DS as president, one page, 10.25 x 14, August 27, 1940. President Roosevelt appoints Sumner Welles as "the Representative of the United States of America on the Emergency Committee for the Provisional Administration of European Colonies and Possessions in the Americas for which provision is made in the 'Act of Habana' adopted by the Second Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the American Republics at Habana July 30, 1940." Signed neatly at the conclusion in fountain pen by President Roosevelt, and countersigned by Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Beige paper seal remains affixed to lower left portion. In fine condition.
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