A canal treaty with Panama without additional legislation

Author:
Unknown
Date:
1903-11-11
Description:
The State Department contends that a canal treaty can be made with Panama without further legislation as Panama will simply take the place of Colombia within the Spooner law. The rights and obligations of the United States on the isthmus are the same no matter what government holds the territory.
Subject:
Treaties--Language, Treaties--Revision, Canals, Interoceanic, International relations, Panama, Colombia, Panama--Isthmus of Panama, United States. Department of State, Hay, John, 1838-1905
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o42924
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