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Defender of the Chriftian faith, &c. and the most IIluftrious Lords, the Bafhaw, Dey, Aga, and governors of the city and kingdom of Algiers, and between all the dominions and fubjects of either fide; and that the fhips or other veffels, and the fubjects and people, of both fides, fhall not henceforth do to each other any harm, offence, or injury, either in word or deed, but fhall treat one another with 'all poffible refpect and friendship.

II. That any of the fhips or other veffels belonging to the faid King of Great Britain, or to any of his Majefty's fubjects, may fafely come to the port of Algiers, or to any other port or place of that kingdom, there freely to buy and fell, paying the ufual cuftoms of ten per cent. as in former times, for fuch goods as they fell; and the goods they fell not, they fhall freely carry on board, without paying any duties for the fame; and that they fhall freely depart from thence, whenfoever they pleafe, without any ftop or hinderance whatfoever. As to contraband merchandizes, as powder, brimftane, iron, planks, and all forts of timber fit for building of fhips, ropes, pitch, tar, fufils, and other ha, biliments of war, his faid Majefty's fubjects thall pay no duty for the fame to thofe of Algiers,

III. That all fhips and other veflels, as well thofe belonging to the faid King of Great Britain, or to any of his Majefty's fubjects, as thofe belonging to the kingdom or people of Algiers, fhall freely pafs the feas, and traffic without any fearch, hinderance, or molestation from each other; and that all perfons or paffengers, of what country foever, and all monies, goods, merchandizes, and moveables, to whatsoever people or nation belonging, being on board of any of the faid fhips or veffels, thall be wholly free, and fhall not be ftopped, taken, or plundered, nor receive any harm or damage whatfoever from either party.

IV. That the Algier fhips of war or other veffels, meeting with any merchant fhips or other veffels of his

faid Majefty's fubjects, not being in any of the feas appertaining to his Majefty's dominions, may fend on board one fingle boat with two fitters only, befides the ordinary crew of rowers; and that no more fhall enter any fuch merchant fhip or veffel, without exprefs leave from the commander thereof, but the two fitters alone; and that upon producing a pafs under the hand and feal of the lord high admiral of England and Ireland, or of the lord high admiral of Scotland, for the faid kingdoms refpectively, or under the hands and feals of the commiffioners for executing the office of lord high admiral of any of the faid kingdoms, that the faid boat fhall presently depart, and the merchant fhip or vessel fhall proceed freely on her voyage; and that although, for the fpace of fifteen months next enfuing after the conclufion of this peace, the faid commander of the merchant ship or veffel produce no fuch pafs, yet, if the major part of the feamen of the faid fhip or veffel be fubjects of the faid King of Great Britain, the faid boat shall immediately depart, and the faid merchant ship or yeffel fhall freely proceed on her voyage; but that after the faid fifteen months, all merchant fhips or veffels of his faid Majefty's fubjects fhall be obliged to produce fuch a pafs as aforefaid. And any of the ships of war or other veffels of his faid Majefty, meeting with any fhips or other veffels of Algiers, if the commander of any fuch Algier fhip or veffel fhall produce a pafs firmed by the chief governors of Algiers, and a certificate from the English conful living there, or if they have no fuch pafs or certificate, yet if, for the fpace of fifteen months next enfuing the conclufion of this peace, the major part of the fhip's company be Turks, Moors, or flaves belonging to Algiers, then the faid Algier fhip or veffel fhall proceed freely; but that after the faid fifteen months, all Algiers ships or veffels fhall be obliged to produce fuch a pafs and certificate as aforefaid.

V. That no commander or other person, of any ship or veffel of Algiers, fhall take out of any fhip or velfel

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of his faid Majefty's fubjects, any perfon or perfons whatsoever, to carry them any where to be examined, or upon any other pretence; nor fhall they ufe any torture or violence to any perfon, of what nation or quality foever, being on board any ship or veffel of his Majefty's fubjects, upon any pretence whatsoever,

VI. That no fhipwreck belonging to the faid King of Great Britain, or to any of his Majefty's fubjects, upon any part of the coast belonging to Algiers, fhall be made or become prize, and that neither the goods thereof shall be feized, nor the men made flaves i but that all the fubjects of Algiers fhall do their best endeavours to fave the faid men and their goods.

VII. That no fhip, nor any other veffel of Algiers, fhall have permiffion to be delivered up, or go to Sally, or any place in enmity with the faid King of Great Britain, to be made ufe of as corfairs or fearovers against his faid Majesty's fubjects.

VIII. That none of the fhips or other smaller veffels of Algiers fhall remain cruizing near or in fight of his Majefty's city and garrison of Tangier, or of any other his Majefty's roads, havens, or ports, towns, and places, nor any ways difturb the peace and commerce

of the fame.

IX. That if any fhip or veffel of Tunis, Tripoli, or Sally, or of any other place, bring any fhips, veffels, men, or goods, belonging to any of his faid Majefty's fubjects, to Algiers, or to any port or place in that kingdom, the governors there fhall not permit them to be fold within the territories of Algiers.

X. That if any of the fhips of war of the faid King of Great Britain do come to Algiers, or to any other port or place of that kingdom, with any prize, they may freely fell it, or otherwife difpofe of it at their own pleafure, without being molefted by any: and that his Majefty's faid fhips of war fhall not be obliged to pay customs in any fort; and that if they fhall want

provifions,

provifions, victuals, or any other things, they may freely buy them at the rates in the market.

XI. That when any of his faid Majefty's fhips of war fhall appear before Algiers, upon notice thereof given by the English conful, or by the commander of the faid fhips, to the chief governors of Algiers, public proclamation fhall be immediately made to fecure the Chriftian captives; and if after that any Chriftians whatsoever make their efcape on board any of the faid fhips of war, they fhall not be required back again, nor fhall the faid conful or commander, or any other his Majefty's fubjects, be obliged to pay any thing for the faid Chriftians.

XII. That from and after the time that the ratification of this treaty by the King of Great Britain fhall be delivered to the chief governors of Algiers, no fubjects of his faid Majefty fhall be bought or fold, or made flaves, in any part of the kingdom of Algiers, upon any pretence whatsoever. And the faid King of Great Britain fhall not be obliged, by virtue of this treaty of peace, to redeem any of his fubjects now in flavery, or who may be made flaves before the said ratification; but it fhall depend abfolutely upon his Majefty, or the friends and relations of the faid perfons in flavery, without any limitation or reftriction of time, to redeem fuch and fo many of them, from time to time, as fhall be thought fit, agreeing of as reafonable a price as may be, with their patrons or mafters, for their redemption, without obliging the faid patrons or mafters, against their wills, to fet any at liberty, whether they be flaves belonging to the beylicque or galley, or fuch as belong to the Bafhaw, Dey, Governor, Aga, or any other perfons whatsoever. And all slaves, being his Majefty's fubjects, fhall, when they are redeemed, enjoy the advantage and benefit of abatements of the duty due to the Royal Houfe, and of the other charges, by paying fuch reafonable fums as any flaves of other nations usually pay when they are redeemed.

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XIII. That if any fubject of the faid King of Great Britain happen to die in Algiers, or in any part of its territories, his goods or monies fhall not be feized by the governors, judges, or other officers of Algiers (who fhall likewife make no enquiry after the fame) but the faid goods or monies fhall be poffeffed or received by fuch perfon or perfons whom the deceafed fhall by his laft will have made his heir or heirs, in cafe they be upon the place where the teftator deceafed. But if the heirs be not there, then the executors of the faid will, lawfully conftituted by the deceased, fhall, after having made an inventory of all the goods and monies left, take them into their cuftody without any hinderance, and fhall take care the fame be remitted, by fome safe way, to the true and lawful heirs; and in cafe any of his faid Majefty's fubjects happen to die, not having made any will, the English conful fhall poffefs himself of his goods and monies, upon inventory, for the use of the kindred and heirs of the deceased.

XIV. That no merchants, being his Majesty's fubjects, and refiding in, or trading to the city and kingdom of Algiers, shall be obliged to buy any merchandizes against their wills; but it shall be free for them to buy fuch commodities as they fhall think fit; and no captain or commander of any fhip or veffel belonging to his faid Majefty's fubjects, fhall be obliged againft his will to lade any goods to carry them, or make a voyage to any place he thall not have a mind to go to: and neither the English conful, nor any other fubfect of the faid King, fhall be bound to pay the debts of any other of his Majefty's fubjects, except that he or they become fureties for the fame by a public

act.

XV. That the fubjects of his faid Majefty in Algiers, or its territories, in matter of controverfy, shall be liable to no other jurifdiction but that of the Dey, or Duan, except they happen to be at difference between themselves, in which cafe they shall be liable 3:14

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