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inform you that the Government of the United States of America is agreeable to the proposal of His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom that the provisions of the above mentioned Treaty shall, as from the date of its entry into force, be applicable to Palestine (excluding Transjordan). I have the honor to be, with the highest consideration, Sir, Your most obedient, humble Servant,

CHARLES G. DAWES. THE RIGHT HOX BLE Sir Johx SIMON, G.C.S.I., etc., etc., etc.,

Foreign Office, S.W. 1.

The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Simon) to the

American Ambassador (Dawes) No. T 15523 46/374.

FOREIGN OFFICE, S.W. 1.

22nd December, 19.31. YOUR EXCELLENCY,

With reference to Article 17 of the Extradition Treaty between His Majesty The King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas and the President of the United States of America, signed this day at London, I have the honour to inform Your Excellency that His Majesty's Government in the United Kingcom desire that the provisions of the above mentioned Treaty shall, as from the date of its entry into force, be applicable to Transjordan.

2. I have accordingly the honour to enquire whether the United States Government agree with this proposal. In this event the present note and Your Excellency's reply to that effect will be regarded as placing on record the agreement arrived at in the matter. I have the honour to be, with the highest consideration, Your Excellency's obedient Servant,

John SIMON His EXCELLENCY GENERAL CHARLES G. Dawes, C.B.,

etc., etc., etc.

The American Ambassador (Dawes) to the British Secretary of

State for Foreign Affairs (Simon)

No. 1583.
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

LONDON, December 22, 19.31. SIR:

With reference to Article 17 of the Extradition Treaty between the President of the United States of America and His Majesty The

King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond
the Seas, signed this day at London, I have the honor to inform you
that the Government of the United States of America is agreeable
to the proposal of His Majesty's Government in the United King.
dom that the provisions of the above mentioned Treaty shall, as from
the date of its entry into force, be applicable to Transjordan.
I have the honor to be, with the highest consideration, Sir,
Your most obedient, humble Servant,

CHARLES G. DAWES.
THE RIGHT HON BLE
SIR John SIMON, G.C.S.I., etc., etc., etc.,

Foreign Office, S.W. 1.

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235.9 .A 32

(TREATY SERIES, NO. 849)

EXTRADITION TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND

GREAT BRITAIN, SIGNED AT LONDON, DECEMBER 22, 1931

[Note by the Department of State)

1. Pursuant to the first paragraph of article 18 of the extradition treaty of December 22, 1931, between the United States of America and Great Britain, a British Order in Council, dated June 6, 1935, applying the extradition treaty in respect of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and all British Colonies was published in the London Gazette June 14, 1935.

2. On July 30, 1935, the British Ambassador at Washington gave notice to the Secretary of State of the accession of Newfoundland to the treaty in accordance with the provisions of article 14, anci on August 17, 1933, the British Embassy informed the Secretary of State that the accession of Newfoundland would take effect on August 30, 1935.

3. On August 9, 1935, the British Ambassador at Washington gave notice to the Secretary of State of the accession of the Commonwealth of Australia (including, for the purpose, Papua and Norfolk Island) to the treaty in accordance with the first paragraph of article 14, and stated, in accordance with the fourth paragraph of the article, that the notice included the mandated territories of New Guinea and Nauru, administered by the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia. On August 17, 1935, the British Embassy informed the Secretary of State that the accession of the Commonwealth of Australia would take effect on August 30, 1935.

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U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1936

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Signed at Washington, August 27, 1929.
Ratification advised by the Senate of the United States, January 20,

1930 (legislative day of January 6, 1930).
Ratified by the President of the United States, January 23, 1930.
Ratified by Egypt, June 25, 1932.
Ratifications exchanged at Washington, August 24, 1932.
Proclaimed by the President of the United States, August 25, 1932.

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