Adams Papers

VI. Amendment to Article 4: A Translation, 29 August 1782

VI. Amendment to Article 4: A Translation

The addition at the end of Article 4 should be done in the following manner.

And the two contracting parties shall provide, each one in his jurisdiction, that their respective subjects and inhabitants may henceforward obtain the requisite certificates in cases of deaths in which they shall be interested.


MS (Adams Papers); endorsed: “Amendment of the 4. Article proposed to me, by the grand Pensionary Bleiswick 29. Aug. 1782 & agreed to the Same day.” Beside the Dutch text is a French translation by C. W. F. Dumas. Filmed at [22–29 Aug.], Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 357.

1This word is in JA’s hand, and the amendment was incorporated verbatim into Art. 4 of the final version of the treaty (No. VIII, below).

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