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laid Majesty's subjects, not being in any of the seas appertaining to his Majesty's dominions, may fend on board one single boat, with two sitters only, besides the ordinary crew of rowers; and that no more shall enter any such merchant ship or vessel, without express leave from the commander thereof, but the two sitters alone; and that upon producing a pass under the hand and seal of his Majesty, or whomsoever he shall appoint to be lord high admiral, or to execute the office of lord high admiral for England and Ireland, or of the lord high admiral for Scotland, for the said kingdoms re- .spectively, that the said boat shall presently depart, and the merchant ship or vessel shall proceed freely on her voyage: and any of the ships of war or other vessels of his said Majesty, meeting with any ships or other vessels of Algiers, if the commander of any such Algier ship or vessel shall produce a pass firmed by the chief governors of Algiers, and a certificate from the English consul living there, the said Algier ship or vessel shall proceed freely.
V. That no commander or other person, of any ship or vessel of Algiers, shall take out of any ship or vessel of his said Majesty's subjects, any person or persons. whatsoever, to carry them any where to be examined, or upon any other pretence; nor shall they use any torture or violence to any person, of what nation or quality soever, being on board any ship or vessel of his Majesty's subjects, upon any pretence whatsoever.
VI. That no shipwreck belonging to the said King of Great Britain, or to any of his Majesty's subjects, upon any part of the coast belonging to Algiers, shall be made or become prize; and that neither the goods thereof shall be seized, nor the men made slaves; but that all the subjects of Algiers shall do their best endeavours to save the said men and their goods.
VII. That no ship, nor any other vessel of Algiers, shall have permission to be delivered up, or go to
<£>ally, or any other place in enmity with the said King
of of Great Britain, to be made use of as corsairs or searovers against his said Majesty's subjects.
VIII. That none of the ships or other smaller vessels of Algiers shall remain cruizing near or in sight of any of his Majesty's roads, havens or ports, towns, and places, nor any way disturb the peace and commerce of the same.
IX. That if any ship or vessel of Tunis, Tripoli, or Sally, or of any other place, bring any ships, vessels, men, or goods, belonging to any of his said Majesty's subjects, to Algiers, or to any port or place in that kingdom, the governors there shall not permit them to be sold within the territories of Algiers.
X. That if any of the ships of war of the said King of Great Britain do come to Algiers, or any other port or place of that kingdom, with any prize, they may freely sell it, or otherwise dispofe of it at their own pleasure, without being molested by any: and that his Majesty's said ships of war shall not be obliged to pay customs in any fort; and that if they shall want provisions, victuals, or any other things, they may freely buy them at the rates in the market.
XI. That when any of his said Majesty's ships of war (hall appear before Algiers, upon notice thereof given by the English consul, or by the commander of the said ships, to the chief governors of Algiers, public proclamation (hall be immediately made to secure the Christian captives; and if, after that, any Christians whatsoever make their escape on board any of the laid jships of war, they shall not be required back again, por shaU the said consul or commander, or any other of his Majesty's subjects, be obliged to pay ahy thing for the (aid Christians.
XII. That henceforward no subjects of his Majesty of Great Britain, &c. shall be bought or fold, or made slaves, in any part of the kingdom of Algiers, upon any pretence whatsoever: nor (hall his Majesty be
obliged, obliged, by virtue of this treaty of peace, to redeem any of his subjects now in slavery; but it shall depend absolutely upon his Majesty, or the friends and relations of the said persons in slavery, without any limitation or restriction of time, to redeem such and so many of them, from time to time, as shall be, thought fit, agreeing of as reasonable a price as may be, with their patrons or masters, for their redemption, without obliging the said patrons or masters, against their will, to set any at liberty, whether they be slaves belonging to the beylicque or galley, or such as belong to the Bashaw, Dey, Governor, or any other persons whatsoever: and all slaves, being his Majesty's subjects, shall, when they are redeemed, enjoy the advantage and benefit of abatements of the duty due to the Royal House, and of the other charges, by paying such reasonable sums as any slaves of other nations usually pay when they are redeemed.
XIII. That if any subject of the said King of Great Britain happen to die in Algiers, or in any part of its territories, his goods and monies shall not be seized by the governors, judges, or other officers (who shall likewise make no enquiry aster the same) but the said goods and monies shall be possessed or received by inch person or persons whom the deceased by his last will shall have made his heir or heirs, in case they be upon the place where the testator deceased; but if the heirs be not there, then the executors of the said will, lawfully constituted by the deceased, shall, aster having made an inventory of all the goods and monies left, take them into their custody, without any hinder- ance, and shall take care the same be remitted by some sase way to the true and lawful heirs; and in case any of his said Majesty's subjects happen to die, not having made any will, the English consul shall possess himself of his goods and monies upon inventory, for the use of the kindred and heirs of the deceased.
- XIV. That no merchants, being his Majesty's subjects, and residing in, or trading to the city and kingdom of Algiers, shall be obliged to buy any merchandizes against their wills; but it shall be free for them to buy such commodities as they shall think fit; and no captain or commander of any ship or vessel belonging to his said Majesty's subjects shall be obliged, against his will, to lade any goods to carry them, or make a voyage to any place he shall not have a mind to go to: and neither the English consul, nor any other subject of the said King, shall be bound to pay the debts of any other of his Majesty's subjects, except that he or they become sureties for the same by a public act.
XV. That the subjects of his said Majesty in Algiers, or its territories, in matter of controversy, shall be liable to no other jurisdiction but that of the Dey or Divan, except they happen to be at difference between themselves, in which cafe they shall be liable 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 if he escape, neither the said English consul, nor any other of his said Majesty's subjects, shall be in any sort troubled or questioned therefore.
XVII. That the English consul now, or at any time, living in Algiers, shall be there at all times 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 ship 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, hare 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 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 flag at the main-top-mast head, shall appear before Algiers, and come to an anchor in the road; that immediately after 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 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 after the signing and sealing of these articles by the Bashaw, Dey, Aga, and Governors of Algiers, all injuries and damage sustained on either part shall be quite taken away and forgotten, and this peace shall be in full scree and virtue, and continue for ever: and for all depredations and damages
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