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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. November 27,1941 and NMarch7,' 42 Agreement between the United States of America and Panamarespecting IE.A.S . 23] the exchange of official publications. Effected by exchange of notes signed November 27, 1941 and March 7, 1942; effective November 27, 1941. The American Ambassador to the Panamanian Minister of Foreign Relations EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA No. 157 PANAMA, November 27, 1941. EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to refer to Your Excellency's Note No. 2537 of November 22, 1941,[1] regarding the exchange of official publications between the Governments of the United States of America and of Panama. It is respectfully suggested that the exchange of official publications between our respective Governments may be carried out in accordance with the following provisions: 1. The official exchange offices for the transmission of publications shall be, on the part of the United States of America, the Smithsonian Institution; and on the part of Panama, the Ministry of Foreign Relations. 2. The publications exchanged shall be received on behalf of the United States of America by the Library of Congress; and on behalf of Panama, by the Ministry of Foreign Relations. 3. The Government of the United States of America shall furnish regularly one copy of each of the official publications included in the attached List No. 1 .[2] This list shall be extended to include, without the necessity of subsequent negotiation, any new important publica- tions that may be initiated by any agency of the United States in the future. 4. The Government of Panama shall furnish regularly one copy of each of the official publications included on the attachedListNo.2, [] as well as any other publications which may be issued currently at the expense of the Government. 5. Each party to the agreement shall bear the postal, railroad, steamship, and other charges arising in its own country. 6. Both parties express their willingness as far as possible to ex- pedite shipments. I [Not printed.] ' [See p. 1448.] [For list as furnished by the Government of Panama, see p. 1450 .]

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