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Know ye that we, the United States in Congress assembled, having seen and considered the definitive articles aforesaid (meaning the treaty signed by the commissioners in Paris on the 30th of November, 1782), have approved, ratified, and confirmed, and by these presents do approve, ratify, and confirm, the said articles, and every part and clause thereof, engaging and promising that we will sincerely and faithfully perform and observe the same, and never suffer them to be violated by any one, or transgressed in any manner, as far as lies in our power.
In testimony whereof we have caused the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed.. Witness his excellency Thomas Mifflin, President, this fourteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four, and in the eighth year of the sovereignty and independence of the United States of America.
The Revolutionary Correspondence of the United States
Edited under the Direction of Congress by Francis Wharton
Washington : Government Printing Office, 1889.