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LIST

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TREATIES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES

AND

FOREIGN NATIONS.

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1 Cases decided in the Courts of the United States as to the obligation and construction of treaties 2 Treaty of alliance between the United States of America and His Most Christian Majesty..... 6 Treaty of amity and commerce between the United States and His Most Christian Majesty. February 6, 1778 ....

12 Treaty of amity and commerce between their High Mightinesses, the States General of the

United Netherlands, and the United States of America, to wit: New Hampshire, Massa.
chusetts, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey,
Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Nortin Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
October 8, 1782....

32 Convention between the Lords, the States General of the United Netherlands, and the United States of America, concerning vessels re-captured. October 8,1782 ....

50 Provisional articles between the United States of America and his Britannic Majesty. November 30, 1782.....

54 Armistice declaring a cessation of hostilities between the United States and Great Britain. January 20, 1783 ..

58 Treaty of amity and commerce, concluded between his Majesty the King of Sweden, and the United States of America. April 3, 1733....

60 Definitive treaty of peace between the United States of America and his Britannic Majesty.

September 3, 1783.... A Treaty of amity and commerce between his Majesty the King of Prussia and the United States of America. July, August, and September, 1785...

84 Treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America and his Imperial Majesty, the Emperor of Morocco. January, 1787

100 Convention between His Most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. November 14, 1788...

... 106 Treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, between his Britannic Majesty and the United States

of America, by their President, with the advice and consent of their Senate. November 19, 1794.

116 Additional article to the treaty with Great Britain of November 19, 1794. May 4, 1796....... 130 Explanatory article, to be added to the treaty with Great Britain of November 19, 1794. March 15, 1798...?

131 A treaty of peace and amity between the Dey of Algiers and the United States of America. Sep. lember 5, 1795..

133 Treaty of friendship, limits, and navigation, between the United States of America and the King of Spain. October 27, 1795 .....

138 Treaty of peace and friendship, between the United States of America and the Bey and subjects of Tripoli of Barbary. November 4, 1796....

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157 Treaty of amity and commerce, between his Majesty the King of Prussia and the United States of America. July 11, 1799....

162 Convention between the French Republic and the United States of America. September 30, 1800 178 Ratification by the United States, the second article being expunged .

192 Ratification by the French Republic

193 Convention between the United States and Great Britain. January 8, 1802.....

196 A convention betwcen bis Catholic Majesty and the United States of America, for the indemni.

fication of those who have sustained losses, damages, or injuries, in consequence of the excesses of individuals of citier nation, during the late war, contrary to the existing treaty, or the laws of nations. August 11, 1802....

198 Treaty between the United States of America and the French Republic. April 30, 1803 ......

200 Convention between the United States of America and the French Republic. April 30, 1803... 206 Convention between the United States of America and the French Republic. April 30, 1803... 208 Treaty of peace and amity, between the United States of America, and the Bashaw, Bey, and subjects of Tripoli, in Barbary. June 4, 1805.....

214 Treaty of peace and amity, between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America. December 24, 1814...

218 Treaty of peace and amity, concluded between the United States of America and his Highness Omar Bashaw, Dey of Algiers. June, and July 6, 1815..

224 A convention to regulate the commerce between the Territories of the United States and liis Britannic Majesty. July 3, 1815 .

228 Arrangement between the United States and Great Britain, between Richard Rush, Esq., acting

as Secretary of the Department of State, and Charles Bagot, bis Britannic Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary, &c. April, 1817.,

231 Treaty with Sweden. Septeinber 4, 1816

232 Treaty of peace and amily, concluded between the United States of America and the Dey and Regency of Algiers. December 23 and 24, 1816..

244 Convention with Great Britain. October 20, 1818 ...

248 Decision of the Commissioners under the fourth article of the treaty of Ghent ....

250 Treaty of amity, settlement, and limits, between the United States of America and his Catholic Majesty. February 22, 1819, and October 29, 1820 .

252 Decision of the Commissioners under the sixth article of the Treaty of Ghent, done at Utica, in the State of New York, June 18, 1822....

274 Convention of navigation and commerce, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of France and Navarre. June 24, 1822

278 Treaty with Great Britain. July 12, 1822 ....

282 Altered articles of the treaty of peace and friendship, between the United States and the Bashaw Bey of Tunis. February 24, 1824 .....

298 Convention between the United States of America and Russia. April 5-17, 1821.

302 General convention of peace, amity, navigation, and commerce, between the United States of America and the Republic of Colombia. October 3, 1824.....

306 General convention of peace, amity, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and the Federation of the Centre of America. December 5, 1825....

322 General convention of friendship, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of Denmark. April 26, 1826.....

340 Conventijn between the United States of America and Great Britain. November 13, 1826..... 344 Treaty with Swcden and Norway, July 4, 1827..

316 Convention with Great Britain. August 6, 1827..

360 Convention between the United States of America and Great Britain. September 29, 1827

362 Convention of friendship, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and

the free Hanseatic Republics of Lubeck, Bremen, and Hamburg. December 20, 1827.. 366 Treaty of limits, between the United States of America and the United Mexican States. January 12, 1828.

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Additional article to the treaty of limits, concluded between the United States of America and the United Mexican Slates, on the 12th day of January, 1828...

376 Treaty of commerce and navigation, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of Prussia. May 1, 1823

... 379 Additional article to the convention of friendship, commerce, and navigation, concluded at Wash.

ington, on the twentieth day of December, 1827, between the United Statcs of America

and the Hanscatic Republics of Lubeck, Bremen, and Hamburg. June 4, 1828........ 386 Treaty with Brazil. December 12, 1828....

390 Treaty of commerce and navigation, between the United States of America and his Majesty the Emperor of Austria August 26, 1829.....

398 Convention between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of Denmark, signed at Copenhagen the 28th March, 1830....

402 Treaty with the Ottoman Porte. May 7, 1830 .

408 A treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and the United Mexican States. April 5, 1831

410 Convention with France. July 4, 1831.....

430 General convention of peace, amity, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and the Republic of Chile. May 16, 1832

434 Convention between the Government of the United States of America and his Majesty the King

of the Kingdoin of the two Sicilies, to terminate the reclamations of said Government, for the depredations inflicted upon American commerce by Murat, during the years 1809, 1810, 1811, and 1812. October 14, 1832 ..

442 Treaty with Russia. December 6—18, 1832 ..

444 Treaty of amity and commerce between his Majesty, the Magnificent King of Siam, and the United States of America. March 20, 1833

454 An additional and explanatory convention to the treaty of peace, amity, commerce, and naviga.

tion, concluded in the city of Santiago, on the 16th day of May, 1832, between the United States of America and the Republic of Chile. September 1, 1833....

456 A treaty of amity and commerce, between the United States of America and his Majesty Seyed Syeed Bin, Sultan of Muscal, and his dependencies. September 21, 1833

458 Convention for the settlement of claims, between the United States of America and her Catholic Majesty. February 17, 1834...

460 Convention with Mexico. April 3, 1835

464 Treaty of peace, friendship, navigation, and commerce, between the United States of America and the Republic of Venezuela. January 20, 1836..

466 Treaty with Morocco. September 16, 1836 ....

484 General convention of peace, friendship, commerce, and navigation, between the United States of America and the Peru-Bolivian Confederation. November 30, 1836 .

487 Treaty of commerce and navigation, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of Greece. December 10–22, 1837 ...

498 Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the

Republic of Texas, to terminate the reclamations of the former Government for the captore, seizure, and detention of the brigs Pocket and Durango, and for injuries suffered by American citizens on board the Pocket. April 11, 1933 ..

510 Convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas, for marking the boundary between them. April 25, 1838 .

511 Treaty with Sardinia. November 26, 1838

512 Treaty with the King of the Netherlands. January 19, 1839...

524 Convention for the adjustment of claims of citizens of the United States of America upon the Government of the Mexican Republic. April 11, 1839

526 Treaty with Ecuador. June 13, 1839

534 Treaty with the King of Hanover. May 20, 1840

552 Treaty with Portugal. August 26, 1840....

560 Convention with Peru. March 17, 1841......

570 A treaty, to settle and define the boundaries between the territories of the United States and the

possessions of her Britannic Majesty in North America; for the final suppression of the African slave trade; and for the giving up of criminals, fugitives from justice, in certain cases. August 9, 1842..:

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Convention, further to provide for the payment of awards in favour of claimants, under the con

vention between the United States and the Mexican Republic, of the 11th April 1839. January 30, 1843 ...

578 Convention for the surrender of criminals, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of the French. November 9, 1843...

580 Postal convention, between the United States of North America and the Republic of New Granada. March 6, 1844.......

584 Convention for the mutual abolition of the droit d'aubaine, and taxes on emigration, between the

United States of America and his Majesty the King of Wurttemburg. April 10, 1844., 588 Treaty with China. July 3, 1844.......

592 Treaty of commerce and navigation, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of the Belgians. November 10, 1845..

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TREATIES.

TREAT Y-MAKING POWER.

By the Articles of CONFEDERATION of July 8, 1779, the following provisions were made relative to treaties by the United States :

Article 6, section 1. “No state, without the consent of the United States, in Congress assembled, shall send any embassy to, or receive any embassy from, or enter into any confirmed agreement, alliance or treaty with any king, prince or state; nor shall any person holding any office of profit or trust under the United States or any of them, accept of any present, emolument, office or title of any kind whatsoever, from any king, prince or foreign state; nor shall the United States in Congress assembled, or any of them, grant any title of nobility.” Vol. I. 5.

Sec. 2. “No two or more states shall enter into any treaty, confederation or alliance whatever between them, without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, specifying accurately the purposes for which the same is to be entered into, and how long it shall continue.” Vol. I. 5.

Article 9, sec. 1. “ The United States in Congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war, except in cases mentioned in the sixth article ; of sending and receiving ambassadors, entering into treaties and alliances, provided that no treaty of commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective states shall be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners as their own people are subjected to, or from prohibiting the exportation or importation of any species of goods or commodities whatsoever; of establishing rules for deciding in all cases what captures on land or water shall be legal, and what manner prizes taken by land or naval forces in the service of the United States shall be decided or appropriated; of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace; appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas; and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures; provided that no member of Congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts." Vol. I. 6.

Sec. 6. “The United States in Congress assembled shall never engage in a war nor grant letters of marque and reprisal in time of peace, nor enter into any treaties or alliances, nor coin money, nor regulate the value thereof, nor ascertain the sums and expenses necessary for the defence and welfare of the United States, or any of them, nor emit bills nor borrow money on the credit of the United States, nor appropriate money, nor agree upon the number of vessels of war to be built or purchased, or the number of land or sea forces to be raised, nor appoint a commander-in-chief of the army or navy, unless nine States assent to the same; nor shall a question on any other point except for adjourning from day to day, be determined unless by the votes of a majority of the United States in Congress assembled.” Vol. I. 8.

The ConstitUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, article 2, section 2, provides — "He (the President of the United States) shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided 1

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