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neburgh_Ochsenhausen, Knight of the be formed by a line to be drawn from Perle as Golden Fleece, Grand Cross of the Order the Cantos of Tholey, from the rest of the des

far as Fremorsilorf, or hy that which separates of St. Steplien, Grand Eagle of the Legion partment of the Moselie. of Honour, Knight of the Russian Orders 1. Io the Department of the Sarre, the Cantons of St. Andrew, Št. Alexander Neusky, and of Saarbruck and Arnwal shall remain to France,

as well as that part of the Canton of Lebach, St. A ne, of the 1st class, Knight Grand Pich is situated 60 ihe South of a line ?o be Cross of the Prussian Orders of the Black drawn along the confines of the villages of Heand Red Eagle, Grand Cross of the Or. I leaving these diferent places, without the

rehenbach, Vebechosen, Hilbagh, and Hall der of St. Joseph of Wurtzburgh, Knight of Freweh frontier) to the point where, taken from the Order of St. Hubert of Bavaria, of that which separates the Cantons of Arnwal und of the Gold Eagle of Wurtemberg, and Ounciler, reaches that which separutes these of many others; Chamberlain, actugi Priry of Arnwal and Le bach; the frontier on this Councillor, Minister of State, of Confer side shall be formed by the line above marked

on, and then by that which separates the Canton ences, and for Foreign A fairs, of his Im- of Árnwal from that of Bliescastel. perial, Royal, and Apostolic Majesty ; and

5. The fortress of Landau baving, prior to the Count Johp Phillipe de Stadion 'Ihann France retains beyond her frontiers a part of the

year 1792, formed an insulated point in Germany, hausen and Warthausen, knight of the depariments of Mont Tonperre and the Lower Golden Fleece, Grand Cross of the Order Rhine, in order to join the fortress of Landau and

its district to the rest of the kingdom. The new of St. Stephen, Knight of the Russian Or

osmarg.ction proceeding from the point where, ders of St. Andrew, St. Alexander Neusky,' at Unterstein Diecli(which remains without the and St. Anne of the 1st class, Grand Cross Frecch trontier), the frontier enters the depariof the l'ussian Orders of the Plack and joirs the department of the lower Rhine, shall

9001 of the Moselle, and that of Mont Tonperre, Red Eagle, Chamberlain, Prity Coun-wilow the line which separates the Cantons of cillor, Minister of State and Conferences to France) tron the Cantons of Pirmasens, Dalm, liis Imperial, Royal, and Apostolic Ma- and Anweller, (on the side of Germany) to the jesty; who, after exchanging their full point where these limits, near the village of powers,

found to be in gocd and due form, fortress of Landau. of this district, which re. have agreed upon the followinış Articles: inains as it was in 1792, the new frontier shall

Article 1. There shall be, reckoning from this follow the arip of the river Queicb, which, in da e, peace and friendship berucen bis Majesty leaving this district near Queichbein (which the King of France and N:varre, on the one part, rests with France), passes near the villages of and his Viajesty the Emperor of Antria, King of Merlenheim, Kniltelsheim, and Beiheim(also Hungary and Bohemia, and his Allies, on the remaining French) to the Rhine, which thence other part, their leirs and successors, their respec- continues the boundary hetuern France and tive Siates and subjects in perpemily. - The high Gerinany. As to the "Rhine, the Thalveg, pr. contracting parties shall apply all noir cares to Course of the river, shay form the boundary ; the maintain, not only between themselves, but also changes, however, which may occur in the course as far as depends on them between all the States of the river, shall have no effect on the property of Europe, the good agreeinent and understand of the isies which are found there. The possesing so necessary to its repose.

sion of these isles shall be replaced under the Article Il. The Kingdom of France prescrves same foron as at the period of the Treaty of Luthe integrity of its limits, such as they existe:l at

neville. tlie period of the 1st of Jan. 1792.1: shall re. 6. In the Department of the Doubs, the fronceive besides an ang mensation of territory com

tiers shall be drawn so as to commence above La prised within the line of demarkacion fixed by the Ranconniere, near the Loell, and follow the Following article :

crest of the Jura between Cerneaux Pequignot Art. Ul. On the side of Belgiun, Germany, and the village of Fontevelles, so far as that and Italy, the ancient frontier, such as is existed seminit of the Jura which lies about seven or on the 1st Jan. 1792, shall be re established, the eight miles to the north-west of the village of La $ime commencing from the North Sea, between Brrvine, where it will cura back within the anDunkirk and Niewport, even onto the Meditego cient limits of France. ranean between Cagnes and Nice, with the fola 7. in the Departinent of the Leman, the fronlowing ratifications:

tiers between The French territory, the Pais de 1. Tu tie Department of Jemappes, the Canton Vand, and the different portions of the territory of Dour Merbes-le-chateu, Brainoist and Chi of Geneva (which shall make a part of Switzers may, shall remain to France the line of demarka- land), remain as they were before the incor. tion, where it touches the Canton of Dour, poration of Geneva with France. But the Can shall pass betsveen that Canton and those of ion of Frangy, that of St. Julien (with excepe Boussu and Paturage, as well as, farther on, betion of that part lying to the north of a line in tu een that of Morbes-le-Chateau, and those of be drawn from the point where the river of in Binch and Thuin,

Laire enters near Chancey into the Generese 2. In the Department of the Sambre and territory, along the borders of Sesseguin, La. Meuse, the Cantons of Valcourt, Florennes, conex, and Seseneuve, which shall remain with Beaving, and Gedume, shall belong to France; out the limits of France), the Canton of Regnier the demarkation, opon reaching this department, (with exception of that portion which lies causa shall follow the line which separates the foreward of a lioe following ihe borders of the Mila mentioned Cantons, from the department of Je raz, Bussy, Pers, and Cornier, which shall bir mappes, and from the rest of thai of the Sambre without the French limits), and the Canion of and Meuse,

La Roche (with exception of the places nomed 3. In the Department of the Moselle, the new La Roche and Armanay, tvith tlieir districts), demarkation where it differs from the old, shall shall rest with France. The froulier shall con

low the limits of those different Cantons, and I dencies shall belong, in full possession and sove: the lines separating those porlings which France reignty, to his Britannic Majestv. retains froin those which she gives up.

Äri. VIII. His Britannic' Majesty, stipulatinz 8. In the Department of Mont Blanc, France for himself and his Allies, engages tu restore to shall obtain the Subprefecture of Chambery his Most Christian Majesty, withio periods af. (with exception of the Cantours de l'Hospital, si.terwards to be axed, the Colonies, Fisheries, Pierre d'Abigny, La Rocelle and Montmelian), Factories, and Establishments of every kind the Subprefecture of Annecy, with excepcion of which France possesseri on the Ist of January, that part of the Canton of Faverges, situated to 1792, in the seas, or on the continents of ine the east of a line pa-sing between Oarechaise rica, Africa, and Asia, with the exception, never: and Marileo on the French side, and Marthod theless, of the islands of Tobago, St. Lucia, and an. Usino on the opposite side, aod which then the Isle of France and its dependencies, namely follows the crest of ihe mouptains to the frontier Rodigrue' and the Sechelles, all which his most of the Canton of Thones. This line, with the Christian Majesty cedes in full property and sa.. limits of the aforenained Cantons, shall constitute vereigniy to his Britannic Majesty, as also that the new frontier on this side.-On the side of part of St. Domingo ceved to France hy tbe the P renres, the frogtiers remain as they were Peace of Basle, and which his most Christian betweea the iwo kingdom of France and Spain, Majesty retrocedes to his Catholic Majesty, io : on the 1st of January, 1792. There shall be full property and sovereignty. appointed on the part of both, a mutual Coun Art. IX. His Majesty the King of Sweden and mission to arrange their final demarkation.- Norway, in consequence of arrangements entered France renounces all claiins of sovereignty, su- into with his Allies, and for the execution of the premacy, and possession 'uver all countries, dis-preceding Article, consents that the island of tricts, towns and places whatsoever, situated Guadaloupe be restored 10 his Mo- Christian without the above stated frontier. The princi- Majesty, and cedes all the rights which he might pality of Monaco is replaced in the same situa- have to that island. tion as on the 1st of January, 1792.--The Allied Art. X. His must Faithful Majesty, in coaseCourts assure to France the possessing of the quence of arrangements entered into with his principality of Avignon, the Venaissin, the Allies, engages to restore to his Most Christian county of Nontbraliri, and all the inclosed dis Majesty, without a period hereafter fixed, French fricts once belonging to Germany, comprised Guyana, such as it was on the !st Jan. 1799. The within the above indicated frontier, which had effect of the above stipulation being to revive the been incorporated with France before or after dispute existing at that period as to limits, it is the 1st of January, 1792.- The Powers preserve agreed that the said dispute should be termimutually the full right to fortify whatever point nated by an amicable arrangement, under the ine, of their states they may judge fitting for their diation nf his Britannic Majesty: safety. To avoid all injury to private property, Art. XI. The fortresses and forts existing in and to protect on the most liberal principles the the colonies to be restored to his Most Christian possessions of individuals domiciliated on the Majesty, in virtue of Articles VIII. IX. and X, frontiers, there shall Þe named by each of the shall be given up in the state in which they shall States adjoining France, Commissioners, to pro be at the time of the signature of the preseut ceed jointly with French Commissioners, to the treaty. demarkation of their respective boundaries. So Art. XII. His Britannic Majesty engages ta. soon as the office of these Commissioners shall cadse the subjects of his Most Christian Majesty be completed, instruments shall be drawn up, to enjoy, in regard to commerce, and the secu. signed by them, and posts erected to mark the rity of iheir persons and properties, within the mutual limits

limits of the British Sovereignty on the Conti. Art. IV. To secure the communications of the nent of India, the same facilities, privileges, and town of Ceneva with the other parts of the Swiss protection, which are at present granted to the territory on the Lake, France consents that the most favoured nations. On this side, his Most roads by Versoy shall he common to the two Christian Majesty having nothing more at heart countries. The respective Governments will have than the perpetuity of the peace between the an amicable andersianding on the means of pre-two Crowns of France and England, and wishventing muggling, the regulation of the posts, ing to contribute, as much as isi" him lies, to reand the maidienance of the roads.

move henceforward suel points of contract beArt. V. Cue navigation of the Rhine, from the tween the two nations as might one day alter a point where it becomes navigable to the sea ani good mutual understanding, engages not to erect back, shall be free, so as to be interdicted to no any work of fortification in the establisinnen:s to peroon. Principles shall be laid down at a future he restored to hiin, and which are situated with. Congress, for lite ollection of the duties by the in the limits of Bri ish sovereignty on the ContiStates of the Banks, in the manner most equal Dent of India, and to place in those establishand favourable to the commerce of all nations. ments only the number of troops necessary fer It shall be also cognised and ascertained at the the maintenance of the police. same Congress, in i hist mode, for the purposes of Art. XIII. As to the French right of fishery more facile communication, and rendering nations on the grand bank of Newfoundland, on the continually less srungers to each other, this dis coasts of the isle of that name and the adjacent position may be extended in all rivers, that in isles, and in the Gulph of St. Lawrence, every their navigable course separate or raverse dite thing shall be restored to the same footing as in rent States.

1792 Art. VI. Holland, placed under the sovereign Art. XIV. The colonies, factories, and esta. ty of the House of Orange, shall receive an in blishments to be restored to his Most Christian crease of serritory. The title, and the exercise of Majestv by his Britannic Majesty or his Allies, its sovereignty, cannot, under any circumstance, shall be given up, viz. those in the seas of the belong to a Prince wearing vir designated to North, or in the seas and on the Continents of wear a foreign crown.-The German States shall America and Africa, within three months, and be independent, and uniteit by a fecerat ve those beyond the Cape of Good Hope within six Jeague.--Independent Switzerland shall conti months after the ratification of the presenc nue under its own Government. Italy, without treaty. the limits of the countries which shall return to Ari. XV. The high contracting parties having Austria, shall be composed of Sovereign States, reserved to themselves by the 4th Article of the Art. VII. The Island of Malta and iís depen- | Convention of April 23, de regulation in the

prescat Definitive Treaty of Peace, of the fate and the French authorities, both for supplies
of the arscuals and vessels of war, armed and not and legal obligations.
armed, which are in maritime fortresses, surren Art. XX. The lligh Contracting Powers, in-
dered by France in execution of Art. II. of the medintely afier the exchange of the ratitications
said Convention, it is agreed that the said vessels of the present treaty, will appoint Cominissaries
and ships of war, armed and not armed, as also to regulate and efectuate loc execution of the
the naval artillery, the naval stores, and all the whole of the rarasures contained in Articies
materials of construction and armament, shall be XVIII. and XII. These Commissaries shall
divided between France and the country where employ theinselves in the examination of the
the fortresses are situated, in the proportion of claims mentioned in the preceding Article, of the
two-thirds to France, and one-third to the liquidation of the sams claimed, and of the mode
powers to whom such fortresses shall appertain. which the French Government shall propose for
The vessels and ships which are building, and paying, them. They shall also be charg id with
which shall not be ready for launching in six the giving 1 of the titles, obligations, and doa
weeks after the present treaty, shall be consi- cuments relative to the debts which the high
dered as materials, and as snch' divided in the contracting powers mutially renounce, in such
proportion above assigned, after being taken to way, that the ratitication of the result' of their
pieces. Commissaries shall be mutually appoint- labours shall complete this reciprocal renuncia-
ed to arrange the division, and draw up a tion.
statement thereof, and passports shall be given Art. XXI. The debts specially hypothecated
by the Allied Powers, to secure the return to in their origin on the countries which cease to
France of the French workinen, seamen, and belong to France, or contracted for their in-
agents. The vessels and arsenals existing in the ternal administration, shall remain a charge on
paritiine fortresses which shall have fallen into these same counities. An account shall in con-
the power of the Allies anterior to the 2311 of sequence be kept for the French Government,
April, are not included in the above stipulations, commencing with the 22d Decenber, 181, of
nor the vessels and arsenals which belonged to such of those debts as bave been converted into
Holland, ind in particular the Texel fleet. The inscriptions in the great book of the public debt
French Government binds itself to withdraw, of France. The titles of all such as have not
or cause to be sold, all that shall belong to it been prepared for the inscription, nor have been
by the above siated stipulations, within the pe- yet inscribed, shall be gives up to the Govern-
riod of three months after the division has been ments of the respective collotries. Staiernents
effected. In fnture, the Port of Antwerp shall of all these debis shall be drawn up by a mixed
be solely a port of Commerce.

cominission.
Art, XVI. The hi:h contracting parties wish Art. XXII. The French Government, on its
ing. to place and cause to be placed in entire side, shall remain charged with the repayment
oblivion the divisions which have agitated Eu- of the sums paid by the subjects of the above-
rope, declare and promise, that in the countries mentioned countries into the French chests,
testored and ceded by the present treaty, no whether under the head of cautionments, de-
individual of whatever class or condition shall posits, or consignments. In like manner French
be presecuted, harassed, or disturbed in his per- subjects, servants of the said countries, who
son or property, under any preiext, or for his, have paid sums under the head of cautionments,
attachment either to any of the contracting par deposits, or consignments, into their respective
ties, or to Governments which have ceased to treasuries, shall be faithfully reimbursed.
exist, or from any other callse", unless for debts Art. XXIII. The titulars of places subjected
contracted to individuals, or for acis posterior to cautiorment, who have not the handling of the
to the present treaty.

money, shall be repaid with interest, until the Art, XVII. In all the countries which may or full payment at Paris, by tifths and annually, shall change masters, as well in virtue of the coinmanciog from the date of the present Trea. present treaty, as of arrangements to be made ty. - With regard to those who are accountable, in consequence thereof, she inhabitants, both the payment shall take place, at the latest, six natives and foreigners, of whatever class or months after the presentation of their accounts, condition, shall be allowed a space of six years, the case of malversation alone excepted. A reckoning from the exchange of the ratifica copy of the last account shall be transmitted to tions, in order to dispose, if they think proper, the Government of their country to serve it for of their property, whether acquired before or information, and as a starting point. during the present war, and to retire to what Art. XXIV. The judicial deposits and coo. ever country they please.

signments, made into the chest of the sinking Art. XVÚI. The Allied Powers, wishing to find in execution of the law of the 28th Nivoise, give his most Christian Majesty a new proof of year 13 (18th of January 1801), and which be their desire to cause to disappear as much as lies long to the inhabitants of the countries which in their power, the consequences of the period France ceases to possess, shall be restored with. of calamity so happily terminated by the present in a year, dating from the exchange of the ra. peace, renounce, in toto, the sums which the tifications of the present treaty, into the bands Government had to re-demand of France, hy of the authorities of the said countries, with the reason of any contracts, supplies, or advances exception of such deposits and consignments as whatsoever, made to the French Government in French subjects are interested in; in which the different wars which have taken place since case, they shall remain in the chest of the sink. 1792. - His Most Christian Majesty, on his side, ng fund, not to be restored birt on proofs result. fenounces every claim which he might make on ing from the decisions of the competent authorithe Allied Powers on similar grounds. In exe-ties. fution of this Article, the high contracting par Art. XXV. The funds deposited by the comties engage mutually to give up all titjes, bonds, munes and public establishments in the chest of and documents relating to debts which they have service and in the chest of the sinking funt, or reciprocally renounced.

any other govermunent chest, shall be repaid to Art. XIX, The French Governinent engages then by tifths from year to year, reckoning from to cause to be liquidated and paid all sums the daie of the present treaty, with the deduce which it shall find itself bound in duty to pay in tion of advances which shall lave been made to countries beyond its territories, in virtue of con. them, and saving the regular claim« made upon tracts or other forinal engagements entered into these funds by creditors of the said communes Þetween individuals os private establishments, and public establishments.

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Art. XXI. Dating from the 1st of January, | afii red thereto the seal of their arms. Done at 1811, the French Give'ruinent ceases to le Paris, this 3014 May, 1811. charged with the payment of any pension, civil, (L. S.) (Signied) The Prince of BENEVENT. military, or ecclesiastical, pension of retire- (L.S.)

The Prince of METTERNICH. mmoi, or half-pay, in any individual, wiro is no (LS.)

Cyrunt STADION. Ronger a French subjeci.

Thie same day, at the same time and Art. XXVII. The national domains acquired for a valuable consideration by French subjects

, place, the same Treaty of Definitive Peace in the ci-devant departments of Belgium, the left was concluded—between France and Rusbank of the Rhine and of the Alps, without the sia ; between France and Great Britain; ancient limits of Trance, are and remaix gua- between France and Prussia ; and signed, ranteed to the purchasers. Art

. XXVill. The abolition of the droits, viz. The Treaty between France and Rusd'auhaine, detraction, and othersofth. samne naLure, in the countries which reciprocally stipu

For France by M. Charles Maurice Talleyrand lated it with France, or which liad been ante

Perigord, Prince of Benevent (ut supra); and cedently a inered to it, is expressly confirmed. Art. XIX. The french Government engages Privy Counsellor of his Niajesty the. Eroprior

for Russia, by M. M. Count Racomulichy 10 conse to be r: stored the obligations and of all ihe kussias, "Kviglie of the Orders of St. other ütles which shall have been seized in the provinces occupiai by the French armies or ad. Andrew, St. Alexander Newsky, Grand Crux

of that of Si. Bulodiinir of the 1st class; and injuistrations; and iu cases where restitution can

Charles Robert Count Nesselrode, Privy Coun: not be inade, these obligations and titles are and

sellor of his said Majesiy, Chamberlain, Secretary reinain annihilatel, Art. XIX. The suns which shall be due for of Siate, Knight of size Order of St. Alexander

Newsky, Grand Cross of that of St. Wolodinir of all works of pablic utility not yetterminated, or

the 2d class, Grand Cross of the Order of Les te mainted posierior to the 31st of December, 1819, on the Risine, and in the departments de pod of Austin, of that of the Red Eagle of tacied from France, by the present treaty; Golden tie of Winteinberg.

Prussia, of the Polis Siar of Sweden, and of the sha'l pass to the charge of future point sors cut this territory, and shall be liquidated by the The Treaty between France and Great comusi in charged with the liquidation of the Britain:debts of the disi ict.

For kraner, by Charles Maurice Talleyrand Art. XXI. :/ archives, charis, plans, and Perigord, Prince of Benevent (ut supra); and documents whatsoever beionging to the coun for (reat Britain, by the Right Hon. Rubert tries todell, and connetest will their adminis- Stewart, Viscount Castlerearli, Privy Counsellor: tration, srall be faithfully restored at the same of his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom tim with the countries; or, if that be inprac- of Great Britain and lieland, Member of his ticable, within a period not more than six | Parliaincuit, Colonel of the Regiment of Lun. montin after the surrender of the said countries. donderry Nilitia, and his Principal Secretary of

This stipulation is applicable to archives, charts, State for Foreigu Affairs, &c. - George Gordon, and plais, which may have been carried oil'in

Earl of Aberdeen, Viscount Formarlin, Lord. countries for the moment vccupied by the dif- laddo, Tarvis, and Kellie, &c. one of the 16 fecut armies. Art. XXXII. Within a perind of two months of the Thistle, and his Anubassador Extraordina

Scotch Peers, Knight of the most anciens Order all the Powers who have been engaged in both lry and Plenipotentiary to his linperial, Royal, sidrs is the present war, shall send Plenipoten: and Apostolic Najesty'; William Shaw Cathcart, tiaries to Vienna, in order to regulate, in a

Viscount Cashcart, Baron Cathcart and Greenock, Geocral ('ongress, the arrangements necessary Counzellor of his said Majesty, Knight of the For completing the dispositions of the presont Order of the Thistle, and of several Russian Treaty.

Orders, General in his Armies, and his AmArt. XXXU. The present Treaty shall be bassador Extraordiary and Plenipotentiary to ratified, and the ratifications exchanged within inis Majesty the Emperor of Russia; and the lion. a fortnight, or sooner, if practicable.

Charles William Stewart, Knighi of the most In testimony whereof the respective Plenipo- Honourable Oriler of the Bath, Member of his tentiaries have signed the same, and affixed there. Parliament, Knight of the Prussian Orders of tbe to the seal of their arms.

Black and hed Eagle, and of any others, and RELS.) (Signed) The Prince of BENEVENT.

his buvoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipo(L. S.) The Prince of METTERNICI. tentiary io his Majesty the King of Prussia. (L. S.) J. P. Count STABION.

The Treaty between France and PrusADDITIONAL ARTICLE. The High Contracting Parties, wishing to efface For France, hy M. C. Tallcyrand Perigord, all races of the unforimate events which have Prince of Benevent, (ut supra.). -- And for Prus weighed hčavily on their people, have agrees! sia by M. M. Charles Augustus Raroo Hardenex;viciily to annul the effects of the 'Treaties of Berg, Chancellor of State to his Majesty the King 205 and 1809, in as far as they are not already of Prussia, Knight of the Orders of the Black and actu:stly monelled by the present Treaty. In Fird Eagle, and of many other Orders, and Cuisequence of this declaratinn, llis Nasi Chris Charles William Baron Humbolde, Minister of tian lajity engages that the decrees issued

State of his said Majesty, and Envoy Extraordiagainst french, or reputed French sobjects, nary and Minister Plenipotentiary io his impebeing, or liaving been in the service of his lipe- rial, Royal, and Apostolic Majesty. Tiul and Rovad! Apostolie Majesey, shall remain wirbrut efiece, as well as the jurigments which

With the following additional articles:enry have been passerl in execution of these de- | ARTICLE ADDITIONAL TO THE TREATY crees. The present additional Article sliall have

WITH RUSSIA. the same force and effect:r if it loud been insert The Duchy of Warsaw having been under the ed is the pitent Treaty of this daie. It sliail be administration of a provisional conncil established maiilied, and the ratification shall be exchanged ar hy Resia ever since that country was occupiert hy the same time. io festimony whereof, the re her arms, the exo high contracting parties have *'pective Plenipotentiaries hüve signed it, and agreed to appoin! inmediately a Special Com

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mission, composed on both sides of an equal desirous to establish the most amicable relations lium ber of Commissaries, who shall be charged between their respective' subjeca, reserve with the examination and liquidation of their themselves a promise to come to an understanie respective clains, and all the arrangements rela-ling and arrangement as soon as possible, on their tive thereto.-The present additional article shall coinmercial interests, with the intention of en-' have the same force and effect, as if iuserted ver- couraging and augmenting the prosperity of their batim in the patent treaty of this date. It shall respectiv. States. The present additional artibe ràtified, and the ratifications exchanged at the cles shall have the sande force and validiiy, as if same time: In testimony whereof the respective they had been inserted in those words in the Plenipotentiaries have signed and same, and altių treaty of this day. They shall be ratified, and ed thereto the seal of their arms.

the ratificarions shall be exchanged at the same Done at Paris, this 30th day of May, 1614. time. In faith of which the respective Pleni(LS.) (Signed) The Prince of BENEVENT. potentiaries have signed them, and aftised the İL.S.) ANDREW Count RASUMOUFFSKY. Seal of liveir arms. (L. S) CHAS. ROBERT Count NESSELRODE Dared and signed as above,

ARTICLES ADDITIONAL TO TIIE ADDITIONAL ARTICLE TO THE TREATY TREATY WITII GREAT BRITAIN.

WITU PRUSSIA. Article I. His Most Christian Majesty, partie

Thongh the Treaty of Peace concluded at cipating without reserve in all the sentiments of Basle tie 8111 of April, 1795; that of Tilsii, of his Britannic Majesty relative to a species of the 9th July, 1207; the Convention of Paris, of comincrce, which is equally repugnant to the the 20th September 1808; as well as all ihe principles of natural justice, and the lights of the Convention and acts whatsoever, concluded since. times in which we live, engages to unite, at a fu- the peace of Base between Prussia and France, ture Congress, all his efforts to those of his Bri- are already virtually annlled by the present tannic majesiy, in order to cause all the Powers Treats, the High Contracting Powers bave neof Christendom to proclaim the abolition of the vertheless thought fil to declare e Kisressly that the, Slave Trade, in such manner that the said irade said Treaties cease to be obligatory for all their may cease oniversally, as it shall cease definitive- articles, both patent and secies, and that they ly, and in all events on the part of France, within mutually renounce all right, and release thesia a period of five years, and that besides, pending selves from all obligation which miglic result, the duration of ihis period, no trader in slaves from them. shall be at liberty io import or sell them else

Pis Most Christian Majesty promises that the where, but in the colonies of the state to which he deciees issued against French subjects, or rebelongs.

puted Frenchmen, being or having been in the Ari. II. The British Government and the service of his Prussian Majesty, shall be of no French Goveromrnt will immediately appoint efiect, as well as the judgments is hich may have Commissaries to liquidate their respective ex been passed in execution of those decrees. pences for the maintenance of prisoners of war,

The present additional Article shall have the for the purpose of coning to an arrangement on

same force and effect, as if it were inserted, the manner of paying off the balance which shall word for word, in the patent Treaty of this day, be found in favour of either of the two powers.

It shall be ratifies, and the ratifications exArt. JI!. The prisoners of war respectively changed at the same time. In faith of which the shall be bound to discharge, before their depara respective Plenipotentiaries have sigued it, and ture from the place nf their detention, the private

alixed their scals. debts which they vay have there contracied, or

Dated and signed as above. at least to give sasisfactory security. Art. IV. I liere shall be on boin sides, imme.

AMERICAN War. But we are at war diately after ratification of the present Treaty, a yet. It is the Continent only wbich has 1792, may have been placed on the funds, leve- got peace. We have a finger in the pues, debis, and all other effects whatever of the in Portugal, a collation in Spain, a high contracting powers, or of their sutjects:ī tid bit in Sicily, and a good thumping war sha!! employ themselves in the examination and with America as a standing dish. - This Jiquillation of the claims of his Britannic Majesty war promises to be to us, like the last laupan the French (tuvernment, for the value of bour of Hercules, the toughest of all. It fiscated by the French authorities, as well as for does not appear to be very easy for us the total or partial loss of their debts or other to get any foreign troops to fight for our property, uuduly detained under sequestration since the year 1792. - France engages to treat money in that country. The distance to in this respect the subjects of England with the send horses, with their hay and straw, is experienced in England : and the English Go pretty considerable. When I first heard vernment wishing on its part, to concur in of a camp of Russians being about to be this new testimony that the Allied Powers have formed in my neighbourhood, I destined given to his mosi Christian Majesty of their de: them for America ; but, it seems, from sire to remove entirely the consequences of the prch of misfortune, so happily terminate:] by what I see in the newspapers, that they the present peace, engages on its side (as soon as are merely coming as a guard to the Emto renounce the whole amount of the excess peror, and are to go home in their own fleet. which may be found in its favour, relative to the That the object of the American war is, maintenance of the prisoners of war, so that the however, become rather serious, would apsatification of the rea's of the labours, of the andesuiguedo Comunistoners, soil which shall be pear from the Report of a speech of Sir adjudged to belong to the subjects of his Bri. Joseph Yorks, in the House of Com-, tannic Maje ty, shall render its renunciaison eomplete.

mons, Wednesday, the 1st instant, in the Alt. V. The two llig'll Contracting Poners, Vowing words, as taken from the Courier

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