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No. 148.-BOUNDARY CONVENTION between France
and Prussia. Signed at Sarrebruck, 23rd October, 1829.
} Privileges to owners of Property on both sides of the Frontier.
TABLE. Preamble. Reference to Treaty of 20th November, 1815; and Declara
tion of 11th June, 1827. 1. Tracing of disputed Boundary, and exchange of Territory. 2. No claims whatever to be made on ceded Territories. 3. The Bed of Rivers and Rivulets to serve as Boundaries. All Building
prohibited unless of common interest, and undertaken by common
consent. 4. All Roads forming the Line of Boundary to be enjoyed in common. 5. No buildings to be constructed along the Frontier at a less distance than
30 feet. 6. 7. 8. Goods, &c., belonging to Communes and Public Establishments. 9. Payment of Communal Administration of divided Mayoralties. 10. Judicial and Administratire Acts of coded Territories to be respected. 11. Rights of Bordering Communes. 12. Fishery Rights on the Sarre and the Blies. 13. Freedom of Passage through either country, Military and Military Stores
excepted. 14. Delivery of Titles, Documents, &c., belonging to ceded Territories. 15. Liberty to Inhabitants to dispose of their Property and choose their
residence. 16. Soldiers to be restored immediately after Ratification of Treaty. 17. Delegates to proceed to Demarcation of Frontier. 18. Delegates to propose any changes which they may consider necessary. 19. Ratifications.
(Translation.*) Reference to Treaty of 20th November, 1815; and Declaration of
11th June, 1827. The Commissioners appointed in virtue of paragraph 6 of Article I of the Treaty of Paris of 20th November, 1815 (No. 40), namely:
On the part of His Majesty the King of France and Navarre, the Sieur Etienne Nicolas Rousseau, Colonel of the Royal Corps of Geographical Engineers, &c.; and on the part of His Majesty the King of Prussia, the Sieur Henri Delius, Chief President of the Council of Regency of Cologne, &c. * For French version, see “State Papers," vol. xvi, p. 307.
After having respectively, and in due form, communicated their Full Powers, after having acknowledged that the Declaration signed and exchanged on the 11th June, 1827 (No. 135), by which their respective Governments agreed to terminate the differences which had arisen relative to the District of Leyden, had been fulfilled in so far as relates to Article III of that Declaration, after having also acknowledged that the Procès-Verbal drawn up at Sarrebruck, on the 20th February, 1821, by their Delegates, with the view of fixing the geometrical position of the places having suburbs, with reference to the Line which, in execution of the Treaty of 20th November, 1815 (No. 40), is to be drawn from Perl to louve, was to serve as a basis for tracing the boundary along that Line; the Commissioners, adopting the arrangements and projects of exchange settled by the same Delegates, and inserted in the Procès- Verbal, have agreed upon the following Articles :
Arts. I to XIX. (See Table.)
List and Names of Villages, IIamlets, and Dependencies, the Terri
tories of which join the New Limits determined upon by the Depi-
On the Side of Prussia.
of Belmacher, Kinzing, and Efft. Nauendorf.
Scheuerwald, northern part of its Tinting and Menzburg.
Territory. Scheuerwald, and the southern Wehingen.
part of its Territory. Wellingen. Ritzing, annex to Launsdorf. Büdingen and the ceded portion Launsdorf.
of Waldwies. Flatten, annex to Launsdorf. Silvingen.
On the side of France.
On the side of Prussia. Gongelfang, annex to Wald- Bieringen. wies.
Nied-Altdorf. Otzweiler (idem).
Ihn, or Lognon, and the northern Schwerdorf.
part of its Territory. Neunkirchen, annex to Schwer. The ceded portion of Heiningen. dorf.
Leidingen and the northern porRemeldorf.
tion of its Territory.
Berus and Saint-Oraine.
Ueberherrn. The ceded portion of Leiding. The Farm of Warent and the Schreckling.
The Woods of Lauterbach. Berweiler.
Lauterbach. Merten and Bibling.
Karlsbrunn. La Houve and the Farm of Saint-Nicolas.
Wendelhof (Kreutzwald). Nassweiler. La Croix (idem).
Emmersweiler and the Windmill Wilhelmsbrunn (idem).
Klarenthal. Morsbach and Gensbach. Krüghütte. Forbach, western side.
Ziegelhof. Petite Roselle and Vieille Gersweiler. Verrerie.
The Town and Territory of SarreForbach, with Schøneck, the bruck.
Glass Foundry of Sophie, the Saint-Arneval. Farm of Styring and depen- Güdingen. dencies.
Kleinblittersdorf. Alzing and Zinzing
On the side of France. On the side of Prussia. Grosblittersdorf and the Wind- Rilchingen. mill of Sembach.
The Farm of Wintringen. Sarreguemines.
The Windmill of Gersweiler. Neunkirchen,
The Windmill Urichsmühle Bliesschweyen (last)
A Map to illustrate
FRANCE AND PRUSSIA
23rd October 1829.
Scale of English Miles
Grünsdorto Cottendorra Fitwelo
Sophie (F. Sprehenbidingen
Datschweiler Grossblittersdorf bitterede
vintringen 6 40 6 20