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PROCLAMATIONS. Nos. 9. 10.

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stitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence; and all the provisions of said Act have been complied with in the formation of said Constitution and government; Now, therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States __¢j,'{',}§°¤ °* UN of America, in accordance with the Act of Congress aforesaid and by ` authority thereof, announce the result of said election to be as so certified and do hereby declare and proclaim that the terms and conditions prescribed by the Congress of the United States to entitle the State of Utah to admission into the Union have been duly complied with, and that the creation of said State and its admission into the Union on an equal footing with the original States is now accomplished. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the city of Washington this fourth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety six, [san.,] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and twentieth. Gnovrm Omvmnm By the President: Brcxunn Omar Secretary of State. .[No. 10.] BY T111a PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF Ammuca. rsbgg m,1¤0¤. A PBOCLAMATION. Whereas it is provided by section 13 of the act of Congress of March $§‘§_2_°:gm,_ 3, 1891, entitled “An Act to amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to copyrights," that said act “ shall only apply to a citizen or subject of a foreign state or nation when such foreign state or nation permits to citizens of the United States of America the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as its own citizens; or when such foreign state or nation is a party to an international agreement which provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States of America may, at its pleasure, become a party to such agreement ; " And whereas it is also provided by said section that *‘the existence of either of the conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the President of the United States by proclamation made from time to time as the purposes of this act may require;” And whereas satisfactory official assurances have been given that in the United States of Mexico the law permits to citizens of the United States of America the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as to the citizens of that Republic: Now. therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States °x‘f_§’g’g°’j!,';Q,,Q?§;*,ffg; of America, do declare and proclaim that the first of the conditions speci- Mmm. lied in section 13 of the act of March 3, 1891, now exists and is fulfilled in respect to the citizens of the United States of Mexico. 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 twenty-seventh day of Febmary, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six and of the [sian.,] Independence of the United States the 120th. Gnovnn CLEVELAND By the President: Rrcniuzn Omwmr Secretary of State.