The Spanish Ambassador (Riaño) to the Secretary of State

No. 40–04

Mr. Secretary: In compliance with instructions from His Majesty’s Government, I have the honor to address Your Excellency and to state that the Government of Spain denounces as of today, November 5, 1922, the “Reciprocity agreement between Spain and the United States” signed at San Sebastian August 1, 1906, in the exercise of the power conferred by Article III of the said Convention, which will therefore terminate on the 5th of November, 1923.5

I avail [etc.]

Juan Riaño
  1. File translation revised.
  2. The agreement of Aug. 1, 1906, however, had been terminated, effective Aug. 7, 1910, upon notice of the United States to the Government of Spain through its Minister, under date of Aug. 7, 1909. The notice also included the supplemental commercial agreement between the United States and Spain concluded on Feb. 20, 1909. See ibid., 1909, pp. 549551.