deavours to obtain the restitution of such of their estates, rights and properties, as may have been confiscated, and that Congress shall also earnestly recommend to the several States a reconsideration and revision of all acts or laws regarding the premises so as to render the said laws or acts perfectly consistent, not only with justice and equity, but with that spirit of conciliation which on the return of the blessings of peace should universally prevail; and that Congress should also earnestly recommend to the several States, that the estates, rights and properties at such last mentioned persons, should be restored to them, they refunding to any persons who may be now in possession, the bona fide price (where any has been given) which such persons may have paid on purchasing any of the said lands, rights or properties, since the confiscation. And it is agreed that all persons who have any interest in confiscated lands, either by debts, marriage, settlements or otherwise, shall meet with no lawful impediment in the prosecution of their just rights.
ART .VI. That there shall be no future confiscations made nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present war, and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage, either in his person, liberty or property, and that those who may be now in confinement, on such charges at the time of the ratification of the treaty in America, shall be immediately set at liberty, and the prosecutions, so commenced, be discontinued.
ART. VII. There shall be a firm and perpetual peace between his Britannick Majesty and the said States, and between the subject of the one and the citizens of the other; wherefore all hostilities both by sea and land, shall then immediately cease; all prisoners on both sides, shall be set at liberty, and his Britannick Majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes, or other property of the American inhabitants, withdraw all his armies, garrisons and fleets, from the said United States, and from every port, place and harbour within the same,