1623 U. S. S . R. -COMMERCIAL RELATIONS-AUGUST 4, 1937 Now, THEREFORE, BE IT KNOWN THAT I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Presi- Proclamation. dent of the United States of America, do hereby make known and proclaim the said agreement and, having been notified that the same has been approved on this day by the Soviet of People's Commissars of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, direct that it be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States of America on and from the date of this my proclamation. IN WITNESS 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 sixth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-second. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. RELATED NOTES Relatednotes. 1. CONCERNING THE AMOUNT OF PURCHASES TO BE MADE BY THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The American Ambassador (Davies) to the People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs (Litvinoff) EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Moscow, August 2, 1937. EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to refer to our recent conversations in regard to the commerce between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and to ask you to let me know the value of articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture of the United States of America which the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics intends to purchase in the United States of America during the next twelve months for export to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest con- sideration. JosEPH E. DAVIES Ambassador of the United States of America His Excellency MAXIM LITVINOFF, People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, Moscow.