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TREATY - ETHIOPIA. December 27, 1903.
Article VII.


 The present treaty shall take effect if ratified by the Government of the United States, and if this ratification shall be notified to His Majesty Menelik II, King of Kings of Ethiopia, within the period of one year.
 His Majesty Menelik II King of Kings of Ethiopia, in the name of his Empire; Robert P. Skinner in virtue of his full powers, in the name of the United States of America, have signed the present treaty, written in double text, Amharic and French, and in identical terms.
 DONE at Addis-Ababa, this seventeenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six in the year of grace (corresponding to December twenty-seventh, 1903).

Article 7.


 Ce présent traité entrera en vigueur s’il est ratifié par le Gouvernement des Etats—Unis et si cette ratification est signifiée a Sa Majesté Menilek II, Roi des Rois d’Ethiopie, dans le délai d’une année.
 Sa Majesté Menilek II, Roi des Rois d’Ethiopie, au nom de Son Empire, et Robert P. Skinner en vertu de ses pleins pouvoirs, au nom des Etats—Unis d’Amérique, ont signé le present traité redigé en double texte Amharigua et français en tout semblables.
 Fait à Addis-Ababa le dix sept Decembre mil huit cent quatre vingt seize de l’an de grâce (correspondant au 27 Decembre 1903.)

   [Seal of Menelik II.]
    Robert P. Skinner
     Consul General and plenipotentiary

 And whereas it is provided by the said treaty that it shall take effect "if ratified by the Government of the United States of America and if this ratification shall be notified to His Majesty King Menelik II, King of Kings of Ethiopia, within the period of one year";
 And whereas the said treaty has been duly ratified on the part of the United States of America and notification of such ratification was given to His Majesty Menelik II, King of Kings of Ethiopia, on the second day of August, one thousand nine hundred and four;
 Now, therefore, be it known that I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of 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 of America to be affixed.
 Done at the City of Washington, this thirtieth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and twenty-ninth.

[SEAL]

Theodore Roosevelt


By the President:
 Francis B. Loomis.
  Acting Secretary of State.