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one part, and the Honorable Alexander Jones, Captain of His British Majesty's Sloop of War, Talbot, and Samuel Phelps of the City of London, Esq., on the other part.
1. All proclamations, laws, appointments, &c, made by Mr. Jorgen Jorgensen, since his arrival in this country, are to be abolished and totally null and void, from the moment this agreement is signed.
2. The former government is to be perfectly restored, and the chief command to devolve upon the said chief justice of Iceland, and the said bailiff of the western county of Iceland, native Icelanders, they being the next in power in the island to Count Tramp.
3. All officers under the Danish government are at liberty to return to their offices.
4. The government shall be responsible for the protection of all British subjects and the property that now is and may be on the island, and all transgressions, thefts, and personal assaults, committed against British subjects or their property, shall be punished with the same rigor, and according to the same laws, as if the property belonged to the natives.
5. No battery is to be erected; and the one now at Reikevig is to be destroyed. No militia is to be raised in the island, nor the country in any way to be fortified or armed.
6. All officers or other persons either armed or unarmed, who, during the late events, have taken part with Mr. Jorgen Jorgensen, shall no longer be in employment, but their persons and property in every respect (whosoever or of whatever nation they may be) shall be respected and protected the same as other persons and natives.—The convention between Count Tramp and Captain Nott, of the l6th of June last, shall be in full force, and be published throughout this country without delay, together with this agreement.
7. All merchants' houses which are shut up in this country shall immediately be opened and the merchants of the said island be permitted to continue or carry on their trade as formerly.
8. All Danish property and public money is to be restored.
Witness our hands and seals this twentysecond day of August, one thousand eight hundred and nine.
END OF APPENDIX. B.
ACCOUNT OF HECLA;
SOME PARTICULARS OF OTHER REMARKABLE