The United States Frigate
2 June , 1805
"Shores of Tripoli"
Treaty of Peace
Written by Tobias Lear, U S Peace Minister, onboard The United States Frigate Constitution
Entered into Between
The Presidentand The Citizens of the U. S. of America on the one part and
The Bashaw, Bey& Subjects of Tripoli in Barbary on the other part
Article the 1st There shall be from the conclusion of the Treaty
President of the U. S. and the Bashaw of Tripoli and the citizens and subjects of their respective countries, a firm and
lasting peace founded upon principles of reciprocal advantage.
Article the 2nd Upon the conclusion of the peace aforesaid, the Bashaw of Tripoli shall deliver up to the
American squadron now off Tripoli, all the Americans now in his possession, and on condition thereof all the subjects
of the Bashaw of Tripoli now in the power of the United States shall be delivered up to him, and as the number of
Americans now is ... three hundred ... and the number of Tripolini subjects ... about 100 ... the Bashaw of Tripoli shall
receive from the United States ... sixty thousand dollars ... for the difference between the (number of) prisoners ...
Article the 3rd Upon the conclusion of the peace aforesaid, between the United States and the Bashaw of
Tripoli, all forces of the United States which have been or may be in the hostility against the Bashaw of Tripoli ... shall
be withdrawn ...