And whereas the said Protocol has been definitively adhered to by the United States of America and the President’s instrument of adherence, dated August 25, 1934, was deposited with the Government of Italy on January 15, 1936, with the understanding that the obligations assumed by the United States of America took effect as of the date of the said adherence:
Proclamation. Now, therefore, be it known that I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Protocol to be made public to the end that the same may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States of America and the citizens thereof, on and from August 25, 1934.
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 twenty-fourth day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
By the President:
- Cordell Hull
- Secretary of State.
- In depositing the instrument of adherence by the United States, the Ambassador of the United States at Rome stated to the Italian Foreign Office in a note dated Jan. 15, 1936, that the adherence of the United States to the protocol extends to and embraces Hawaii, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, which, at the request of the United States, made in 1924, were admitted to form part of the International Institute of Agriculture in conformity with the last paragraph of article 10 of the convention of June 7, 1905.—Editor.