File No. 7132/1–3.

Minister Collier to the Secretary of State.

No. 352.]

Sir: I have the honor to transmit to you herewith copies of simultaneous agreements made between France and Spain and Great Britain and Spain on May 16, 1907,a for the purpose of the maintenance of territorial status quo of these three countries in the Mediterranean and in that part of the Atlantic Ocean which washes the shores of Europe and Africa.

These were handed to me this morning by the minister of state for transmission to you. He informed me that copies would also be given to-day to the American ambassadors at Paris and London and to the ministers of foreign affairs of Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia, and Portugal.

I am, etc.,

Wm. Miller Collier.
  1. For text of agreement, see Great Britain, p. 538.