Articles of the Surrender of Gibraltar, 1704
The officers and soldiers shall be allowed to march
out with their baggage, and soldiers may takewhat they
can carry with them: The officers, the magistrates,
and gentlemen are allowed to take their horses: and
for those without baggage who choose to depart by
water vessels shall be provided.
Three pieces of brass cannon of different sizes
may be carried away, together with twelve rounds of
ammunition for each gun.
A supply of bread, meat, and wine for six days
march shall be provided.
The trunks containing the baggage of officers,
magistrates, and gentlemen, shall not be examined.
The garrison shall march out within three days: the
effects that cannot in that time be removed shall
remain in the place to be sent for when convenient,
and no obstruction shall be given to carts conveying
To the inhabitants, soldiers, and officers who
may choose to remain in Gibraltar, shall be conceded
the same privileges they had in the time of Charles II;
the religion and all tribunals shall remain intact
and without alteration, it being understood that the
oath of fidelity to HM Charles III as legitimate Lord
and King, is to be taken.
All magazines of powder and of implements of war
are to be pointed out- all useless arms, and all
provisions that exist in the city.
From this capitulation the French and all subjects
of His Catholic Majesty are excluded. They shall
remain prisoners of war, and all their property will
be at the disposal of the conquerors.
Landgrave of Hesse