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MANUEL ET PRATIQUE
AUTRES ACTES DIPLOMATIQUES,
SUR LESQUELS SONT ÉTABLIS
LES RELATIONS ET LES RAPPORTS EXISTANT AUJOURD'HUI ENTRE LES
JUSQU'A L'ÉPOQUE ACTUELLE.
LE BN CH. DE MARTENS ET LE BN FERD. DE CUSSY.
ÉTATS-UNIS ET PAYS-BAS.
Traité de commerce et de navigation entre les Pays-Bas et les
États-Unis d'Amérique, conclu à Washington, le 19 Janvier 1839.
Art. I. Goods and merchandise, whatever their origin may be, imported into or exported from the ports of the United States, from or to the ports of the Netherlands in Europe, in vessels of the Netherlands, shall pay no higher or other duties, than shall be levied on the like goods and merchandise so imported or exported in national vessels. And reciprocally, goods and merchandise, whatever their origin may be, imported into or exported from the ports of the Netherlands in Europe, from or to the ports of the United States, in vessels of the said States, shall pay no higher or other duties, than shall be levied on the like goods and merchandise so imported or exported in national vessels. The bounties, drawbacks, or other favours of this nature, which may be granted, in the States of either of the contracting parties, on goods imported or exported in national vessels, shall also and in like manner be granted on goods directly exported or imported in vessels of the other country to and from the ports of the two countries; it being understood, that in the latter as in the preceding case the goods shall have been loaded in the ports, from which such vessels have been cleared.
Art. II. Neither party shall impose upon the vessels of the other, whether carrying cargoes between the United States and the ports of the Netherlands in Europe, or arriving in ballast from any other country, any duties of tonnage, harbourdues, lighthouses, salvage, pilotage, quarantaine, or port-charges of any kind or denomination, which shall not be imposed in like cases on national vessels.
ART. III. It is further agreed between the two contracting parties, that the Consuls and Vice-Consuls of the United States in the ports