month of August, of the Christian year one thousand
dred and ninety seven.
WHEREAS thePRESiDEKT of the United States of America, by his letters patent, under his signature and the
(Seal.) seal of State, dated the etghteenthr day of December,
one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight, veiled
Richard O'Brian, William Eaton, and James Leander Cath-car- t,
or any two of them in the absence of the third, wiih full
powers to confer, negotiate and conclude with the .Bey and Regency of Tunis, on certain alterations in the treaty between
the United States and the government of Tunis, concluded by
the intervention of Joseph Etienne Famin, on behalf of the United States, in the month of August, one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, We, the underwritten William Eaton
and James Leander Cathcart (Richard O'Brian being absent)
have concluded 6u andentered, in the foregoing treaty, certain
alterations in the eleventh, twelfth, and fourteenth articles,
and do agree to said treaty with said alterations, reserving' the
same nevertheless for the final ratification of the President of
the United State, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
In testimony whereof we annex our names and the consular
seal of the United States. Done in Tunis, the twenty-fm- h
day of March in the year of the Chriflian era one
thousand seven hundred and ninety nine, and of American independence the twenty third.
(Signed) WILLIAM EATON,
JAMES LEANDER CATHCART,