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delegates of Morocco had affixed their signatures to the General Act and will take the place of ratification by His Shereefian Majesty.

In witness whereof, the delegates of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Spain, the United States of America, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, and Sweden have signed the present additional protocol and affixed their seals thereto.

Done at Algeciras on the seventh day of April, one thousand nine hundred and six, in a single copy, which shall remain filed in the archives of the Government of His Catholic Majesty, and of which certified copies shall be delivered to the Signatory Powers through the diplomatic channel. For Germany:

[L. 8.) JOSEPH DE RADOWITZ

Čl. s.j TATTENBACH For Austria-Hungary:

[L. 8.] WELSERSHEIMB

(l. s. BOLESTA-KOZIEBRODZKI For Belgium:

(L. 8.] JOOSTENS

[L. s.j COMTE CONRAD DE BUISSERET For Spain:

[L. 8.] EL DUQUE DE ALMODÓVAR DEL Río

L. 8.1 J. PÉREZ-CABALLERO For the United States of America, with reservation of the declaration made in the plenary session of the conference on April 7, 1906:

(L. s.] HENRY WHITE

(L. 8.) SAMUEL R. GUMMERÉ For France:

[L. 8.] RÉVOIL

[L. 8.] REGNAULT For Great Britain:

[L. 8.] A. NICOLSON For Italy:

[L. s.] VISCONTI VENOSTA

[l. s.] G. MALMUSI For Morocco:

For the Netherlands:

[L. S. H. TESTA For Portugal:

[L. s.] CONDE DE TOVAR

[L. s.] CONDE DE MARTENS FERRAO For Russia:

[L. s.] CASSINI

(l. 8.) BASILE DE BACHERACHT For Sweden:

[L. 8.] ROBERT SAGER The said General Act and Additional Protocol were signed by the Plenipotentiaries of the United States of America under reservation of the following declaration:

“The Government of the United States of America, having no political interest in Morocco and no desire or purpose having animated it to take part in this conference other than to secure for all

peoples the widest equality of trade and privilege with Morocco and to facilitate the institution of reforms in that country tending to insure complete cordiality of intercourse without and stability of administration within for the common good, declares that, in acquiescing in the regulations and declarations of the conference, in becoming a signatory to the General Act of Algeciras and to the Additional Protocol, subject to ratification according to constitutional procedure, and in accepting the application of those regulations and declarations to American citizens and interests in Morocco, it does so without assuming obligation or responsibility for the enforcement thereof."

IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.

Resolved (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein), That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the general act and an additional protocol, signed on April 7, 1906, by the delegates of the powers represented at the conference which met at Algeciras, Spain, to consider Moroccan affairs.

Resolved further, That the Senate, as a part of this act of ratification, understands that the participation of the United States in the Algeciras conference and in the formation and adoption of the general act and protocol which resulted therefrom, was with the sole purpose of preserving and increasing its commerce in Morocco, the protection as to life, liberty, and property of its citizens residing or traveling therein, and of aiding by its friendly offices and efforts, in removing friction and controversy which seemed to menace the peace between powers signatory with the United States to the treaty of 1880, all of which are on terms of amity with this Government; and without purpose to depart from the traditional American foreign policy which forbids participation by the United States in the settlement of political questions which are entirely European in their scope.

1906.

INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS CONVENTION. FOR THE AMELIORATION OF

THE CONDITION OF THE WOUNDED OF THE ARMIES IN THE FIELD.

Concluded July 6, 1906; ratification advised by the Senate December

19, 1906; ratified by the President January 2, 1907; ratification deposited February 9, 1907; proclaimed August 3, 1967.

(The original convention is in the French language. The following translation taken from the President's proclamation.)

ARTICLES.

CHAPTER I.The sick and wounded.

1. Care of the sick and wounded,
2. Prisoners of war; special agree

ments between belligerents.
3. Duty of belligerent in possession of

battlefield.

4. Names and papers of identification. 5. Care of sick and wounded by in

habitants.

. Of the signatory Governments no notification of ratification of the convention by the Argentine Republic, Bulgaria, China, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Montenegro, Peru, Persia, Portugal, Roumania, Sweden, or Uruguay has yet been given by the Swiss Government.

Convention adhered to by Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia, Cuba. Paraguay, and Turkey Turkey's adherence given on the understanding that she may use the emblem of the “Crescent" instead of the “Red Cross."

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14. Mobile sanitary formations falling | 15. Use of buildings and matériel into power of enemy.

16. Matériel of aid societies.

CHAPTER V.-Convoys of evacuation.

17. Special provisions concerning.

CHAPTER VI.-Distinctive emblem,

18. The Red Cross.
19. Emblem appearing on flags, etc.
20. Arm badge.
21. Displaying of flag.

22. Sanitary formations of neutral

countries to display flag.
23. When Red Cross to be used.

CHAPTER VII.-Application and execution of the convention.

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CHAPTER VIII.—Repression of abuses and infractions.

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CONVENTION FOR THE AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF THE WOUNDED

IN ARMIES IN THE FIELD.

His Majesty the Emperor of Germany, King of Prussia ; His Excel

lency the President of the Argentine Republic; His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Bohemia, etc., and Apostolic King of Hungary; His Majesty the King of the Belgians; His Royal Highness the Prince of Bulgaria; His Excellency the President of the Republic of Chile; His Majesty the Emperor of China; His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Sovereign of the Congo Free State, His Majesty the Emperor of Corea; His Majesty the King of Denmark; His Majesty the King of Spain; the President of the United States of America; the President of the United States of Brazil; the Presi. dent of the United Mexican States; the President of the French Republic; His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India ; His Majesty the King of the Hellenes; the President of the Republic of Guatemala; the President of the Republic of Honduras; His Majesty the King of Italy; His Majesty the Emperor of Japan; His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxemburg, Duke of Nassau; His Highness the Prince of Montenegro; His Majesty the King of Norway; Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; the President of the Republic of Peru; His Imperial Majesty the Shah of Persia; His Majesty the King of Portugal and of the Algarves, etc.; His Majesty the King of Roumania; His Majesty the Emperor of All the Russias; His Majesty the King of Servia; His Majesty the King of Siam; His Majesty the King of Sweden; the Swiss Federal Council; the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay,

Being equally animated by the desire to lessen the inherent evils of warfare as far as is within their power, and wishing for this purpose to improve and supplement the provisions agreed upon at Geneva on August 22, 1864, for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded in armies in the field,

Have decided to conclude a new convention to that effect, and have appointed as their plenipotentiaries, to wit:

His Majesty the Emperor of Germany, King of Prussia: His Excellency the Chamberlain and Actual Privy Councilor A. de Bülow, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Berne, General of Brigade Baron de Manteuffel, Medical Inspector and Surgeon-General Dr. Villaret (with rank of general of brigade), Dr. Zorn, Privy Councilor of Justice, ordinary professor of law at the University of Bonn, Solicitor of the Crown;

His Excellency the President of the Argentine Republic; His Excellency Mr. Enrique B. Moreno, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Berne, Mr. Molina Salas, Consul-General in Switzerland;

His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Bohemia, etc., and Apostolic King of Hungary: His Excellency Baron Heidler de Egeregg et Syrgenstein, Actual Privy Councilor, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Berne;

His Majesty the King of the Belgians: Colonel of Staff Count de T'Serclaes, Chief of Staff of the Fourth Military District;

His Royal Highness the Prince of Bulgaria: Dr. Marin Rousseff, Chief Medical Officer, Captain of Staff Boris Sirmanoff;

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Chile: Mr. Augustin Edwards, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary;

His Majesty the Emperor of China : His Excellency Mr. Lou Tseng Tsiang, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Hague;

His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Sovereign of the Congo Free State: Colonel of Staff Count de T’Serclaes, Chief of staff of the Fourth Military District of Belgium;

His Majesty the Emperor of Corea: His Excellency Mr. Tsunetada Kato, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brussels;

His Majesty the King of Denmark: Mr. Laub, Surgeon-General, Chief of the Medical Corps of the Army;

His Majesty the King of Spain: His Excellency Mr. Silverio de Baguer y Corsi, Count of Baguer, Minister Resident;

The President of the United States of America: Mr. William Cary Sanger, former Assistant Secretary of War of the United States of America, Vice-Admiral Charles S. Sperry, President of the Naval War College, Brigadier-General George B. Davis, JudgeAdvocate - General of the Army, Brigadier - General Robert M. O'Reilly, Surgeon-General of the Army;

The President of the United States of Brazil: Dr. Carlos Lemgruber-Kropf, Chargé d'Affaires at Berne, Colonel of Engineers Roberto Trompowski, Leitao d’Almeida, Military Attaché to the Brazilian Legation at Berne;

The President of the United Mexican States: General of Brigade José Maria Perez;

The President of the French Republic: His Excellency Mr. Révoil, Ambassador to Berne, Mr. Louis Renault, Member of the Institute of France, Minister Plenipotentiary, Jurisconsult of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Professor in the Faculty of Law at Paris, Colonel Olivier of Reserve Artillery, Chief Surgeon Pauzat of the Second Class;

His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India: Major-General Sir John Charles Ardagh, K. C. M. G., K. C. L. E., C. B., Professor Thomas Erskine Holland, K. C., D. C. L., Sir John Furley, C. B., Lieutenant-Colonel William Grant Macpherson, C. M. G., R. A. M. C.;

His Majesty the King of the Hellenes: Mr. Michel Kebedgy, Professor of International Law at the University of Berne;

The President of the Republic of Guatemala: Mr. Manuel Arroyo, Chargé d'Affaires at Paris, Mr. Henri Wiswald, Consul-General to Berne, residing at Geneva;

The President of the Republic of Honduras: Mr. Oscar Hæpfi, Consul-General to Berne;

His Majesty the King of Italy: Marquis Roger Maurigi di Castel Maurigi, Colonel in His Army, Grand Officer of His Royal Order of the SS. Maurice and Lazare, Major-General

Giovanni Randone, Military Medical Inspector, Commander of His Royal Order of the Crown of Italy;

His Majesty the Emperor of Japan: His Excellency Mr. Tsunetado Kato, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Brussels;

His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxemburg, Duke of Nassau: Staff Colonel Count de T’Serclaes, Chief of Staff of the Fourth Military District of Belgium;

His Highness the Prince of Montenegro: Mr. E. Odier, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation in Russia, Colonel Mürset, Chief Surgeon of the Swiss Federal Army;

His Majesty the King of Norway: Captain Daae, of the Medical Corps of the Norwegian Army;

Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands: Lieutenant-General (retired) Jonkheer J. C. C. den Beer Poortugael, Member of the Council of State, Colonel A. A. J. Quanjer, Chief Medical Officer, First Class;

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