This Treaty when the same shall have been ratified on both sides without alteration by either of the contracting parties, and the Ratifications mutually exchanged, shall be binding on both parties, and the Ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington in the space of four months from this day or sooner if practicable. In faith whereof, We the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed this Treaty, and have hereunto affixed our Seals.
Done in triplicate at Ghent the twenty fourth day of December one thousand eight hundred and fourteen.
Gambier. [Seal] Henry Goulburn [Seal] William Adams [Seal] John Quincy Adams [Seal] J. A. Bayard [Seal] H. Clay. [Seal] Jon. Russell [Seal] Albert Gallatin [Seal]