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The Government of the Republic of Texas, with a view to satisfy the aforesaid reclamations for the capture, seizure, and confiscation of the two vessels aforenentioned, as well as for indemnity to American citizens who have suffered injuries. From the said Government of Texas, or its officers, obliges itself to pay the sum of eleven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars ($11,750) to the Government of the United States of America to be distributed amongst the claimants by the said Government of the United States of America.
The sum of eleven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars, ($11,750) agreed on in the first art[icle,] shall be paid in gold or silver, with interest at six percent, one year after the exchange of the ratifications of this convention. The said payment shall be made at the seat of Government of the Republic of Texas into the hands of such person or persons as shall be duly authorized by the Government of the United States of America to receive the sum.
The present convention shall be ratified, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged in the city of Washington, in the space of three months from this date or sooner if possible.
In faith whereof the parties above named have respectively subscribed these articles, and hereto affixed their seals.
Done at the city of Houston on the eleventh day of the month of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.ALCEE LA BRANCHE. [L.S.]
Treaties and Conventions between the United States of America
and Other Powers Since July 4, 1776
Washington, DC : Government Printing Office, 1871