Philippines:


  1. For previous documentation on the Philippine Commonwealth, see Foreign Relations, 1945 vol. vi, pp. 1193 ff. Additional material is printed in various issues of the Department of State Bulletin for 1946. For exchange of notes between the U. S. and Bolivian Governments in regard to treaty obligations and Philippine independence, see ibid., June 16, 1946, p. 1049. For replies to American note on customs preferences for the United States as regards the Philippines, received from Belgium, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Yugoslavia, see the Bulletin, July–December 1946, pp. 79, 596, 691, 431, 235, 38, 463, 174, and 726, respectively. For understandings effected through exchanges of notes between the U. S. and other Governments regarding application of certain treaties and agreements on trade relations with the Philippines, see Department of State, Treaties and Other International Acts Series No. 1572. For articles on Philippine independence, see Department of State Bulletin, June 9, 1946, p. 980, and ibid., September 15, 1946, p. 475. Articles on other matters may be found in the following issues of the Bulletin, 1946: February 3, p. 148; May 5, p. 773; August 15, p. 430; and November 3, p. 826.