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The agreements and terms above concluded by the two contracting parties, shall be punctually observed with the will of the Most High: And for the maintenance and exact obfervance of the said agreements, we have caused their contents to be here transcribed, in the present month of Rebia Elul, of the Hegira one thousand two hundred and twelve, corresponding with the month of August, of the Christian year one thousand seven hundred and ninetyfeven.

The Aga IBRAHIM DEY's SOLIMAN'S Signature Signature and and

The Bey's
Signature

and

a

Seal.

WHEREAS the PRESIDENT of the United

States of America, by his letters patent, Sa under his signature and the seal of State,

dated the eighteenth day of December,

one thousand seven hundred and ninetyeight, vested Richard O'Brien, William Eaton, and James Leander Cathcart, or any two of them in the absence of the third, with full pow. ers to confer, negotiate and conclude with the Bey and Regency of Tunis, on certain altera. tions in the treaty between the United States and the government of Tunis, concluded by the intervention of Joseph Etienne Famin, on behalf of the United States, in the month of August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, We, the underwritten William Eaton

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and James Leander Cathcart (Richard O'Brien being absent) have concluded on and entered, in the foregoing treaty, certain alterations in the eleventh, twelfth, and fourteenth articles,

hite announce and do agree to said treaty with said alterati. ons, reserving the same nevertheless for the final ratification of the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

In testimony whereof we annex our names

and the consular feal of the United States. Done in Tunis, the twentysixth day of March, in the year of the Christian era one thousand seven hun. dred and ninety nine, and of American independence the twenty-third.

(Signed) WILLIAM EATON,

JAMES LEANDER CATHCART,

Table of Contents.

PAGE N act for reviving and continuing suits and A proceedings in the circuit court for the dif

trict of Pennsylvania.
An act extending the privilege of franking to Wil-

liam Henry Harrison, the delegate from the
territory of the United States north-west of the
Ohio; and making provision for his com-

pensation.
An act, supplementary to the act, intituled, 5 An

act to provide for the valuation of lands and
dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves

within the United States."
An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt.
An act for the preservation of peace with the Indian
tribes.

IO An act to repeal part of an act, intituled, " An act

to provide for mitigating or remitting the for-
feitures, penalties and disabilities, accruing in
certain cases therein mentioned, and to con-

tinue in force the residue of the fame."
An act for the relief of John Vaughan.
An act giving further time to the holders of milita-

ry warrants, to register and locate the same. ibid. An act to suspend in part, an act, intituled, “An act

to augment the army of the United States ;

and for other purposes." An act further to suspend the commercial inter

course between the United States and France,

and the dependencies thereof. VOL. V.

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14.

32

PAGE An act for the relief of James Yard.

23 An act providing for the second cenfus or enumera.

tion of the inhabitants of the United States. 24 An act in addition to an act, intituled, “ An act re

gulating the grants of land appropriated for
military services, and for the society of the
United Brethren for propagating the Gospel

among the Heathen." An act providing for salvage in cases of re-capture. 38 An act declaring the affent of Congress to certain

acts of the states of Maryland and Georgia. 42 An act to alter the times of holding the district

court in North-Carolina. An act for the relief of Campbell Smith.

44 An act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Martha Washington.

45 An act to establish an uniform system of bankruptcy

throughout the United States. An act to discharge Robert Sturgeon from his im. prisonment.

. 83 An act to allow a drawback of duties on goods exa

ported to New Orleans, and therein to amend
the act, intituled, "An act to regulate the col-

lection of duties on imports and tonnage." An act to continue in force “ An act concerning

certain fisheries of the United States, and for . .the regulation and government of the fisher

men employed therein," and for other purpo-
ses as therein mentioned.

ibid. An act to alter the form of certain oaths and affir

mations directed to be taken by the act, enti-
tled, “ An act providing for the second census,
or enumeration of the inhabitants of the Unie
ted States."

86 An act for the relief of the corporation of Rhode.

Island college.

ibid.

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