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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 7, 1903
(1903)

Greece,   pp. 565-571 PDF (2.5 MB)


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GREECE. 
CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREECE DEFINING THE RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES,
AND IMMUNITIES OF CONSULAR OFFICERS IN THE TWO COUNTRIES. 
November 19, 1901. 
Signed at Athens, 
December 1, 1901. 
Ratification with amendment advised by the Senate, February 16, 1903. Ratified
by the President, May 10, 1903. 
June 15 1903. 
Ratified by Greece, July 8, 1903. 
Ratifications exchanged at Athens, July 9, 1903. 
Proclaimed, July 11, 1903. 
B~ THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 
A PROCLAMATION. 
 Whereas a Corvention between the United States of America and His Majesty
the King of the Hellenes, defining the rights, privileges, and immunities
of consular officers in the two countries, was concluded and signed by their
respective Plenipotentiaries at Athens, on the 
 19th November, 
    day of one thousand nine hundred and two the origi 
2nd  December, 
nal of which Convention, being in the English and Greek languages is, as
amended by the Senate of the United States, word for word as follows: 
CONVENTION CONCERNING THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF CONSULS. 
 The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of
the Hellenes, being mutually desirous of defining the rights, privileges
and immunities of consular offices in the two Countries, deem it expedient
to conclude a consu'ar convention for that purpose, and have accordingly
named as their Plenipotentiaries: 
 The President of the United States of America, Charles S. Francis, Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to His Majesty the King of the
Hellenes. 
 His Majesty the King of the Hellenes, Alexander Th. ZaImis, Commander of
the Royal Order of the Saviour, etc., President of His Council, His Minister
for Foreign Affairs, 
 Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers,
found to be in good and due form, have agreed upon the ~ollowing articles:
ARTICLE I. 
 Each of the high contracting parties agrees to receive from the other, consuls-general,
consuls, vice-consuls and consular agents in all 
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