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Page 209 - London, on the seventeenth day of June, 1871, by Robert C. Schenck, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of the United States, and Earl Granville, Her Majesty's principal secretary of state for foreign affairs, on the part of their respective governments : Now, therefore, be it known that I, Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States of America, have caused the said treaty to be made public, to the end that the same, and every clause and article thereof, may be observed and fullilled...