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MEXICO-CLAIMS-NOV. 19, 1941 Convention between the United States of America and Mexico respecting November 19, 941 claims. Signed at Washington November 19, 1941; ratification ad- [T.S . 980] vised by the Senate of the United States January 29, 1942; ratified by the President of the United States February 10, 1942; ratified by Mexico February 12, 1942; ratifications exchanged at Washington April 2, 1942; proclaimed by the Presidentof the United States April 9, 1942. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS a Convention Providing for the Final Adjustment and the Settlement of Certain Unsettled Claims of Nationals of the United States of America and of the United Mexican States, respectively, against the Government of the other country, was concluded and signed by the respective Plenipotentiaries of the two countries at Washington on November 19, 1941, the original of which Convention in the English and Spanish languages, is word for word as follows: The United States of America and the United Mexican States, being desirous of effecting an ami- cable, expeditious and final ad- justment of certain unsettled claims of the nationals of each country against the Government of the other country, without resort to methods of international arbitra- tion for their adjudication, such as those established in prior agree- ments, have decided to conclude a Convention for that purpose, and to this end have named as their Plenipotentiaries: The President of the United States of America: Mr. Cordell Hull, Secretary of State of the United States of America; and The President of the United Mexican States: Dr. Francisco Castillo Najera, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mexico to the United States of America; Los Estados Unidos de America y los Estados Unidos Mexicanos deseosos de efectuar un arreglo amistoso, rApido y definitivo de ciertas reclamaciones pendientes de resoluci6n, de los nacionales de cada uno de ellos en contra del Gobierno del otro, sin recurrir a procedimientos de arbitraje inter- nacional para su decisi6n, como los establecidos en convenios an- teriores, han resuelto celebrar, para dicho fin, una Convenci6n y al efecto han nombrado como sus Plenipotenciarios: El Presidente de los Estados Unidos de America: Al Sefor Cordell Hull, Secre- tario de Estado de los Estados Unidos de America; y El Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos: Al Sefor Doctor Francisco Cas- tillo Najera, Embajador Extra- ordinario y Plenipotenciario de Mexico en los Estados Unidos de America; Plenipotentiaries. 56 STAT. ] 1347