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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

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Whereas, by Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as modified by Proclamations of the ninth day of August, 1934, and the tenth day of April, 1935, the United States coinage mints are directed to receive for coinage and addition to the monetary stocks of the United States silver mined subsequent to December 21, 1933, from

natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the • jurisdiction thereof; and

Whereas, such Proclamation as so modified is subject to revocation or further modification as the interest of the United States may seem to require.

Now, therefore, finding that the interests of the United States require further modification of said Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933; by virtue of the power in me vested by the act of Congress cited in said Proclamation, and other legislation designated for national recovery, and by virtue of all other authority in me vested;

I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do proclaim and direct that, with respect to all silver received by a United States coinage mint under the provisions of the Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, which such mint, subject to regulations prescribed hereunder by the Secretary of the Treasury, is satisfied has been mined on or after April 24, 1935, from natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, the deduction for seigniorage and services performed by the Government shall be 40 per cent and there shall be returned therefor in standard silver dollars, silver certificates, or any other coin or currency of the United States, the monetary value of the silver so received (that is, $1.2929+ a fine ounce), less such deduction of 40 per cent.

Notice is hereby given that I reserve the right by virtue of the authority vested in me to revoke or modify this proclamation as the interest of the United States may seem to require.

In witness 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 24th day of April, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-ninth.

(Signed) Franklin D. Roosevelt. By the President:

Cordell Hull, Secretary of State.

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Whereas, by Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as modified by Proclamations of the ninth day of August, 1934, and the tenth and twenty-fourth days of April, 1935, the United States coinage mints are directed to receive for coinage and addition to the monetary stocks of the United States silver mined subsequent to December 21, 1933, from natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof; and

Whereas, such Proclamation as so modified states in part that:

“This proclamation shall remain in force and effect until the thirtyfirst day of December, 1937, unless repealed or modified by Act of Congress or by subsequent proclamation." and that

"Notice is hereby given that I reserve the right by virtue of the authority, vested in me to revoke or modify this proclamation as the interest of the United States may seem to require.

Now, therefore, finding that the interests of the United States require further modification of said Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as so modified; by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of Congress cited in said Proclamation, and other legislation designated for national recovery, and by virtue of all other authority in me vested;

I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do hereby further modify the said Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, so that the same shall remain in force and effect until the 31st day of December, 1938, and so that the amount of deduction for seigniorage, brassage, coinage and other mint charges from the monetary value of silver delivered thereunder which has been mined on or after January 1, 1938, shall be 50% of such monetary value; and I do proclaim and direct that, with respect to all silver received by a United States coinage mint under the provisions of the said Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, which such mint, subject to regulations prescribed hereunder by the Secretary of the Treasury, is satisfied has been mined on or after January 1, 1938, from natural deposits in the United States or any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, the deduction for seigniorage and services performed by the Government shall be 50% and there shali be returned therefor, in standard silver dollars, silver certificates, or any other coin or currency of the United States, the monetary value of the silver so received that is, $1.2929+, per fine ounce), less such deduction of 50%, and that the said Proclamation of the twenty-first day of December, 1933, as heretofore and hereby modified shall remain in force and effect until the 31st day of December, 1938, unless repealed or further modified by Act of Congress or by subsequent Proclamation.

Notice is hereby given that I reserve the right by virtue of the authority vested in me to revoke or modify this Proclamation as the interests of the United States may seem to require.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and cause the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this 30th day of December, in the

year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, and (SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-second.

(Signed) Franklin D. Roosevelt. By the President:

Cordell Hull, Secretary of State.

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX

Volumes I to IV, inclusive; 1789–1937

Vol. Page
Abolition of foreign settlements in Chosen. Seoul. Apr. 21, 1913. Gen-
eral multilateral..

3:3086
Africa, treaties concerning. [Volumes I and II, 1789–1909] :

Adhesion of United States to Brussels convention of 1899, relat-
ing to liquor.

2:1993
Agreement with Great Britain for suppression of slave trade, 1862- 1: 674
Convention with Great Britain of 1870 relating to slave trade---- 1: 693
General act of repression of slave trade, 1890-

2:1964
Revision of Brussels Liquor Convention of 1899_

2: 2205
Alaska, treaties concerning. [Volumes I and II, 1789–1909] :
Boundary-

Acceptance of report of commissioners to complete award
under convention of 1903, 1905-----

1: 796
Convention delimiting boundaries not permanently marked,
1892

1: 763
Convention extending term of commissions, 1894..

1: 765
Modus vivendi fixing boundary about head of Lynn Canal,
1899..

1: 777
Treaty with Great Britain concerning, 1903_

1: 787
Decision of tribunal---

1: 792
Great Britain, convention for appointment of commissioners,
etc., 1906

1: 803
Convention with Russia, ceding, 1867_.

2:1521
Albania, treaties with. [Volume IV, 1923–1937] :
Arbitration. Washington. Oct. 22, 1928.

4:3919
Conciliation. Washington, Oct. 22, 1928.

4:3920
Extradition. Tirana. Mar. 1, 1933_

4:3923
Naturalization. Tirana. Apr. 5, 1932.

4: 3922
Algeciras. [Volumes I and II, 1789–1909]:
International conference at, general act, 1906_

2: 2157
Additional protocol---

2: 2181
Senate resolution of ratification..

2: 2183
Algiers, treaties with. (Volumes I and II, 1789–1909):
Treaty of peace, amity, and commercial intercourse, 1795.-

1:1
1815-

1:6
1816_

1:11
Aliens, status of. Havana. Feb. 20, 1928. With American republics. 4:4722
American republics, multilateral treaties with. (See Under multi-

lateral treaties with American republics or locate by subject.)
Antiwar treaty of nonaggression and conciliation. Rio de Janeiro.
Oct. 10, 1933. With Amberican republics--

4:4793
Arbitration, Inter-American. Washington. Jan. 5, 1929. With Amer-
ican republics-----

4:4756
Artistic exhibitions. Buenos Aires. Dec. 23, 1936. With American
republics---

4:4845
Argentine Republic, treaties with. [Volumes I and II, 1789–1909) :
Extradition convention, 1896_

1:25
Free navigation for the rivers Parana and Uruguay, 1853_

1:18
Friendship, commerce, and navigation, 1853_-

1:20
Artistic and scientific institutions and historic monuments, protection

of. Washington. Apr. 15, 1935. With American republics---- 4:4815
Assistance and salvage at sea. Brussels. Sept. 23, 1910. General
multilateral.--

3:2943
Protocol, extension to colonies. Sept. 23, 1910..

3: 2952
40639_38_Vol. 4—113

5663

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