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INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS AND ACTS.

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Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Time of War....

1903

Additional Articles....

1907

Adoption by United States of Additional Articles as a Modus Vivendi

During War with Spain.....

1912

International Bureau of Weights and Measures..

1924

International Protection of Industrial Property, 1883.

1935

Supplementary, 1891

1943

Additional Act, 1900.

1945

Protection of Submarine Cables..

1949

Declaration Concerning..

1956

Protocol.....

1957

Final Protocol

1958

Exchange of Official Documents, Scientific and Literary Publications... 1959

Immediate Exchange of Official Journals, Parliamentary Annals, and Docu-

ments

1962

General Act for the Repression of the African Slave Trade..

1964

Adhesion of the United States to the Convention of 1899 for the Regulation of

the Importation of Spirituous Liquors into Africa...

1993

Formation of an International Union for the Publication of Customs Tariffs.. 1996

Final Protocol at the Conclusion of the So-called Boxer Troubles in China in
1900...

2006

New Agreement for the Whang Pu Conservancy.

2013

First Hague Peace Conference Treaties:

Pacific Settlement of International Disputes..

2016

Launching of Projectiles.....

2032

Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Conven-

tion...

2035

Law and Customs of War on Land......

2042

Convention with Central and South American States Concerning Literary and

Artistic Copyrights

2058

Arbitration of Pecuniary Claims.

2062

International Sanitary Convention (Paris).

2006

Trade in White Women...

2131

Exemption of Hospital Ships from Payment of Dues.

2135

International Institute of Agriculture..

2140

International Sanitary Convention

2144

General Act of the International Conference at Algeciras.

2157

International Red Cross Convention for the Amelioration of the Wounded

in War....

2183

Convention Concerning Importation of Spirituous Liquors into Africa.

2205

Unification of the Pharmacopæial Formulas for Potent Drugs.

2209

Arrangement for the Establishment of an International Office of Public

Health ..

2214

Second Hague Peace Conference Treaties:

Pacific Settlement of International Disputes....

2220

Limitation of the Employment of Force for the Recovery of Contract Debts. 2248

Relative to the Opening of Hostilities...

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Laws and Customs of War on Land....

2269

Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in War on Land... 2290

Automatic Submarine Contact Mines ...

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Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War

2314

Adaption to Naval War of the Principles of the Geneva Convention 2326

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NASSAU.

(SEE PRUSSIA.)

1846.6

CONVENTION ABOLISHING DROIT D'AUBAINE AND EMIGRATION Taxes.

Concluded May 27, 1846; ratification advised by the Senate July 21,

1846; ratified by the President July 23, 1846; ratifications exchanged October 13, 1846; proclaimed January 26, 1847.

ARTICLES.

I. Droit d'aubaine abolished.

V. Settlement of disputes. II. Inheritance of property.

VI. Convention to apply to property III. Disposal of personal property.

already inherited. IV. Property of absent heirs.

VII. Ratification. The United States of America and His Royal Highness the Duke of Nassau, having resolved, for the advantage of their respective citizens and subjects, to conclude a convention for the mutual abolition of the droit d'aubaine and taxes on emigration, have named for this purpose their respective Plenipotentiaries, namely:

The President of the United States of America has conferred full powers on Henry Wheaton, their Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Royal Court of Prussia, and His Royal Highness the Duke of Nassau upon his Minister Resident at the Royal Court of Prussia, Colonel and Chamberlain, Otto Wilhelm Carl von Roeder, comthur of the 1st class of the Ducal Order of Henry the Lion, etc., etc.;

Who, after having exchanged their said full powers, found in due and proper form, have agreed to and signed the following articles:

ARTICLE I. Every kind of droit d'aubaine, droit de retraite, and droit de détraction or tax on emigration is hereby and shall remain abolished between the two contracting parties, their States, citizens, and subjects, respectively.

ARTICLE II.

Where, on the death of any person holding real property within the territories of one party, such real property would, by the laws of the land, descend on a citizen or subject of the other, were he not

This treaty terminated when Nassau was merged with Prussia by conquest in 1866. 24449—VOL 2-101

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