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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Stran 298 - Officer of the second rank, Sub-Director of the Court of Sacrificial Worship, and Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States of America, as his Plenipotentiary; and the said Plenipotentiaries having exhibited their respective Full Powers found to...
Stran 303 - Washington within six months from the date hereof, or earlier if possible. In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals. Done in duplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight.
Stran 301 - It is, however, agreed that this concession does not extend to the coasting trade, granted only to the national vessels in the territory of each of the contracting parties. But, if one of them should permit it wholly or in part to any nation or nations, the other party shall have the right to claim the same concessions or favors for its citizens or subjects, provided said contracting party is willing, on its part, to grant reciprocity in all its claims on this point.
Stran 298 - Agents to the Court of Peking; and His Majesty the Emperor of China may, in like manner, if he see fit, appoint Ambassadors, Ministers, or other Diplomatic Agents to the Court of St. James.
Stran 9 - When, however, the fugitive shall have been merely charged with crime, a duly authenticated copy of the warrant for his arrest in the country where the crime may have been committed, or of the depositions upon which such warrant may have been issued, must accompany the requisition as aforesaid.
Stran 300 - ... from all compulsory military service whatever whether in the army, navy or national guard, or militia. They shall likewise be exempt from all contributions, whether pecuniary or in kind, imposed as a compensation for personal service, and, finally, from forced loans and from charges, requisitions, and war contributions, unless imposed on real property when they shall pay them equally with nationals.
Stran 301 - The two contracting parties agree upon considering a distance of three marine leagues, measured from the line of low tide, as the, limit of their territorial waters for everything relating to the vigilance and enforcement of the custom-house regulations and the necessary measures for the prevention of smuggling.
Stran 290 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Stran 302 - ... and punished in accordance with the laws of Mexico. Chinese subjects guilty of criminal acts against Mexican citizens in China, shall be arrested and punished by the Chinese authorities in conformity with the laws of China. As a general rule, every civil or criminal suit instituted in China, between the citizens or subjects of the two Contracting Parties, shall be tried only according to the laws and by the authorities of the country to which the defendant or accused belongs.
Stran 299 - No obstacle shall be placed in the way of travelers engaging men, vehicles or vessels for the transportation of their baggage. In case the traveler is not provided with the proper passport, or he commits an unlawful act, he shall be delivered for trial to the nearest Consul of Mexico or of a friendly nation previously designated by the Mexican Government. In this case the local authorities can only arrest the traveler without insulting him or permitting any violence to him.

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