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stopher's, Nevis, and Montserrat; and the fore ancient poffeffions of their respective allies, such treffes of these idands thall be delivered up in the as they were in the year 1776. condition they were in when the conquest of XVII. The King of Great Britain being dethem was made. The same stipulations interted firous to give to his Moft Chriftian Majeity a in the preceding article hall take place in favour fincere proof of reconciliation and friendship, of the French subjects, with respect to the illands and to contribute to render solid the peace reenumerated in the present article.

ettablished between their said Majesties, confents IX. The King of Great-Britain cedes in full to the abrogation and suppreffion of all the artiright, and guaranties to his Most Christian Ma

cles relative to Dunkirk, from the Treaty of jeity the river Senegal, and its dependencies, Peace concluded at Utrecht in 1713, inclusive, with the forts of St. Louis, Podor, Galam, to this day. Arguin, and Portendic; and his Britannic Ma. XVIII. Immediately after the exchange of the jefty reitores to Fiance the illand of Goree, which ratifications, the two high contracting parties Thall be delivered up in the condition it was in Thall name commissaries to treat concerning new when the conquest of it was made.

arrangements of coinmerce between the two X. The Most Christian King, on his part, nations, on the balis of reciprocity and mutual syaranties to the King of Great-Britain the pos- convenience; which arrangements shall be fetleifion of Fort James, and of the river Gambia.

tled and concluded within the space of two years, XI. For preventing all discussion in that part to be computed from the firit of January, in the of the world, the two high contracting partics year 1784. 1hali, within three months after the exchange of XIX. All the countries and territories which the ratifications of the present treaty, name may have been, or which may be conquered in commillaries, who thall be charged with the set any part of the world whatíoever, by the arms tling and fixing of the boundaries of the respective of his Britannick Majesty, as well as by those polleilions. As to the gum trade, the English of his Moit Christian Majesty, which are not in ihall have the liberty of carrying it on from the cluded in the present treaty, neither under the mouth of the river St. John, to the Bay and head of ceilions, nor under the head of rettiluFort of Portendie inclusively. Provided that they tions, shall be restored without difficulty, and thall not form any permanent settlement, of what without requiring any compensation. Dature loever, in the said river St. John, upon XX. As it is necessary to appoint a certain the coait, or in the bay of Portendic.

period for the reftitutions and evacuations to be XII. As to the relidue o the coast of Africa, made by each of the high contracting parties, it the English and French subjects Thall continue to is agreed that the King of Great-Britain thail relort thereto, according to the ulage which has caule to be evacuated the lands of St. Pierre and hitherto prevailed.

Miquelon, three months after the ratinication of XIII. The King of Great-Britain restores to the preient treaty, or sooner, it it can be done; his Most Christian Majetty all the settlements St. Lucia (one of the Caribbee islands) and Goree which belonged to him at the beginning of the in Africa, three months after the ratification of prefent war, upon the coait of Orixa, and in the present treaty, or tooner, it it can be done. Bengal, with liberty to furround Chandernagore The King of Great-Britwin thall, in like manner, with a ditch for carrying off the waters: and

at the end of three months after the ratitication his Britannic Majelty engages to take tuch mea of the present treaty, or sooner, if it can be fures as thall be in his power, for fecúring to the done, enter again into the potletion of the idlands subjects of France in that part of India, as well as of Grenada and the Grenadines, St. Vincent's on the coasts of Orixa, Coromandel and Malabar, Dominica, St. Christopher's, Nevis, and Monta a safe, free, and independent trade, such as was ferrat. France shall be put in pofleflion of the carried on by the Fiench Eait-India Company, towns and factories which are rettored to her in whether they exercise it individually, or united the Eaft- Indics, and of the territories which are in a company

procured for her, to serve as additional depenXIV. Pondicherry shall be in like manner de- dencies to Pondicherry, and to Karikal, lir livered up and guarantied to France, as also Ka- months after the ratification of the present treaty, rikal; and his Britannick Majesty thall procure,

or sooner if it can be done. France ihall deliver for an additional dependency to Pondicherry, the up, at the end of the like term of fix months, the two districts of Valanour and Bahour; and to towns and territories which her arms may have Karikal, the four Magans bordering thereupon. taken froin the English, or their allies, in the

xv. France shall re-enter into the pollctiion East-Indies. In contequence whereof, the neof Mahe, as well as of its factory at Surat; and cellary orders Thall be lent by each of the high the French ihall carry on their trade in this part contracting parties, with reciprocal palsports for of Indii, comtonnably to the principles cita the ships which shall carry them, inmediateiy blished in the thirteenth article of this treaty. after the ratification of the present treaty,

XVI. Orders having been sent to India by the XXI. The decision of the prizes and seizures high conuatting parties, in pursuance of the made prior to the hostilities thall be relerred to fixteenth article oi the Preliminaries, it is further the relpective courts of justice; so that the lies agreed, that is, within the term of four months, gality of the luid prizes and seizures inall be dethe respeciive allies of their Boitannick and Moft cided, according to the aw of nations, and to Christian Majeities shall not have acceded to the treaties, in the courts of justice of the native preient pacihcation, or concluded a separate ac which shall have made the captures, or ordered commodation, their faid Niajesties fail not give the features. them any alliitance, oirectly or indirectly, againti XXII. For preventing the revival of the IntZie Briuh or French pulelor, or 2 at the suits which hari been er.ded in tbe itlands con

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DECLARATION. je is agreed that the judgements pronounced in the TUE King having entirely agreed with his lait reiori, and which have acquired the force of Mot Christian Majeity upon the articles of de matters determined, thall be contirmed and exe D:finitive Treaty, will feek every means sa cuted according to their form and tenor.

Thall not only ensure the execution thereo, uh XXII. Their Britannick and Mort Christian his accustomed good faith and punctuality, but Ma eities promile to obterve fincerely, and bona will belides give, on his part, ali pollible effica fide, all the articles contained and eitablished in to the principles, which inall prevent even the the present treaty; and they will not fuster the leait foundation or dispute for the future. fame to be infringed, directly or indirectly, by To this end, and in order that the tithsice their respective lubjects; and the said high con of the two nations may not give cause for deli tracting parties guaranty to each other, generally quarrels, his Britannick Majesty will take the and reciprocally, all the stipulations of the pre molt positive measures for preventing his subiecte fent teaty.

from interrupting, in any manner, by their conXXIV: The solemn ratifications of the present petition, the tithery of the French, during the treaty, prepared in good and due form, thall be temporary exercise of it which is granted to then exchanged in this city of Versailles, between the upon the coasts of the island of Newfoundland; high contracting parties, in the space of a month, and he will, for this purpose, cause the fixed fcior fooner if poutible, to be computed from the tlements, which thall be formed there, to be rsday of the signature of the present treaty. moved. His Britannick M ajeity will give orders,

in witness whereot, we, the underwritten am that the French tuhermen be not incominoded, in balladors extraordinary, and minifters plenipo- cutting the wood neceilary for the repair of their tentiary, have figned with our hands, in their cattolds, huts, and tihing vetiels. names, and in virtue of our respective full pow The thirteenth article of the Treaty of Utrecht, ers, the present Definitive Treaty, and have and the method of carrying on the thery which caused the seals of our arms to be attixed thereto. has at all tiines been acknowledged, shall be the

Done at Versailles, the third day of Sep- plan upon which the fiihery shall be carried on

tember, One Thousand Seven Hundred, there; it shall not be deviated from by either
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party; the French fishermen building only their (L. S.)

MANCHESTER. İcattolds, contining themselves to the repair of (L. S.) GRAVIER DE VERGENNES. their fishing vessels, and not wintering there; the

subjects of his Britannick Majelty, on their part, SEPARATE ARTICLES.

mimoletting, in any manner, the French fiher

men, during their tithing, nor injuring their Article 1. SOME of the titles made use of scarfolds during their absence. by the contracting parties, whether in the full The King of Great Britain, in ceding the powers and other inttruments, during the course iflands of St. Pierre and Miquelon to France, of the negociation, or in the preamble of the regards them as ceded for the purpose of lerving present treaty, 119t being generally acknowledged, as a real Thelter to the French tithermen, and in it has been agreed that no prejudice thould ever full confidence that thele poilellions will not be. refult therefrem to cither of the faid contracting come an object of jealousy between the two n2. parties; and that the titles taken or omitted, on tions; and that the fishery between the faid either lide, upon occasion of the said negociation, islands, and that of Newtoundla:d, shall be lia and of the present treaty, shall not be cited, or mited to the middle of the channel. quoted as a precedent.

With regard to India, Great-Britain haring II. It has been agreed and determined, that granted to France every thing that can afcertain the French language, inade ule of in all the copies and confirm the trade which the latter requirts of the present treaty, thall not form an exampic to carry on there, his Majesty relies with condwhich may be alledced, or quo!ed as a precedent, dence on the repeated alurances of the court or, in any manner, prejudice either of the coil of Versailles, that the power of surrounding, waiting powers; and that they thall conform, Chandernagore with a ditch for carrying off the for the future, to what has been observed, and waters 1h ill not be exercised in such a moner, ought to be observed, with regard to, and on the as to make it become an object of umbrage. part of powers, who are in the practice and pof The new tate in which commerce my perletion of giving and receiving copies of like trea haps be found, in all parts of the world, will us in a diflirent language from the Frenak; denind revisions and explanations of the fubtiitthe present treaty having, ne:ertheless, the imeing treaties; but an entire abrogation of those force and virtise as if the aioreluid practive had tvalies, in whatever period it might be, would bi on theicin oöfened.

throw commerce into luch contution as would be har witness whereof, we, the under-written o infinite p.ejudice to it. antballadours extraordinary, and ininitters picni In fome of the treaties of this sort there are potentiary, of their Britannick and Moit Chinian not only articles which relate merely to comAiajestics, have signed the present separate article, merce, but many others which ensure reciproand have caused the leals of our arms to be ai Calities, to the respective fubjacis, for condutfixed thereto.

ing their attairs, perfonal protections, and other Dere at Versailles, the third of Seprember, advantages, which are not, and which ought not

One Thousand Seven Hundred and tighey- to be of a changeable nature, such as the regte
three.

lations relating merly to the value of goods and MANCHESTER. meri handize, variable from ciocuinitances of L. S.). GRAVIER DE VERGLNNES.

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every kind.

When, therefore, the fate of the trade between Seven Hundred and Thirteen. The King of the two nations Thall be treated upon, it is re Great-Britain may judge from thence, that his quitite to be understood, that the alterations Majesty's intention is not in any wile to cancel which may be made in the fubfisting treaties are all the itipulations in the above-mentioned treato extend only to arrangements merely com ty; he declares, on the contrary, from henceforthi, mercial; and that the privileges and advantages, that he is dilpoled to maintain all the privileges, mutual and particular, be not only preserved on facilities, and advantages cxprefled in that treaty, each hide, but even augmented, if it can be done. as far as they shall be, reciprocal, or compeu

In this view, his Majelty has confented to the fated by equivalent advantages. It is to attain appointment of commiffaries on each side, who this end, detired on each lide, that commillaries Thall treat folely upon this object.

are to be appointed to treat upon the state of die In witness whereof, we, his Britannick Ma trade between the two nations, and that a conjesty's ambassadour extraordinary and minister siderable space of time is to be allowed for complenipotentiary, being thereto duely authoriled, pleting their work. His Majerty hopes that this have signed the present declaration, and caused object will be pursued with the lame good faith, le seal of our arıns to be let thereto.

and the fame spirit of conciliation, which preGiven at Versailles the third of September, fided over the discussion of all the other points

One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty- comprized in the Definitive Treaty; and his laid three.

Majeity is firmly persuaded, that the refpective (L. S.) MANCHESTER. commiiiaries will employ the utmost diligence

for the completion of this important work. COUNTER-DECLARATION.

In witneis whereof, we, the underwritten mi. THE principles which have guided the King, mister plenipotentiary of his Mott Christian Ma. in the whole course of the negociation which pre- jetty, being thereto duely authorised, have úgned ceded the re-establishment of peace, must have the present Counter-Declaration, and have caused convinced the King of Great-Britain, that his the leal of our arms to be a fixed thereto. Majesty has had no other delign than to render it Given at Versailles the 3Jot September, 1583. folid and lasting, by preventing, as much as por- (L. S.) GRAVIER DE VERGENNES. fible, in the tour quarters of the world, every subject of discuition and quarrel. The King of WE, Ambafiadour Plenipotentiary of his lin. Great-Britain undoubtedly places too much con perial and Royal A poítolick Majesty, having acred tidence in the uprightnets of his Majesty's inten as mediator in the work of pacification, declare tions, not to rely upon his constant attention to that the treaty of peace figned this day at Verprevent the itlands of St. Pierre and Miquelon failles, between his Britannick Majelty and his from becoming an object of jealousy between the Most Christian Majelty, with the iwo leparate

articles thereto annexed, and of which they form As to the fishery on the courts of Newfound a part, as allo with all the clauses, condicions land, which has been the object of the new ar and itipulations which are therein contained, was rangements fettled by the two fovereigns upon concluded by the mediation of his Imperial and this matter, it is sufficiently ascertained by the Royal Apo:tolic Majetty. fitih article of the Treaty of Peace, signed this In witnets whereot, we have signed these pre. day, and by the declaration, likewife delivered seots with our hand, and have caused the feat of to-day, by his Britannick Majelty's ümbaiida our arms to be affixed thereto, dous extraordinary and plenipotentiary; aid his Dune at Versailles, this third of September, Majelty declares, that he is tully falished on this One Thouand Seven Hundred and Eightyhead.

three. In regard to the fishery becween the island of (L. S. LE COMTE DE MERCY Newfoundland, and those of St. Pierre and Mi

ARGENTEAU. queion, it is not to be carried on by either party, but to the middle of the channel; and his via WE, Ministers Plenipotentiary of her Impejefty will give the most politive orders, that the rial Mjelty of All the Rubias, having acted as French tilhermen thall not go beyond this line. Mediators in the work of pacitication, decture His Majelty is tirmly persuaded that the king of that the Treaty of Peace, signed this day at VerGreat Britain will give like orders to the Englith failles, between his Britannick M.jetty and his fishermen.

Mott Christian Majeliy, with the two leparate The King's desire to maintain the peace com articles thertto annexed, ami of which they torni prehends India as well as the other parts of the a part, as also with all the ciaules, conditions, - world; his Britannick Majesty may therefore be and lipulations which are there in contained, was allured, that his Majesty will never permit that concluded by the mediation of her Imperial Mar an object so inoffensive, and to harmlets, as the jelty of All the Rufiias. ditch with which Chandernagore is to be lur In witness whereos, we have signed these from rounded thould give any umbrage to the court of

fents with our hands, and have cauled the inals London.

o! our anns to be shared hereto. The King, in proposing new arrangements of Döne at Verlailles, the third of September, commerce, had no other delign than to remedy, 0.ie Thculand Seven Stundi ed and Lightyby the rules of reciprocity and mutual conve

thice. nience, whatever inay be defective in the treaty (L. S.) PRINCE IWAN BARIATIYSKOY. of commerce ligued at Uuecht, in One Thousand (L.S., A. MARCOFF.

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The DEFINITIVE TREATY of PEACE and FRIENDSHIP between

his BRITANNICK MAJESTY and the King of Spain. Signed at Versailles the 3d Day of September, 1783. In the name of the Most Holy and Undi. ambassadour extraordinary and plenipotentiary

vided Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy to his Moft Christian Majesty; and the Cathea Ghost. So be it.

lick King, the Most Illuitrious and Moit Eucci

lent Lord Peter Paul Abarca de Bolea Ximeze in any manner concern: The Most Serene d'Urrea, &c. Count of Aranda and Cattel Fion and Mott Potent Prince, George the Third, by rido, Marquis of Torres, of Villanan, and Rupira the Grace of God, King of Great-Britain, France, Viscount of Rueda and Yoch, Baron of the Biand Ireland, Duke of Brunfwick and Lunen- ronies of Gavin, Sientamo, Clamota, Eripol, Trazbourg, arch-Treasurer and Elector of the Holy moz, La Mata de Cattil-Viejo, Antillon, La Al. Roman Empire, &c. and the Most Serene and molda, Cortes, Jova, St. Genis, Rabovilles, Most Potent Prince Charles the Third, by the Arcau, and Ste. Colume de Farnes, Lord of the Grace of God, King of Spain, and of the Indies, Tenance and Honour of Alcalaten, the Valley &c. being equally desirous to put an end to the of Rodellar, the castles and towns of Maella war which for several years past afflicted their Mesones, Tiurana, and Villa Plana, Taradel, and respective dominions, accepted the offer which Viladrau, &c. Rico-Hombre in Arragon, by de. their Majesties the Emperour of the Romans, and scent, Grandee of Spain of the first claff the Empress of All the Rullias, made to them, Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, and of their interposition, and of their mediation. of that of the Holy Gholt, Gentleman of the But their Britannick and Catholick Majelties, King's chamber in employment, Captain-Gedeanimated with a mutual defire of accelerating ral of his forces, and his ambasladour to the the re-establiment of peace, communicated to Mott Christian King: who, after having cieach other their laudable intention, which Hea changed their respective full powers, have agreed ven so far blefled, that they proceeded to lay the upon the following articles: foundations of pesce, by igning Preliminary Articlel. There shall be a Christian, universal Articles at Versailles, the zoth of January, in the and perpetual peace, as well by sea as by land; prelent year. Their faid Majetties, the King of and a tincere and constant friendship shall be reGreat-Britain and the Catholick King, thinking established between their Britannick and Cathoit incumbent upon thein to give their Imperial lick Majelties, and between their heirs and Majetties a signal proof of their gratitude for succeflors, kingdoms, dominions, provinces, the generous offer of their mediation, invited countries, subjects, and vallals, of what qua them, in concert, to concur in the completion of lity or condition foever they be, without except the great and falutary work of peace, by tak tion either of places or persons; so that the high ing part as mediatours, in the definitive treaty contracting parties thall give the greatest attento be concluded between their Britannick and Car tion to the maintaining between themielves, and cholick Majesties. Their faid imperial Majesties their faid dominions and subjects, this reciprocal having readily accepted that invitation, they have friendship and intercourse, without permitting named as their representatives, viz. his Majelty hereafter, on either part, any kind of hoitilities the Emperour of the Romans, the Most Illustrious to be committed, either by sea or by land, for and Moit Excellent Lord Florimond, Count any cause, or under any pretense whatever; and Mercy Argenteau, Viscount of Loo, Baron of they shall carefuily avoid, for the future, every Chrichegnec, Knight of the Golden Fleece, thing which might prejudice the union happily Chamberlain, actual Privy Counsellor of State re-established, endeavouring, on the contrary, to to hr: Imperial and Royal Apoitolick Majesty, procure reciprocally for each other, on every ocand his ambasladour to his Mott Christian Majelty; cation, whatever may contribute to their mutuat and her Majeity the Empress of Allthe Rusias, glory, interests, and advantage, without giving the Most Hiustrious, and Moit Excellent Lord, any ailitance or protection, directly or indirectly, Prince Iwan Bariatníkoy, Lieutenant-General of to thole who would do any injury to either of the the forces of her Imperial Majetty of All the high contracting parties. There shall be a general Ruflias, Knight of the orders of St. Anne and oblivion and anpeity of everything which of the Swedith Sword, and her minister pleni- may have been done or committed, before or lince potentiary to his Moit Christian Majelty, and the the commencement of the war which is just Lord Arcadi de Marcott, Counsellor of State to coded. her Imperial Majesty of All the Rutias, and her II. The treaties of Westphalia of 1648; those minifter plenipotentiary to his Most Chriftian of Madrid of 166%, and of 16-0; those of peace Majeity. In confequence, their said Majesties the and of commerce of Utrecht of 1713; thatot King of Great-Britain, and the Catholick Baden of 1714; of Madrid of 1715; of Seville King, have named and constituted for their pleni of 1729; the definitive treaty of Aix-la-Chapotentiaries, charged with the concluding and pelle of 1748; the treaty of Madrid of 1750; digning of the det nitive treaty of peace, viz. and the definitive treaty of Paris of 1763, ferve the King of Great-Britais, the Most Illustrious as a basis and foundation to the peace, and to the and Moit Excellent Lord George, Duke and Earl present treaty; and for this purpose they are all of Manchester, Vilcount Mandeville, Baron of renewed and confirmed in the best form, as well Kimbolturi, Lord Lisutenant and Cultos Rotulo. as all the treaties in general which fubtiteu bce rum of the county of Huntingdon, aciual Privy tween the high contracting parties before th: Wai', Countellor to luis Bricannick Majeity, und his and particularly all those which are species and

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renewed in the aforesaid Definitive Treaty of expressly agreed, that his Britannick Majesty's Paris, in the beit form, and as if they were herein subjects thall have the right of cutting, loading, inserted word for word; so that they are to be and carrying away logwood, in the district lieexactly oblerved for the future in their full tenor, ing between the rivers Wallis or Bellize, and

and religioully executed, by both parties, in all the Rio Hondo, taking the courte of the laid two ; points which thall not be derogated from by the rivers, for unalterable boundaries, to as that Present Treaty of peace.

the navigation of thein be common to both naIII. All the prisoners taken on either side, as tions: to wit, by the river Wallis, or Bellize, well by land as by sea, and the hostages carryed from the sea, ascending as far as opposite to a away or given during the war, and to this day, lake or inlet, which runs into the land, and Thall be reitered without ransom, in fix wecks forms an isthmus, or neck, wiih another funilar at latest, to be computed from the day of the iniet, which comes from the lide of Rio-Nuevo exchange of the present Treaty; each crown or New River; so that the line of separation respectively discharging the advances which shall Thall pafs itraight across the said isthmus, and meet have been made for the sublistence and mainte another lake formed by the water of Rio Nuevo, nance of their prisoners, by the Sovereign of the or New River, at its current. , The said line hall country where they shall have been detained, ac continue with the course of Rio-Nuevo, descend. cording to the receipts, attested accounts, and ing as far as opponite to a river, the source of other authentick vouchers, which thall be fur which is marked in the map between Rio-Nuevo nished on each side; and sureties shall be reci. and Rio-Hondo, which empties itself into procally given for the payment of the debts Rio-Hondo; which river thall also serve as a which the prisoners may have contracted in the common boundary as far as its junction with Riocountries where they have been detained, until Hondo; and from thence descending by Riotheir entire release. And all thips, as well Hondo to the sea, as the whole is marked oa men of war as merchant ships, which may the inap which the plenipotentiaries of the two have been taken since the expiration of the terms crowns have thought proper to make use of, for agreed upon for the cessation of hostilities by alcertaining the points agreed upon, to the end Tea fhall likewise be reftored, bona fide, with all that a good correspondence may reign between their crews and cargoes. And the execution of the two nations, and that the Englith workmen, this article shall be proceeded upon immediately cutters, and labourers, may not trespass trum after the exchange of the ratifications of this an uncertainty of the boundaries. The respecTreaty.

tive committaries shall fix upon convenient places, IV. The King of Great-Britain cedes, in full in the territory above marked out, in order that right, to his Catholick Majesty, the illand of his Britannick Majetty's subjects employed in Minorca. Provided that the same ftipulations the telling of logwood, may, without interrupinserted in the following article shall take place tion, build therein houses and magazines neces. in favour of the British subjects, with regard to sary for themselves, their families, and their efthe above-mentioned island.

tects; and his Catholick Majesty assures to them V. His Britannick Majesty likewise cedes and the enjoyment of all that is expelled in the preguarantees, in full right, to his Catholick Ma sent article; provided that these ftipulations thall jesty, Eaft Florida, as also Weit Florida. His not be confidered as derogating in any wise from Catholick Majesty agrees that the Britih inhabi his rights of lovereignty. Therefore, all the Engtants, or others, who may have been subjects of lith, who may be dispersed in any other parts, the King of Great-Britain in the said countries, whether on the Spanish continent, or in any of may retire in full fecurity and liberty, where the islands whatsoever, dependent on the atorethey shall think proper, and may iell their faid Spanish continent, and for whatever reason citates, and remove their effects, as well as their it might be, without exception, thall retire perlons, without being restrained in their emigra- within the district which has been above detions, under any pretense whatsoever, except on scribed, in the space of eighieen months, to be account of debts, or criminal prosecutions; the computed from the exchange of the ratifications; term limited for this emigration being fixed to and tor this purpose orders Thall be illued on the the space of eighteen months, to be computed part of his Britannick Majesty; and on that of from the day of the exchange of the ratifica his Catholick Majesty, his governours thall be tions of the prelent Treaty; but if, from the ordered to grant to the Engiith dilperted, eterý value of the poileflions of the English proprie congenience pollible for their removing to the tors, they Mould not be able to dilpose of them leulement agreed upon by the prelent article, or within the laid term, then his Catholick Ma for their retiring wherever they thall think pricjesty thall grant them a prolongation propor- per. it is likewite itipulated, that it any forutionate to that end. It is further itipulated, that fications thould actually have been heretofore his Britannick Majesty thall have the power of erected within the limits murked out, his Bria removing from Eait-Florida all the effects which tannick Mujeity shall caule-chern all to be demomay belong to hin, whether artillery, or other lished; and he will order his hiojects not to build

any new ones. The Erzdith inhabitants, who VI. The intention of the two high contract. háll fettle there for the cutting ot Logwood, thal ing parties being to prevent, as much as posible, be permitted to enjoy a tice tiher; for the luball the aules of complaint and misundertanding listence, on the costs of the district above agreed heretofore occationed by the cutting of wood for on, or of the islands situated opposite thereto, dying, or logwood; and several English letule- without being in any wise usturbed on that acments having been formed and extended, under count; provided they do not eitablith dialelves, that pretente, upon the Spanith continent, it is in any manner, on the said illandi. Loyd. Mac. Oct. 1783.

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