Petroleum Agreement with Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 1st Session, on Executive H. an Agreement on Petroleum Between the Government of the U.S. of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. June 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 23, 24, and 25, 1947

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - Commercial treaties - 397 pages
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Considers ratification of Great Britain-U.S. international petroleum trade agreement.

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