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to no other determination but that of the consul only.
XVI. That in case any subject of his said Majesty, being in any part of the kingdom of Algiers, happen to strike, wound, or kill a Turk or a Moor, if he be taken, he is to be punished in the same manner, and with no greater severity, than a Turk ought to be, being guilty of the same offence; but ishe escape, neither the said English consul, nor any other of his said Majesty's subjects, shall be in any sort questioned and troubled therefore.
XVII. That the English consul now or at any time hereaster living in Algiers, shall be there at all rimes with entire freedom and safety of his person and estate, and shall be permitted to choofe his own druggerman and broker, and freely to go on board any ships in the road, as often and when he pleases, and to have the liberty of the country; and that he shall be allowed a place to pray in, and that no man shall do him any injury in word or deed.
XVIII. That not only during the continuance of this peace and friendship, but likewise if any breach or war happen to be hereafter between the said King of Great Britain and the kingdom of Algiers, the said English consul, and all other his said Majesty's subjects inhabiting in the kingdom of Algiers, shall always, and at all times, both of peace and war, have full and absolute liberty to depart and go to their own or any other country, upon any ship or vessel, of what nation soever they shall think fit, and to carry with them all their estates, goods, samilies, and servants, without any interruption or hinderance.
XIX. That no subject of his said Majesty, being a passenger, and coming or going with his baggage from or to any port, shall be any way molested or meddled with, although he be on board any ship or vessel in enmity with Algiers; and in like manner no B b a Algerine Algerine passenger, being on board any ship or vessel in enmity with the said King of Great Britain, shall be any way molested, whether in his person, or in his goods which he may have laden on board the said ship or vessel.
XX. That at all times, when any ship of war of the King of Great Britain's, carrying his said Majesty's stag at the main-top-mast-head, shall appear before Algiers, and come to an anchor in the road, that immediately aster notice thereof given by his said Majesty's consul, or officer, from the ship, unto the Dey and government of Algiers, they shall, in honour to his Majesty, cause a salute of one-and-twenty cannon to be shot off from the castles and forts of the city, and that the said ship shall return an answer by shooting off the same number of cannon.
XXI. That presently aster the signing and sealing of these articles by the Bashaw, Dey, Aga, and Governors of Algiers, all injuries and damages sustained on either part shall be quite taken away and forgotten, and this peace shall be in sull force and virtue, and continue for ever. And for all depredations and damages that shall be asterwards committed or done by either side, before notice can be given of this peace, sull satissaction shall immediately be made, and whatsoever remains in kind, shall be instantly restored.
XXII. That in case it shall happen hereafter, that any thing is done or committed contrary to this treaty, whether by the subjects of the one or the other party, the treaty notwithstanding shall subsist in sull force, and such contraventions shall not occasion the breach of this peace, friendship, and good correspondence, but the party injured shall amicably demand immediate satisfaction sot the said contraventions before it be lawsul to break the peace; and if the sault was committed by any private subjects of eitiier party, they alone shall be punished as breakers of the peace, and disturbers of the public quiet. And our saith shall be our saith, and our word our word.
Confirmed and sealed, in the presence of Almighty God, the tenth day of April, in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ one thousand six hundred and eighty-two: and in the year of the Hegira one thousand ninety-three, and the eleventh day of the moon Abrih
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Article concerning Passes.
WHEREAS, on the tenth day of April, 1682, there was a treaty of peace concluded between the most Sejene King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Christian saith, &c. and the most Illustrious Lords the Bashaw, Dey, Aga, and Governors of the city and kingdom of Algiers, to which treaty there was annexed a form of passes for the ships be*longing to the subjects of the said King of Great Britain; it is hereby agreed and expressly declared, that the said form, annexed to the said treaty, being no part thereof, the lords high admirals or commissioners of the admiralty of his said Majesty's dominions, are at full liberty, in giving the said passes, to use the form os words hereunto annexed, which shall be good and sufficient to all intents and purpofes. Confirmed and sealed, in the presence of Almighty God, the fifth day of March, in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ one thousand six hundred eighty-and-two, being in the year of the Hegira one thousand ninety-sour, and the seventeenth day of the moon Moolout.
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Form of the Pass,
Co pafs, with her company, passengers, goods, and mer
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chandizes, without any let, hinderance, seizure, or molestation, the said ship appearing unto me (or us) by good testimony, to belong to the subjects of our Sovereign Lord the King, and to no foreigners. Given under my hand (or our hands) and the seal of my (or our) office of admiral, at the
day of in the year of our Lord one thousand fix hundred eighty
To all persons whom these may concern.
Note. That the late commission of the admiralty of England having been determined, and the administration of the affairs thereof (and particularly that of signing passes) taken into his Majesty's own Royal hand, the form of the forementioned pass has received the following alterations; viz.
JAMES the Second, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the saith, &c.; to all persons whom these may concern, greeting.
Suffer the ship
to pass, with her company, passengers, goods, and merchandizes, without any let, hinderance, seizure, or molestation; the said ship appearing unto us, by good testimony, to belong to our subjects, and to no foreigner. Given under our sign manual, and the seal of our admiralty, at our court at this day of in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred eighty
JAMES R. By his Majesty's command,
Articles of Peace and Commerce between the most Serene and Mighty Prince George the Third* by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Christian Faith, Duke 3/" Brunswie and Lunenburg, Arch-ireajurcr and Prince Eleclor of the Holy Roman Empire, &c. &c, &c.; and the most Illustrious Lord Ally Bashaw, Dey and Governor of the warlike City and Kingdom of Algier, in Barbary: concluded, ratified, confirmed, and renewed, by his Excellency Archibald Clevland, Esq; bis Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, and to all the other Barbary States. Archd Clevknd. (L S}
I. IN the first place, it is hereby agreed and concluded, that from this day, and for ever, there shall be a strict and inviolable peace a«id friendship between his Britannic Majesty and the kingdom of Algier: and that all the articles and treaties of peace and commerce, subsisting between the kingdom of Great Britain, &c. and the kingdom of Algier, be hereby renewed, ratified, and confirmed. That the ships and other vessels, and the subjects and people, of both sides, shall not henceforward do to each other any harm, offence, or injury, either in word or deed; but shall treat one another with all possible respect and friendIhip; and that all demands and pretences whatsoever, to this day, between both parties, shall ceafe and be void.
II. It is also agreed, that if any ships or vessels of Christian nations in enmity with the King of Great Britain, &c. shall, at any time hereafter, be met with or found upon the coast of the kingdom of Algier, either at anchor or otherwise, and not within the reach of cannon-shot of the shore, that it shall and may be lawful for any of his Britannic Majesty's ships or vessels of war, or any English privateers, or letters of marque, to take and seize as prizes any such ships or vessels so
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