Recipient: Netherlands, States General of
[dateline] [ante 22 August 1782]1
A Substitute for Articles 22 and 23.
It is agreed between the two contracting Parties that no Clause, Article, matter or
Thing, herein contained Shall be taken or understood, contrary or derogatory to the
Ninth, Tenth, Seventeenth and twenty Second Articles of the Treaty of Commerce between
the United States and the Crown of France, or to prevent the Said United States from
Admitting his Catholick Majesty the King of Spain to acceed to the said Treaty in
whole or in Part and enjoy the full Benefit of the Said Ninth Tenth, seventeenth and
twenty Second Articles.