Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson

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Author: Woodrow Wilson

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
PROCLAMATION. August 24, 1914

Neutrality-Japan and Germany.

WHEREAS a state of war unhappily exists between Japan and Germany; And Whereas the United States is on terms of friendship and amity with the contending powers, and with the persons inhabiting their several dominions;

Here follows the identical preamble and warning against violation of quoted law as in the proclamation of neutrality in the case of hostilities between Austria-Hungary and Servia, Germany and Russia, and Germany and France. See pages 7969, 7970, 7971, 7972 and 7973. Ed.

DONE at the city of Washington this twenty-fourth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fourteen and of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirty-ninth.

SEAL.

By the President:
WOODROW WILSON

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN,
Secretary of State.

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Chicago: Woodrow Wilson, "BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PROCLAMATION. August 24, 1914 Neutrality-Japan and Germany.," Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson, ed. and trans. James D. Richardson in Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson Original Sources, accessed February 4, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85KHDA4M1NAQVYT.

MLA: Wilson, Woodrow. "BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PROCLAMATION. August 24, 1914 Neutrality-Japan and Germany." Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson, edited and translated by James D. Richardson, in Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson, Original Sources. 4 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85KHDA4M1NAQVYT.

Harvard: Wilson, W, 'BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PROCLAMATION. August 24, 1914 Neutrality-Japan and Germany.' in Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson, ed. and trans. . cited in , Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Woodrow Wilson. Original Sources, retrieved 4 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=85KHDA4M1NAQVYT.