General:


Contents

  1. For previous correspondence, see Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. ii, pp. 611 ff. See also Department of State Publication No. 468, Treaty for the Renunciation of War: Text of the Treaty, Notes Exchanged, Instruments of Ratification and of Adherence, and Other Papers (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1933).
  2. For correspondence concerning previous sessions of the Preparatory Commission, see Foreign Relations, 1926, vol. i, pp. 40 ff., and ibid., 1927, vol i, pp. 159 ff. The minutes of the fifth session, March 15–24, 1928, are printed in League of Nations, Documents of the Preparatory Commission for the Disarmament Conference Entrusted with the Preparation for the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments, Series VI (C.165.M.50.1928.IX), pp. 227 ff.
  3. For records of negotiations, including those with the Italian and Japanese Governments, published by the French and British Governments, see France, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Limitation des armements navals: Trente-cinq pieces relatives aux travaux préparatoires du désarmament, etc. (Paris, Imprimerie des Journaux Officiels, 1928), and Great Britain Cmd. 3211, Miscellaneous No. 6 (1928), Papers Regarding the Limitation of Naval Armaments.
  4. For correspondence concerning the first session of the Special Commission, see Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 213 ff.
  5. For correspondence concerning the First International Conference for the Abolition of Import and Export Prohibitions and Restrictions, see ibid., 1927, vol. i, pp. 246 ff.; for the Second Conference, see post, pp. 366 ff.
  6. For official records of this Conference, see League of Nations, Second, International Conference for the Abolition of Import and Export Prohibitions and Restrictions, etc.: Proceedings of the Conference (C.611.M.187.1928.II). For correspondence concerning the First Conference, see Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 246 ff. The texts of the convention and protocol together with the supplementary agreement and protocol which resulted from these two Conferences are printed pp. 336 ff. For further correspondence concerning French regulations regarding motion picture films, see vol. ii, pp. 844 ff.
  7. For records of the International Conference for the Revision of the Convention of Berlin of 1908, see Union Internationale pour la protection des oeuvres littéraires et artistiques. Actes de la conférence réunie a Rome du 7 Mai au 2 Juin 1928 (Berne, 1929). For text of the convention of Berlin of 1908, see League of Nations Treaty Series, vol. i, p. 217.
  8. For previous correspondence concerning the slavery convention, see Foreign Relations, 1926, vol. i, pp. 247 ff.
  9. For text of the General Act of Berlin, in French, see British and Foreign State Papers, 1884–1885, vol. cxxvi, p. 4; for text of the General Act and Declaration of Brussels, see Malloy, Treaties, 1776–1909, vol. ii, p. 1964.
  10. For previous correspondence concerning efforts to control traffic in narcotic drugs, see Foreign Relations, 1926, vol. i, pp. 250 ff.
  11. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 301 308.
  12. For proceedings of the Conference, see Segunda Conferencia Internacional de Emigracion e Inmigracion, Diario Oficial, 2 vols. (Habana, 1928).
  13. See also Sixth International Conference of American States, Habana, Cuba, January 16, 1928, Special Handbook for the Use of Delegates, prepared by the Pan American Union (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1927); Program and Regulations of the Sixth International Conference of American States, To Assemble at Habana, Cuba, January 16, 1928, Adopted by the Governing Board of the Pan American Union (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1927); Sixth International Conference of American States, Havana, 1928, Final Act; also Report of the Delegates of the United States of America to the Sixth International Conference of American States, Held at Habana, Cuba, January 16 to February 20, 1928, With Appendices (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1928).
  14. Of the eleven conventions adopted at Habana on Feb. 20, 1928, the United States ratified six, the texts of which are printed herewith. The other conventions were those with respect to (1) private international law, (2) revision of the convention of Buenos Aires regarding literary and artistic copyright, (3) treaties, (4) diplomatic officers, and (5) asylum. For the texts of these five conventions, see Sixth International Conference of American States, Havana, 1928, Final Act, and Report of the Delegates of the United States of America to the Sixth International Conference of American States.
  15. For the proceedings of the Conference, see Proceedings of the International Conference of American States on Conciliation and Arbitration, Held at Washington, December 10, 1928–January 5, 1929 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1929).
  16. For previous correspondence concerning the Tacna-Arica dispute, see Foreign Relations, 1926, vol. i, pp. 260 ff. and pp. 486 ff.
  17. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 315 322.
  18. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 322 331.
  19. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1927, vol. i, pp. 345 356.
  20. For previous correspondence, see Foreign Relations, 1923, vol. i, pp. 354 ff.
  21. These representations were brought to the attention of the Senate Committee on Immigration.