APPENDIX III Whereas the above report made in the Council of Commerce and Manufacture, with the following results:
TRANSLATION OF DECISION OF THE 5TH AUGUST 1810
|1. ||That the Government of the United States is not
bound by her act of the 1st March 1809 -- by the order
dated 20th May following that the French Ships and
Merchandise therein contained, which enter their ports
should be put under sequestration, but that the confiscation of the aforesaid ships and merchandise has been
|2. ||That it has been established by the same Act that
when the relations with France have been re-established
the confiscations will continue to have their effect.|
|3. ||That the Act of the 1st March 1809 has been put
into execution on every occasion that has presented itself, not only against the Cargoes but against the French
ships as well. We have ordered, and order what follows:|
|1. ||That the funds arising from the sales of the American Cargoes which have been sold up to this date, and
the total which has been placed on deposit in the Caisse
of Amortisment, shall be transferred to the public treasury.|
|2. ||That the American Cargoes that have been placed
under sequestration shall be sold and the funds arising
from the same shall be paid into the Public Treasury.|
|3. ||That the American ships which up to this date, no
decision has been come to, shall be sold and the funds
they realize shall be paid into the Public Treasury.|
|4. ||Taking into consideration that the Act of the 1st
March 1809 made by the United States does not contain|
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Book title: The Diary of James Gallatin:The Diary of James Gallatin, Secretary to Albert Gallatin, 1813-1827.
Contributors: James Gallatin - Author.
Publisher: C. Scribner's Sons.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1914.
Page number: 297.
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