811.512359 Shipping/14

The Danish Minister (Brun) to the Secretary of State

No. 236

Sir: By my letter of August 12th (No. 230)3 regarding an exchange of notes between the Government of Denmark and the Government of the United States for the reciprocal exemption of shipowners from income tax, I stated it to be the understanding of the Danish Government that this exemption when established would be as from January 1st 1921, notwithstanding the fact that the actual exchange of notes can not be arranged for until some time hence [Page 889] because the conditions stated in your note to me of August 9th must first be brought to the knowledge of the Danish Government.

I would be greatly obliged to you if you would be so good as to confirm to me the correctness of the above named understanding.

I have [etc.]

C. Brun
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