TREATY, SHIP oANA.L-GREAT BRITAIN. Novamnmn 18, moi. 1903 Treaty between the United States and Great Britain to facilitate the N°"°'“"°’”‘·1°°‘· construction of a sig? canal. Signed at Washington, Jlrovember 18, 1901 · ratiyication the Senate,. December 16, 1901 ,· ratifed 5; t}ie D 26, 1.901; bz Great gritain, www , · rati ations ezeha/ng at as ington ebruary 21, 1902; proclaimed, February 22, 1.902. ‘ ’ Br rm: Pmzsmimrr or mm Umrnn Sums or Anmmcn. p A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, a Convention between the United States of America and *’¤=¤¤¤¢· the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, to facilitate the construction of a ship canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacino Oceans, ‘ by whatever route may be considered expedient, and to that end to remove any objection which ma arise out of the Convention of the V0l.9,p.H. 19th April, 1850, commonly called the Cla_yton—Bulwer treaty, to the · construction of such canal under the aus ices of the Government of . the United States, without impairin axe "general principle " of neutralization established in Article VHI of that Convention, was con— eluded and signed by their res ctive plenipotentiaries at the cit of Washington on the 18th day ofplgiovember, 1901, the original of which Convention is word for word as follows: The United States of America and His Majpstiy Edward the Seventh, C°¤¤'°°“¤8 l¤>W+>¤- of the United Kin dom of Great Britain and re_and and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, and Emperor of India, bein desir- _ ous to facilitate the construction of a ship canal to connect the gtlantic and Pacific Oceans, by whatever route may be considered expedient, and to that end to remove any objection which ma arise out of the Convention of the 19th April, 1850, commonly calledy the Clayton-Bn]- V"]- °· P- M wer Treaty, to the construction of such canal under the auspices of the Government of the United States, without impairing the " eneral principle " of neutralization established in Article VIII of that émvention, have for that purpose appointed as their Plenipotentiaries: The President of the United States, John Hay, Secretary of State of “°°*P°'*°¤*’*“'i°**· the United States of America; And His Majesty Edward the Seventh, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, and Emperor of India, the Right Honourable Lord Paunce— fote, G. C. B., G. C. M. G., His Majesty s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States; Who, having communicated to each other their full powers which were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed upon the following Articles :— Airrrcms I. The Hi h Contracting Parties agree that the present Treaty shall TMW Of lA¤¤’¤ 19- supersedegthe aforementioned Convention of the 19th April, 1850. Bw Su ed`
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