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Aug. 13, 1906. Convention between the United States and other powers

37 Stat. L., extending treaty on pecuniary claims. Signed at Rio pt. 2, p. 1648.

de Janeiro, August 13, 1906; ratification advised by the Senate, March 2, 1907, ratified by the President, March 13, 1907; ratification of the United States deposited with the Government of Brazil, April 23, 1907; proclaimed, January 28, 1913.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

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Whereas a Convention between the United States of America and Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Panamá, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Peru, El Salvador, Costa Rica, the United States of Mexico, Guatemala, Uruguay, the Argentine Republic, Nicaragua, the United States of Brazil, and Chile, extending the term of duration of the treaty on pecuniary claims signed at Mexico on January 30, 1902, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Rio de Janeiro on the thirteenth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and six, the original of which Convention being in the Portuguese, Spanish, and English languages is word for word as follows:

THIRD INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN CONFERENCE,

CONVENTION.

Pecuniary claims.

Their Excellencies, the Presidents of Ecuador, ParContracting powers. aguay, Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Panamá, Cuba, the

Dominican Republic, Peru, El Salvador, Costa Rica, the United States of Mexico, Guatemala, Uruguay, the Argentine Republic, Nicaragua, the United States of Brazil, the United States of America, and Chile;

Desiring that their respective countries should be represented at the Third International American Conference, sent thereto, duly authorized to approve the recommendations, resolutions, conventions and treaties that they might deem convenient for the interests of America, the following delegates :

Ecuador-Dr. Emilo Arévalo; Olmedo Alfaro. Plenipotenti

ParaguayManuel Gondra; Arsenio López Decoud; Gualberto Cardús y Huerta:

у Bolivia-Dr. Alberto Gutiérrez; Dr. Carlos V. Romero;

Colombia-Rafael Uribe Uribe; Dr. Guillermo Va. lencia:

Honduras-Fausto Dávila;
Panamá-Dr. José Domingo de Obaldía;

aries.

Cuba-Dr. Gonzalo de Quesada ; Rafael Montoro; Dr. Antonio González Lanuza;

Dominican Republic-E. C. Joubert;

Peru-Dr. Eugenio Larrabure y Unanue; Dr. Antonio
Miró Quesada; Dr. Mariano Cornejo;

El Salvador-Dr. Francisco A. Reyes;
Costa RicaDr. Ascensión Esquivel;

United States of Mecico-Dr. Francisco León de La Barra; Ricardo Molina-Hübbe; Ricardo García Granados;

Guatemala-Dr. Antonio Batres Jáuregui;

UruguayLuís Melian Lafinur; Dr. Antonio María Rodríguez'; Dr. Gonzalo Ramírez;

Argentine Republic-Dr. J. V. González; Dr. José A. Terry; Dr. Eduardo L Bidau;

NicaraguaLuís F. Corea;

United States of Brazil-Dr. Joaquim Aurelio Nabuco de Araujo; Dr. Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil; Dr. Gastão da Cunha; Dr. Alfredo de Moraes Gomes Ferreira; Dr. João Pandiá Calogeras; Dr. Amaro Cavalcanti; Dr. Joaquim Xavier da Silveira; Dr. José P. da Graça Aranha; Antonio da Fontoura Xavier;

United States of America-William I. Buchanan; Dr. L. S. Rowe; A. J. Montague; Tulio Larrinaga; Dr. Paul S. Reinsch; Van Leer Polk;

Chili-Dr. Anselmo Hevia Riquelme; Joaquín Walker Martínez; Dr. Luís Antonio Vergara; Dr. Adolfo Guerrero;

Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers and found them to be in due and proper form, have agreed, to celebrate a Convention extending the Treaty on Pecuniary Claims celebrated in Mexico on the thirtieth of January nineteen hundred and two, in the following terms: The High Contracting Parties, animated by the desire

pecuniary to extend the term of duration of the Treaty on pecuniary claims. claims, signed at Mexico, January thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, and believing that, under present conditions, the reasons underlying the third article of said Treaty have disappeared, have agreed upon the following: Sole article. The Treaty on pecuniary claims, signed at untun bec est,

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Dec. 31, Mexico, January thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, 1912. shall continue in force, with the exception of the third article, which is hereby abolished, until the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and twelve, both for the nations which have already ratified it, and for those which may hereafter ratify it."

In testimony whereof the Plenipotentiaries and Dele- Signatures. gates have signed the present Convention, and affixed the Seal of the Third International American Conference.

Made in the city of Rio de Janeiro the thirteenth of August nineteen hundred and six, in English, Portu

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guese, and Spanish, and deposited with the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the United States of Brazil, in order that certified copies thereof be made, and sent through diplomatic channels to the signatory States.

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I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true
copy of a convention adopted by the Third International
Conference of the American States held at Rio de Ja.
neiro, Brazil, July 23rd to August 27th, 1906.
Done at Washington, D. C., February 7, A. D. 1907.

JOAQUIM NABUCO
President of the Third International

Conference of the American States. Ratification. And whereas the said Convention has been duly rati

fied by the United States of America, (by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof) and by the Governments of Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, the United States of Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama, and Salvador;

Now, therefore, be it known that I, William Howard Taft, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.

In testimony 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 twenty-eighth

day of January in the year of our Lord one [SEAL] thousand nine hundred and thirteenth, and

of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirty-seventh.

WM H TAFT By the President:

PC KNOX

Secretary of State.

37 Stat. L., pt. 2, p. 1653.

Aug. 13, 1906. Convention between the United States and other powers

establishing status of returning naturalized citizenx. Signed at Rio de Janeiro, August 13, 1906; ratification advised by the Senate, January 13, 1908; ratified by the President, January 16, 1909; ratification of the Ünited States deposited with the Government of Brazil, February 25, 1908; proclaimed, January 28,

1913. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION. Repatriation of citizens.

Whereas a Convention between the United States of Preamble. America and Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Colombia,

Honduras, Panamá, Cuba, Peru, Salvador, Costa Rica, the United States of Mexico, Guatemala, Cruguay, the Argentine Republic, Nicaragua, the United States of Brazil, and Chile, establishing the status of naturalized citizens who again take up their residence in the country of their origin, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Rio de Janeiro on the thirteenth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and six, the original of which Convention, being in the Portuguese, Spanish, and English languages, is word for word as follows:

THIRD INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN CONFERENCE.

CONVENTION

Establishing the status of naturalized citizens who again

take up their residence in the country of their origin.
Their Excellencies, the Presidents of Ecuador, Para- powers.

Contracting
guay, Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Panamá, Cuba,
Peru, El Salvador, Costa Rica, the United States of
Mexico, Guatemala, Uruguay, the Argentine Republic,
Nicaragua, the United States of Brazil, the United
States of America, and Chile;

Desiring that their respective countries should be represented at the Third International American Confer. ence, sent, thereto, duly authorized to approve the recommendations, resolutions, conventions and treaties that they might deem convenient for the interests of America, the following Delegates:

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Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers and found them to be in due and proper form, have agreed, to celebrate a Convention establishing the status of naturalized citizens who again take up their residence in the country of their origin, in the following terms:

Art. I. If a citizen, a native of any of the countries , Renuncia. signing the present Convention, and naturalized in an- ralized citizenother, 'shall again take up his residence, in his native ship. country without the intention of returning to the country in which he has been naturalized, he will be considered as having reassumed his original citizenship, and as having renounced the citizenship acquired by the said naturalization.

Art. II. The intention not to return will be presumed Presumption to exist when the naturalized person shall have resided in his native country for more than two years. But this presumption may be destroyed by evidence to the contrary.

ART. III. This Convention will become effective in the countries that ratify it, three months from the dates upon, which said ratification shall be communicated to

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