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products of Australia entered for consumption or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after February 1, 1938.

The above mentioned letter of July 3, 1937, is modified accordingly, and you will please cause notice of this modification to be published in an early issue of the weekly Treasury Decisions. Very sincerely yours,

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT The Honorable HENRY MORGENTHAU, Jr.,

Secretary of the Treasury.

LETTER OF MARCH 15, 1938

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 15, 1938. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

The Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930, approved June 12, 1934 (48 Stat. 943), as extended by the Joint Resolution approved March 1, 1937 (Public Resolution No. 10, 75th Congress), provides in part that the duties proclaimed under its authority shall be applied to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of all foreign countries, whether imported directly or indirectly. The Act further provides that the President may suspend the application of the proclaimed duties to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of any country because of its discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or policies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in the Act. Pursuant to these provisions of the Act, I hereby direct that the duties proclaimed on this date in connection with the trade agreement signed on March 7, 1938 with Czechoslovakia, and all other duties heretofore proclaimed in connection with trade agreements (other than the trade agreement with Cuba signed on August 24, 1934 and the trade agreement with Nicaragua signed on March 11, 1936) signed under the authority of the Act shall be applied from the effective date of such duties, or, as the case may be, shall continue to be applied on and from the date of this letter, only to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of the countries hereinafter designated and to such articles, in the case of each country, respectively, for the period indicated in the numbered section below in which such country is designated.

1. In respect of the products of each country designated in this section, the proclaimed duties shall be applied from the effective date of such duties, or, as the case may be, shall continue to be applied on and from the date of this letter, until thirty days from the date on which you are notified by me that the United States has ceased, or on a day certain will cease, to be bound by provisions of a treaty or agreement providing for mostfavored-nation treatment in respect of customs duties. Denmark Portugal and its colonies and possessions

2. In respect of the products of each country designated in this section, the proclaimed duties shall be applied so long as such duties remain in effect and this direction is not modified in respect of such country. Afghanistan Albania Andorra Anglo-Egyptian Sudan Arabian Shaikdoms not included under any

other designation in this list Argentina Australia, Commonwealth of, and its man

dated territories Austria Belgium and its colony and mandated terri

tories Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Cuba (subject to the provisions of the trade

agreement concluded with Cuba on August

24, 1934) Czechoslovakia Danzig, Free City of Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Estonia Ethiopia (Abyssinia) Finland France (including Algeria) and its colonies,

dependencies, protectorates, and mandated

territories Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and

British colonies, dependencies, protec

torates, and mandated territories
Greece
Greenland
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary

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LETTER OF APRIL 6, 1938

Iceland
India
Iran (Persla)
Lraq
Ireland
Italy and its colonies and possessions
Japanese Empire and mandated territories

and Kwantung Leased Territory
Latvia
Liberia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Nepal
Netherlands and its colonies
Newfoundland
New Hebrides
New Zealand and mandated territories
Nicaragua
Norway
Oman (Muscat)
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Rumania
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Slam
Spain and Its colonies and possessions
Sweden
Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Turkey
Union of South Africa and mandated terri-

tory
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Uruguay
Vatican, City of the
Venezuela
Yemen
Yugoslavia

Because I find as a fact that the treatment of American commerce by Germany is discriminatory, I direct that the proclaimed duties shall not be applied to products of Germany.

My letters addressed to you on July 3, 1937, on December 18, 1937, and on January 25, 1938 with reference to duties proclaimed in connection with trade agreements signed under the authority of the Act of June 12, 1934 are hereby superseded.

You will please cause this direction to be published in an early issue of the weekly Treasury Decisions. Very sincerely yours,

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
The Honorable
HENRY MORGENTHAU, Jr.,

Secretary of the Treasury.

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, April 6, 1938. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

I refer to my letter addressed to you on March 15, 1938 concerning the application of duties proclaimed in connection with trade agreements concluded under the authority of the Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930, approved June 12, 1934 (48 Stat. 943), as extended by the Joint Resolution approved March 1, 1937 (50 Stat. 24).

You are hereby directed to delete the word "Austria" from numbered section 2 of my letter under reference, such deletion to be effective on and after May 6, 1938. The proclaimed duties shall cease to be applied to products of Austria entered for consumption or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on and after such date.

The above-mentioned letter of March 15, 1938, is hereby modified accordingly and you will please cause notice of such modification to be published in an early issue of the weekly Treasury Decisions. Sincerely yours,

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
The Honorable
HENRY MORGENTHAU, Jr.,

Secretary of the Treasury.

LETTER OF APRIL 15, 1938

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, April 15, 1938. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

I refer to my letters addressed to you on March 15 and April 6, 1938, concerning the application of duties proclaimed in connection with trade agreements concluded under the authority of the Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930, approved June 12, 1934 (48 Stat. 943), as extended by the Joint Resolution approved March 1, 1937 (50 Stat. 24).

In so far as the above-mentioned letters of March 15, 1938 and April 6, 1938, refer to duties proclaimed in connection with the trade agreement signed on March 7, 1938 with Czechoslovakia, the said letters are hereby modified to refer to duties proclaimed in connection with the said trade agreement as amended by a Protocol of Amendment signed on April 15, 1938, with Czechoslovakia, proclaimed today.

You will please cause notice of this modification to be published in an early

issue of the weekly Treasury Decisions. Sincerely yours,

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT The Honorable HENRY MORGENTHAU, Jr.,

Secretary of the Treasury.

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TABLES OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

Table 1–Proclamations.
Table 2-Executive Orders.
Table 3Letters Regarding Tariffs and International Trade.
Table 4-Presidential Documents Affected by Documents Published from March 14,

1936-June 1, 1938.
Table 5Statutes cited as authority for Presidential Documents.

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Table 1–PROCLAMATIONS Continued

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Jan. 11 Ottawa National Forest-Michigan.--
Jan. 22 Zion National Monument-Utah -
Jan. 23 Contributions to American Red Cross for flood relief ----
Feb. 1 Emergency due to flood conditions—free importation of

food, clothing, and medical, surgical and other sup

plies for use in emergency work.-
Feb. 8 Emergency Board, Chicago Great Western Railroad

(Patrick H. Joyce and Luther M. Walter, Trustees)

Employees.-
Feb. 8 Green Mountain National Forest-Vermont-
Feb. 23 Enlarging the Montezuma Castle National Monument-

Arizona ---
Feb. 23 Cumberland National Forest-Kentucky-
Mar. 26 Enlarging the Death Valley National Monument-

California and Nevada.-
Mar. 29 Army Day---
Apr. 1 Enlarging the Tonto National Monument-Arizona.
Apr. 9 Child Health Day---
Apr. 13 Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument-Arizona-
Apr. 14 Emergency Board, Southern Pacific Company (Pacific

Lines) and Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company
Apr. 22 | National Maritime Day---

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