Executive Order 1120—Time Limit for Completion of the Work of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission Extended to March 2, 1910
By authority of the sixteenth section of the Act of Congress, approved March second, 1909, entitled "An Act to carry into effect the stipulations of Article Seven of the Treaty between the United States and Spain, concluded on the tenth day of December, 1898," the period of two years from the date of the approval of said Act (during which the powers and jurisdiction granted to the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission duly appointed under the first section of said Act of Congress to examine and adjudicate all claims of citizens of the United States against Spain which the United States agreed to adjudicate and settle by the seventh article of said Treaty were, according to said Act to be in force and continue) is hereby extended for and during six months from and after the second day of September, 1909, and for no longer time, it being the judgment of the President that such time is necessary to enable the Commission to complete its work.
WM. H. TAFT.
THE WHITE HOUSE, August 6, 1909.
William Howard Taft, Executive Order 1120—Time Limit for Completion of the Work of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission Extended to March 2, 1910 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/364910