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Page 562 - ... and may take possession thereof, either by themselves or by others acting for them, and dispose of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the inhabitants of the country wherein the said goods are shall be subject to pay in like cases.
Page 486 - ... in the sum of five thousand dollars, for the faithful performance of such duties.
Page 566 - Such assent having been given, the treaty shall remain in force for ten years from the date at which it may come into operation, and further, until the expiration of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall give notice to the other of its wish to terminate the same...
Page 96 - Subjects of China, who may be guilty of any criminal act toward citizens of the United States, shall be arrested and punished by the Chinese authorities according to the laws of China; and citizens of the United States...
Page 563 - Such deserters, when arrested, shall be placed at the disposal of the said consuls, vice-consuls, or commercial agents, and may be confined in the public prisons, at the request and cost of those who shall claim them, in order to be detained until the time when they shall be restored to the vessels to which they belonged, or sent back to their own country by a vessel of the same nation or any other vessel whatsoever.
Page 449 - That below such rate discrimination may be made descending, in the scale of duties; or, for imperative reasons, the article may be placed in the list of those free from all duty.
Page 96 - ... and the persons so employed shall not, for that cause, be subject to any injury on the part either of the Government or of individuals; and it shall in like manner be lawful for citizens of the United States to purchase all manner of books in China.
Page 96 - ... other of the said ports, shall be entitled to make application through their consul to the superintendent of customs, who, in order to prevent...