Treaty of Ghent: Article the Tenth

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Article the Tenth

Whereas the Traffic in Slaves is irreconcilable with the principles of humanity and Justice, and whereas both His Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavours to accomplish so desirable an object.

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