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United States signs extradition treaty with Sweden and Norway

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03/21/1860
The United States signed a treaty with Sweden and Norway concerning the extradition of each others' citizens.  Most crimes were covered in the agreement including murder, rape, piracy, arson, robbery with violence, and embezzlement.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
John Bouvier, Law dictionary, adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States .... Vol I ( Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1883), 638.  

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