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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)

Switzerland,   pp. 565-582 PDF (6.6 MB)


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FOREIGN RELATIONS, 19 3 7, VOLUME II
711.544/21
  The Secretary of State to the Charge in Switzerland (Bigelow)
No. 4165                         WASHINGTON, September 8, 1937.
  SIR: The Department acknowledges the receipt of the Minister's
despatch No. 4902 of April 6, 1937, and of your despatch No. 5067 of
July 31, 1937, concerning a proposed convention between the United
States and Switzerland relating to military obligations of certain
persons having dual nationality.
  The Department commends you on your skillfulness in conducting
these negotiations and authorizes you to sign a convention identical
with that denominated as "Final Swiss Counter-Proposal", transmit-
ted with the Legation's despatch of April 6, 1937. A full power for
that purpose is enclosed herewith80
  Very truly yours,                    For the Secretary of State:
                                                HUGH R. WILSON
  [For text of convention signed November 11, 1937, see Department
of State Treaty Series No. 943, or 53 Stat. 1791.]
' The Convention was actually signed by Mr. Harrison as Minister, as he had
assumed charge of the Legation before the document was signed and had
been given full authority for signature.
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