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TREATY WITH GREAT BRITIAN. MAY 8, 1871. 873 of this treaty, goods, wares, or merchandise arriving at the ports of New mc conveyance York, Boston, and Portland, and any other ports in the United States in *§*m¤***h*°¤Sh which have been or may, from time to time, be specially designated by of the President of the United States, and destined for her Britannic certain merchan- Majesty’s possessions in North America, ma be entered at the ro dm l"‘P°’°°d “ custom-house and conveyed in transit, withdut the payment of ldutigsf ggmrigimim of through the territory of the United States, under such rules, regulations, S¤1*°¤»_¤¤d <>f and conditions for the protection of the revenue as the government of the §,`;°g;1Q;,€_°d°d United States may from time to time prescribe; and under like rules, regu- P lations, and conditions, goods, wares, or merchandise may be conveyed in transit, without the payment of duties, from such possessions through the territory of the United States for export from the said ports of the United States. It is further agreed that, for the like period, goods, wares, or merchan- _B¤¤ip¤‘¤¢¤l pwdise arriving at any of the ports of her Britannic Majesty’s possessions in ;§";:;3,?m°g;E North America, and destined for the United States, may be entered at tniiiugh British the proper custom-house and conveyed in transit, without the payment of *°“'l*°*'Y· duties, through the said possessions, under such rules and regulations, and conditions for the protection of the revenue as the governments of the said possessions may from time to time prescribe; and, under like rules, regulations, and conditions, goods, wares, or merchandise may be conveyed in transit, without payment of duties, from the United States through the said possessions to other places in the United States, or for export from ports in the said possessions. Arvrrcnn XXX. It is agreed that, for the term of years mentioned in Article XXXIII. Bfmsh ¤*{l>i¤<=*¤ of this treaty, subjects of her Britannic Majesty may carry in British §Qi'iS°l?:,';;;§,, vessels, without payment of duty, goods, wares, or merchandise from one goods free_ofduty port or place within the territory of the United States upon the St. Law- ;`,§"5‘1g°{};;’t;g"’“ rence, the great lakes, and the rivers connecting the same, to another port gms, to ,,,1,,,, or place within the territory of the United States as aforesaid: Provided, such ports, if That a portion of such transportation is made through the dominion of 1P;g°°£K$;g; Canada by land carriage and in bond, under such rules and regulations as Cangda by land may be agreed upon between the government of her Britannic Majesty md *¤ b°¤d· and the government of the United States. Citizens of the United States may for the like period carry in United itcciprocal States vessels, without payment of duty, goods, wares, or merchandise from P"£:;§°:0 ci,/_ one port or place within the possessions of her Britannic Majesty in North gm, of n,., Un;. America to another port or place within the said possessions: Provided, Wd SWM- That a portion of such transportation is made through the territory of the United States by land carriage and in bond, under such rules and regulations as may be agreed upon between the government of the United States and the government of her Britannic Majesty. The government of the United States further engages not to impose Provisign az? 8-Dy export duties on goods, wares, or merchandise carried under tins gtgggtcagrfgg article through the territory of the United States; and her Majesty’s gov- unset- this article. ernment engages to urge the parliament of the dominion of Canada and the legislatures of the other colonies not to impose any export duties on goods, wares, or merchandise carried under this article; and the government of the United States may, in case such export duties are imposed by the dominion of Canada, suspend, during the period that such duties are imposed, the r' ht of carrying granted under this article in favor of the subjects of herudiritannic Majesty. The government of the United States may suspend the right of carry- Prjvgelgesmk ing granted in favor of the subjects of her Britannic Majesty under this ggé: mg, be article, in case the dominion of Canada should at any time deprive the Suspended by the citizens of the United States of the use of the canals in. the sa1d dominion ggrwd Swim, •6 on terms of equality with the inhabitants of the domimon, as provided in ' Article XXVII.