The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 2 Page: 891
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to the eastward of the meridian of longitude, twenty degrees west
of Greenwich; nor in the Gulf of Mexico, to the northward of the
25th parallel of north latitude, nor to the westward of the 90th
degree of longitude, west of Greenwich.
Each of the high contracting parties reserves to itself the right
to fix, according to its own convenience, the number of ships of
its navy which shall be employed on the service mentioned in the
second article of this treaty, and the stations on which such ships
The names of the ships so to be employed, and of their commanders,
shall be communicated by each contracting party to the
other; and information shall be reciprocally given by each to the
other, when a cruizer is moved from or to a cruizing station, in
order that the necessary warrants for the cruizers may be delivered
by the Government of either party, as the case may be, and may,
when no longer wanted for use under this treaty, be returned to
the government which issued them,
by the government which received
Immediately after the government which employs the cruizers
shall have notified to the government which is to authorize the visit,
the number and names of the cruizers intended to be employed,
the warrants authorizing the visit shall be made out according to
the form annexed to this treaty, letter A, and shall be delivered
by the government authorizing the visit, to the government employing
In no case shall the right of mutual visit be exercised upon the
ships of war of either nation.
The high contracting parties shall agree upon a particular signal
to be used by those cruizers exclusively which are invested with the
right to visit.
The cruizers of the high contracting parties, authorized to
exercise the right of visit and detention in execution of this
treaty, shall, in all that relates to the formalities of the visit and
of the detention, as well as in regard to the measures to be
taken for delivering up to the proper jurisdiction, vessels sus(
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