The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America Volume 8

The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...of the inland frontier of the said territories, and vice versa, all articles of commerce coming from any one point of the Sardinian inland frontier destined for the United States, shall be permitted to pass the territories of his Sardinian Majesty to the free port of Genoa without being liable to the payment of any duty whatever levied in the name or to the profit of the Government, the local authorities or of any private establishment whatsoever, other than such as are required to meet the expenses of the necessary precautionary measures against smuggling, which precautionary measures to be observed in regard to transit to the frontier shall be the same whether the said articles of commerce are imported by the vessels of the one or of the other of the high contracting parties. But if peculiar circumstances or considerations should render the re-establishment of transit duties necessary on the said articles of commerce directed to any one point of the Sardinian frontier, the Sardinian Government, in reserving to itself the full right to establish such duty, engages to notify to the Government of the United States such determination six months before any such transit duty shall be exacted. It is also understood that all articles of commerce imported directly from the United States of America shall be taken and considered as the products of the said States, and shall be entitled equally and in like manner, with the exceptions above mentioned in the present article, to a free transit through the territories of his Sardinian Majesty. ART. XV. The two high contracting parties reciprocally grant to each other the liberty of having each in the ports and other commercial places of the other, consuls, vice-consuls and commercial agents of their more

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  • Paperback | 618 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,089g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492188
  • 9781236492180