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172	HAWAIIAN  ISLANDS.
present convention in duplicate, and have hereunto affixed their re- 
spective seals.
Done at the city of Washington the 6th day of December, in the 
year of our Lord 1884.
FREDK. T. FRELINGHUYSEN. [L.S.] 
HENRY A. P. CARTER.     [L.S.]
And whereas the said convention, as amended, has been duly rati- 
fied on both parts, and the respective ratifications of the same have 
been exchanged.
Now, therefore, be it known that I, Grover Cleveland, President of 
the United States of America, have caused the said convention to be 
made public to the end that the same and every article and clause 
thereof, as amended, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith 
by the United States and the citizens thereof.
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 November, in the 
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, and of 
the Independence of the United States the one hundred and 
[SEAL.] twelfth.
GROVER CLEVELAND. 
By the President: 
T. F. BAYARD,
Secretary of State.
Parcels Post Convention between the United States of America and the
Hawaiian Kingdom.
For the purpose of making better postal arrangements between the 
United States of America and the Hawaiian Kingdom, the under- 
signed, Don M. Dickinson, Postmaster-General of the United States 
of America, and H. A. P. Carter, envoy extraordinary and minister 
plenipotentiary of the Hawaiian Kingdom at Washington, by virtue 
of authority vested in them by law, have agreed upon the following 
articles for the establishment of a parcels post system of exchanges 
between the two countries.
ARTICLE I.
The provisions of this convention relate only to parcels of mail matter 
to be exchanged by the system herein provided for, and do not affect 
the arrangements now existing under the Universal Postal Union Con- 
vention, which will continue as heretofore; and all the agreements 
hereinafter contained apply exclusively to mails exchanged under these 
articles, directly between the office of San Francisco, in the State of 
California, and such other offices within the United States as may be 
hereafter designated by the Postmaster-General of the United States, 
and the office of Honolulu, in the island of Oahu, and such other offices 
within the Hawaiian Islands as may be hereafter designated by the post- 
master-general of the Hawaiian Kingdom; such matter to be admitted 
to the mails under these articles as shall be sent through such exchange 
offices from any place in either country to any place in the other.

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