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56 STAT.] NETHERLANDS-MUTUAL WAR AID -JULY 8, 1942 1557 EXCHANGE OF NOTES The Secretary of State to the Netherlands Ambassador DEPARTMENT OF STATE WASHINGTON July 8, 1942. EXCELLENCY: In connection with the signature on this date of the Agreement between our two Governments on the Principles Applying to Mutual Aid in the Prosecution of the War Against Aggression, I have the honor to confirm our understanding that this Agreement replaces and renders inoperative, as from today, the prior Agreement between our two Governments on the same subject, dated August 9, 1941. I have the honor also to confirm our understanding that the sig- nature of this Agreement does not affect in any way the arrangements now being made through the Office of Lend-Lease Administration for the transfer to various agencies of the United States Government of certain aircraft, munitions, military property and procurement con- tracts of the Royal Netherlands Government in the United States, and for the reimbursements to be made to the Royal Netherlands Government in that connection. Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest con- sideration. CORDELL HULL Secretary of State of the United States of America His Excellency Dr. A . LOUDON, Ambassador of the Netherlands. The Netherlands Ambassador to the Secretary of State NETHERLANDS EMBASSY WASHINGTON, D . C . No GA 1513 JULY 8, 1942 SIR, In connection with the signature on this date of the Agreement between our two Governments on the Principles Applying to Mutual Aid in the Prosecution of the War Against Aggression, I have the honor to confirm our understanding that this Agreement replaces and renders inoperative, as from today, the prior Agreement between our two Governments on the same subject, dated August 9, 1941. I have the honor also to confirm our understanding that the sig- nature of this Agreement does not affect in any way the arrangements now being made through the Office of Lend-Lease Administration for