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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. August 17,1942 Agreement between the United States of America and Iceland respecting I[. A. . 269] the exchange of official publications. Effected by exchange of notes signed August 17, 1942; effective August 17, 1942. The American Charge d'Affaires ad interim to the Icelandic Prime Minister and Ministerfor ForeignAffairs No. 149 LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Reykjavik, Iceland, August 17, 1942. EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to refer to Your Excellency's notes of March 26, 1942 (Db. 4 nr. 174/1048), and August 12,1942 (Db. 4 nr. 174/2614), [1] concerning the exchange of official publications between the United States of America and Iceland. I have been instructed to inform Your Excellency that my Govern- ment will be glad to undertake an exchange of official publications with the Government of Iceland, which shall be carried out in accord- ance 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 Iceland, the National Library of Iceland (Landsbokasafn Islands). 2. The publications exchanged shall be received on behalf of the United States of America by the Library of Congress; and on behalf of Iceland by the National Library of Iceland. 3. The Government of the United States of America shall furnish regularly one copy of each of the publications included in the attached List No. I .[1 4. The Government of Iceland shall furnish regularly one copy of each of the publications included in the attached List No. II .[] 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 expedite shipments. 7. This agreement shall not be understood to modify any agree- ments concerning the exchange of official publications which may be in effect between departments or instrumentalities of the two Governments. ' [Not printed.] ' [See p. 1602.] [See p. 1604.]