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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States with the address of the president to Congress December 7, 1915
(1915)

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1282PORTUGAL. 
AGREEMENT BETWE~EN THE UNITED STATES AND PORTUGAL EX 
TENDING TIME FOR APPOINTMENT OP THE COMMISSION UNDER 
ARTICLE 2 OP THE TREATY OF FEBRUARY 4, 1914, EFFECTED 
BY EXCHANGE OF NOTES. 
Treaty Series No. 600—A. 
The Secretary of State to the Minister of Portugal. 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
Washington, November 16, 1915. 
 SIR: The time specified in the Treaty of February 4, 1914, between the United
States and Portugal, looking to the advancement of the general cause of peace,
for the appointment of the International Commission having expired, without
the United States non-national Commissioner, the Portuguese Commissioners
and the Joint Commissioner being named, I have the honor to suggest for the
consideration of your Government that the time within which the organization
of the Commission may be completed be extended from April 24, 1915 to April
24, 1916. 
 Your formal notification in writing, of the same date as this, that your
Government receives the suggestion favorably, will be regarded on this Government's
part as sufficient to give effect to the extension, and I shall be glad to
receive your assurance that it will be so regarded by your Government also.
Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. 
 _____ —- ROBERT LANSING. 
The Minister of Portugal to the Secretary of State. 
LEGAQ~O DR PORTUGAL NOS ESTADOS UNID05, 
Washington, November 16th, 1915. 
 SIR: I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your note, of today's
date suggesting the extension from April 24, 1915, to April 24, 1916, of
the time within which the organization of the International Commission provided
for in the Treaty of February 4, 1914, between Portugal and the United States
looking to the advancement of the general cause of peace, may be completed.
 I have the honour to inform you that the Portuguese Government fully concur
with the suggestion made by the American Government and that this exchange
of notes will be regarded by them as sufficient to give effect to the extension.
 I avail myself of this opportunity in order to convey to you, Sir, the renewed
assurance of my highest consideration. 
ALTE. 


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