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MEMBERS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL

CONVENTION OF 1879.

A. R. ANDREWS, JAMES J. AYRES, CLITUS BARBOUR, EDWARD BARRY, JAMES N. BARTON, C. J. BEERSTECHER, ISAAC S. BELCHER, PETER BELL, MARION BIGGS, E. T. BLACKMER, JOSIAH BOUCHER, JOSEPH C. BROWN, SAML. B. BURT, JAMES CAPLES, AUG. H. CHAPMAN, J. M. CHARLES, JOHN D. CONDON, C. W. CROSS, HAMLET DAVIS, JAS. E. DEAN, P. T. DOWLING, LUKE D. DOYLE, W. L. DUDLEY, JONATHAN M. DUDLEY, PRESLEY DUNLAP, JOHN A. EAGON, HENRY EDGERTON, THOMAS H. ESTEY, M. M. ESTEE, EDWARD EVEY, SIMON J. FARRELL, J. A. FILCHER, JACOB RICHARD FREUD, ABRAHAM CLARK FREEMAN, J. B. GARVEY, B. B. GLASCOCK, JOSEPH C. GORMAN, W. P. GRACE,

WILLIAM J. GRAVES, V. A. GREGG, JNO. S. HAGER, JOHN B. HALL, J. E. HALE, THOMAS HARRISON, JOEL A. HARVEY, T. D. HEISKELL, CONRAD HEROLD, D. W. HERRINGTON, S. G. HILBORN, J. R. W. HITCHCOCK, SAM A. HOLMES, VOLNEY E. HOWARD, W. J. HOWARD, W. F. HUESTIS, WM. PROCTER HUGHEY, G. W. HUNTER, DANIEL INMAN, GEORGE A. JOHNSON, L. F. JONES, PETER J. JOYCE, JOHN J. KENNY, J. M. KELLEY, JAMES H. KEYES, C. R. KLEINE, T. H. LAINE, R. M. LAMPSON, H. W. LA RUE, HENRY LARKIN, DAVID LEWIS, R. LAVIGNE, J. F. LINDOW, JNO. MANSFIELD, J. WEST MARTIN, EDWARD MARTIN, John G. MCCALLUM, Rush McCOMAS.

THOMAS MCCONNELL,

GEO. VENABLE SMITH, JOHN McCoy,

E. P. SOULE,
THOMAS B. MCFARLAND,

JOHN C. STEDMAN,
JOHN FLEMING MCNUTT, GEO. STEELE,
WM. S. MOFFATT,

D. C. STEVENSON,
L. D. MORSE,

CHAS. V. STUART, HIRAM MILLS,

W. J. SWEASEY, W. W. MORELAND,

CHARLES SWENSON, JAMES E. MURPHY,

R. S. SWING, EDMOND NASON,

D. S. TERRY, THORWALD KLAUDIUS NELSON, S. B. THOMPSON, HENRY NEUNABER,

W. J. TINNIN, Chas. C. O'DONNELL,

F. 0. TOWNSEND, GEORGE OHLEYER,

P. B. TULLY, JAMES O'SULLIVAN,

H. K. TURNER, A. P. OVERTON,

DANIEL TUTTLE, JAMES MARTIN PORTER, A. P. VACQUEREL, WILLIAM H. PROUTY,

WALTER VAN DYKE, M. R. C. PULLIAM,

WM. VAN VOORHIES, PATRICK REDDY,

JNO. WALKER, CHAS. F. REED,

Hugh WALKER, Jas. S. REYNOLDS,

BYRON WATERS, JNO. M. RHODES,

J. V. WEBSTER, CHAS. S. RINGGOLD,

JOSEPH R. WELLER, HORACE C. ROLFE,

PATRICK M. WELLIN, GEO. W. SCHELL,

JOHN P. WEST, J. SCHOMP,

WM. F. WHITE, JAMES MCM. SHAFTER, John T. WICKES, RUFUS SHOEMAKER,

H. C. WILSON, BENJ. SHURTLEFF,

Jos. W. WINANS, E. O. SMITH,

N. G. WYATT. H. W. SMITH,

NOTE.—The following were also members of the convention but did not sign the Constitution, being absent on the day when it was adopted: Barnes, Wm. H. L.; Berry, J.; Boggs, H. C.; Campbell, A., Jr. ; Casserly, Eugene; Cowdon, D. H.; Crouch, Robert; Fawcett, Eugene; Finney, Chas. G., Jr.; Miller, John F.; Noel, Alonzo E.; Wilson, Samuel M.

TREATY WITH MEXICO.

Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement, Between the United States of America and the Mexican

Republic.
Dated at Guadalupe Hidalgo, February 2, 1848.
Ratified by the President March 16, 1848.
Exchanged at Queretaro, May 30, 1848.
Proclaimed by the President July 4, 1848.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, A Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement, between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, was concluded and signed at the City of Guadalupe Hidalgo, on the second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, which Treaty, as amended by the Senate cf the United States, and being in the English and Spanish languages, is word for word as follows :

In the name of Almighty God : The United States of America and the United Mexican States, animated by a sincere desire to put an end to the calamities of the war which unhappily exists between the two republics, and to establish upon a solid basis relations of peace and friendship, which shall confer reciprocal benefits upon the citizens of both, and assure the concord, harmony, and mutual confidence, wherein the two people should live, as good neighbors, have for that purpose appointed their respective plenipotentiaries—that is to say, the President of the United States has appointed Nicholas P. Trist, a citizen of the United States, and the President of the Mexican Republic has appointed Don Luis Gonzaga Cuevas, Don Bernardo Couto, and Don Miguel Atristan, citizens of the said Republic, who, after a reciprocal communication of their respective full powers, have, under the protection of Almighty God, the author of peace, arranged, agreed upon, and signed the following Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement, between

the United States of America and the Mexican Republic.

ARTICLE I.

There shall be firm and universal peace between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, and between their respective countries, territories, cities, towns, and people, without exception of places or persons.

ARTICLE II.

Immediately upon the signature of this treaty, a convention shall be entered into between a commissioner or commissioners appointed by the general-in-chief of the forces of the United States, and such as may be appointed by the Mexican government, to the end that a provisional suspension of hostilities shall take place, and that, in the places occupied by the said forces, constitutional order may be re-established, as regards the political, administrative, and judicial branches, so far as this shall be permitted by the circumstances of military occupation.

ARTICLE III.

Immediately upon the ratification of the present treaty by the government of the United States, orders shall be transmitted to the commanders of their land and naval forces, requiring the latter (provided this treaty shall then have been ratified by the government of the Mexican Republic, and the ratifications exchanged) immediately to desist from blockading any Mexican ports; and requiring the former (under the same condition) to commence, at the earliest moment practicable, withdrawing all troops of the United States then in the interior of the Mexican Republic, to points that shall be selected by common agreement, at a distance from the seaports not exceeding thirty leagues ; and such evacuation of the interior of the Republic shall be completed with the least possible delay; the Mexican government hereby binding itself to afford every facility in its power for rendering the same convenient to the troops, on their march and in their new positions, and for promoting a good understanding between them and the inhabitants. In like manner, orders shall be dispatched to the persons in charge of the custom-houses at all the ports occupied by the forces of the United States, requiring

them (under the same condition) immediately to deliver possession of the same to the persons authorized by the Mexican government to receive it, together with all bonds and evidences of debt for duties on importations and on exportations, not yet fallen due. Moreover, a faithful and exact account shall be made out, showing the entire amount of all duties on imports and on exports, collected at such custom-houses, or elsewhere in Mexico, by authority of the United States, from and after the day of the ratification of this treaty by the government of the Mexican Republic; and also an account of the cost of collection; and such entire amount, deducting only the cost of collection, shall be delivered to the Mexican government, at the City of Mexico, within three months after the exchange of ratifications.

The evacuation of the capital of the Mexican Republic by the troops of the United States, in virtue of the above stipulation, shall be completed within one month after the orders there stipulated for shall have been received by the commander of said troops, or sooner if possible.

ARTICLE IV.

Immediately after the exchange of ratifications of the present treaty, all castles, forts, territories, places, and possessions, which have been taken or occupied by the forces of the United States during the present war, within the limits of the Mexican Republic, as about to be established by the following article, shall be definitely restored to the said republic, together with all the artillery, arms, apparatus of war, munitions, and other public property, which were in the said castles and forts when captured, and which shall remain there at the time when this treaty shall be duly ratified by the government of the Mexican Republic. To this end, immediately upon the signature of this treaty, orders shall be dispatched to the American officers commanding such castles and forts, securing against the removal or destruction of any such artillery, arms, apparatus of war, munitions, or other public property. The City of Mexico, within the inner line of intrenchments surrounding the said city, is comprehended in the above stipulations, as regards the restoration of artillery, apparatus of war, etc.

The final evacuation of the territory of the Mexican Republic by the forces of the United States, shall be completed in three months from the said exchange of ratifications, or sooner if possible; the Mexican government hereby engaging, as in the foregoing article, to use all means in its power for facili

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