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 them.
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 abd 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
Source: WGM Jackson's "The Rock of the Gibraltarians" p98-99