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Treaty between the United States and Haiti extending the time within which may be effected the exchange of ratifcations of the treaty of naturalization between the two countries, signed March 22, 1902. Signed at Washington, Feruary 28, 1903; ratification advised by the Senate February 1, 1904; ratified by the President, March 17, 1904; ratified by Haiti, April 24, 1903; ratifications exchanged at Washington, March 19, 1904; proclaimed, March 24, 1904.

By the President of the United States or America,


Whereas a Supplementary Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Haiti to prolong the period within which may be exchanged the ratifications of the treaty of naturalization signed March 22, 1902, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington, on the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and three, the original of which Supplementary Treaty, being in the English and French languages, is word for word as follows:

The United States of America and the Republic of Haiti, considering it expedient to prolong the period within which, by Article VII of the treaty of naturalization, signed by their respective plenipotentiaries at Washington on March 22, 1902, the exchange of ratifications of the said treaty shall take place, have for that purpose appointed their respective plenipotentiaries, namely:
The President of the United States of America, John Hay, Secretary of State of the United States
The President of Haiti, Mr. J. N. Leger, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Haiti at Washington;
Who, after having communicated each to the other, their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following additional article to be taken as part of said treaty.

Les Etats-Unis d’Amérique et la République d’Haïti considérant qu’il est nécessaire de prolonger le délai où, conformément à l’article VII du traité de naturalisation signé à Washington le 22 Mars 1902 par leurs plénipotentiaires respectifs, l'échange des ratifications de ce traité doit avoir lieu, ont à cet effet nommé leurs plénipotentiaires respectifs, savoir:
Le Président des Etats-Unis d’Amérique, John Hay, Secrétaire d’Etat des Etats-Unis d’Amérique; et
le Président d’Haïti, Mr. J. N. Léger, Envoyé Extraordinaire et Ministre Plénipotentiaire d’Haïti à Washington;
Lesquels, apres s’être mutuellement communiqué leurs pleins pouvoirs respectifs, trouvés en bonne et due forme, sont convenus de l'article additionel suivant qui doit être considéré comme faisant partie de ce traité.