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Memorandum regarding the registration and publication of treaties. May
19, 1920




Signed at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, September 10, 1919.

The United States of America, the British Empire, France, Italy and Japan,

These Powers being described in the present Treaty as the Principal Allied and Associated Powers;

Belgium, China, Cuba, Greece, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, the Serb-Croat-Slovene State, Siam, and CzechoSlovakia,

These Powers constituting, with the Principal Powers mentioned above, the Allied and Associated Powers, of the one part;

And Austria, of the other part;

Whereas on the request of the former Imperial and Royal AustroHungarian Government an Armistice was granted to Austria-Hungary on November 3, 1918, by the Principal Allied and Associated Powers in order that a Treaty of Peace might be concluded, and

Whereas the Allied and Associated Powers are equally desirous. that the war in which certain among them were successively involved, directly or indirectly, against Austria-Hungary, and which originated in the declaration of war against Serbia on July 28, 1914, by the former Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Government, and in the hostilities conducted by Germany in alliance with Austria-Hungary, should be replaced by a firm, just and durable Peace, and

Whereas the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy has now ceased to exist, and has been replaced in Austria by a republican government, and

Whereas the Principal Allied and Associated Powers have already

1 British Treaty Series, No. 11 (1919). It is impracticable to reproduce in this Supplement the map annexed to the treaty. This treaty not ratified by the United States at the date of publication herein.


recognized that the Czecho-Slovak State, in which are incorporated certain portions of the said Monarchy, is a free, independent and allied State, and

Whereas the said Powers have also recognized the union of certain portions of the said Monarchy with the territory of the Kingdom of Serbia as a free, independent and allied State, under the name of the Serb-Croat-Slovene State, and

Whereas it is necessary, while restoring peace, to regulate the situation which has arisen from the dissolution of the said Monarchy and the formation of the said States, and to establish the government of these countries on a firm foundation of justice and equity;

For this purpose the high contracting parties represented as follows:

The President of the United States of America, by:

The Honourable Frank Lyon Polk, Under Secretary of State;
The Honourable Henry White, formerly Ambassador Extraor-
dinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States at Rome
and Paris;

General Tasker H. Bliss, Military Representative of the United
States on the Supreme War Council;

His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions Beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, by:

The Right Honourable Arthur James Balfour, O. M., M. P.,
His Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs;

The Right Honourable Andrew Bonar Law, M. P., His Lord
Privy Seal;

The Right Honourable Viscount Milner, G. C. B., G. C. M. G.,
His Secretary of State for the Colonies;

The Right Honourable George Nicoll Barnes, M. P., Minister
without portfolio;


for the Dominion of Canada, by:

The Honourable Sir Albert Edward Kemp, K. C. M. G., Minister of the Overseas Forces;

for the Commonwealth of Australia, by:

The Honourable George Foster Pearce, Minister of Defense;

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