as a line to be drawn from i'gine, including that city, well as strangers, of what condition and nation to the south of the lake of Annecy, by Favorge, || soever they may be, shall be allowed the space of as far as Locheraine, and from theree to the label six years, to be computest from the exchange of of Brget and the Rhone, in the same manner that the ratification hereof; to dispose of their property, it was e tended to the provinces of Chablais and if ther see fit, and remove to such country as they Faucigny, by the 921 article of the final act of the inav choose, Congress of Vienna.
ART. VUI. All the dispositions of the treaty of