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maintain no greater number of not to be extended to those who troops than may be necessary for may act contrary to the laws and the purposes of police; his Bri- regulations of the British Governtannic Majesty on his part, in ment. order to give every security to Art. 9. All Europeans and the subjects of his Most Christian others whosoever, against whom Majesty residing in India, en- judicial proceedings shall be ingages, if at any time there should stituted within the limits of the arise between the High Contract- settlements or factories belonging ing Parties any misunderstanding to his Most Christian Majesty, or rupture, (which God forbid,) for offences committed, or for not to consider or treat as pri- debts contracted, within the said soners of war, those persons who limits, and who shall take refuge belong to the civil establishments out of the same, shall be deliverof his most Christian Majesty in ed up to the chiefs of the said India, nor the officers, non-com- settlements and factories; and all missioned officers, or soldiers, Europeans and others whosoever, who, according to the terms of against whom judicial proceedings the said Treaty, shall be necessary as aforesaid shall be instituted for the maintenance of the police without the said limits, and who in the said establishments, and to shall take refuge within the same, allow them to remain three shall be delivered up by the chiefs months to settle their personal of the said settlements and factoaffairs, and also to grant them the ries, upon demand being made of necessary facilities and means of them by the British Government. conveyance to France with their Art. 10. For the purpose of families and private property. rendering this agreement perma

His Britannic Majesty further nent, the High Contracting Parengages to permit the subjects of ties hereby engage, that no alhis most Christian Majesty in teration shall be made in the conIndia to continue their residence ditions and stipulations in the and commerce so long as they foregoing articles, without the shall conduct themselves peace- mutual consent of his Majesty the ably, and shall do nothing con- King of the United Kingdom of trary to the laws and regulations Great Britain and Ireland, and of of the government.

his Most Christian Majesty. But in case their conduct should Art. 11. The present Convenrender them suspected, and the tion shall be ratified, and the raBritish Government should judge tifications shall be exchanged at it necessary to order them to quit London in the space of one inonth India, they shall be allowed the from the date hereof, or sooner period of six months to retire if possible. with their effects and property to

In witness whereof the respecFrance, or to any other country tive Plenipotentiaries have signed they may choose.

it, and have thereunto affixed the At the same time it is to be seals of their arms. onderstood, that this favour is Done at London this 7th day


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of March, in the year of our Lord house of Hope and Co. in Amone thousand eight hundred and sterdam, to the amount of 25 mil. fifteen.

lions of florins, Dutch currency ;

the annual interest of which sum, (No. 4.)-RUSSIA AND THE Ne- together with an annual payment

for the liquidation of the same, Treaty between Great Britain, Rus- as hereafter specified, shall be

sia, and the Netherlands, signed borne by, and become a charge at London, May 19th, 1815. upon the kingdom of the Nether.

His Majesty the King of the lands. And his Majesty the King Netherlands being desirous, upon of the United Kingdom of Great the final re-union of the Belgic Britain and Ireland engages, on Provinces with Holland, to ren- his part, to recommend to his der to the Allied Powers who were Parliament to enable him to take parties to the treaty concluded at upon himself an equal capital of Chaumont on the 1st of March, the said Russian Loan, viz.twenty1814, a suitable return for the five millions of florins, Dutch heavy expense incurred by them currency; the annual interest of in delivering the said territories which sum, together with an anfrom the power of the enemy; nual payment for the liquidation and the said Powers having, in of the same, as hereafter speciconsideration of arrangements fied, shall be borne by, and be. made with each other, mutually come a charge upon the govern, agreed to wave their several pre- ment of his Britannic Majesty. tensions under this head, in fa- Art. 2. The future charge, to vour of his Majesty the Emperor which their said Belgic and Briof all the Russias ; his said Ma- tannic Majesties shall be respecjesty the King of the Netherlands tively liable in equal shares on achas thereupon resolved to proceed count of the said debt, is to conimmediately to execute with his sist of an annual interest of 5 per Imperial Majesty a convention to cent. on the said capitals, each of the following effect, to which his 25 millions, together with a sinkBritannic Majesty agrees to be a ing fund of one percent. for the exparty, in pursuance of engage- tinction of the same, the said sinkments taken by his said Majestying fund being subject, however, to with the King of the Netherlands, be increased on the demand of the in a convention signed at Lon- Russian Government to any andon on the 13th day of August, nual sum not exceeding three per 1814. (Plenipotentiaries, Lord cent.; the same to be payable till Castlereagh, Count de Lieven, the capital of the said debt shall and Baron Fagel.)

be fully discharged, when the Art. 1. His Majesty the King aforesaid charge for interests and of the Netherlands hereliy engages sinking fund shall wholly cease to to take upon himself a part of the be borne by their said Belgic and capital and arrears of interests, Britannic Majesties respectively. . the 1st of January, 1816, of the Art. 3. Their said Belgic and Russian Loan made in Holland, Britannic Majesties respectively through the intervention of the bind themselves, on or before the



usual day or days in each year, on the dominions of his Majesty the which the interest on the said King of the Netherlands previous debt shall be due and payable, to to the complete liquidation of the deposit with the Agent of the

It is also understood and Russian Government in Holland, agreed between the High Contheir respective proportions of the tracting Parties, that the paysaid interest and sinking fund, as ments on the part of their Majesabove specified; provided always, ties the King of the Netherlands that previously to the advance of and the King of Great Britain, as each successive instalment so to aforesaid, shall not be interruptbe paid, the said agent shall be ed in the event (which God forauthorised to furnish a certificate bid) of a war breaking out beto each of the said two high con- tween any of the three High Contracting parties, declaring that tracting Parties; the Governthe preceding instalment has been ment of his Majesty the Emperor duly applied in discharge of the of all the Russias being actually interest, and in reduction of the bound to its creditors by a similar principal of the said debt; to- agreement. gether with the corresponding payments, on account of the Rus- (No. 5.--SARDINIA.) sian Government on that part of Treaty belu een Great Britain and the debt which shall remain a Sardinia, signed at Vienna the charge on the said Government. 20th May, 1815.

Art. 4. The Russian Govern- His Majesty the King of Sarment shall continue, as hereto- dinia, &c. &c. being restored to fore, to be security to the credi- the full and entire possession of tors for the whole of the said his Continental States, in the same loan, and shall be charged with manner as he possessed them on the administration of the same; the 1st of January 1792, and to the Governments of the King of the whole of them, with the exthe Netherlands and of his Bri- ception of the part of Savoy ceded tannic Majesty remaining liable to France by the Treaty of Paris and bound to the Government of of the 30th May, 1814; certain his Imperial Majesty, each for the changes having since been agreed punctual discharge, as above, of upon, during the Congress of Vi. the respective proportions of the enna, relative to the extent and said charge.

limits of the said States ; Art. 5. It is hereby understood Plenipotentiaries--the Earl of and agreed between the High Clancarty, &c.: the Sieurs Don Contracting Parties, that the said Anthony Maria Philip Asinari, payments on the part of their Ma- Marquis de St. Marsan, &c.; and jesties the King of the Nether- Count Don Joachim Alexander lands and the King of Great Bri- Rossi, &c. tain, as aforesaid, shall cease and Art. 1. The frontiers of the determine, should the possession States of his Majesty the King of and sovereignty (which God for- Sardinia shall be, on the side of bid,) of the Belgic Provinces at France, such as they were on the any time pass or be severed from 1st of January 1792, with the ex


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ception of the changes effected by those of his Majesty the King of the Treaty of Paris of the 30th Sardinia ; to be, like the latter, May 1814.

possessed by him in full sovereignOn the side of the Helvetic ty and hereditary property, and Confederation, such as they exist- to descend, in the male line, in ed on the 1st of January 1792, the order of primogeniture, to the with the exception of the change two branches of his house, viz. produced by the cession, in favour

the Royal Branch, and the Branch of the canton of Geneva, as speci- of Savoy Carignan. fied in the 7th Article herein af- Art. 3. The King of Sardinia ter inserted.

shall add to his present titles that On the side of the States of his of Duke of Genoa. Majesty the Emperor of Austria, Art. 4. The Genoese shall ensuch as they existed on the 1st of joy all the rights and privileges January 1792; and the Conven

specified in the Act, intituled “A. tion concluded between their Ma- A.* Conditions which are to serve jesties the Empress Maria Theresa as the bases of the union of the and the King of Sardinia, on the Genvese States to those of his 4th of October 1751, shall be re- Sardinian Majesty;" and the said ciprocally confirmed in all its sti- Act shall be considered as an inpulations.

tegral part of the present Treaty, On the side of the States of and shall have the same force and Parma and Placentia, the frontier, validity as if it were textually inas far as it concerns the ancient serted in the present article. States of the King of Sardinia, Art. 5. The countries called shall continue to be the sanie as Imperial Fiefs, formerly united it was

on the 1st of January to the ancient Ligurian Republic, 1792.

are definitively united to the States The borders of the former of his Majesty the King of SarStates of Genoa, and of the coun- dinia, in the same manner as the tries called Imperial Fiels, united rest of the Genoese States; and to the States of his Majesty the the inhabitants of these countries King of Sardinia, according to shall enjoy the same rights and the following Articles, shall be privileges as those of the States of the same as those which, on the Genoa, specified in the preceding 1st of January 1792, separated article. those countries from the States of Art. 6. The right that the Parma and Placentia, and from Powers who signed the Treaty of those of Tuscany and Massa. Paris of the 30th of May, 1814,

The islind of Capraja having reserved to themselves, by the 3d belonged to the ancient Republic article of that Treaty, of fortifyof Genoa, is included in the ces- ing such points of their States as sion of the States of Genoa to his they might judge proper for their Majesty the King of Sardinia.

safety, is equally reserved, withArt. 2. The Siates which constituted the former republic of

* Vide General Treaty of Congress, page Genoa, are united in perpetuity to 125.

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out restriction, to his Majesty the likewise employ the municipal King of Sardinia.

guard for the preservation of good Art. 7. His Majesty the King order. . of Sardinia cedes to the canton of Art. 9. The present 'Treaty shall Geneva, the districts of Savoy form part of the definitive arspecified in the act annexed, inti

rangements of the Congress of tuled “B. B.* Cession made by

Vienna. his Majesty the King of Sardinia Art. 10. The ratification of the to the canton of Geneva," and on present Treaty shall be exchangthe conditions specified in the

ed in six weeks, or sooner, if possame act. That act shall be con- sible. sidered as an integral part of the

In faith of which the respecpresent treaty, and shall have the tive Plenipotentiaries have signed same force and validity as if it the present Treaty, and have fixwere textually inserted in the ed thereunto the seal of their sent article.

arms. Art. 8. The provinces of Cha- Done at Vienna the 20th of blais and Faucigny, and the whole May, in the year of our Lord, of the territory of Savoy to the 1815. North of Ugine, belonging to his

(Signed). Majesty the King of Sardinia, The Prince de METTERNICH. shall form a part of the neutrality of Switzerland, as recognised and The Marquis de St. MARSAN. guaranteed by all the Powers.

(L. S.) Whenever, therefore, the neigh- The Baron de WESSENBURG. bouring Powers to Switzerland

(L. S.) are in a state of open or impend- The Count Rossi. ing hostility, the troops of his

(L. S.) Majesty the King of Sardinia, which may be in those provinces, (No. 6.)-NETHERLANDS. shall retire, and may for that pur- Treaty between Great Britain and pose pass through the Vallais, if the Netherlands, signed at Viennecessary. No other armed troops na the 31st May, 1815. of any other Power shall have the His Majesty the King of the privilege of passing through, or United Kingdom of Great Britain remaining in the said territories and Ireland, and his Majesty the and provinces, excepting those King of the Netherlands, being which the Swiss Confrderation desirous of carrying into effect shall think proper to place there ; and of completing the arrangeit being well understood, that mients contained in the Treaty of this state of things shall not in Peace concluded at Paris the 30th any manner interrupt the admi- of May, 1814, which, while it esnistration of these countries, in tablishes a just equilibrium in which the civil agents of his Ma- Europe, and assigns to the Unijesty the King of Sardinia may ted Provinces such a proportion

of territory as may enable them Vide General Treaty of Congress, page

to support their own indepen229.

dence, secures to them the coun

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