British and Foreign State Papers Volume 73

British and Foreign State Papers Volume 73

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...of it, to enable him to get rid of the property in the way he may deem best, and ho shall be at liberty to export the results of his sale, without the respective Governments on their side having any right to retain the same. XVI. If at any time hostilities should unfortunately occur between the two Contracting Parties, which interfere with friendly commercial intercourse, the subjects and citizens of either party who may happen to be in the territories of the other shall nevertheless have the right of remaining there and of continuing to carry on their trade or business so long as they lead a quiet and pcaceable life, and do not act in contravention of the laws. They shall continue in the enjoyment of the rights and privileges stipulated in Articles XIII, XIV, and XV of the present Treaty. Their goods, property, and other effects shall be free from seizure, embargo, or confiscation, and this exemption shall be'equally applicable to their claims against private individuals or the Public Treasury, as well as to their shares in mines and to any other kind of stock held by them, whatever be its denomination. XVII. With 'respect to their relations in time of war, whether as belligerents or neutrals, the two Contracting Parties shall mutually observe the rules of international law as recognized by civilized nations. And with regard especially to all that concerns international maritime law, they mutually undertake to observe tho principle laid down in Articles II, III, and IV of the Declaration annexed to the Treaty of Paris, dated the 16th April, 1856, ' with the following reservation, however, on the part of the United States of Mexico, viz., that should they be at war with a third Power, they will respect-"enemies' goods more

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  • Paperback | 578 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,021g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784537
  • 9781236784537