856d.6363/551

The Minister in the Netherlands (Tobin) to the Secretary of State

No. 1574

Sir: With reference to my despatch No. 1561 of July 21, 1928, I have the honor to transmit herewith a copy and translation of a Note from the Netherland Minister for Foreign Affairs in which Jonkheer Beelaerts expresses his satisfaction at the arrangement whereby the Netherlands is recognized as a reciprocating State in the sense of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920.

I have [etc.]

Richard M. Tobin
[Enclosure—Translation]

The Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs (Beelaerts) to the American Minister (Tobin)

No. 24210

Mr. Minister: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s Note No. 642, of July 21st last,23 in which you were good [Page 404]enough to inform me that your Government recognizes the Netherlands as a reciprocating State in the sense of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920.

I desire to thank Your Excellency for the kind expressions which you have added to this communication and, on my side, to express my satisfaction at the arrangement reached by our two Governments, thanks to the benevolent co-operation of Your Excellency and the Legation.

Please accept [etc.]

Beelaerts van Blokland
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