Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 49 Part 2.djvu/1153

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Ratification of United States with specified understanding. And whereas, the said treaty has been ratified on the part of the United States of America, with the understanding, made a part of such ratification, “that the special agreement in each case shall be made only by the President, and then only by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur;” and the instrument of ratification was deposited in the archives of the Department of State of the United States of America, in accordance with Article 9 of the treaty, on the sixteenth day of April, one thousand, nine hundred, and thirty-five;[1]

Proclamation. Now, therefore, be it known that I, Franklin D. 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 of America and the citizens thereof, as ratified.

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 sixteenth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-ninth.


By the President:

Cordell Hull
Secretary of State.


  1. On the date of the President’s proclamation, Apr. 16, 1935, this treaty was in effect also in respect of Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.