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The Acts, Orders in Council, &c. of Great Britain [on Trade], 1793 - 1812

Extract from a convention between His Britannic Majesty and the Empress of Russia, signed at London, the 25th of March, 1793

Artice 3. Their said Majesties reciprocally engage to shut all their ports against French ships; not to permit the exportation, in any case, from their said ports for France, of any military or naval stores, or corn, grain, salt meat, or other provisions; and to take all other measures in their power for injuring the commerce of France, and for bringing her, by such means, to just conditions of peace.

Article 4. Their Majesties engage to unite all their efforts to prevent other Powers, not implicated in this war, from giving, on this occasion of common concern to every civilized State, any protection whatever, directly or indirectly, in consequence of their neutrality, to the commerce or property of the French, on the sea, or in the ports of France.


Placed on the Napoleon Series April 2003


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