Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 31.djvu/1993

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C()NVENTIONeGREAT BRITAIN. MARGII 2, 1899. l‘94I In witness 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 sixth day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and of the [sEAL.] Independence of the United States, the one hundred and twenty-fifth. ‘ WILLIAM MGKINLEY By the President: ALVEY A. ADEE Acting Sew·e¢a¢·_y of Ntezie. NoTIoE or ACCESSION or CAI-E CoLoNY, FIJI, JAMAICA, BAHAMAS, of“}§’,$§§h°§O?§}$$§.s}°" TRINIDAD, BARBADOS, ST. VINCENT, ST. LUCIA, FALKLAND ISLANDS, ST. HELENA, SIERRA LEoNE, GAMBIA, CYPRUS, CEYLON, HONG- KONG, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, BRITISH HONDURAS, AND GRENADA. No 4:8] WASHINGTON ]%brum·y .9, 1.90] SIR: I have the honor to inform you, by direction of the Marquis of Lansdowne, that eighteen British colonies have signified their desire to accede to the Convention of March 2, 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to the disposal of Real and Personal Property. I transmit herewith a list of those colonies and I be to notify on their behalf their accession to the Convention in accorgance with the provisions of Article IV. I have, etc., PAUNCEFOTE. The Honorable J OHN HAY, Etc., Etc., Etc. LIST or ooI.oNIEs. Ca e, St. Vincent, Cy rus, Fifi, St. Lucia, Ceylglon, Jamaica, Falkland Islands. Hongkong, Bahamas, St. Helena, Straits Settlements, Trinidad, Sierra Leone, British Honduras, Barbados, Gambia, Grenada. NOTICE OF ACCESSION or THE COLONY or NEWFOUNDLAND. No. 62] BRITISH EMBASSY, , Washivigton, March 5, 1.901. SIR, With reference to my letter No. 48 of the 9th ultimo, I have the honour to inform you that the Colony of Newfoundland has signified to His Majesty’s Government its desire to accede to the Convention relative to the disposal of ·real and ersonal property, which was concluded at Washington on the 2nd of) March 1899. By direction of the Marquis of Lansdowne, I have the honour to notify to your Government on behalf of that Colony its accession to the Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article IV. I have, etc., PAUNCEFOTE. The Honorable J 0IIN HAY, Etc., Etc., Etc.