The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 884
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Treaty Between Texas
of a national Vessel; and the goods and merchandize saved from
the wreck shall not be subject to duties, unless cleared for consumption.
The exercise of the rites of religious Worship and freedom of
conscience, shall be reciprocally secured to the Citizens and Subjects
of each Country, by the Government of the other. The right
of sepulture shall be reciprocally accorded by each of the Contracting
Parties to the other; and there shall be no Law passed
by either Government, that shall violate the rights of property,
or liinit the power of bequeathing Personal Estate by Will or Testament.
The Citizens or Subjects of the one Country, residing in the
other, shall not be liable, under extraordinary Warrants, or otherwise,
to compulsory services, or to forced Loans; and on all questions
affecting the rights of Person or Property, the Courts of Judicature
of the one Country shall be impartially open to the Citizens
or Subjects of the other.
In the event of War between the Contracting Parties, the Citizens
or Subjects of the one Country, residing in the other, shall
reciprocally have Twelve Months, after a formal Declaration of
the same, to depart with their property and effects, and without
any hindrance or disturbance whatsoever.
The present Treaty, when the same shall have been ratified by
the President of the Republic of Texas, by and with the Advice
and Consent of the Senate, and by Her Britannic Miajesty, shall be
binding and obligatory on the Contracting Parties for eight years
from the date of its Signature; and further, until the expiration of
'Tw,elve Months after One of The High Contracting Parties shall
have notified to the other an intention to terminate its duration.
It is further agreed, that in Twelve Mfonths after One of the
High Contracting Parties shall have received from the other such
notification, this Treaty, and all the stipulations it contains, shall
cease to be obligatory upon either Party.
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