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of the 16th of June, 1852, between the United States and Prussia and other States of the Germanic Confederation, for the mutual delivery of criminals fugitives from justice in certain cases.]
CONVENTION RELATIVE TO NATURALIZATION AND FOR EXTRADITION OF CRIMINALS.
Concluded July 27, 1868.-Ratification advised by Senate April 12, 1869.—Ratified by President April 18, 1869.-Ratifications exchanged at Stuttgart August 17, 1869.—Exchange of ratifications consented to by Senate March 2, 1870.-Proclaimed March 7, 1870.
The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Württemberg, led by the wish to regulate the citizenship of those persons who emigrate from the United States of America to Württemberg, and from Württemberg to the territory of the United States of America, have resolved to treat on this subject, and have for that purpose appointed Plenipotentiaries to conclude a convention, that is to say: The President of the United States of America, George Bancroft, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, and His Majesty the King of Württemberg, his Minister of the Royal House and of Foreign Affairs, Charles Baron Varnbüler; who have agreed to and signed the following articles:
When citizens of
Citizens of Württemberg, who have become or shall become naturalized citizens of the United States of America, and shall Wurttemberg are to have resided uninterruptedly within the United States five years, shall be held by Württemberg to be American citizens, and shall be treated as such. Reciprocally, citizens of the United States of America who have become or shall become naturalized are to be treated a citizens of Württemberg, and shall have resided uninterruptedly within Württemberg five years, shall be held by the United States to be citizens of Württemberg, and shall be treated as such. The declaration of an intention to become a citi tention not to effect Zen of the one or the other country has not for either party naturalization. the effect of naturalization.
Declaration of in
fences committed be
A naturalized citizen of the one party on return to the territory of the other party remains liable to trial and punishment for zens liable for of an action punishable by the laws of his original country, fore emigration. and committed before his emigration; saving always the limitation established by the laws of his original country, or any other remission of liability to punishment.
The convention for the mutual delivery of criminals, fugitives from justice, in certain cases, concluded between Württemberg remains in force with
and the United States the
16 June, 1852, 13 October, 1853
Provisions as to re
in original country.
If a Württemberger, naturalized in America, renews his residence in Württemberg without the intent to return to America, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in the covery of citizenship United States. Reciprocally, if an American naturalized in Württemberg renews his residence in the United States without the intent to return to Württemberg, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in Württemberg. The intent to not to return may be held to exist when the person naturalized in the one country resides more than two years in the other country.
When intent not
return may be
held to exist.
how long to continue
The present convention shall go into effect immediately on the exchange of ratifications, and shall continue in force for ten When convention years. If neither party shall have given to the other six to go into effect, and months' previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.
The present convention shall be ratified by His Majesty the King of Württemberg, with the consent of the Chambers of the Convention when Kingdom, and by the President by and with the advice and to be ratified. consent of the Senate of the United States, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Stuttgart as soon as possible, within twelve months from the date hereof.
In faith whereof the Plenipotentiaries have signed and sealed this convention.
Stuttgart, the 27 of July, 1868.
FREIHERR VON VARNBÜLER.
TREATIES, CONVENTIONS, AND AGREEMENTS
UNITED STATES AND OTHER POWERS,
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SUCH ANNEXES TO TREATIES AS WERE OMITTED
CORRECTIONS OF TYPOGRAPHICAL AND OTHER ERRORS IN THAT SERIES.