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Panama Canal, Favored Nation status, Great Britain, canal tolls
The document is a handwritten note by the Assistant Secretary of State giving favored nation status to Great Britain in the matter of Panama Canal tolls.
Folder 1-12, Document 3
Department of State.
The Assistant Secretary.
[My files HW]
[We say to all the world that any nation that observes the rules we [adopt and] prescribe may have favored nation treatment in the use of our canal.]
[We declare to Great Britain our determination to prescribe the rule of equality - favored nation treatment -]
[as the condition that shall govern the world's use of our canal. By the Convention in which this is done]
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Huntington-Wilson, Francis Mairs, "Note Regarding Panama Canal Tolling, February 1913" (1913). Notes, Speeches, Articles, and Addresses. 13.