Treaty Series No. 709

Senate Resolution Advising and Consenting to the Ratification of the Treaty of March 2, 1904

Resolved (Two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein), That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the Treaty with Cuba signed at Washington, D. C, on the second day of March, 1904, for the adjustment of title to the ownership of the Isle of Pines, subject to the following reservation and understanding to be set forth in an exchange of notes between the High Contracting Parties so as to make it plain that this condition is understood and accepted by each of them:

That all the provisions of existing and future treaties, including the Permanent Treaty proclaimed July 2, 1904, between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba shall apply to the territory and the inhabitants of the Isle of Pines.
The term “other foreigners” appearing at the end of Article III shall be construed to mean foreigners who receive the most favorable treatment under the Government of Cuba.


George A. Sanderson
, Secretary
H. W. Craven
, Chief Clerk