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176	HAWAIIAN  ISLANDS.                                    '
ARTICLE XIII.
The Postmaster-General of the United States of America and the 
postmaster-general of the Hawaiian Kingdom shall have authority to 
jointly make such further regulations of order and detail as may be 
found necessary to carry out the present convention from time to time; 
and may by agreement prescribe conditions for the admission to the 
mails of any of the articles prohibited by Article II of this convention
ARTICLE XIV.
This Convention shall be ratified by the contracting countries in 
accordance with their respective laws, and its ratifications shall be ex- 
changed at the City of Washington as early as possible. Once ratified, 
and its ratifications exchanged, it shall take effect, and operations 
thereunder shall begin on the 1st day of March, 1889, and shall con- 
tinue in force until terminated by mutual agreement, but may be 
annulled at the desire of either Department upon six months previous 
notice given to the other.
Done in duplicate, and signed at Washington the 19th day of De- 
cember, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight.
[SEAL.]	DON M. DICKINSON,
Postmaster-General of the United States of America.
[SEAL.]	H. A. P. CARTER,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
The foregoing Parcels Post Convention between the United States 
of America and the Hawaiian Kingdom has been negotiated and 
concluded with my advice and consent, and is hereby approved and 
ratified.
In testimony whereof I have caused the Great Seal of the United 
States to be hereunto affixed.
[SEAL.]	GROVER CLEVELAND.
By the President:
T. F. BAYARD, 
Secretary of State.
WASHINGTON, D. C., January 29, 1889.
The foregoing Parcels Post Convention between the Hawaiian 
Kingdom and the United States of America has been negotiated and 
concluded with my advice and consent, and is hereby approved and 
ratified.
In testimony whereof I have caused the Great Seal of the Hawaiian 
Kingdom to be hereunto affixed.
[SEAL.]	KALAKAUA, REX.
By the King:
JONA. AUSTIN, 
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
HONOLULU, January 10, 1889.

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