BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.
To all and singular to whom these presents shall come,-Greeting:
Whereas a Treaty of Commerce and Navigation, between the
Republic of Texas and Great Britain, was concluded and signed
by the Plenipotentiaries of this Republic and her Britanic Majesty,
at the city of London, on the thirteenth day of November, in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty; which
Treaty is, word for word, as follows:
TREATY OF COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION BETWEEN
THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS AND GREAT BRITAIN.
The Republic of Texas, and her Majesty, the Queen of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, being equally desirous
of affording every facility and encouragement to their respective
Citizens and Subjects, engaged in commercial intercourse
with each other. have nominated as their Plenipotentiaries to conclude
a Treaty for this purposes, that is to say:The
Republic of Texas, General James Hamilton, Who,
after having communicated to each other their respective
Full Powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon and
concluded the following Articles:
There shall be reciprocal liberty of Commerce and Navigation
between and amongst the Citizens of the Republic of Texas.
and the subjects of Her Britannic lMajesty; and the Citizens
Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6726/. Accessed March 9, 2014.