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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1937. The British Commonwealth, Europe, Near East and Africa
(1937)

Tanganyika territory,   pp. 939-940 PDF (481.4 KB)


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TANGANYIKA TERRITORY
RESERVATION BY THE UNITED STATES OF ITS RIGHTS AS AFFECTED
BY CHANGES OF THE FRONTIER BETWEEN THE MANDATED TER-
RITORIES OF TANGANYIKA AND RUANDA URUNDI
748T.62S15/7
       The Secretary of State to the British Charge (Mallet)
                                  WASHINGTON, October 20, 1937.
  SIR: The receipt is acknowledged with thanks of your note No. 336
of October 4, 1937,1 transmitting for the information of the Govern-
ment of the United States a copy of a treaty between the United King-
dom and Belgium regarding the boundary between Tanganyika
Territory and Ruanda Urundi, signed at London on November 22,
1934.2
  The Government of the United States takes note of this treaty with-
out prejudice to any rights which it may have in the territory affected,
under the convention between the United States of America and Great
Britain signed at London on February 10, 1925,3 and the treaty and
protocol between the United States of America and Belgium, signed
at Brussels on April 18, 1923, and January 21, 1924.4
  Accept [etc.]                       For the Secretary of State:
                                              HUGH R. WILSON
748T.62S15/6
        The Secretary of State to the Belgian Ambassador
                   (Van der Straten-Ponthoz)
                                  WASHINGTON, October 20, 1937.
  ExcnuLENcY: I have the honor to acknowledge with thanks the
receipt of your note No. 4224 of September 17, 1937,1 transmitting a
copy of the treaty, with annexed maps, in French and English, signed
between the Governments of Belgium and Great Britain delimiting
that portion of the boundary between Tanganyika Territory and
Ruanda Urundi which is situated along the Kagara River, as defined
'Missing from Department files.
' For text, see League of Nations Treaty Series, vol. cxc, p. 95.
9 Foreign Relation8, 1925, vol. II, p. 203.
4Ibid., 1923, vol. I, p. 433.
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