Additional Article to the Convention of November 9, 1843

The crime of Robbery, defining the same to be, the felonious and forcible taking from the person of another, of goods, or money to any value, by violence or putting him in fear;-and the crime of Burglary, defining the same to be, breaking and entering by night into a mansion house of another with to commit felony; and the corresponding crimes included under the French law in the words vol qualife crime,-not being embraced in the second article of the convention of Extradition concluded between the United States of America and France, on the ninth of November, 1843, it is agreed, by the present article, between the high contracting parties,-that persons charged with those crimes shall be respectively delivered up, in conformity with the first article of the said convention; and the present article when ratified by the parties, shall constitute a part of the said convention, and shall have the same force as if it had been originally inserted in the same.

In witness whereof, the respective plenipotentiaries have signed the present article, in duplicate, and have affixed thereto the seal of their arms.

Done at Washington, this twenty-fourth of February, 1845.

J. C. CALHOUN [Seal]
A. PAGEOT [Seal]

Treaties and Other International Acts of the United States of America.
Edited by Hunter Miller
Volume 4
Documents 80-121 : 1836-1846
Washington : Government Printing Office, 1934.

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