The Secretary of State to the Netherlands Minister (Van Royen)

Sir: I have the honor to refer to your note of March 29, 1933, in regard to the conditions under which American registered civil aircraft may enter the Netherlands pending the coming into force of the air [Page 619] navigation agreement concluded between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Netherlands on November 16, 1932.

I now take pleasure in informing you that until such time as the agreement referred to becomes effective, civil aircraft registered in the Air Navigation Register of the Netherlands with the exception of aircraft engaged in the commercial transportation of persons or goods will be permitted to enter continental United States of America, exclusive of Alaska, under the conditions set forth below:

[Here follows the text of paragraphs numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, mutatis mutandis, printed supra.]

6. Air navigation regulations in force in the United States including those relating to the entry and clearance of aircraft must be observed.

I shall be glad to have you communicate the foregoing to your Government.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Francis White