Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/655

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1563 NETHERLANDS-RECIPROCAL TRADE-DEC. 20, 1935 PROTOCOL PrOtOl. The undersigned Cordell Hull, Secretary of State of the United States of America, and Jonkheer H. M. van Haersma de With, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands at Washington, having met this day for the purpose of making in behalf of their respective Governments the communication of instruments Ake, p . 1s4. provided for in Article XVII of the Trade Agreement between the President of the United States of America and Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, signed at Washington on December 20, 1935, in order to bring the said Agreement into force in its entirety; and the instruments being produced and found in due form, the Secretary of State handed to the Minister of the Netherlands the proclamation of the said Agreement by the President of the United States of America, and the Minister of the Netherlands handed to the Secretary of State the ratification of the said Agreement by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands. The intercommunication contemplated in the second paragraph of Article XVII of the Agreement having thus been consummated, the entire Agreement will, in accordance with its terms, come into force one month after this day, namely, on May 8, 1937. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned Plenipotentiaries have s8pueB- signed this Protocol and have affixed their seals thereto. DONE at Washington this eighth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven. CORDELL HULL [SEAL] Secretary of State of the United States of America. H. M. VAN HAERSMA DE WITH [SEAL] Envoy Extraordinaryand Minister Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands.