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3o. Enfin, ils devront être imprimés dans la langue du pays où ils auront été publiés.

Le port à percevoir en France, tant sur les ouvrages ci-dessus désignés qui seront adressés de France dans le Royaume Uni, que sur ceux qui seront envoyés du Royaume Uni en France, sera celui qui est fixé par les lois des 15 Mars, 1827, et 14 Décembre, 1830.

XV. Les journaux et ouvrages périodiques désignés dans les articles précédents ne seront admis qu'autant qu'il aura été satisfait, à leur égard, aux lois, arrêtés et règlements qui fixent les conditions de leur publication et de leur circulation dans les 2 pays.

XVI. Il ne sera admis, à destination du Royaume Uni de la Grande Bretagne, ou de ses colonies et possessions, aucune lettre, même chargée, qui contiendrait, soit de l'or ou de l'argent, monnayé, soit des bijoux et effets précieux, ou tout autre objet passible des droits de douane.

XVII. L'ordonnance royale du 26 Juin, 1836*, concernant la taxe des lettres et journaux échangés entre la France et la Grande Bretagne est et demeure abrogée.

XVIII. Notre Ministre Secrétaire d'Etat des Finances est chargé de l'exécution de la présente ordonnance, qui sera insérée au Bulletin des Lois.

LOUIS PHILIPPE.

Par le Roi: Le Ministre Secrétaire d'Etat des Finances,

LAPLAGNE.

[Suivent les Tableaux, Nos. 1 et 2, annexés à la Convention du 3 Avril, 1843.]

ADDITIONAL POSTAGE ARTICLES between Great Britain and France. Signed at Paris the 28th, and at London the 31st March, 1844.

[See French version, Page 315.] ADDITIONAL ARTICLES to the Articles agreed upon between the Post Office of Great Britain and the Post Office of France, for carrying into execution the convention of April 3, 1843. IN pursuance of the power granted by the Articles XLIX and LXXXVII of the Convention of April 3, 1843,† between Great Britain and France, to the 2 Post Offices, to settle the matters of detail which are to be arranged by mutual consent for ensuring the execution of the said Convention;

* See Vol. 5, Page 68.

† See Vol. 6, Page 349.

The Undersigned, duly authorized for that purpose by their respective Offices, have agreed upon the following Articles :

ART. I. Those regulations are abrogated, which are contained in Articles XLIII and XLV of the Convention of April 3, 1843, concerning letters coming from or addressed to those German States served by the Post Office of His Highness the Prince of Tour and Taxis, or the Northern States, the correspondence of which passes through the said Post Office. The reciprocal delivery of those letters between the Offices of Great Britain and France shall exclusively take place at the prices and conditions fixed upon by Articles XLIV to XLIX of the Articles agreed upon and signed at London between those 2 Offices, May 1, 1843, for carrying into execution the aforesaid Convention

II. The regulations of Article LII of the Convention of April 3, 1843, concerning letters coming from or addressed to Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward's Island, and Newfoundland, shall apply to letters coming from or addressed to Jamaica, (the port of Kingston excepted.)

Therefore, there shall be added to the rate of 3 shillings and 4 pence per ounce British, which is to be paid by the French Post Office to the Office of Great Britain, for transit through the territory of the United Kingdom, and for sea-conveyance of paid letters addressed from France to Jamaica, and unpaid letters addressed from Jamaica to France, the rate of 8 pence for the internal postage of such letters as are addressed to that colony, making in all 4 shillings per ounce British.

Letters, however, coming from or addressed to the port of Kingston are excepted from this regulation, and they shall continue to be free from all internal charge for postage.

III. Letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, addressed to the Austrian dominions, the towns of Belgrade and Cracow, Moldavia, Wallachia, Turkey in Europe, and Scutari in Asia, may be forwarded through France, either unpaid or paid to their destination, at the option of the senders.

IV. Reciprocally, letters originating in the Austrian dominions, the towns of Belgrade and Cracow, Moldavia, Wallachia, Turkey in Europe, and Scutari in Asia, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and

possessions, may be equally forwarded through France, either unpaid, or paid to their destination, at the option of the senders.

V. The British Post Office shall pay to the French Post Office, for every 30 grammes, net weight, for postage on letters originating in Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, paid to their destination, namely:

1st. On letters addressed to the Austrian dominions and the towns of Belgrade and Cracow, at the rate of 4 fr., 80 centimes. 2ndly. On letters addressed to Moldavia and Wallachia, at the rate of 6 francs and 40 centimes;

3rdly. And on letters addressed to Turkey in Europe and to Scutari in Asia, at the rate of 7 francs and 20 centimes.

VI. The British Post Office shall likewise pay to the Post Office of France, for every 30 grammes, net weight, for postage on unpaid letters, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, namely:

1st. On letters originating in the Austrian dominions and the towns of Belgrade and Cracow, at the rate of 4 fr., 80 centimes; 2ndly. On letters originating in Moldavia and Wallachia, at the rate of 6 francs and 40 centimes;

3rdly. And on letters coming from Turkey in Europe and Scutari in Asia, at the rate of 7 francs and 20 centimes.

VII. The French Post Office shall pay, on its part, to the British Post Office, for postage on letters coming from the Austrian dominions, and the towns and states the correspondence of which passes through the said dominions, which shall be paid to their destination in the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, namely:

1st. On letters addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at the rate of 1 shilling per ounce British, net weight.

2ndly. And on letters addressed to the British colonies and possessions (but paid only to the port of landing in the said colonies and possessions), at the rate of 3 shillings and 4 pence per ounce British, net weight.

There shall be added to the rate of 3 shillings and 4 pence fixed as above, that of 8 pence, for the internal postage of such of the aforesaid letters as are addressed to Jamaica (those addressed to Kingston excepted), Canada, New Brunswick,

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Nova Scotia, Prince Edward's Island, and Newfoundland, making in all 4 shillings per ounce British, net weight.

VIII. The French Post Office shall likewise pay to the British Post Office, for postage on unpaid letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, addressed to the Austrian dominions and towns and States mentioned in the preceding Article; namely,

1st. On letters from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at the rate of 1 shilling per ounce British, net weight; 2dly. On letters from the British colonies and possessions (but only from the port of embarkation in the said colonies and possessions), at the rate of 3 shillings and 4 pence per ounce British, net weight.

There shall be added to the rate of 3 shillings and 4 pence, fixed as above, that of 8 pence, for the internal postage of such of the aforesaid letters as are forwarded from Jamaica (those coming from Kingston excepted), Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward's Island and Newfoundland, making in all 4 shillings per ounce British, net weight.

IX. Letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, addressed to the Duchies of Parma, Placentia and Modena, the States of the Church, and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, may be forwarded through France and the Austrian dominions, paid, either as far as Dover, or as far as San Benedetto or Casal Pusterlengo, according to the option of the senders.

As regards the letters coming from the Duchies of Parma, Placentia and Modena, the States of the Church, and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, which may be forwarded by the Austrian mails and through France, they shall be forwarded to the Post Office of Great Britain, paid as far as San Benedetto or Casal Pusterlengo.

X. The British Post Office shall pay to the French Post Office, for the transit postage through the French, Swiss, and Austrian dominions, on letters paid as far as San Benedetto or Casal Pusterlengo, originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, and addressed to the Duchies of Parma, Placentia and Modena, the

States of the Church, and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and vice versa, at the rate of 4 francs for every 30 grammes, net weight.

XI. Letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for Southern Poland and Southern Russia, which are sent through France and the Austrian dominions, may be forwarded to the French Post Office, either unpaid or paid, but only as far as Podgorce or Brody, the extreme frontier of Austria.

As regards letters originating in Southern Poland and Southern Russia, for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, which may pass through the Austrian dominions and France, they shall be forwarded to the British Post Office paid as far as Podgorce or Brody, according to the origin of those letters.

XII. The French Post Office shall pay to the British Post Office, for postage on unpaid letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and addressed to Southern Poland and Southern Russia, which shall be forwarded through France and the Austrian dominions, at the rate of 1 shilling per ounce British, net weight.

XIII. The British Post Office shall pay, on its part, to the Post Office of France, for the transit postage through the French and Austrian dominions and the German or Swiss territories, on letters paid as far as Podgorce or Brody, originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and possessions, addressed to Southern Poland and Southern Russia, and reciprocally, on letters originating in Southern Poland and Southern Russia, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at the rate of 5 francs and 20 centimes for every 30 grammes, net weight.

XIV. Letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and addressed to the Kingdom of Greece, the Archipelago, and the Ionian Islands, which shall be forwarded through France and the Austrian dominions, may be delivered to the French Post Office, paid, either as far as Dover, or as far as Trieste, at the option of the senders.

As. regards letters originating in the Kingdom of Greece, the Archipelago, and the Ionian Islands, addressed to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British colonies and

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