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neburgh Oehsenhauien, -Knight of the .(giolden Fleece, Grand Cross of the Order at St. Stephen, Grand Eagle of the Legion of Honour, Knight of the Russian Orders of‘St. Andrew, Alexander Nensky, and ‘ St. Anne, of the lat class, Knight Grand , Cross of the Prussian Orders ol’ the Black " and lied Eagle, Grand Cross of the Or

,derpf StJose h of Wnrtzlaurgh, Knight of the .Order of t. Hubert of Bavaria, of that

of the Gold Eagle of ‘Vnrtcmherg, and

of many others; Chamberlain, actual Prii‘y

.Councillor, lilinister of State, of Confer

ences, and for Foreign Afl'airs, of his Im

prrial, Royal, and Apostolic l\Iajesty 5 and

Count John‘ Philli e .de Stadion Thann

lransen and Wart ausen, Knight'oi' the

Golden Fleece, Grand Cross of ‘the Order

of St. Stephen, Knight of the Eussihn Or

ders of St. Andrew, St. Alexander Nuishy,‘

‘and St. Anne of the 1st class, Grand Cross

of the Pussian Orders of the Black and

Red Eagle, Chamberlain, Privy Coun

leillor, Minister of State and Conferences to

his Imperial, Royal, and Apostolic hia

jesty; who, after exchanging their full

powers, found to he in good and due form,

have agreed upon the following Articles:

JUNE 11,’ muff-Twenty 9/ Peace.

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~11 us Fl'f'nlursllfll’f, or by that which s'parntcs (‘anion nfThotey, from the rest of the deparlmrnt of the Mmelle. V »

‘he formed by a line to be drawn from Perle as

4. lo the Department of the Sarre, the Canton: ‘

ol‘Saarbruckiind Arowal shall remain to France, as well as that part of the Canton of Lcbach, which is situated to thq_ South of ,a line to he drawn along the confines of lllP villages of Heri-hrnbach, Uebechose: , Ilil=-hac.h, and Hall (lrnviug these dill'erent places, withoutrthe French frontier) to the point where, taken from Qncrscllc,(which belongs to France) the llne whirb separates the Cantons of Arnwul and

.Uuwcilcr, ‘rt-aches that which separates those

of Arnwal and Lchach; the frontier on this Sideshall be formed by the line~above marked out, and then by that which separates the Lanton of Arnwal from that of llliescasu-l, I _

5. The fortre.-s of Landau having, prior to the vear1792, formed an insulated point iuIGcrmany, France retains beyond her frontiers a part of the departments of Mont Tonnerre and the Lower Raine, in ordcrtojoin the fortress of Landau and its diitlict to the rest of the kingdom. The new‘ demnrltation roceroing fromlhe point \hhPfl’, at .Ooerstcip och (nhich remains without the French frontier), tine frontier enters the department of the Motielle, and that ol' Mont Tonnerrc, joins tho department of the Lower Rhine, shall t‘oiloiv the line which separates the Camons of “'t'isschburgh und-Bcrgzabcrn (on the side of France) from the ,C-aotons of Pirmpscns, Dalm, and An.well<-r,;(an the side of German” to the

oint is here these limits, near the village of

'ohneraheing, touch the ancient district of the'

fortress ofLnndau. Of this district, which re,mains as it was in 1792. the new frontier shall follow the arm of the river Queich, which,in leaving this district ncar Qneirhhelm (which rests with France), passes near the villages of Merlcnhcim. Kniltelsheim, and Beiheim (also remaining French) toihe Rhine, which thence continues the boundary between France and Germany. As to the Rhine,the 'l‘hnlvrg, oi‘ course of the river, shall form the boundary ; the changes, however, which may occur in ‘the course of the river, shall have no efl’ect on the property of the isles which are found there. The posses, sin“ of these isles shall hr- rcplnced under the some form as at the period of the,Trenty of Lunevillc. . , , ,

, Artich- I. There shall he, reckoning from this

date, peace and friendship between his Majesty

the Kin of France and Navarre, on'the one port,

and his llojcslylhe Emperor of Au lria, King of ‘Hungary and Bohemia, and his Allies, on the

other part,thcirheirs antleueccssors,lheirrespect

.tivc SlntPs and subjects in perpetuity-film high

,contracling parties shall apply ali their cities to

‘maintain, n9! only between themselves, but also

as for as depends on them between all the States

_nf Europe, the good agreement and understand

ing so necessary to its repose. '

Article II. The Kingdom of France preserves the integrity of its limiis,sni‘h as they existed at the period of the lst of ‘Jan. ITYQ. It shall re‘,ccive besides an augmentation of territory corn'priscd within the line ofdemarkniion fixed by the tollotving article: —

Art. III. On the side of Belgium, Germany, and Italy, the ancient frontier, such as it existed on’ the 1st Jan. 1792, shall ht" re P'Ilalllishcd. the ‘some commencing from the North Sea, between Dunkirk and Nieu'pnrt, even unto the Mediterranean between Cagnes and Nice, vlith the followingvrntificntionsz—

1. In the Department. of Jemappcs, the Canton inf‘ Door Merhes-le-chatcn, Beaumont and Chi~ may, shall remain to France the line of demorkation, where it touches the Canton of Dour, shall pass between that Canton and those of lloussu and Patnragc, as well as, fariherlnn, be» to con that of Morbes,-le-Chateau,and those of Binch and Thnin.

2. In the Department of the Santhre and _l\’|ru=e, the Cantons of Valconrt, Florennes, Bcnuing, and Gcdnmc, shall belong to France; the demarkation, upon reaching this department, shall follow the line which scpnratcs'the fore,mentioned Cantons, from the department- of; 3bmoppcs, and from the rest of that '0? the Sambre ‘and Meose.

3; In the Department of the Moscllc, the new

*deparkation where it difl‘eri from the old, shall

6. In the Department of the Dnnhsflhe frontiers shall be drawn so a1 to commence above La Itanconniere, near the Loell, and follow the crest of the Jurn between Germ-aux Pequignot and the village of Fontcnclles, so far as that summit of the Jura which lies about seven or eight miles to the north-west of the village of V4 liter/inc. where it will turn back within Ill? ancicnt limits of France. .

7. lo the Department of the Lemar).Ithe rmn. tie-rs between the'FrcnCh territory ‘he Pais dc Vanrl, and'thc difl'crenl portions "'Hhe wn-imry of Geneva (which shall mnke‘a part of Swim"land), remain as they, nun- before ‘he inc“. pnration of Geneva with frame. But we can. I?" "f Frenzy, that "f St. tiolicn (with exceplm" of that Pdl'l lyimr ‘lo-the north of a line to bl’fll'awll from ""5 mt where the, river of La Lil"? ""91'5 "93!‘ v'hancey into the Genevcse territory, nlmwxjm borders 0f sflgeguin L3, “"‘ix- “PdrS'fi—nenve, which shall remain'n-ithout the .l:i"‘=n-'_ofFrancc), the Canton of Rcgnipr (with/lee own of that portion which He, PM; ".‘ilrd ofa line following the borders of the Mnroz, Bossy, Pars, and Cornier, which shall be

without the French limits), and the (‘notch *nf

La Roche (with exception of the p act's named
La Roche and Annuity, with their districts),

shall rest with France-"Tm frontier shrill fol

low the limits of those difierentCantons, and the lines separating those portions which France retains from those which she gives up.

8. In the Department of Mont Blane, France shall obtain the Subprefecture of Chombery (with exception of the Cantonslde l'Hospital, St.‘ Pierre d’Ahigny, La Rocette and Moutmt-lian), the Subprefr-eture of Annec , with exception of that part of the Canton'of 'averges, situated to the east of a line pa-sing between Ourechaisc and Marilen on the French side, and Mnrthod and Ugino on the opposite side, and which'thcn follows the crest of the mountains to the frontier of the Canton of 'lhones. This line, with the limits ofthe aforenameil Dantons, shall constitute the new frontier on this side.-On the side of the Pyrenees, the frontiers remain as they were between the two kingdoms of France and Spain, on the lst of January, 179?. _ There shall be appointed on the part of both, a mutual Coinmission to arrange their final demarkation.— France renounces all claims of sovereignty, su— prem‘acy. and possession over all, countries, disiricts, towns and ‘places whatsoever, situated without the above stated frontier. The principality of Monaco is replaced in the some situation as on the lst of January, 179‘2.—The Allied Courts assure to France the possession of the principality of ,vignon, the Venaissin, the county of Montbealirtl, and olL the inclosed dis1rictii once belonging to Germany, comprised

. within the above indicated‘ frontier, which had

been incorporated with France before or after the 1st 'of January, 1792I—The Powers preserve mutually the full right to fortify whatever point of their States they may judge fitting for their safety—To avoid alliujnry to private property, and to protect on the most liberal principles the possessions of individuals domiciliated on the frontiers, there shall be named by each of the States adjoining France, Commissioners, to proeeed jointly with French Commissioners, to the demarkation of their respective boundaries,‘ Sn soon as the oflice of these Commissioners shall be com leted, instruments shall be drawn up, signed y them, and posts erected to'inark the mutual limits’

Art. IV, To secure the communications of the town of Geneva with the other parts ofthe Swiss ‘territory on the Lake; France consents that the 'roads by Versoy-shttll be common to_the two countries. The respective Governments will have 'an amicable understanding on the means of preventing smuggling, the regulation of the posts, and the maintenance of the roads. .

, Art. V. The navigation of the Rhine, from th

‘ oint where it lifetimes navimhle to the sea and _ 'ack, ~hall be free, so as to ie iuterdieted to no rsnn. Principles shall he iaid down ata Future ‘()0 'ress,t'or the collection of the duties by the State; ,;f the Banks, in the manner in'ost equal and favamfible to the commerce of all nations. 1; ,hn" be 193 enquired and ‘ascertained at the pan) Co||grpss:\lq what mode, for the purposes of more facile mmmirgicution, and rendering nations *comimmuy 13,5 snlu'hgers to each other, this disposiiinnmay be exptbflrtl to all rivers, that ip their navigable mum; separate or raverse different States. ' ' '

Art. V‘l, H0||nnd_ piaehd under thesovereign ‘

ty of the House of Orange,‘ shall ffl‘civt‘ an in ' crease ot‘territo'ry. The title. a," 1h? “HEM” of its sovereignty, cannot, under any ,t‘ll'ljumiilflllct‘. belong to a Prince wearing or ii v'snatcd to wear a foreign crown.-—_The German Stablg Shall be independent, and united by a. feder‘tt‘twf, league—Independent Switzerland. shrill cont! hue underits own Government. ltaly,withoiit the limits oflthe countries which shall return to Austria, shall he composed of Sovereign States. Art. VII. The bland of atone and its depen

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dencies shall belong, in full possession and sore? reignty, to his Bi'itiinnic Mnjestv. I - ,

Art. VIII. His Britannia Majesty, Sllltllllillllg for himself and his Allies, engages to restore to his Most Christian Majesty, w_itliin periods at’terwards to be. fixed the Colonies,‘ FisheriesI Factories, and Establishments of every kind whirh France possessed on the 1st of January, 1792, in the seas, or on the continents ot Arnerica, Africa, and Asia, with the exception._iir:veh theless, of tile islands of Tobago, St. Lucia, and the Isle of France and its'dependuncics, namely Rodigrue and the Sech'elles, all which hismost Christian Majesty oedesin full property vand sovereignty to his Britannia Majesty, as also that port of St. Domingo ceded to France by the Peace of Basic, and which his most 'Christizttt Majesty ret'roceile's to his Catholic Majesty, in full property and sovereignty.

Art. IX. His Majesty the King of Sweden'and \‘onmy, in consequence of arrangements entered into witli.his Allies, and for the execution of the preceding Article, ‘consents that the Hand .of Giiadrtloupe be restored to his ‘Moo Cnr|__ an Majesty, and cedes all the rights which he might have to that island. '

Art. X. His most Faithful Majesty, in conse, quence of arrangements entered into nith his Allies, engages to restore to his Most Christian Majesty, without a period hereafierhxcd. French Guyana, such as it was on the lst Jan. 119?. The ell'er-‘t of the above stipulation being to _revive_th'e dispute existing at that period as to limits," is agreed that the said dispute should be terminoted by an amicablearrangement,under the me, diation of his Britannic Majesty. - _ _ ‘

Art. XI. The fortresses and forts existing in the colonies to be restored to his Most Christian Majesty, in virtue of Articlesvllt. lX. and X. shall be given up in the state in which they shall he at the time of the signature of the present

treat . _

Ari. XII. Ilis Britannic Majesty engages to cause the subjects of his Most Christian Majesty to enjoy, in regard to commerce, and ‘PP-58¢“? rily Oi'lhtir persons and properties, nithtn the limits of the British Sovereifiuty on the Continent of India, the some facilities, privileges, and protection, which are at )l'eil’lit'gt‘itflteti to the most favoured nations. n this side, his Must Christian Majesty having nothing more at heart than the perpetuity of the peace hetweenthe two Crowns of France and England, and wishing to contribute, as much as in him 'iit‘S, to re,move’ hencet‘oru'ard such points of contract be: tween the two nations as might oneday altera good mutual understanding, engages not. to erect. any work of fortification iu the estahltshmempsf-tp be restorcdto him, and which are situated with‘ in the limits of British sovereignty on the Continent of India, and to place in those eslahlish~ meats only the number tit’- troops necessary for the maintenance of the police.

Art. Xll]. As to the French ri ht of fishery onthe rand bank of Newfoun land, on the coasts of the isle of that name and the adjacent isles, and in the Gulph of St. Lawrence, every thin shall be restored to the same footing as in

I . . Art. XIV. The colonies, factories, and establishments to be restored to his Must Christian Maiesty by his Britn'nnic Majesty or his Allies, shall be given up, viz. those in the seas of the North, or. in the seas and on the Continents ofAmerica. and Africa, within three months, and those beyond the Cape of Good Hope within _si months after the ratification of the presen treaty. ‘ ‘ _ , ArLXV.’ The hi h contractin partieslmving ivqs by the 4t Articlcuprfthe Convention of April 23, the regulation in th‘ and the French authorities, both. for supplies and lcgal obligations.

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Art. XX. Tue lligh Contracting Powers, im. mediat‘cly after the exchange ofthe ratilications of the present treaty, will appoint Commissaries to regulate and ett'cctuate the execution of the whole of the measures contained in Articles XVIIIv and XIX. These Cummissaries shall employ themselves iii the examination 'of the claims mentioned in the prcccding Article, of the liquidation of me sums claimed, and ofthe mode which the French Government shall propose for paying them. They shall also be charged with the giving up of the titles, ohlignticns, and do. cuments relative to the debts which‘ the high‘ contracting powers mutuall renounce, in such way, that the ratification of the result ofthcir labours shall complete this reciprocal renuncia

tion. . Art. XXI. The debts specially hypothecated in their ori in on the countries which cease to

belong to l‘rancc, or contracted for their in.,

ternal administr; ion, shall rennin a charge on these same count ice. An account shall in con? sequence be kept for the French Government, commencing with the 22d December, 1315-, of suchof those debts as have been converted into inscriptions in the_grcat hook Ofthe public 'debt of France. The titles of all such as have not; been prepared for the inscription, nor have been yet inscribed, shall be given up to the Governments of the respective countries. Statement; of all these debts Shall be drawn up by a. mixed commission, .

Art. XXII. The Frcnch Government, on its side, shall remain charged with the repayment of the sums paid by the sub'ects of the above. mentioned countrics into t 1: French chest’, wbether‘under the head of cautionments, deposits, or consignments. In like manner French subjects, servants of the said countries, who have paid sums under the head of cautionments, deposits, or consignments, into their respective trcasnries, shall be faithfully reimbursed.

Art, XXlII. The titulars of places subjected to cautioomcnt, who have not the handling ofthe money, shall be repaid with interest, until the full payment at Paris, by fifths and annually, commencing from the date of the present Treaty. --With regard to those who are accountable, t e payment shall take place, at the latest, six months after ‘the presentation at‘ their accounts, the case of malvcrsation alone excepted. A; copy of the last account shall be transmittctl to the Government of-thcir country to'serve it for information, and as a starting point.

Art. XXI V. The judicial deposits and con

present Dclinitivr Treaty of Peace, ‘of the fate ot'the .irscn-tls and VPSsOlS ol'war, armed and not armed, which are in maritime fortresses, surrendered lay France in CABClIl-Zllll of Art. II. of the said Convention, it is agreed that the. said vessels and ships of war, armed and not armed, as also the naval artillery, the naval stores, and all the materials of construction and armament, shall be divided between France and the country where the fortresses are situated, in the proportion of two-thirds to France, and one-third to the powers to whom such fortresses sh'all appertain, .l‘he vessels and ships which are building, and which shall not be ready for launching in six weeks after the present treat ', shall be c0nsi~ dered as materials, and as such divided in the proportion above assigned, after being taken to pieces, Commissarics shall be mutually appointed to arrange the division, and draw up a st'itcm'cnt thereof, and pct-spurts shall be given by the .‘Allied Powers, to secure the return to France of the French workmen, seamen, and

. agents. The vessels and nrscnals existing in the

maritime fortresses which shall have fallen into lhc power of the Allies nntrrior to the 23d of April, are not ioclnrl'erl in the above stipululions, nor the vessels and arsenals which bclongetl to Holland, and in particular the Texcl fleet. The French Government binds itself to withdraw, or cause to be sold, all that shall belong ‘to it by the above stated stipulations, within the period of three months after the division has been effected. In future, the Port ofAntwcrp shall be solely a. port of Commerce.

Art, XVI. The high contracting parties wishing,r to place and cause to be placed in entire oblivion the divisions which have agitated Europe, declare and promise, ‘that in the countries restored and ceded by the present treaty, no individual of whatever class or condition shall be prosecuted, harassed, or disturbed in his per? son or piopcrty, under any pretext, or for his pttachment either to any of too contracting par‘ties, or to Governments which have ceased to exist, or from any other cnuw, unless for debts contracted to individuals, or for acts posterior to the present treaty.

Art. XVII. In all the countries which may or _Bhall change masters, as well in virtue of the present treaty, as of arrangements to be made _in consequence thereof, the inhabitants, both natives and foreigners. of whatever class or condition, shall be allowed a space of sit years, reckoninglfrom the exchange of the ratifica‘tions, in ortlér to dispose, if they think proper, _of their property, whether acquired bcfore or during the present our, amtywtmtire to what_cver' country they plezwc. _ '

Art. XVIII. The Allied Powers, wishinq to give his most Christian Majesty a new proo of their desire to cause to disappear as much as lies in their owcr, the consequenccs of the period ,of calamity so happily terminated by the present .pcace, renounce,‘ in toto, thesuins which the Government had to re-demand of France, by reason of' any contracts, supplies, or advances whatsoever, made to the FrencbGovernmcnt in the ditl‘crcnt wars which hav'cmkcn place since 1792. ~IIis Most Christian Majesty, on his side, .rt-nounccs every claim which hc might make 0

.tbe Allierl Powers on similar grounds. _In exe

cution of this Article, the high contracting par.

_tics engage mutually to give up all titles, bonds,

and documents relating to debts which thcyhave
reciprocally renounced. ~ ~ ' '
Art. XI X. The French Government engages
to cause to be [liquidated and paid all sums
which it shall find itsclfhound in duty to pay in
countries beyond its territories, in virtue of con-
tracts or other formal engagements entered into

between individuals or private ostablishmenys,

slgnmen'ts, made into‘tbc chest of the sinking,

fund in execution of the law ot‘the ‘ZBélwNivokc; veer 13 (18th of Januaryl805), and which beong to the inhabitants‘of the countries which France ceases to possess, shall be rcstored within a year, dating from the exchange of the ratitications of the present treaty, into the hands ofthe authorities of the said countries, with the exception of such deposits and consignments as French subiects are interested in; in which case, they s all remain in the chest of the sinking fund, not to be restored but on proofs resulting from the decisions of the competent authori-i ties.

Art. XXV. The fun/ls deposited by the communes and public establishments in the chest of service and in the chest of the sinking fund, or any other government chest, shall he repaid to them by tifths from year to year,‘ reckoning from

the date of the present treaty, with the deduc- ,

tion ot‘advances which shall have‘bccn made to them, and saving the regular claims made upon thcuc funds by creditors of the :aid communes and public establishments. '

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' Art. XXVI. Dating from the-1st of January, 3814,» ‘the French Government vceases _.t.i_ be charged with the payment ofany pension, cu'il, gnilitary, or ecclesiastical, pension of retirement, or lialtlpny, to any individual, who is no longer a French subject.

-Art. XXV“. The national domains acquired for avaluable consideration by French subjects, in the ci-devant d'epartinentsof Belgium, the left Bani; of the Rhine- and ofthe Alps, without the ancient limits of France,are_ and remain guaranteed to the purchasers. _

_ Art. XXVIU. The abolition of the rlroits, d’ziubaine, dctractio_n,and othcrsot~ the same naure, in the countries which reciprocally stipuIated it .with France, or which had been anteccdeutly annexed to it, is expressly confirmed. ’ _’\.rt._XXIX. The French (ioyernmeutcngages to cause to be restored the obligations and other titles which shall have been seized in the provinces occupied by the French armies or ad, ministrations; and in cases whcrercstitution can; ~liotbe made, these obligations and titles are and

' remain annihilated.’ '

Art. XXX. The sums which shall be due for all works of pa blic utility not yet terminated, or .lStQ, onv the Rhine, and in the departments detached from 'rance, by the present treaty, shall pass to the charge of future posscseors of the territory, and shall be liquidated by the ‘commission charged with the liquidation of the ilehts efthe district.

Art. XXXI. All archives, charts,‘ plans, and documents whatsoever belonging to the countries ceded, and connected with their administration, shall be faithfully restored at the same time with the countries; or, if that be impracticable,. within a'period not more. than six months after the surrender of the said countries.

This stipulation is applicable to archives, charts, .

and plans, which may have been carried ofi‘ in countries for the moment occupied ,by the dif~ é'crentarmies. ‘ . _ '

Art. XXXIL Within a period of two months, all the Powers who have been cng1 ed in both vsides in the present war, shall send ‘lenipotenjiaries to "icnnri, in order to regulate, in a General Congress, the arrangements necessary for completing the dispositionsv of the present Treaty.

Art. XXXIII. The present Treaty‘shall be ratified, and the ratifications exchanged within a-fiu'tnight, or sooner, if practicable.

In testimony‘ whereof the respective PlenipoItentinrieshave signed the‘ same, and affixed thereto the seal of their-arms. . . , ; The Prince of nnNnvnNT.

lerminaied posteriq- to the‘illst of December,

'(L. s.) J. P.‘ Count sTAnton.

ADDITIONA [I A RTICLE.

' The High Contracting Parties, wishing to etl'ace ‘all trucesof the unfortunate events which have ‘weighed heavily on their people, have agreed explicitly to annul the effects of the Treaties of 1805 and 1609, in as far as they are not already actually annullnli by the present Treaty. In consequence ot'ihis declaration’, His Meet Chrislian Mfljze-ty engages that the decrees i~=ue_d against rench, or reputed French subjects,

.being, or having; been in the service of'his rupe_rinl and Royal Apostolic Majesty, shall remain

without etl'ect, as well as the judgments which _mny‘hnve been passed i execution oi these de,cree=.-'I‘be present additional Article shall have the same force and etl'ect as if it had been inserted in the potent Treaty of this date. It shall be ratified, and the ratification shall be exchanged at the some time. In testimony whereof, the reIpective Pleuipolentim'ies have signed it, and

The Princeof. METTERNICH. '

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nt‘lited thereto the seal of their arms. Done at Paris. this 3tJth May, 1814.

(1.1%.) (Signed) The Prince of BENEVENT. (L. The Prince ut' M ETTERNICH'. Umk‘i) Count STADlON. _

The same day, ‘at the same time and

place, the same Treaty of Definitive Peace was concluded—between France and Rust’ set; between France and Great Britain; between France and Prussia 5 and signed, VIZ. The Treaty between France and Bus‘ Sta : - For France by M. Charles Maurice Talleyrnnd Perigord, Priueept' Beuevent (u! suprq); and for ltussia, by M. M. Count ~Rnsom~utf~kyi Privv Counsellor of his Majesty the l'lmpi-ior of all the RUS’RI'lS, Kniglu oftiie Orders ofh'l, Andrew, St. Alexander Xewsky, Grand Liross of that of St. Wolodimir of the 15! class; and Chitrlpsufiuhcrt (Jount Nesselrode, Privy Coon, sailor of his suit! Majesty,Chamberlain, Secretary of State, Knight of the Order of St. Alexander New sky, Grand Cross of that of St. Wolodimir of the 2d class, Grand Cross of the ()rderot' Leo-,pold of Austria, of [hill of the Red Eagle of Prussia, of the Pulzu Star of Sweden, and of the Golden Eagle of \Vuitembel‘g. _

TheTreaty between France and Great Briiam:--‘ - _ 4

For France, by Charles Maurice Tnlleyrand I'erigord, Prince of Benevent(11t supra); and for Great Britain, by the Right Hon. Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Privy Counsellor of his Ma'esty the King ot'the United Kingdom of Great ritaiu amt Ireland, Meinber of his Parliament, Colonel of the Regiment of Londonderry Militia, and his Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Atl'airs, Sun—George Gordon Earl of Aberdeen, Viscount Formartin, Lor lladdo, Tnrvis, and Kellie, &c. one of the 16 Scotch Peers, Knight of the niost ancient Order of the Thistle, and his Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to hislmperiol, Royal, and Apostolic Majesty; W-lliam Show Catlirart', Viscount Catlicnrt, BzirouCathcart and Greenoclt, Counsellor of his said Majesty, Knight of the

Order of the Thistle, and of several. Russian '

Orders, General in his Armies, and his Am: ,hnssmlor Extraordiary and Plenipoteniiar to his Majesty the Ernperor of Russia ; and the Inn. Charles William Stewart, Knight; of the moat Honourable Order of the Bath, Member of his Parliament. Kui‘vhtuofthe Prussian Orders_ of the .Blnck’nn'd Red Tingle, and of many others, and his Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipoientiury to his Mn’esty the King of Prussia. ‘ The Treaty between France Pros? S19. 1— ' For Fmncc, by M. C. Tnllryrand Perigord, Prince of Benevcnt, (ut supra.).—And for Prue‘? sin by M. M. ,Chnrles Augustus Bnronlrlnrdenberg, Chancellor of State to his Majesty the King of Prussia, Knight of the Ordersof the Black and Red Eagle, and ot' mnriy other Orders, and Charles William Baron Humboldt, Minister of State of'his said Majesty, and I-Iuvny Extrnordb nary and Minister Plenipotentiary to. his Imperinl, Royal, and Apostolic Majesty. _ \Vith the vfollowing additional artlcles 2-.

A RTIC LE ADDITION A I. TO THE TREATY ‘ WITH RUSSIA.

The Duchy of Warsaw having been under the administration "(a provisional council established by Russia eversiuce that country was occupied by her arms, the two high contracting parties have agreed to appoint immediately a Special Com

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mission, composed on both sides of or; equal tiutuocr of Cotumissuries, who shall be charged with the~ examination and liquidation of their respective ttairns, and all the arrangements relative thereon—The present additional article shall have the same force rind ell'ect, as if inserted verbatim in the patent treaty of this dute.- It shall be ratified, and the ratifications exchanged at the same time: [in testimony whereof the respective Plenipbteutiaries hayesigned and same, and atlixled thereto the seal of their arms. '

~ Done at Paris, this 30th day of May, 1814.

(L. s.) (slatted) The Prince of BENEVHN‘T. (l..S'.) A DREW Count RASUMOUFFSKY (L. Si.) (ll-l AS. ROBERT Count NESSELRODE

ARTICLES ADDITIONAL TO THE TREATY Wl'l‘ll GREAT BRITAIN. Article ,1. His Most Christian, Majesty, partigipatiug without reserve in all the sentinu-nts of his Britannic Majesty relative to a species of commerce, which is‘equally repugnant to the principles of natural justice, anti the lights of the times ltl which we live, engages toiunite, at a fu~(ure Congress, all his efl‘nrts to those of his Britanuic .ltajesty,in order to cause all the Powers of Christendom to proclaim the abolition of the Slave Trade, in such manner that the said trade may cease universally, as it shall cease definitive_y, and in all events on the part of France, within ;! period of live years, and that besides,pending the duration of ‘this period, no trader in slaves shall he at liberty. to import or sell them elsewhere, but'inthe colonies of the state to which he belongs. ’ Art. II. The British Government and the French Government‘ ,will immediately appoint Commissaries to_ liquidate their respective ex pence! for the maintenance of prisoners of war, for the purpose of comin to an arrangement on the manner of paying oil‘ 1, e balance ,which shall be found in favour of either at‘ the two powers. Art. Ill. The prisoners of _war respectively shall be bound to discharge, before their departure from the place of their detention, the private debts which they may have there contracted, or at least to give satisfactory security. ' Art. IV. there shall he on both sides, immediately after ratification of the present Treaty, a Tcmoval of the sequestration which, since‘the year 792, may have been placed on the funds, revenues, debts, and all other effects whoteverrof the l'lighcontracting powers, or of their subjects.— The same Oommissaries mentioned in Art. 11. shall employ themselves in the examination and liquidation ofthe claims of his Britannic Majesty upon the French Government, for the value of lfiyroperty moveahle or immoveable unduly conA seated hy the French authorities, as well as for the total or partial 'loss of their debts or other property, oudul detained under sequestration since the year 792.-—France engages to treat in this respect the subjects of England with the some. justice that the subjects of France have experienced in England; and the English Goyernment wishing, on its part, to concur in ‘this new testimony that the Allied Powers have given to his most-Christian Majesty of their desire to remove entirely the consequences of the epoch of ml>ftlfllllll‘, so happily terminated by the present peace, engages on its side (as soon as cmnpletejustice shall he done to its sohjtjctg) to renounce the. whole amount of the excess which may be found in its favour, relative to the maintenance of the prisoners of war, so that the 'ratificntion oi the result of the labours, of the undersigned Commissioners, and which shall he adjudged to belong to the subjects of his Bri{aortic Maje-ty, shall render its renunciation complete. ' Art. V. The two High Contracting Powers,

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,desirous to establish the most amicable relations between their respective subjects, reserve to themselves a promise to come to an understanding and arrangement as soon as possible, on their commercial interests, with the intention of encooraging and augmenting the prosperity ot the in respective States, The present additional articlcs shall have the same force and validity, as if they had been inserted in those words in the vtreaty of this day.v They shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the some time. In faith of which the respective Plenipotentiaries hdve signed them, and affixed the seal of their arms. Dated and signed as above.

ADDITIONAL ‘ARTICLE TO THE TREATY wr'rrr PRUSSIA.

Though the Basie the 81b 0 April,1795; thot of Titsit', ot'the 9th July, 1807 ;_ the Convention of Paris, of the 20th September 1808; as_well as all the Convention and acts whatsoever, concluded since the peace or‘ Basie between Prussia. and France, are already virtually vannllled by the present Treaty, the High Contracting Powers have nevertheless thought fit to declare expressly that the said _'l're ties cease to be uh'galory for all their {ll'llfilt‘ijlnllll patent and secret, and that they mutually renounce all right, and release themselves from all obligation which might result from them.

His Most Christian Majesty promises that the decrees issued against l‘rench subjects, or reputed Frenchmen, being or having been in the service of his Prussian Majesty, shall be ofno eli'ect, as well as the judgments which may have been passed in execution of those decrees.

The resent additionalArticle shall have the same orce and ell‘ect, as if it were inserted, word for word, in the patent Treaty of this day. It shall be ratified, and the notifications exChanged at the same time. In faith of which the respective Plenipolentiaries have signed it, and affixed their seals.

Dated and signed as above.

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AMERICAN “Cum—But we are art/war yet. It is the Continent only which has got peace. ‘Ve have a finger in'the pye ‘in Portugal, a collation in Spain, a, tid bit in Sicily, and a good thumping war with America as a standing dish. This war promises vto he to us, like the last lahour of Hercules, the toughest of all. It does not appear to he very‘ easy for us to get any foreign troops to fight for our money in that country. The distance to send horses, with their hay and straw, is pretty considerable- When _I first heard of a camp of Russians being about to he formed in my neighbourhood, I destined them for America; but, it seems, from what Isee in the newspapers, that they are merely coming as a ard to the Emperor, and are ‘to go home in their own fleet. That the olgjcctv of the American war is, however, become rather serious, would appear from the Report: of a speech of Sir JOSEPH YORKE, in the‘ House of Commons, \Vcdnesday, the 1st instant, in the

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