Treaty Series No. 807

The Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Matsudaira)

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s note dated May 31, 1928, and the memorandum attached thereto of the understanding that has been reached between us in regard to the interpretation of the Convention between the United States and Japan for the purpose of avoiding difficulties which might arise in connection with the laws in force in the United States on the subject of alcoholic beverages.

I beg to state that I am happy to confirm that the said memorandum, a duplicate of which is attached hereto,6 is a correct statement of the understanding reached by us in regard to the interpretation of the Convention.

Accept [etc.]

Frank B. Kellogg
  1. See memorandum supra.