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(1919)

Spain,   pp. 806-808 PDF (710.4 KB)


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SPAIN
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN EXTEND-
ING THE DURATION OF THE ARBITRATION CONVENTION OF
APRIL 20, 19081
. X1.5212/21
The Spanish Ambassador (Riaio) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Translation]
No. 76                        WASHINGTON, January 29, 1919.
MR. SECRETARY: By order of my Government I have the honor to
apply to your Excellency and to propose the renewal for another
term of five years of the Arbitration Convention between Spain and
the United States signed April 20, 1908 and extended on May 29,
1913,2 the extension having been ratified by the American Senate on
the 21st of February 1914, by the President of this Republic on
March 9, of that year, and by the Spanish Government on the 2nd
of the same month of the same year.
The ratifications were exchanged at Washington on March 21,
1914, and the Convention was proclaimed on the 23rd of the same
month of that year.
I beg your Excellency kindly to favor me with an answer as soon
as the proposition offered through me by the Government of His
Majesty is taken up by the Government of the United States, and
thanking you in advance therefor, I avail myself [etc.]
JUAN RIAN*O
711.5212/21
The Acting Secretary of State to the Spanish Am]3absador (Riaino)
WASHINGTON, February 6, 1919.
EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your
note No. 76, of the 29th ultimo, proposing in the name of your Gov-
ernment the renewal for another term of five years the Arbitration
Convention signed between the United States and Spain on April
20, 1908, and extended on May 29, 1913.
'For text of convention, see Foreign Relations, 1908, p. 721.
2Agreement of May 29, 1913, Foreign Relations, 1914, p. 1081.
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