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Netherlands, do style the present possesibr of Spain and the Indies Catholic King, and the Duke of Savoy King of Sicily, or also King of Sardinia: and whereas his Sacred Imperial and Catholic Majesty cannot acknowledge these two Princes as Kings, before they shall have acceded to this treaty: his Sacred Imperial and Catholic Majesty, by this separate article, which was signed before the treaty of alliance, doth therefore declare and protest, that, by the titles there either given or omitted, he doth not mean in the least to prejudice himself, or to grant or allow the titles of King to the said two Princes, only in that case when they shall have acceded to the treaty this day to be signed, and shall have agreed to the conditions of peace specified therein.

This separate article shall have the same force as if it had been word for word inserted in the treaty this day concluded and signed, and shall be ratified in the same manner, and the instruments of ratification shall be delivered within the same time, with the treaty itself.

In witness whereof, we the under-written, by virtue of the full powers this day mutually exhibited, have signed this separate article, and thereto have affixed our seals. Done at London, the

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Separate Article, N° 4.

WHEREAS some of the titles which his Sacred Imperial Majesty makes use of, either in his full powers, or in the treaty of alliance this day to be signed with him, cannot be acknowledged by his Sacred Royal most Christian Majesty; he doth declare and protest by this separate article, which was signed before the treaty of alliance, that by the said titles given in this treaty, he doth not mean to prejudice either himielf .or.

'any other, or that he in the least gives any right thereby to his Imperial Majesty.

- This separate article shall have the same force as if it had been word for word inserted in the treaty this day concluded and signed, and shall be ratified in the same manner, and the instruments of ratification shall be delivered within the same time, with the treaty itself.

In witness whereof, we the under-written, by virtue of the full powers this day mutually exhibited, have signed this separate article, and thereto

, have affixed our seals. Done at London, the

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Signed as before.
Ratified as before!

The whole ratified also by the Emperor and die King of France.

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The .of: Admission and Accession of the King of Sardinia, &c,

WHEREAS a certain treaty, and separate and secret articles, as likewise four other separate articles relating thereto, and all of them of the same force with the principal treaty, have been in due form concluded and signed by the ministers plenipotentiaries of his Imperial and Catholic Majesty, of his Britannic Majesty., and of his most Christian Majesty, at London, the

isw%! ^ Pa^, between the contracting parties above-mentioned, the tenor of all which, word for word, here foUoweth.

Here -were inserted, '. '•The treaty. •

Separate and secret articles. '- • • I . •.The four separate articles.

And

Arid whereas sarther the then King of Sicily, whom it is now agreed to call by the name of King of Sardinia, according to the intention of the treaty and articles above inserted, has been invited to accede fully and amply to all and singular of them, and to join himself in due form to the contracting parties, as if he himself from the beginning had been one of the contractors: and whereas the said King of Sardinia, haying maturely weighed the conditions particularly expressed in the treaty and articles above inserted, has not only declared himself willing to accept the same, and to approve them by his accession, but has likewise granted sufficient full powers to his ministers appointed to perfect the said work. That therefore an affair so beneficial may have the desired success, we the under-written ministers plenipotentiaries of his Imperial and Catholic Majesty, of his Britannic Majesty, and of his most Christian Majesty, in the name and by the authority of their said Majesties, have admitted, joined, and associated, and by these presents do admit, join, and associate, the aforesaid King of Sardinia into a full and total partnershipof the treaty above inserted, and of all and singular the articles thereunto belonging; promising by the same authority, that their aforesaid Majesties, jointly and separately, will entirely and exactly perform and fulfil to the said King of Sardinia, all and singular the conditions, cessions, contracts, guaranties, and securities, contained and set forth in the treaty and articles above-mentioned; it being sarther provided, that all and singular the things agreed upon by the secret articles against the said King of Sardinia, shall by this his present accession wholly cease, and be abolished. On the other hand also, we the under-written ministers plenipotentiaries of the King of Sardinia, by virtue of the full power in due form exhibited and allowed, a copy whereof is added at the end of this instrument, do hereby testify and promise

in in the name of the said King, that our King and master aforesaid doth accede sully and amply to the treaty, and to all and singular the articles therein above inserted. That by this solemn accession he doth join himself to the contracting parties abovesaid, as if he himself from the beginning had been a party contracting: and that by virtue of this act, his said Majesty the King of Sardinia doth mutually oblige and bind himself, both for himself, his heirs and successors, to his Imperial and Catholic Majesty, to his Britannic Majesty, and to his most Christian Majesty, and to their heirs and successors, jointly and separately, that he will observe, perform, and sulfil all and singular the conditions, cessions, contracts, guaranties, and securities, in the above-written treaties and articles expressed and set forth, towards all of them jointly, and each of them separately, with the same saith and conscience as if he had been a contracting party from the beginning, and had made, concluded, and signed, joindy or separately, die same conditions, cessions, contracts, guaranties, and securities, with his Imperial and Catholic Majesty, his Britannic Majesty, and his most Christian Majesty.

This instrument of the admission and accession of the laid King of Sardinia shall be ratified by all the contracting parties, and the ratifications, made out in due form, shall be exchanged and mutually delivered at London, within the space of two months, or sooner, if possible, to be reckoned from the day .pf the signing.

In witness whereof, we the plenipotentiaries of the parties contracting, being on every part furnished with sufficient powers, have signed these presents with our hands, and thereto have put our seals; namely, the plenipotentiaries of his Imperial and Catholic Majesty, of his Britannic Majesty, .of his Majesty the King of Sardinia, at London, the

28th diy of Oa. Sthd»yofN0».

gfh'dly^r^" and thc plenipotentiary of his most Christian Majesty at Paris, the day of

November, in the year 1718.

(L. S.) C. Provana.
(L. S.) C. de la Perrouse.- .
(L. S.) Chris. Penterridter (E. S.) Parker C.

ab Adeljhaujen. (L. S.) Sunderland P. (L. S.) Kent. (L. S.) >. Phil. Hoffman. (L. S.) /mm Newcastle,

(L. S.) Bolton.
(L. S.) Roxburghe.
(L. S.) Stanhope.
(L.S.) J. Craggs.

'the Treaty between Great Britain and Spain, concluded at Madrid, June 13, N. S. 1721.

IT having pleased the Divine Providence to dis\ pose the hearts of the most Serene and Potent Princes, George, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, &c. and Philip V. by the grace of God, King of Spain, the Indies, &c. to forget all the grounds of dissatissaction and misunderstanding that have given occasion to interrupt, for some time, the friendship and good correspondence which before flourished-between them; and their Britannic and Ca.tholic Majesties being now desirous to renew and reestablish them by the strongest ties, have stipulated and agreed, by their under-written ministers plenipotentiary, named for that purpofe, the following articles.

I. That, for the suture, there shall be, between his Britannic Majesty, his heirs and successors, and his Catholic Majesty, his heirs and successors, as also between their kingdoms, dominions, sovereignties, subjects, and vassals, a good, firm, and inviolable peace,

and

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