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CONVENTION WITH SWVEDEN AND NORWAY. Lhr 26, 1869. 813 The intent not to return to Amer- Afsigten att icke aterviinda till ica may be held to exist when the Amerika, anses forefinnas nar den person so naturalized resides more salunda naturaliserade personen than two years in Sweden or Nor- uppehallit sig merantva ari Sverige way. eller Norge. [snare.] JOSEPH J. BARTLETT. [s101m..] C. WACHTMEISTER. And whereas the said convention and protocol as amended have been Ratitied. duly ratified on both parts, and the respective ratifications of the same were exchanged at Stockholm on the fourteenth day of June, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, by C. C. Andrews, Minister Resident of the United States, and Count C. Wachtmeister, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of his Majesty the King of Sweden and Norway; . And whereas the Senate, by their resolution of the eighth instant, (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring), didadvise and consent to the said exchange, notwithstanding said exchange was delayed beyond the time appointed therefor, and resolved that the said exchange may be regarded as valid as if it had taken place within the time mentioned in the resolution of the Senate on the subject, of the 9th of December, 1870: Now, therefore, be it known that I, Urrssns S. GRANT, President of the Pr¤¤1w¤¤¤· United States of America, have caused the said convention and protocol to be made public, to the end that the same, and every clause and article thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this twelfth day of .January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy- [snan.] two, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-sixth. U. S. GRANT. By the President: HAMILTON F1sH, Secretary of State.