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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 his Majesty, or whomfoever he fhall appoint to be lord high admiral, or to execute the office of lord high admiral for England and Ireland, or of the lord high admiral for Scotland, for the faid kingdoms refpectively, that the faid boat fhall presently depart, and the merchant fhip or veftel fhall proceed freely on her voyage and any of the fhips of war or other veffels of his faid Majefty, meeting with any ships 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, the faid Algier fhip or veffel fhall proceed freely.

V. That no commander or other perfon, of any fhip or veffel of Algiers, fhall take out of any fhip or vessel of his faid Majefty's fubjects, any perfon or perfons whatfoever, 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 fhip or veffel of his Majefty's fubjects, upon any pretence whatfoever."

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 coaft belonging to Algiers, fhall be made or become prize; and that neither the good's thereof fhall be feized, nor the men made flaves; 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 other place in enmity with the faid King


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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 fmaller veffels of Algiers fhall remain cruizing near or in fight of any of his Majefty's roads, havens or ports, towns, and places, nor any way disturb the peace and commerce of the fame.

IX. That if any fhip or weffel 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 any other port or place of that kingdom, with any prize, they may freely fell it, or otherwife difpofe of it at their own pleasure, without being molefted by any: and that his Majefty's faid fhips of war fhall not be obliged to pay cuftoms in any fort; and that if they fhall want 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 dhips of war, they fhall not be required back again, nor fhall the faid conful or commander, or any other of his Majefty's fubjects, be obliged to pay any thing for the faid Chriftians.

XII. That henceforward no fubjects of his Majefty of Great Britain, &c. fhall be bought or fold, or made Дaves, in any part of the kingdom of Algiers, upon any pretence whatsoever: nor fhall his Majefty be


obliged, by virtue of this treaty of peace, to redeem any of his fubjects now in flavery; but it fhall depend abfolutely upon his Majefty, or the friends and relations of the faid perfons in flavery, without any limitation or restriction of time, to redeem fuch and fo many of them, from time to time, as fhall be, thought fit, agreeing of as reasonable a price as may be, with their patrons or masters, for their redemption, without obliging the faid patrons or masters, against their will, to fet any at liberty, whether they be flaves belonging to the beylicque or galley, or fuch as belong to the Balhaw, Dey, Governor, or any other perfons whatsoever and all flaves, 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 reasonable fums as any flaves of other nations usually pay when they are redeemed.

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 and monies fhall not be feized by the governors, judges, or other officers (who fhall likewife make no enquiry after the fame) but the faid goods and monies fhall be poffeffed or received by such person or perfons whom the deceased by his laft will fhall have made his heir or heirs, in cafe they be upon the place where the teftator deceased; but if the heirs be not there, then the executors of the faid will, lawfully constituted 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 shall take care the fame be remitted by fome fafe way to the true and lawful heirs; and in cafe any of his faid Majesty'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.

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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, against his will, to lade any goods to carry them, or make a voyage to any place he fhall not have a mind to go to: and neither the English conful, nor any other fubject 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, fhall be liable to no other jurifdiction but that of the Dey or Divan, except they happen to be at difference between themselves, in which cafe they shall be liable to no other determination but that of the conful only.

XVI. That in cafe any fubject of his faid Majefty, being in any part of the kingdom of Algiers, happen to ftrike, wound, or kill a Turk, or a Moor, if he be taken, he is to be punished in the fame manner, and with no greater feverity, than a Turk ought to be, being guilty of the fame offence; but if he escape, neither the faid English conful, nor any other of his faid Majefty's fubjects, fhall be in any fort troubled or queftioned therefore.

-XVII. That the English conful now, or at any time, living in Algiers, fhall be there at all times with entire freedom and fafety of his perfon and eftate, and fhall be permitted to choofe his own druggerman and broker, and freely to go on board any ship in the road, as often, and when he pleafes, and to have the liberty of the country; and that he fhall be allowed a place to pray in, and that no man fhall do him any injury in word or deed. XVIII. That

XVIII. That not only during the continuance of this peace and friendship, but likewife if any breach, or war, happen to be hereafter between the faid King of Great Britain and the kingdom of Algiers, the faid English conful, and all other his faid Majefty's fubjects inhabiting in the kingdom of Algiers, fhall always, and at all times, both of peace and war, have full and abfolute liberty to depart, and go to their own or any other country, upon any fhip or veffel of what nation foever they fhall think fit, and to carry with them all their eftates, goods, families, and fervants, without any interruption or hinderance.

XIX. That no fubject of his faid Majefty, being at paffenger, and coming or going with his baggage from or to any port, shall be any way molefted or meddled with, although he be on board any fhip or veffel in enmity with Algiers: and in like manner, no Algerine paffenger, being on board any fhip or veffel in enmity with the faid King of Great Britain, fhall be any way molested, whether in his perfon, or in his goods which he may have laden on board the faid fhip or veffel.

XX. That at all times, when any ship of war of the King of Great Britain's, carrying his faid Majefty's flag at the main-top-mast head, fhall appear before Algiers, and come to an anchor in the road; that immediately after notice thereof given by his faid Majefty's conful or officer from the fhip unto the Dey and government of Algiers, they fhall, in honour to his Majefty, caufe a falute of one and twenty cannon to be fhot from the caftles and forts of the city; and that the said ship fhall return an answer by fhooting off the fame number of cannon.

XXI. That prefently after the figning and fealing of these articles by the Bashaw, Dey, Aga, and Governors of Algiers, all injuries and damage fuftained on either part fhall be quite taken away and forgotten, and this peace shall be in full force and virtue, and continue for ever: and for all depredations and damages VOL. II.



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