Proclamation, March 9, 1925

Purpose: International Invitation to Trade Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: March 9, 1925

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WHEREAS, by a Joint Resolution approved March 3, 1925, “the President of the United States is authorized to invite by proclamation, or in such other manner as he may deem proper, the States of the Union and all foreign countries to participate in the proposed permanent exhibition to be held by the International Trade Exhibition at New Orleans, Louisiana, beginning September 15, 1925, for the purpose of exhibiting samples of fabricated and raw products of all countries and bringing together buyers and sellers for promotion of trade and commerce in such products”;

Now, Therefore, I, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States of America, in pursuance of the said Joint Resolution, do hereby invite the States of the Union and all foreign countries to participate in the Exhibition mentioned by exhibiting samples of their fabricated and raw products.

IN TESTIMONY 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 ninth day of March, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-five 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 Frank Harder who prepared this document for digital publication.

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