File No. 811.203/62
The Appointed Belgian Ambassador ( De Cartier) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 12.]
Sir: I have brought to the knowledge of my Government the wish expressed in your letter of October 25, 1919 (811.203/60), concerning the acceptance by the Belgian Government of the modification suggested in your note of September 2, 1919, in regard to the existing arrangement relative to military penal jurisdiction.
I have now the honor to advise you that my Government has informed me that the notice, that the existing arrangement relative to military penal jurisdiction will continue to be in force, was published in the Moniteur Belge of November 8, 1919; besides my Government agrees that the said modification will be considered as taking effect on October 20, 1919.
Please accept [etc.]