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Zaphire, and the year of the Hegira one thousand eighty-seven, 1087.

(L. S.) Bashaw.

(L. S.) Dey.

(L. S.) I)ivan,

(L. S.) Admiral.

[The following is printed from the treaty, which wa« published by authority in 1763.]

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 of Brunswic and Lunenburg, Arch-treasurer and Prince Eleilor of the Holy Roman Empire, &c. &c. &c. and the most Excellent and Illustrious Lord Ally Bashaw, Bey, Governor, and General of the garrisoned City and Kingdom of Tripoly in the West; renewed, confirmed, and ratified, by his Excellency Archibald Clevland, Esq; his Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Emperor of Fez and Morocco, and furnished with his Majesty's Full Powers for renewing the Treaties with all the other Barbary States.

I T is hereby agreed and concluded, that from this day and for ever, the peace made by the honourable Augustus Keppel, commander in chief of his Britannic Majesty's ships and vessels in and about the Mediterranean, and Robert White, Esq; his said Serene Majesty's agent, and consul-general, to the Bey and state of Tripoly, with the late most Excellent and Illustrious Lords Mahammet Bashaw Gramali, Bey, governor, and captain general, Seedy Ally Bey, Seedy Hassan Kiaja, the Divan, and all the officers, soldiers, and people of the laid city and kingdom of Tripoly, concluded and sign

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ed on the nineteenth of September, 1751, be hereby renewed, ratified, and confix med. And that the ships and ether vessels, and the subjects and people, of both fides, 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 friendship.

Concluded and signed in the city and kingdom os Tripoly in the West, in the presence of Almighty God, the twenty-second day of July, in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty-two, and in the year of the Hageira, 1176, and the first day of the moon Muharem el Haram.

Arcbd Clevland (L.S.)

Treaty of Peace and Commerce between the most Serene and Mighty Prince George the Second, by the Grace cf Gcd, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Christian Faith, Duke of Brunswic and Lunenburg, Arch-treasurer and Elector cf the Holy Roman Empire, He. &c. &c. and the 'most Excellent and Illustrious Lords Ma.ha.mmet Bashaw Gramali, Dey, Governor, and Captain General, Seedy Ali Bey, Seedy Hassan Kiaja, the Divan, and all the Officers, Soldiers, and People of the noble City and Kingdom of Tripoly, in Barbary; renewed, agreed on, and confirmed, by the Honourable Augustus Keppel, Commander in Chief of his Britannic Majesty's Ships and Vessels in and about the Mediterranean Seas, and Robert White, Esq; his said Serene Majesty's Agent and Corfu I General to the Dey and State of Tripoly, furnijhed with his Majesty's Full Powers for that Purpose.

I. IN the first place, it is agreed and concluded, that from this time forward, for ever, there shall be 9 a true a true and inviolable peace, between the most Serene King of Great Britain/and the most Illustrious Lords and Governors of the city and kingdom of Tripoly, in Barbary, and between all the dominions and subjects of either fide; and if the ships and subjects of either party, shall happen to meet upon the seas, or elsewhere; they shall not molest each other, but shail shew all possible respect and friendship.

II. That all merchant ships belonging to the dominions of Great Britain, and trading to the city or any part of the kingdom of Tripoly, shall pay no more than three per cent, custom, for all kinds of goods they shall sell; and for such as they shall not sell, they shall be permitted freely to embark it again on board their ships, without paying any fort of duty whatsoever, and shall depart without any hinderance or molestation.

III. That all ships and other vessels, as well thofe belonging to the said King of Great Britain, or to any of his Majesty's subjects, as thofe belonging to the kingdom or people of Tripoly, shall freely pass the seas, and traffic where they please, without any search, hinderance, or molestation from each other: and that all persons or passengers, of what country soever; and all monies, goods, merchandizes, and moveables, to whatsoever people or nation belonging, being on board of any the said ships or vessels, shall be wholly free, and shall not be stopped, taken, or plundered from either party.

IV. The Tripoly ships of war, or any other vessels thereunto belonging, meeting with any merchant ships, or other vessels of the King of Great Britain's subjects (not being in any of the seas appertaining to any of his Majesty's dominions, may fend on board one single boat, with two sitters, besides the ordinary crew of rowers; and no more but the two sitters to enter any of the said merchant ships, or any other vessels, without the express leave of the commander of

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every such ship or vessel; and then, upon producing unto them a pass under the hand and leal of the lord high admiral of England, the said boat shall presently depart, and the merchant ship or ships, vessel or vessels, shall proceed freely on her or their voyage: and although the commander or commanders of the said merchant ship or ships, vessel or vessels, produce no pass from the lord high admiral of England, yet, if the major part of the ship's or vessel's company be subjects to the said King of Great Britain, the said boat shall presently depart, and the merchant ship or ships, vessel or vessels, shall proceed freely on her or their voyage. And any of the said ships of war or other vessels of his said Majesty, meeting with any ship or ships, vessel or vesiels, belonging to Tripoly, if the commander of any such ship or ships, vessel or vessels, shall produce a pass signed by the chief governors of Tripoly, and a certificate from the English consul living there, or if they have no such pass or certificate, yet if the major part of their ship's company or companies be Turks, Moors, or slaves belonging to Tripoly, then the said Tripoly ship or ships, vessel or vessels, shall proceed freely.

V. That no commander or other person of any ship or vessel of Tripoly, 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 use any torture or violence unto 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 coasts belonging to Tripoly, shall be made or become prize; and that neither the goods thereof shall be seized, nor the men made {laves j but that all the subjects of Tripoly shall do their best endeavours to save the said men and their goods.

VII. That no ship or any other vessel of Tripoly shall have permission to be delivered up, or to go to any other place in enmity with the said King of Great Britain, to be made use of as corsairs at sea against his said Majesty's subjects.

VIII. That if any ship or vessel of Tunis, Algier, Tetuan, or Sally, or any other place, being in war with the said King of Great Britain, bring any ships or vessels, men or goods, belonging to his said Majesty's subjects, to Tripoly, or to any port or place in that kingdom, the governors there shall not permit them to be sold within the territories of Tripoly, like as it is agreed at Algiers.

IX. That if any subject of the King of Great Britain happens to die in Tripoly, or its territories, his goods or money shall not be seized by the governors or any ministers of Tripoly, but shall all remain with the English consul. ,

X. That neither the English consul, nor any other subject of the said King of Great Britain, shall be bound to pay the debts of any other of his Majesty's subjects, unless they become surety for the same by a public act.

XI. That the subjects of his said Majesty in Tripoly 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.

XII. That in case any subject of his Majesty, being in any part of the kingdom of Tripoly, happen to strike, kill, or wound a Turk or Moor, if he be taken, he is to be punished in the same manner, and

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