File No. 6924/7–9.
Minister Peirce to the Secretary of State.
Christiania, February 12, 1908.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of the text of the treaty guaranteeing the integrity of Norway signed by the plenipotentiaries of Germany, France, Great Britain, Norway, and Russia, on November 2, 1907, approved by the unanimous vote of the Storting on January 18 last, and ratifications exchanged on February 6, 1907.
I inclose also the declaration signed by the plenipotentiaries of Norway, France, and England on November 2, 1907, abrogating the treaty concluded by these powers with Norway and Sweden and signed November 21, 1855.
These documents have been received by me to-day, accompanied by a note from the minister of foreign affairs.
I have, etc.