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TO THOSE AGREED UPON

BETWEEN

THE POST OFFICE OF GREAT BRITAIN,

AND

THE POST OFFICE OF FRANCE,

FOR CARRYING INTO EXECUTION

THE CONVENTION OF 3RD APRIL, 1843.

Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty.

LONDON:
PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET,

FOR HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.

1845.

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

To those agreed upon between the Post Office of Great Britain and the

Post Office of FRANCE, for carrying into execution the Convention of
April 3rd, 1813.

In pursuance of the power granted by the Articles 49 and 87 of the Convention of April 3rd, 1813, between France and Great Britain, to the two Post Offices, to settle the matters of detail which are to be arranged by mutual consent for ensuring the execution of the said Convention.

The Undersigned, duly authorized for that purpose by their respective Offices, have agreed upon the following Articles :

Article 1. There shall be established on the part of Great Britain, a new Office of Exchange at Folkstone, which shall exchange Mails with the French Office of Boulogne, by means of private Steam Packets plying between those Ports.

ARTICLE 2. The Mails which the Offices of Exchange at Boulogne and Folkestone are authorized to forward to each other reciprocally, by means of Packets and Merchant Slips plying between those two Ports, may contain, independently of the correspondence coming from or addressed to the said Offices, the transit correspondence from or to any Country whatever, which may be forwarded to advantage through those Ofices.

Nevertheless there shall be no transit correspondence forwarded from Folkestone to Boulogne, or from Boulogne to Folkestone, unless those words are expressed on the address :

Via Boulogne, on the correspondence of Great Britain ;
Via Folkestone, on the correspondence of France.

ARTICLE 3. The rules actually followed for paying the expense of the conveyance of the ordinary or supplementary Mails exchanged by means of Steam Packets or private Ships, between the respective Offices inentioned in Articles XII. and XIII. of the Convention of April 3, 1813, apply to the payment of the expense for conveying the Mails exchanged between the Offices of Folkestone and Boulogne.

ARTICLE 4. The stipulations of the Articles XV. and XVI. of the Convention of April 3rd, 1843, concerning the moveable boxes for receiving such Letters as the public may wish to deposit in them, between the closing of the Mails and the departure of the Vessel intrusted with their conveyance, shall likewise apply to the regulations established in pursuance of the 1st Article of these Additional Articles, between the Exchange Offices of Folkestone and Boulogne.

ARTICLE 5. Letters originating in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the British Colonies and Possessions, or the Kingdom of Greece, which are sent by way of France and the French Mediterranean Packets, may be forwarded to the French Post Office, either unpaid, or paid to their destination, at the option of the senders.

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