Notes, Speeches, Articles, and Addresses

Document Type

Memorandum

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Date

2-1913

Keywords

Panama Canal, Favored Nation status, Great Britain, canal tolls

Description

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.

Corresponds to:

Folder 1-12, Document 3

City

Washington, D.C.

Transcription

Department of State.

Office of

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]

Language

English

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Note Regarding Panama Canal Tolling, February 1913

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