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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 2, 1902
(1902)

Servia,   pp. 938-942 PDF (313.3 KB)


Page 942

942 FOREIGN RELATIONS. 
 The present Treaty shall take effect on the thirtieth day after the date
of the exchange of ratifications and shall not act retroactively. 
 The ratifications of the present Treaty shall be exchanged at Belgrade as
soon as possible, and it shall remain in force for a period of six months
after either of the contracting Governments shall have given notice of a
purpose to terminate it. 
 In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed this Treaty
in duplicate and have hereunto affixed their seals. 
 Done at Belgrade this twenty-fifth (twelfth) day of October in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and one. 
CHARLES S. FIt~&NCIs. [SEAL.] 
DR MICHEL VouITdn [SEAL.] 
 And Whereas the said Treaty has been duly ratified on both parts, and the
ratifications of the two governments were exchanged in the City of Belgrade,
on the thirteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and two; 
 Now therefore, be it known that I, Theodore Roosevelt, President df the
United States of America, have caused the said Treaty to be made public,
to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed
and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.
 In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of
the United States to be affixed. 
 Done at the City of Washington, this seventeenth day of May in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and two, and of the Independence of
the United States the one hundred and twenty-sixth. 
 [sEAL] THEODORE ROOSEVELT 
 By the President: 
JOHN HAY 
Secretary of State. 


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