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ARTICLE IX.

In case it mould so happen, that any place or territory belonging to Great Britain, or to the United States, should be conquered by the arms of either from the other, before the arrival of these Articles in America; it is agreed, that the same shall be restored without difficulty, and .without requiring any compensation.

DONE at Paris, the Thirtieth day of November, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty. two.

Richard Oswald, (L. S.)

John Adams, (L. S.)

B. Franklin, (L. S.)

John Jay, (L. S.)

Henry Laurens, (L. S.)

"Witness, Caleb Whitefoord, Secretary to the
British Commission.
W. S. Franklin, Secretary to the
American Commission.

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ARRANGED IN THE ORDER OF TIME . AND SUCCESSION.^

PEYTON RANDOLPH, Esq.. of Virginia,
1774 and 1775, died in his presidency.
Henry Middleton, Esq. at South Carolina, 1775.
J. Hancock, Esq. of Massachusetts, Ijj6 and 1777.
H. Laurens, Esq. of South Carolina, 1777 and 1778.
John Jay, Esq. of New York, 1779.
S. Huntingdon, Esq. of Connecticut, 1779 and r78°«

Tho. M'Kean, Esq. of Delaware, 1780 and part of 1781.

John Hanson, Esq. of New York, 1781.

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