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882 POSTAL CONVENTION-—-ECUADOR. MAY 9, 1871. Aarrctn XI. '1'rsnnniuion The two Post Departments may, by mutual agreement, provide for the Qi ’°€"*’°'°d'“" transmission of registered articles in the mails exchanged between the mm md m` two countries. The register fee for each article shall be ten (10) cents in the United States and one (1) real in Ecuador. Anrronn XII. Mmm-s, of The two Post Departments shall settle, by agreement between them, all glsttgl W l>¤ ¤l· measures of detail and arrangement required to carry this convention into m ’ execution, and may modify the same in like manner, from time to time, as the exigencies of the service may require. Articles may also, by mutual Amendments. consent, be amended, added, or suppressed, according to the requirements of the service, without rescinding or otherwise altering or impairing any other of the articles of this convention. _ Akrxcnn XIII. ti0Y1v:‘°:“°l;';,l;‘::t" This convention shall take effect from the date of the exchange of ratiand bow long ficatzions, and shall continue in force until annulled by mutual consent, or ¢¤¤¤i¤¤¤¤: until one year from the date of notice given by one of the two departments to the other of its desire to terminate the same. Aimcnn XIV. when me new This convention shall be approved and ratified in the manner and form

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parties, and the exchange of ratitications shall be made at Washington six months after the last ratification, or sooner, if possible. Done in duplicate, at the city of Washington, this ninth day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one. [1.. s.] JNO. A. J. CRESWELL, Postmaster- General of the United State:. [L. s.] ANTONIO FLORES.e Approved_ I hereby approve the aforegoing convention, and in testimony thereof I have caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. [1.. s.] U. S. GRANT. By the President: H.nm.·r0N Fxsu, Secretary of Slate. Wssnmorox, May 9, 1871. [mnnsnsrxon.] Ratification by Having seen and examined the aforegoing postal convention, which has E°¤¤d°Y5 been approved by the legislative decree of the lst of the present month, and in exercise of the sixth attribute of the sixtieth article of the constitution, I have ratified it, as by the present I do ratify and declare it accepted, confirmed, and obligatory in all and each of its clauses and stipulations contained in said convention, solemnly engaging and pledging for its faithful and exact observance on the part of Ecuador the national faith and honor. In faith of which I have caused the present to be prepared, signed with my hand, sealed with the seal of the republic, and ooimtersigned by the