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An ACCOUNT of the General Average Prices of BROWN or MUSCO-
Week ending the 15th January 1806
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For a Quarter of a Year preceding the 5th May
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COPY of the TREATY of AMITY, COMMERCE, and NAVIGATION, between his Majesty and the United States of America, concluded and signed on the 31st December, 1806, by the Right Honourable Henry Richard Vassal Lord Holland, one of his Majesty's Privy Council and Lord Keeper of his Majesty's Privy Seal, and William Lord Auckland, one of his Majesty's Privy Council, and President of the Committee of Council for all Matters of Trade and Foreign Plantations, Plenipotentiaries on the Part of his Britannic Majesty; and James Monroe and William Pinkney, Commissioners Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary on the Part of the United States.
HIS Britannic majesty, and the United States of America, being equally desirous to promote and perpetuate the good understanding. and friendship which happily subsist between the subjects of the United Kingdom and the citizens of the United States, and for that purpose to regulate the commerce and navigation between their respective countries, territories, and people, on the basis of reciprocity and mutual convenience, have respectively named their plenipotentiaries, and have given to them full powers to make and conclude a treaty of Amity, Navigation, and Commerce; that is to say, his Britannic majesty has named for his plenipotentiaries Henry Richard Vassal lord Holland, one of his majesty's privy council and lord keeper of his majesty's privy seal; and William lord Auckland, one of his majesty's privy council, and president of the committee of council for all matters of trade and foreign plantations; and the president of the United States, by and with the advice of the senate thereof, hath appointed for their plenipotentiaries James Monroe and William Pinkney, commissioners extraordinary and plenipoten. tiaries; who, after having exchanged their respective full powers, have agreed on the following articles:
There shall be a firm, inviolable, and universal peace, and a true and sincere friendship between his Britannic majesty and the United States of America, and between their respective countries, territories, cities, towns, and people, of every degree, without exception of per. sons or places.
It is agreed, that the several articles of the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, between his majesty and the United States, made at London on the 19th day of November 1794, which have not expired; nor as yet had their full operation and effect, shall be confirmed in their best form, and in their full tenour; and that the contracting parties will also from time to time enter into friendly expla◄ nations on the subject of the said articles, for the purpose of removing all such doubts as may arise or have arisen, as to the true purport of the same, as well as for the purpose of rendering the said articles more conformable to their mutual wishes and convenience.
His majesty agrees, that the vessels belonging to the United States of America, and sailing direct from the said states, shall be admitted and hospitably received in all the sea ports and harbours of the British dominions in the East Indies; and that the citizens of the said United States may freely carry on a trade between the said territories and the said United States, in all articles of which the importation or exportation respectively to and from the said territories shall not be entirely prohibited; provided only, that it shall not be lawful for them, in any time of war between the British government and any power or state whatever, to export from the said territories, without the special permission of the British government there, any military stores, or naval stores, or rice. The citizens of the United States shall pay for their vessels, when admitted into the said ports, -no other or higher tonnage than shall be payable on British vessels, when admitted into the ports of the United States; and they shall pay no other or higher duties or charges, on the importation or exportation of the cargoes of the said vessels, than shall be payable on the same articles when imported or exported in British vessels. But it is expressly agreed, that the vessels of the United States shall not carry any of the articles exported by them from the said British ter ritories to any port or place, except to some port or place in America where the same shall be unladen, and such regulations shall be adopted by both parties as shall from time to time be found necessary to enforce the due and faithful observance of this stipulation.
It is also understood, that the permission granted by this article is not to extend to allow the vessels of the United States to carry on any part of the coasting trade of the said British territories, but the