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982 PHOCLAMATIONS. Nos. 3, 4. the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States of America may, at its pleasure, become a party to such agreement :" And whereas it is also provided by said section that “the existence of either ot the conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the _Pres1- dent of the United States by proclamation made from time to time as the purposes of this Act may require :" And whereas satisfactory official assurances have been· given that in Belgium, France, Great Britain and the British possessions, and Switzerland, the law permits to citizens of the United States the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as to the citizens of those countries: exgygygéstztcigezggggg Now, therefore, I, Bnmsmnv Hmurson, President of the United rergium, France States of America, do declare and proclaim that the first of the conmw"* “d ditions specified in section 13 of the act of March 3, 1891, is now fuliilled in respect to the citizens or subjects of Belgium, France, Great Britain, and Switzerland. In testimony 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 iirst day of July, one thousand [SEAL eight hundred and ninety-one, and of the Independence of ‘] the United States the one hundred and fifteenth. BEM Humrson By the President: Wnmum F Wrrluzrou Acting Secretary of State. [No. 4.] BY run Pnmsmmnr or run Unrrrrm Sruns or Amnaroa. A PROCLAMATION. MY °i· 1***1- Whereas, pursuant to Section 3 of the Act of Congress approved Pnmbh October- 1, 1890, entitled “An Act to reduce the revenue and equalize V 01 M m duties on imports, and for other purp0ses,” the Secretary of State of ' ‘ "‘ ‘ the United States of America communicated to the Government of Spain the action of the Congress of the United States of America, with a view to secure reciprocal trade, in declaring the articles enumerated in said Section 3, to wit, sugars, molasses, cotfee and hides, to be exempt from duty upon their importation into the United States of America: And whereas the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Spain at Vlfashington has communicated to the Secretary of State the fact that, in reciprocity and compensation for the admission into the United States of America free of all duty of the articles enumerated in Section 3 of said Act, the Government of Spain will, by due legal enactment, and as a provisional measure, admit, from and after September 1, 1891, into all the established ports of entry of the Spanish islands of Cuba and Porto Rico, the articles or merchandise named in the fol- Communal M_ lowing Transitory Schedule, on the terms stated therein provided that mgmnzwstnspm. the same be the product or manufacture of the United States and pm. ceed directly from the ports of said States: _,'ff*¤•**¤¤* ·¤¤¤¤· rnxnsrronr sormnvmc. Ar¤¤1¤¤ ¤¤1¤i*\¤•i Products or manufactures of the United States to be · ‘ ‘ Et3»(i:£a¤i·"ige;T°n° Cuba and Porto Rico free of duties: admitted mm 1. eigeats, m brmedsalted or smolced, bacon, hams, and meats preser; Lailnleans, rn ar or by extr·aetion of air; jerked beef excepted. 3. Tallow and other animal greases, melted or crude, unmanufactured.