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ancient course of the river, and known to the watermen by the names of Alt-waffer, Alt Rhine, or Old Rhine.
VII. Each of the contracting parties shall be at liberty to finish the work of the dykes, which may be thought necessary for The preservation of his territory; but this is to be done so as not to injure the country on the opposite bank. All disputes which may arise from this object, as allo from the establishment and preservarjon of the towing path, shall be decided by juridical means, between the respective governments.
VIII. His Serene llighness engages to leave, or cause to be left, on the right bank of the Rhinc, a space of thirty-six feet broad, to serve as a towing-road in the navigable parts, or in those which may become so. This road shall be cleared of every thing that may injure its usage. It is, however, agreed, that the houses which stand on the ground which it is to take up, or which would be necessary for continuing it, thall not be demolished without paying a jult and previous indemnity to the owner,
IX. The punishment of offences relative to navigation, which may be cominitted on the said towing-road, shall belong to the French Republic.
X. The portions of that road, as likewise the islands on that river, which belonged by special right to his Serene Highness, or which were poffeffed by ecclesiastical bodies or commonalities, are ceded, without reserve, to the Republic. The lay or private communities shall continue to enjoy, under the sovereignty of the Republic, the portions which were in their poilellion. It is however agreed, that the said sovereignty shall not be exercised over houses depending on the margraviate, which may be deemed necessary for continuing the towing-way, but only on their cites, after they Mall have been demolished in execution of Art. 8.
XI. The navigation of the river shall be free for the citizens and the subje&ts of both contracting parties.
XII. The tolls gathered on that part of the river Rhine which flows between the dominions of the contracting parties are abolished for ever. There shall be pone cftablished hereafier on the natural bed of the river.
XIII. The ftipulations contained in the preceding treaties between France on the one part, and his Serene Highness the Margrave of Baden, or the Emperor and the empire, on the otber, relative to the course of the Rhine, iis navigation, the works to be constructed for the preservation of its bed and its banks, Mall continue to be executed in as far as they are not contrary to the present treaty.
XIV. His Screne Highness engages not to permit the emi. grants, and the priests transported from the French Republic, 10 yehde in his territories.
XV. There shall be concluded, without delay, between the two powers, a treaty of commerce on grounds of reciprocal advantage. Meanwhile all commercial relations shall be re. established, such as they were before the present war.
All commodities and merchar dize, being the produce of the French foil, manufactories, colonies, and fisheries, shall enjoy in the territories of his Serene Highness the liberty of transit and staple, exempted from all duties, except those of the tolls upon waggons and horses.
The French waggoners shall be treated, with regard to the payment of those duties of toll, like the most favoured nation.
XVI. The French Republic and his Serene Highness the Margrave of Baden, respectively engage to grant replevy on the sequestration of all effects, revenues, or estates, confiscated, detained, or sold from French citizens on one part, and on the other, from the inhabitants of the margraviate of Baden, and to admit them to the legal exercise of the actions and rights which may belong to them.
XVII. All the prisoners of war respectively taken shall be delivered up within one month, to count from the exchange of the ratification of the present treaty, on paying the debts which they may have contracted during their captivity.
The lick and wounded shall continue to be taken care of in the respective hospitals; they shall be given up immediately after their recovery
XVIII. Conformable to the treaty concluded at the Hague, the 27th Floreal of the third year, the present treaty of peace and friendship is declared common with the Batavian Republic.
XIX.' It shall be ratified, and the ratifications exchanged at Paris, within one month, to reckon from its signature, and sooner if practicable. Paris, 5 Fructidor, of the fourth year of the French Republic, one and indivisible. (Signed)
Baron de REITZENSTEIN. The Executive Directory resolve and ratify the present treaty of peace with the Margrave of Baden, negociated in the name of the French Republic by the minister for foreign affairs, appointed by the Executive Directory by the resolution of the 28th of last Thermidor, and charged with their instructions for that purpose.
Paris, 8th Fructidor, fourth year of the French Republic,
one and indivisible. (Signed) REVELLIERE LEPE AUX, president.
By the Executive Directory,
(Signed) LA GARDE, secretary general. The Council of Ancients approved of the above treaty on the 31st of August.
Armistice concluded between the French Republic and His Serene
Highness the Elector Palatine of Bavaria. THE commander in chief of the army of the Rhine and Mo
selle, sensible of the pacific intentions of his Serene Highness the Elector Palatine of Bavaria, grants him a suspension of arms with respect to the duchy of Bavaria, the higher palatinate, the country of Neuborg, part of the palatinate of the Rhine, and part of the duchy of Berg, upon the right banks of that river, the bifhoprics of Fressing, Ratisbone, not including the city Patsau, the provostthip of Morcholsgaden, the chapters of Ober and Nider, Munster, St. Emeraud, and the county of Ortemberg, on the fol-, lowing conditions:
1. The Elector of Bavaria shall immediately withdraw from the coalesced armies all the troops which he has furnished for his contingency. They shall remain armed, and he may dispose of his army as he shall think proper for the interior safety of his country:
II. The French troops shall always have a free passage through the states of the Elector of Bavaria. Such troops as hereafter, in the course of the war, shall march through the said states, shall be quartered with the inhabitants, or in barracks in the fields, according to circumstances; but without any indemnity being demanded by the proprietors for camps, or such works being carried on as military operations shall render necessary.
III. The commander in chief shall be particularly careful in causing respect to be paid to persons and property by such troops as the operations of the war shall make it necessary to pass through the electorate of Bavaria. He shall prevent, as much as he is able, troops from passing through the city of Munich, and other clectoral residencies: he shall take care that no offence is offered to divine worship, or to the laws and different constitutions of the ftate.
IV. If, from circumstances or difficulty of communication, it Ahall be necessary for the troops who pass through or remain in the electorate of Bavaria to draw their subfiftence from the country, the bailiffs, or other authorised persons, thall not refuse to accede to any demands which may be made by the commissaries of war for bread, hay, oats, meat, carriages, and horses Thele articles Mall be taken by the Republic in account for the provisions ard contributions in money due to the army: other things shall be paid for by the troops in cash.
V., The Elector of Bavaria shall deposit in the chest of the pay. master of the army of the Rhine and Moselle ten millions of French and German livres, according to the rate of exchange in France, in letters of exchange or ingots; 500,coo livres in ten
days from the signing of the treaty; a million in ten days following; a million 500,000 at the end of the first month; a million by the 15th of the second month; a million by the 30th ; a million 500,000 livres every fifteen days, until the whole is paid, which must be by the end of four months.
VI. The Elector of Bavaria fhall furnish, within the time hereafter specified, 300 chosen saddle horses, 6co cavalry horses, from 4 feet 9 to 4 feet 11 inches high; 900 dragoons, husfars, and chasseurs horles, fom 4 feet 7 to 9 inches high; 1500 draft horses. All the horses shall be between five and eight years old, unless the persons who shall be appointed to choose them thall think some horses which are older proper for service.
VII. These horfes ihall be delivered when the commander in chief shall appoint; that is to say, 150 saddle horses, 300 cavalry horses, 400 horses for light cavalry, and 700 draft horses in is days from the signing the treaty; 150 saddle horses, 300 cavalry, 450 light cavalry, and 800 draft horses, in the ensuing 15 days. VI His Serene Highness the Elector of Bavaria thall be
permitted to pay in money the value of a moiety of the horses he is to furnish, and at the same periods, except the saddle horses, which must be in kind, under the penalty of 500 livres per horse.
IX. The horses shall be received by skilful persons appointed. А proper authority for their receiving them thall be made out by the commissaries of war.
X. Within six weeks, by three installments, at the distance of fifteen days each, unless the principal commissary shall deem it expedient to prolong the time, his Serene Highness shall furnish, in such places as the commissary shall appoint, 200,000 quinials of grain, two thirds wheat and one third rye, 100,000 facks of oats, 200,000 quintals of hay.
XI. Within six weeks, and by three installments, at the diftance of fifteen days each, there shall be delivered into the magazines, appointed by the commissary in chief, 100,000 pair of shoes, of three sizes, and 100,000 pair of boots, one half troopers boots, and the other half, husfars boots.
XII. Within a month from the signing the treaty, there shall be furnished, in the place appointed by the commillary, 30,000 ells of cloth for the officers, according to patterns which shall be given, of which 25,000 Thall be blue, and 5000 green.
XIII. In case the operations of war fhall carry the army beyond Bavaria, and that the different articles and provisions which the Elector is bound to deliver should be rendered unnecellary, it shall be lawful to demand an equivalent in money, at the following rate :
Grain at 13 livres the quintal.
KV. In order to settle the places where, and the periods shen, the diferent arricles shall be delivered, his Serene Highnefs the Elcctor of Bavaria fhall send to the commiffary of the French army a commissary charged to give orders respecting the delivery.
XV. It is likewise agreed, that French artists, appointed by government, or by the general, fhall be allowed to chuse from the Gallery of Munich and Dusseldorff twenty pictures: his Serene Highness engages not to take any away.
XVI. His Serene Highness the Elector of Bavaria shall immediately send to the Directory at Paris a plenipotentiary to negotiate a separate peace with the French Republic,
XVII. The commander in chief engages for the observance of the present treaty by all the armies of the French Republic now occupying, or which thall hereafter occupy, the states of his Serena Highness the Elector of Bavaria. Done at Pfaffenhoisen the 21st Fructidor, (Sept.7) 4th year. (Signed)
Commander in Chief. (Signed) The Commissioners of His Serenc Highness the Elec
tor Palatine of Bavaria, Baron LEYDEN, Count CHARLES D'Arce, Baron REIBELD, the Deputies of the States of the Higher and Lower Bavaria, Joseph Count De KoenNIGSFELD, Count IGNACE D'ARCO MAXIMILIAN, Count De LEINSHEIM, LOUIS DE REINDLE, the Deputies of the States of the Duchy of Neuborg, MAXIMILIAN Count De La Tour and TAXIS, ANTOINE D'Ez. BIA, Chancellor of the States.
Armistice agreed upon between General Buonaparie, Commander ist
Chief of the Army of Italy, and the Prince de Belmonte Pignatelli, Envoy from the Court of Naples to the Court of Madrid.
Art.I. ALL hoftilities between the troops of the French Rea
public and those of the King of Naples shall cease from the day on which the following articles are executed, and ten days after the conclution is officially announced negotiations for peace shall be opened between the respective plenipotentiasies, in the place which thall be appointed by the Executive Disectory.
II. The body of Neapolitan troops at present united with those of the Emperor, fhall separate from them, and take up their can. tonments in the places hereafter mentioned.