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PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
PRINTED FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
At the first session begun and held at the City of Washe
ington, in the Territory of Columbia, on Monday, the twenty second day of May, one thousand eight hun. dred and nine.
AN ACT respecting the ships or vessels owned by
citizens or subjects of foreign nations with which commercial intercourse is permitted.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the passing of this act, all ships or vessels owned by citizens or subjects of any foreign nation with which commercial inter. course is permitted by the act, entitled “ An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Bri. tain and France, and their dependencies, and for other purposes," be permitted to take on board cargoes of domestic or foreign produce, and to depart with the same for any foreign port or place with which such inter. course is, or shall, at the time of their depara ture respectively, be thus permitted, in the