Proclamation, August 29, 1924

Purpose: To Revoke Proclamation 1693 After Conditions in Cuba Ceased to Exist

Date: August 29, 1924

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WHEREAS, by a Proclamation of the President issued on May 2, 1924, under a Joint Resolution of Congress approved by the President on January 31, 1922, it was declared that there existed in Cuba conditions of domestic violence which were or which might be promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States; and

WHEREAS, by virtue of the Joint Resolution and Proclamation above mentioned it became unlawful to export arms or munitions of war to Cuba except under such limitations and exceptions as the President should prescribe:

NOW, therefore, I, CALVIN COOLIDGE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, do hereby declare proclaim that, as the conditions in Cuba which prompted the issuance of the Proclamation of May 2, 1924, have ceased to exist, the said Proclamation is hereby revoked.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington this 29” day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and forty-ninth.


Citation: The Statutes at Large of the United States of America from December, 1923 to March, 1925

The Coolidge Foundation gratefully acknowledges the volunteer efforts of David McCann who prepared this document for digital publication.

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