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Turkey. Italy, February 24, 1873.

AMERICAN STATES.

Brazil. Netherlands, September 27, 1858; France, December 10, 1860; Great Britain, April 22, 1873; Italy, August 6, 1876; Netherlands, May 8, 1878; Switzerland, October 12, 1878; Germany, January 10, 1882.

Buenos Ayres. Great Britain, February 2, 1825.

Colombia. Great Britain, February 16, 1866.

Dominica. Great Britain, March 6, 1850.

Equator. Great Britain, May 5, 1851.

Guatemala. Italy, January 2, 1873.

Hayti. Netherlands, May 18, 1883.

Mexico. Great Britain, December 6, 1826.

Peru. Great Britain, June 5, 1837, April 16, 1850; Italy, May 3, 1863.

Salvador. Great Britain, October 24, 1862; United States, December 6, 1870; Italy, January 7, 1876; France, July 5, 1878.

Sandwich Islands.
Great Britain, July 10, 1851.

United States. Great Britain, July 3, 1818; Netherlands, May 23, 1858; Austria, July 11, 1870; Salvador, December 6, 1871; Germany, December 11, 1871; Italy, May 8, 1878; Belgium, March 9, 1880; Servia, October 2–15, 1881; Russia, May 25, 1884.

Venezuela. Great Britain, April 18, 1825.

AFRICAN STATES.

Johanna. Great Britain, June 3, 1850.

Liberia. Great Britain, November 28, 1848.

Madagascar. Great Britain, June 27, 1865.

Morocco. Great Britain, December 9, 1856.

Muscat. Great Britain, May 31, 1839.

Zanzibar. Great Britain, April 30, 1866.

ASIATIC STATES.

China. Great Britain, June 26, 1858.

Japan. Great Britain, August 28, 1858.

Persia.
Great Britain, November 2, 1849.

Siam.
Great Britain, April 18, 1855, May 13, 1856.

CHAPTER XI.

TREATY CLAUSES CONCERNING COMMERCE AND

NAVIGATION,

202. The right to trade, itself an imperfect right, may be perfected by Treaties.

203. States have a right to trade with each other's dominions and possessions, and to enjoy the same rights, privileges, liberty, favours, immunities, and exemptions in matters of commerce and navigation which are or may be enjoyed by native subjects, the subjects of each contracting party conforming themselves to the laws of the country.

204. Under “the most favoured clause,” no higher or other duties can be imposed on the importation into the dominion of one party of any article the growth, produce, or manufacture

of the other, and no higher or other duties can be imposed on the importation into one country of any article the growth, produce, or manufacture of the other, than are or shall be payable on the same or the like articles, being the produce or manufacture of any other foreign country. And no higher or other duty or charges can be imposed on either of the two countries on the exportation of any article to the territories of the other than such as are payable on the exportation of the same or the like article to any other foreign country.

205. No prohibition can be imposed upon the importation of any article the growth, produce, or manufacture of the territories of either of the contracting parties into the territories of the other which shall not equally extend to the importation of the same or the like article, being the growth, produce, or manufacture of any other country; and no prohibition can be imposed on the exportation of any article from the territories of either of the contracting parties to the territories of the other, which shall not equally extend to the exportation of the same or the like article to the territories of all other nations.

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206. No duties of tonnage, harbour, pilotage, lighthouse, quarantine, or other similar or corresponding duties, of whatever nature or under whatever denomination, levied in the name of the Government, public functionaries, corporations, or establishments of whatever kind, can be imposed in the ports of either country which shall not be equally imposed in the like cases upon national vessels.

207. The subjects of both contracting parties have the right to carry on their commerce by wholesale or by retail, and either in person or by any agent whom they may think fit to employ.

208. They are not subject in respect of their persons or property, or in respect of passports, licences for residence or establishment, or in respect of their commerce or industry, to any taxes, whether general or local, nor to imposts or obligations of any kind whatever, other or greater than those which are or may be imposed upon native subjects.

209. They enjoy in the dominions and possessions of each other equality of treatment with native subjects in regard to loading and un

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