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GENOA And VENICE.
1316 TT\ U RING this period, Genoa entered to JL/ into various commercial treaties with 1460. England, which were often renewed; as may be seen—
Rym. Feed. vol. v. p. 569—703. vol. x. p. 115—23. vol. xi. p. 441.
1409 In these years England granted a free 1506. trade, a pardon, and particular privileges, to the Venetians; as may be seen—
Rym. Feed. vol. viii. p. 601—2. vol. xiii. p. 161.
1713. Genoa and Venice were particularly "comTt July, prehended in the treaty of Utrecht, between Great Britain and Spain.
See the treaty, vol. ii. p. 40—107.
1748. Genoa was a party to the treaty of Aix-la18 Oct. Chapelle. Pap. Off. M. 1—3.
See the treaty, vol. i. art. France.
My enquiries have not discovered any commercial or other treaties between Great Britain and Venice, or Genoa, in modern times, though Venice has sometimes propofed a commercial treaty; as may be seen— Board of Trade, L. 84, M. 9— 198—208. P. 9—10—35.
Z 3 MOROCCO.
1665. A RTICLES of peace between Great 19 Jan. X-\. Britain and Morocco. Pap. Off V. 11.
1714. The treaty of peace, friendship, and com
22 July, merce, between Great Britain and Morocco, made at Tetuan.
Pop. Off U. 26,
17.21. The treaty of peace between Great Britain 23 Jan. and Morocco.
1728. The articles of peace and commerce be
14 Jan. tween Great Britain and Morocco.
'Treat. 1732, vol. iv. p. 457.
1729. The additional articles of peace and com"10 July, merce between Great Britain and Morocco, made at Fez.
Pap. Off. U. 30.
1734. The treaty of peace between Great Britain
15 Dec. and Morocco.
1750. The treaty of peace and friendship between 15 Jan. Great Britain and Morocco.
Treat. 1785, vol. iii. p. 5.
1751. The additional articles of peace and comI Feb. merce between Great Britain and Morocco. Treat. 1785, vol. iii. p. 8.
1760. The treaty of peace and commerce be28 July, tween Great Britain and Morocco, concluded at Fez.
1783. The additional articles of friendship and 24 May. commerce between Great Britain and Morocco.
[The following is printed from the treaty which was published by authority in 1763.]
'Treaty of Peace and Commerce between the King of Great Britain and the Emperor of Morocco, in .1763.
GEORGE the Third, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Christian saith, Duke of Brunl"wic and Lunenbourg,Arch-treafurer and Prince Elector of the Holy Roman empire, &c. to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Whereas a treaty of peace and commerce was concluded and signed at the court of Fez, on the 28th day of July 1760, between our late RoyaJ grandsather of glorious and happy memory, and the High, Glorious, Powersul, and most Noble Monarch, Sidi Mahomet Ben Abdalla, Emperor and King of the kingdoms of Fez and Morocco, Trafilet, Sus, and all the Algarbe, and its territories in Africa, &c. by our trusty and well-beloved Mark Milbanke, Esquire, on the part of our said late Royal grandsather, and by the said Emperor of Fez and Morocco, in the words and farm following:—
Articles of peace and commerce, made between the High and Glorious, Powersul, and most Noble Monarch, Sidi Mahomet Ben Abdalla, Emperor and King of the kingdoms of Fez and Morocco, Trafilet, Sus, and all the Algarbe, and its territories in Africa, &c, and the most High and Famous Monarch, George the"
Z 4 Second,
Second, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender, of the Christian faith, Duke of Brunswic and Lunenburg, Arch-treasurer and Prince Elector of the Holy Roman Empire, &c. concluded, agreed, and adjusted by the said Emperor of Fez and Morocco, and by the Noble Mark Mil- banke, Esquire, on the part of his Britannic Majesty.
I. It is agreed and concluded, that, from this time forward, there shall be between his Majesty of Great Britain, and the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, their heirs and successors, a general, true, and perfect peace for ever, as well by land as by sea and fresh-waters; and also between their lands, kingdoms, dominions, and territories belonging to or under the jurisdiction of either of them; and that their respective subjects, people, or inhabitants, of whatever condition, degree, or quality they be, shall reciprocally shew to each other all friendship; and that, on the demise of either of their Majesties, the successor shall send an ambassador to the other, to notify his accession to the throne.
II. It is also agreed, that all English ships of war, and merchant ships, that shall come to any part of the Emperor's dominions to trade, or for any other purpofe, and shall have on board a cargo, which shall not be saleable in the said place where they come, may depart with the same to any other part whatsoever of the Emperor's dominions, and shall not pay the duties for it more than once; and that no duty shall be paid for implements of war, such as fire-arms, swords, or any other thing whatsoever which may belong to the military; neither for all sorts of materials used for building ships; and that, if any English ship shall come to any of the Emperor's ports with merchandize destined for another part of the world, they are not to pay any duty for such merchandize, so that they may depart with the same without any molestation. If any
English English ship shall be thrown upon the Emperor's coasts, by bad weather or otherwise, the same shall be protected, and depart again in safety, without any illtreatment or interruption. And the Emperor's ships, which shall be thrown on the coast of Great Britain, or dominions thereunto belonging, shall be treated in the same manner.
III. It is also agreed, that all ships belonging to the subjects of the said King of Great Britain, and of the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, and his subjects, may securely navigate and pass the seas, without being searched, or receiving hinderance or trouble the one from the other; and that all persons and passengers, of whatever nation they may be, belonging to either of the parties, shall be entirely free, without being detained, molested, robbed, or receiving any damage from the others. And moreover, it is agreed, that the English ships, which shall be freighted in any port of the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, for other ports of the same kingdom, shall not be obliged to pay the usual port charges; and that no captain or other person belonging to any ship or vessel of the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, or his subjects, shall take any person or persons whatsoever, out of any ship or vessel of the King of Great Britain, or his subjects, in order to be examined, or under any other pretence whatsoever; neither shall they offer violence to any person or persons, of whatever nation or quality they be, on board a" ship belonging to his Majesty's subjects.
IV. It is besides agreed, for the better observance of the preceding articles, according to their true intent, that the ships of war or cruizers belonging to the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, or to his subjects, meeting with any ships or other vessels of the King of Great Britain, or his subjects (not being in the seas belonging to his Majesty's dominions) may fend a single boat onboard, with two trusty rowers, and no more, who may enter such ships or vessels; that on shewing them a