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PROCLAMATIONS, 1935. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION" WHEREAS, by Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as modified by Proclamation of the ninth day of August, 1934, the United States coinage mints are directed to receive for coinage and addition to the monetary stocks of the United States silver mined subsequent to December 21, 1933 from natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof; and WHEREAS, such Proclamation as so modified is subject to revoca- tion or further modification as the interest of the United States may seem to reguire. NOW, THEREFORE, finding that the interests of the United States require further modification of said Proclamation of the twenty- first day of December, 1933; by virtue of the power in me vested by the act of Congress cited in sald Proclamation, and other legislation designated for national recovery, and by virtue of all other authority in me vested; 3445 April 10, 1936. Coinage of silver. Preamble. Vol. 48, p. 1723. Ante, p. :H()2. I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, PRESIDENT of the UNITED i Deduction ~~!F STATES of .A ...\1ERICA, do proclaim and direct that, with respect to orage,etc.,m e. all silver received by a United States coinage mint under the provisions of the Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933 which such mint, subject to regulations prescribed hereunder by the Secre- tary of the Treasury, is satisfied has been mined on or after April 10, 1935, from natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, the deduction for seigniorage and services performed by t4e Government shall be 45 per cent and there shall be returned therefor in standard silver dollars, silver certificates, or any other coin or currency of the United States, the monetary value of the silver so received (that is, $1.2929+ a fine ounce), less such deduction of 45 per cent. Notice is hereby given that I reserve the right by virtue of the Right reserved. authority vested in me to revoke or modify this proclamation as the interest of the United States rna! seem to require. IN WITNESS 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 10th day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-ninth. By the President: CORDELL HULL, Secretary oj State. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT [No. 2124] BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, by Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as modified by Proclamations of the ninth day of August, 1934, and the tenth day of April, 1935, the United States coinage mints are directed to receive for coinage and addition to the monetary stocks COinage of silver. Preamble. Vol. 48 , p. 1723. A7Ite, p. 3402 .